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Aurora search warrants lead to drug, gun charges

Four people were charged with drug and weapons possession after authorities executed two search warrants three hours apart earlier this month in west suburban Aurora. The first search happened at 4:35 p.m. Sept. 8 at an apartment in the 200 block of East Galena, according to a statement from Aurora

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:44:00

Feds intercept package of ecstasy sent to Aurora woman's home

A west suburban woman is facing drug charges after allegedly picking up a package full of ecstasy that was sent to her from the Netherlands. Jennifer R. Parks, 52, was charged about 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according to a statem

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:25:00

Man Hospitalized After Aurora Shooting

Aurora Police say a 34 year-old man, who was not identified, sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his arm on Sunday evening. In a post, police said they responded to the shooting incident in the 600 block of S. Fourth St. just after 5 p.m. on Sunday The man who was shot was apparently s

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:34:00

Learn about College Scholarships, Applications and More At Library's College Prep Programs

Several upcoming programs at the Schaumburg Library will help high school students and their parents navigate the college planning process, including scholarships, options, majors, applications and more. All of the programs are free, but require registration, and all take place at the central librar

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:36:25

Library's Polish Book Discussion Group Open to New Members

Anyone who speaks and reads in the Polish language is welcome to attend the free Polish Book Discussion which meets monthly at the Schaumburg Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg. The group's upcoming meetings will take place from 7:30-9 p.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 11 and Nov. 8. There is no fee for a

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 15:13:18

Shout Out: Vickie Jarosz, optician at Costco

Vickie Jarosz of Elmwood Park works at Costco in Melrose Park. She said she likes her job because she's able to connect with old friends who shop at the store. Q: Where did you grow up and go to school? A: I grew up on the north side of Chicago, right by St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. I went to Mot

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:59:39

Shout out: Kyle Froehlich, farmer

Kyle Froehlich, 28, is a fifth-generation farmer, and owner of Sunny Harvest Farms in Eau Claire, Mich. He was interviewed at downtown Northbrook's Wednesday farmers market, which he has anchored for five years. He also sells his produce in Libertyville on Thursdays and Wheaton on Saturdays. His fat

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:32:40

Off The Beaten Path: Little Boxes

I hate brown packing boxes. Not only are they aesthetically unpleasing, but they also represent transiency. They are a necessary evil because when they are needed, they are needed and we are sometimes forced to expend money on these essential receptacles because of their functionality. Try moving wi

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-20 22:39:00

Off The Record: State House Contest 'Heats' Up

Grasping a pistol in her right hand is Marilyn Smolenski, a wife and Park Ridge mother of two who last week announced that she is a candidate to unseat incumbent State Rep. Marty Moylan (D-55th) in next fall's election. She first has to win the March primary contest, which is likely because no one e

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-09-20 22:25:00

No one injured after dryer catches fire at Wheaton home

No injuries were reported after a clothing dryer caught fire Wednesday at a home in west suburban Wheaton. Firefighters responded about 1 a.m. to a structure fire at a home in the 1300 block of East Illinois Street, according to the Wheaton Fire Department. The blaze, which appears to have started i

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 22:58:00

Oak Brook dinner raises funds for Palestinian student scholarships

Some 100 guests and supporters came out for an inaugural fundraising dinner hosted by the Palestinian Students Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Israel's University of Haifa at the Hyatt Lodge, Oak Brook on Sept. 10. The evening raised scholarship funds for Palestinians who would not otherwise h

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:21:52

A haze of questions for Wheaton College

Two days after authorities in DuPage County announced charges against five Wheaton College football players stemming from a hazing incident that injured a teammate in 2016, the lawyer for the highest-profile player among the accused spoke out on Wednesday. Attorney Mark Sutter is representing 21-yea

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-21 03:05:16

Clothes Dryer Sets Home On Fire: Wheaton Fire Department

WHEATON, IL - Firefighters fought a blaze that engulfed a home in Wheaton early Wednesday, marking the city's second residential fire this week. Emergency crews responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1300 block of E. Illinois at approximately 1 a.m. The fire had started in a clothes dryer

PATCH - 2017-09-20 19:07:41

Crespo Visits Hanover Park Facility for People with Disabilities

HANOVER PARK, Ill. - State Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, joined staff and volunteers from the Hanover Park Park District (HPPD, Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA), and Clearbrook recently to visit the new PURSUIT Adult Day Program facility in Hanover Park. "Individuals with di

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:54:35

Residents raise concerns on how police handle shooting incident

Staff Writer On Tuesday, Sept. 5, two men who were riding in a Ford Taurus shot at three other people as they were walking in the area of 53rd Street and Dorchester Avenue, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). The incident occurred just after 2 p.m. The suspects damaged a parked vehi

HPHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:54:45

Party animals and people welcome at 'Barkapalooza'

Your pets can be blessed at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 during the 24th Annual Barkapalooza at Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short St., Lisle. The West Suburban Humane Society benefit, which includes a Dog Walkathon ($20 adults; free for ages 12 and younger) and Pet Expo, lasts until 2 p.m. There will be performa

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:00:05

Officials conducting death investigation at suburban home

FOREST PARK, Ill. - Police from several different departments are conducting a death investigation in Forest Park. Officers have been on the scene at a home in the 7700 block of Adams St since midafternoon Wednesday. A body of a man was found inside the home. Neither the identity nor the age has bee

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-21 02:02:25

Shout Out: Keith Cole, fan of reading, traveling

While reading in Scoville Park and enjoying the late summer weather Sept. 10, Keith Cole, 61, of Forest Park answered a few questions for the Oak Leaves. Q: What are you reading? A: "Black Rednecks and White Liberals," by Thomas Sowell. It's a very good book on race; I'd highly recommend it for anyo

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

3 students hospitalized in Maywood after ingesting unknown substance

MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Maywood police are investigating after three students were hospitalized for ingesting an unknown substance on school grounds. The family of one of the students who was taken to hospital told WGN that the children unwittingly consumed what they believed to have been cocaine. The fami

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-20 23:14:17

Police: Suspect exposed himself to teenage girl in Hinsdale

A male suspect exposed himself to a teenage girl Friday evening in west suburban Hinsdale, police said. Shortly before 7:30 p.m., the suspect asked the girl to approach his gray car while they were in a parking lot in the 500 block of East Ogden Avenue, according to Hinsdale police. The girl told in

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 11:24:00