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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 14, 2009, Arlington Heights, Illinois Local focus your Peeve \ a pet Peeve is when someone who is clearly in the wrong just wont admit a Michael Hannon Vernon Hills suburban quiz 9 former Wanba player Lenae Williams graduated from this High school in 1997 a Jacobs b Addison Trail c Wheeling d Libertyville g j3w\suv a most read stories As off 4 . Tuesday a no injuries in round Lake Heights Blaze a Sandhurst malls last Sale this weekend a Blagojevich got $80k from Road builders a no baby Boom is Good news for dist. 303 a teen sentenced to eight years for abuse Check out for today Stop opens in death of Lake county teen former Antioch Man 18 at the time faces charges of first degree murder by Tony Gordon Tgordon daily Herald. Com Bernard soya of Deerfield was 18 years old when a Bullet ripped into his head nov. 6, 2007, and killed him. A jury of eight women and four men in Lake county circuit court will attempt to determine this week How that happened to the former All state swimmer. Police say Clifford Powers also 18 at the time and living with a Girlfriend in Antioch shot soya three times while trying to steal eight ounces of marijuana he had agreed to buy. Defense attorney Greg Nikitas of Waukegan told jurors detectives of the Lake county major crimes task Force traced the car to a Friend of soya then found two employees of a business fronting the parking lot who admitted arranging the drug Deal Between Powers and soya according to reports. Police said Powers was driven to the meeting by a Friend who told them Powers came running Back to his car with blood on his hand and a pistol in his Waistband. Quot the defendant said a i just shot the Guy in the stomach and the head. I think he is dead Quot Lake county assistant states attorney Reginald Matthews said. Nikitas showed Little of his hand in his opening statement but did ask the jurors not to prejudge the Case. Quot what happened to Bernard soya was a tragedy there is no doubt about that Quot he said. Quot but this Man pointing to Powers is charged with first degree murder and that is a tragedy As Matthews also asked the jurors not to pass judgment on the victim or the witnesses he will Call to talk about the drug Deal. Quot we Are not talking about choir boys Here Quot Matthews said. Quot but Bernard soya had a right to life no one deserves to if convicted of first degree murder Powers faces a mandatory prison sentence of 20 to 60 years. Testimony is expected to continue today. In his opening statement they should not convict his client of first degree murder but stopped Short Clifford of saying pow Powers ers acted in self defense. Soya was found sprawled across the front seat of a rented Kia Sorento in a parking lot in the 1000 Block of e. Park Avenue in Libertyville. Gilbert r. Boucher i i Boucher 5 Richard Lumpkins the owner of Richards Barb a and ribs in round Lake Heights and his employees sift through the damage caused by a morning fire. The fire and damage was contained to the outside Patio porch damaged in round Lake Heights fire by Lee Filas if Las Datty Herald. Coin a Back porch smoking area of a round Lake Heights restaurant was damaged by fire Early tuesday morning. Capt. Pat Walker of the greater round Lake fire Protection District said the fire was reported just after 6 . At Richard s Barb a and ribs restaurant 900 Rollins Road. Walker said he is unsure who contacted 911, but believes a Motorist called for help. Crews arrived on the scene to find flames on the porch area of the building. Firefighters extinguished it in about an hour. The fire was contained outside and the Interior of the building was not damaged. Walker said no one was injured in the Blaze and the restaurant was closed when the fire started. The official cause of the fire is under investigation he said. Rollins Road was closed Between Lotus drive and Fairfield Road to give fire Crews room to operate. The Street was reopened at about 7 30 ., he said. In addition to the greater round Lake fire department firefighters from Fox Lake Grayslake Lake Villa Antioch and Wauconda were called in to assist. Lake county in 60 seconds Hunt for fugitive Lake county crime stoppers and the Lake county sheriffs office Are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of a fugitive. Tristan Anion Lee is wanted on two warrants out of Lake county circuit court. The warrants Are for criminal trespassing and for delivery of cocaine. Lee 23, is described As a Black male 5-feet, 8-inches tall about 175 pounds with Black hair and Brown eyes. Crime stoppers officials would like to remind everyone to Call if the person is spotted and not to apprehend the person themselves. People with information that leads to an arrest can be eligible for a Cash Reward of up to $1,000. People with information should Contact crime stoppers at 847 662-2222. Pipe bursts at Barrington High a Frozen pipe burst in the lower level of Barrington High school tuesday morning causing some