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Glenbrook North grieves student-athlete Dylan Buckner

Glenbrook North Principal Jason Markey had to break devastating news Thursday night: Senior star student-athlete Dylan Buckner had died.

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Girlfriend of man fatally shot by Waukegan police addresses rally from hospital bed

"Don’t allow them to do this to us. No justice, no peace. I won’t sleep until Marcellis [Stinnette Jr.] gets justice," Tafara Williams, who was also wounded in the shooting, told the crowd.

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Sam Elias, who brought WhirlyBall to Chicago, has died at 59

He died of cancer at home in Northbrook while listening to his favorite music — the Grateful Dead. He got hooked on WhirlyBall after his wife took him to play for his 30th birthday.

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Rabbi Mark Shapiro, who led Glenview synagogue for nearly 4 decades, dead at 85

He started as rabbi of an older West Side synagogue that merged in 1965 with a newer Reform Jewish synagogue to form Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim.

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Volo Auto Museum mourns death of co-founder

Bill Grams, 77, died of a heart attack Tuesday. He and his younger brother, Greg, founded the museum in 1960.

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McHenry Outdoor Theater to reopen, bringing moviegoing back to Chicago area

The northwest suburban drive-in will show ‘The Flintstones’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ on Friday and Saturday, with many new regulations in place.

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Clark Weber, legendary Chicago disc jockey, dies at 89

Weber first rose to fame at Top 40 powerhouse WLS 890-AM, starting in 1961.

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Crystal Lake house where A.J. Freund died demolished

In April, Andrew "AJ" Freund’s parents reported him missing, saying they had last seen him while putting him to bed.

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Jasper Sanfilippo, who built nut company and unusual collection of musical instruments, dead at 88

The longtime CEO of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. had a passion for mechanical music machines. His Barrington Hills home grew as he built additions to showcase his collection.

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‘I will uphold his legacy,’ son of former trooper slain at Lisle cigar lounge says at funeral

Dozens upon dozens of squad cars and official vehicles lined Madison Street Saturday outside Rock of Ages Baptist Church for the funeral of slain retired Senior Master Trooper Gregory Rieves.