A Flood Watch and a Winter Storm Watch are out for the entire region late Tuesday through early Thursday. Heavy rain develops Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and may put down 1”-3” in some areas. Arctic air pushes in from west to east on Wednesday with heavy sleet and snow taking over. That setup could produce several inches of accumulation. Snow will slowly end from west to east Thursday as bitterly cold air continues to push in.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) - Prosecutors say a suburban Chicago woman stabbed her 7-year-old son 100 times and a 5-year-old girl about 50 times and slit both their throats because she was angry with her husband.
A DuPage County judge on Thursday ordered 40-year-old Elzbieta Plackowska of Naperville held without bond.
Prosecutor Robert Berlin says Plackowska gave investigators several stories about Tuesday's killings but eventually said she killed her son, Justin, because she was angry that her truck driver husband left her alone to care for the child.
Berlin says Plackowska then killed the girl she was babysitting, Olivia Dworakowski, because the child had witnessed the attack on her son.
Plackowska didn't speak during Thursday's hearing other than to indicate she could not afford an attorney.
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