inconvenience in the Dean s office and the relocation of students in a neighbouring classroom. Barrington unit school District 220 spokesman Jeff Arnett said Only a minimal disruption was caused by the burst pipe which was quickly taken care expands program Hie Village of Lindenhurst has approved a new five year contract with waste Hauler groot industries. Under the new contract All residents will receive new 65-gallon recycling containers. These will replace the old 48-gallon Model. The new containers will be delivered to residents within the first few months of the year. Groot will remove the old cans. Wheeling warns of burglaries following three burglaries last week on the West Side of Wheeling crime prevention officer Scott Laverd is warning residents to take precautions including making sure All windows and doors Are locked even when people Are Home. The burglaries were on Willow Trail Coral Lane and Cedar drive. All occurred in the late afternoon hours and entry was made by crawling in through a window. Accident inquiry continues Elk Grove Village police tuesday continued to investigate an Accident involving a funeral procession that killed Carol a. Struebing 82, of Elk Grove Village. Meanwhile the condition of the Driver of the car Struebing was in june a. Lippert 79, of Elk Grove Village was upgraded to fair fire truck restoration underway and she was transferred out of intensive care a Hospital spokesman said. Lippert s vehicle was hit by a pickup truck in the procession when she went through a Green Light according to police. Sgt. Jeff prior said police Are verifying whether the pickup had its headlights on and whether the Lead vehicle was following the requirements of the Illinois vehicle code that need to be met to allow a funeral procession to go through red lights to determine if tickets should be issued. Action deferred on principal the Maine township High school District 207 school Board reviewed the matter of a Maine East assistant principal charged with Misdemeanour Public indecency but delayed deciding what action if any to take against him. Michael Pressler 48, of the 1700 Block of North Halsted Street will be assigned to work at the District office in Park Ridge pending Board review of the status of the charges after his first court Date on feb. 6, Board president Joann Braam said tuesday in a news release. Pressler has been assigned to work out of his House since he was arrested dec. 29 at a lakefront Park on North Simonds drive in Chicago police said. By Russell Lissau Lissau daily Herald com a fundraising drive to pay for the restoration of Mundelein a recently reacquired first fire truck is heating up As the Village prepares for a slew of Centennial celebrations. More than $4,500 in donations have been collected since the Effort began late last year. The goal for organizers is $55,000. Quot we re Well on our Way Quot assistant Village administrator Mike Flynn said tuesday. Quot we re really just starting the Campaign the 1925 Stoughton fire truck was Given to the Village that year by roman Catholic Cardinal George Mundelein in gratitude for naming the town in his Honor. The vehicle remained in use until 1945. It changed hands several times through the years but was purchased in 1994 by retired Mundelein firefighter Jim Carew who recognized the vehicle s lineage and saved it from a scrap pile. Carew a Wisconsin resident who collects and restores old fire trucks is returning the Mundelein vehicle to its once Pristine condition. The Village bought the truck from Carew last year. It s paying Carew gradually As the project progresses and will be reimbursed by donations. Officials Hope to unveil the Mick at a Public Centennial event in october. That gala Likely will Cap a year of anniversary events for Mundelein which was incorporated in 1909 under the name Rockefeller. It was renamed area later that year and became Mundelein in 1924. The anniversary activities begin feb. 7 with an opening ceremony at Lincoln school. Scheduled for the same Day Are open houses at several municipal and historical buildings including Village Hall the police and fire stations and the round Robin bed amp breakfast. Future events include a feb. 25 presentation about Mundelein s history at the Fremont Public Library a March 21 blood drive at Mundelein High school and a May 30 concert at the University of St. Mary of the Lake s auditorium. For a schedule and More information about the Centennial events visit Mundelein. . To make a financial contribution or to donate services to the fire Mick project Call Flynn at 847 949-3223 or email . Rosemont theatre \ Dow Al Tharp sensation \ i % of pm Elk Tharp Lii moving \0ut february 10-22 March 17-22 Ivah Shim hic i a of by pm Jmst Ftp milk Jesus Christ superstar David amp Davy March 28 t Makris. Ted Neeley Oki y Ghat k april to May 2 for tickets Call 3 12-559-121 2 visit or visit the Rosemont theatre Box office. For group tickets Call 847-891-8916. Wow. Rosemon theatre Tom i jewel Osco Bally Huak iwo

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