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Boy, 11, dies while playing in Fox River

An 11-year-old boy died Sunday while playing in the Fox River. Aurora police said Connor Lasley was playing with friends near the 400 block of North River Street, when he got into a deep section of the river and started to struggle. According to the Daily Herald, his friends did not know how to swim

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-24 12:44:15

Will County Weekend Police Blotter September 22-23

JOLIET, IL - The Will County Adult Detention Facility has seen a surge in new prisoners over the past week and Friday and Saturday were no exceptions. A number of the new prisoners are accused of domestic battery and domestic violence offenses, but there were plenty of other charges as well, as you'

PATCH - 2017-09-23 23:59:35

LETTERS: As Catholics and mothers, we support abortion rights bill

As mothers and grandmothers, we care deeply about the future of Illinois, which is what first drove us into public office. We are committed to the women and children of our state - because we know they often bear the heaviest burden when bad policies hurt working families. As Catholics, we share an

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 18:10:00

Community Invited to Walk for Wishes

For children diagnosed with critical illnesses, Make-A-Wish offers hope and can be an important part of their treatment. Make-A-Wish invites everyone to be a part of bringing life-changing experience to seriously ill children by joining Walk for Wishes on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Busse Woods in El

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 14:19:20

Toy soldiers invade Schaumburg during annual convention

SCHAUMBURG -- An army of toy soldiers old and new was joined by farm, zoo, and circus figures as part of the 37th Annual Chicago Toy Soldier Show on Sunday. You could call Ken Osen the general of toy soldiers, as his company, William Britain, is one of the oldest in the world, and dedicated to telli

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-24 23:10:47

Sign At Former Vietnamese Restaurant Spark Wheaton Protest

CHICAGO (CBS) - Controversy over a sign sparked a protest in Wheaton Saturday, with organizers saying racism is not welcome in their community. And CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports that dozens are fighting back to sternly show that "Wheaton welcomes all." The protest was in response to recent reports t

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-24 18:35:00

Latest: Right-wing activist holds small rally, blows kisses

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on a planned speech by a right-wing provocateur at the University of California, Berkeley (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos blew kisses, posed for

NWI.COM - 2017-09-24 19:26:55

Charity walk raises support for millions suffering from lung diseases

OAK BROOK-- Hundreds of people gathered at Hamburger University in Oak Brook Sunday for the American Lung Association's Lung Force Walk, raising funds and awareness for some 32 million Americans suffering from lung diseases. Walkers donned blue shirts and laced up their shoes for a one and three mil

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-24 23:19:33

Right-wing firebrand plans UC Berkeley rally, even with 'Free Speech Week' events canceled

Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos vowed Saturday to hold a rally at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group that planned a week of events with him called it off. His announcement only added to a confusing turn of events surrounding "Free Speech Week," a four-day campus ev

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 05:35:00

Man charged with killing ex-girlfriend, 4-year-old son in Stone Park

A 32-year-old man faces murder charges after confessing to killing his ex-girlfriend and 4-year-old son Thursday night in west suburban Stone Park, police said. Daniel Barraza, of Melrose Park, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder after police arrested him about 8:50 p.m. Saturday when

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 23:12:00

Woman charged with year-long theft of Elgin business: report

Kane County prosecutors allege a 32-year-old Island Lake woman took at least $80,000 from an Elgin medical office over the course of a year, according to court records. Erin Noffs faces a single count of felony theft between $10,000 and $100,000 in connection with money taken from Associates in Endo

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 23:39:33

McAninch Arts Center Receives funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund for Savion Glover: "All Funk'd Up" Nov. 26

Glen Ellyn's McAninch Arts Center (MAC) has been selected to receive funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest, generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional contributions from the Crane Group. This funding will go to support the MAC's engagement

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:23:18

Learn About Earning a Bachelor's Degree at COD at the 3+1 College Fair Oct. 5

The College of DuPage Admissions and Outreach office will host a 3+1 College Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Student Services Center Atrium on the College's Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd. This event is free and open to the public. During this event, attendees will learn

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:57:40

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Michael Rezendes, "The Man Behind Spotlight," Comes to the MAC Oct. 3

Glen Ellyn's McAninch Arts Center showcases Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Rezendes in "The Man Behind Spotlight" a special lecture event Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. Rezendes will address the role of the investigative reporter and the power of journalism in a world of "Fake News" and talk a

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:50:37

College of DuPage Celebrates Constitution Day 2017

College of DuPage student Umair Khan of Darien reads and copies the U.S. Constitution as part of the College's observance of Constitution Day. "The Constitution: 230 Years Later" invited participants to examine the text of the Constitution and rewrite its words by hand to strengthen the learning pro

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:40:17

Pet Show Organizer Speaks Out After Canceling Event

The organizer of a canceled pet expo that left animal rescue groups and small businesses concerned about refunds said it has been put in a "financially devastating" position, but it remains devoted to its exhibitors. St. Louis-based Amazing Pet Expos was scheduled to hold the Windy City Pet Expo in

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-22 22:07:35

DuPage County Opioid Crisis: $1.5 Million Granted To Help Opioid Use Victims

WHEATON, IL - DuPage County has some more tools in its arsenal to battle the current opioid use epidemic. The county announced Tuesday that it will receive $1.5 million in federal funds to help train medical professionals and equip officers with life-saving Narcan. The grant is part of the First Re

PATCH - 2017-09-23 03:51:17

5 Things To Know About The Latest Fight Over Obamacare Repeal

WASHINGTON, DC - For seven years, a central principle uniting the Republican party was a simple pledge to "repeal and replace" Obamacare. Now, the GOP-controlled Senate has just more than a week to do just that, or its best chance to finally overhaul the American health care system will slip by. The

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:25:19

St. Francis High School Announces National Merit Semifinalist and Commended Students

The St. Francis High School (Wheaton) community is proud to announce that senior Henry Breyne (Bartlett) is a Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Breyne is among approximately 15,000 other Semifinalists who represent less than one percent of the 1.6 million juniors from more tha

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 17:59:49

Record Warmth In Forecast ... Again: Where To Get A Break From The Heat

Friday went down in the record books as the hottest Sept. 22 in Chicago history and marked the third day in a row of record-breaking temps were set in the city. Saturday is shaping up to be another hot day as well. An air quality alert has been issued for the Chicago area through midnight and active

PATCH - 2017-09-23 15:17:49