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Darien 2019 Citizen Of The Year Cancelled

DARIEN, IL — Darien's 2019 Citizen of the Year event has been cancelled. The committee who chooses the citizen said residents nominated this year did not meet all the criteria for the Citizen of the Year.


Single Family Homes For Sale in Darien, Illinois - January 2019

Single Family Homes For Sale in Darien, Illinois - January 2019. There are currently 70 single family homes for sale in Darien with an average list price of $429,836. Darien Subdivisions with Single Family Homes for Sale:


VILLAGE OF ORLAND PARK: Village Moves Forward with Triangle Development

Village of Orland Park issued the following announcement on Jan. 16. The Village of Orland Park’s Downtown Triangle District Project is moving forward into the final phase of development. The community is invited to take part in a visioning and informational session introducing the executive develop


WATCH LIVE: Jason Van Dyke sentencing hearing for Laquan McDonald murder

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago police officer convicted of murdering 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, will find out his sentence Friday. The sentence range varies widely, from probation to what amounts to life in prison.


Illinois senators press Trump on shutdown housing crisis

WASHINGTON, DC (WICS/WRSP) — U.S. Senators Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, and Tammy Duckworth, D-Illinois, joined members of Congress in a letter to President Trump on the direct and immediate consequences of the shutdown on housing security for more than four million households across the country. Both t


Sen. Curran Appointed To Commission On Pretrial Practices

DARIEN, IL — State Sen. John Curran has been selected to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Pretrial Practices. According to a release, Curran has nearly 20 years experience as a trial attorney for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.


VILLAGE OF TINLEY PARK: Village flags at half-staff

Village of Tinley Park issued the following announcement on Jan. 16. Village flags will be lowered to half-staff from Wednesday, Jan. 16 through sundown on Friday, Jan. 18 in honor of Illinois State Police Trooper Christopher Lambert, who was struck and killed by a vehicle Jan. 12.


$649K Home With Jacuzzi, Wet Bar, 3-Car Garage

Features: Spectacular 4BR, 3.1BA mostly brick home with a total of 6, 188 sq. ft. of living space. This original owner home is on one of the largest lots (.44 acre) in highly desired Darien Club. Beautiful hardwood floors and moldings. Vaulted, tray, detailed ceilings and skylights. Gourmet kitchen


Breaking: 2 charged with Thursday shooting

Two men were jailed in connection with a Romeoville gun attack. About 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Romeoville police responded to the Lockport Township Fire Department located at Weber and Romeo roads to investigate a report of a shooting victim.


Man Facing 8th DUI Ordered To Stay Sober: Judge

JOLIET, IL - A 54-year-old man from Clarendon Hills remains locked away from society inside Will County's Jail after Romeoville Police arrested him on charges of eighth offense drunken driving. The criminal complaint at the Will County Courthouse states that Timothy Eastman was under the influence o


Hundreds mourn Illinois State Trooper Chris Lambert, who was fatally struck in Northbrook

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Hundreds of mourners packed into Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington to pay their respects to Illinois State Police Trooper Christopher Lambert Friday.


Woman charged with sexually assaulting her 16-month-old son

CHICAGO — A woman is accused of sexually assaulting her 16-month-old son in her Lakeview East home last year, according to Chicago police. Alyssa Waldon, 30, has been charged with felony predatory criminal sexual assault.


Aurora artist's popular coffee mug takes a shot at Naperville

Sarah Cervantes was just having a little fun. In the process, the 36-year-old Aurora artist has managed to stir the pride of Aurorans while stirring the pot a bit toward the city’s neighbor to the east, Naperville.


Aggravated Battery, Speeding: Lemont Arrests

The following information is from the Lemont Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt. Joseph Jereb, 31, of the 11S100 block of Saratoga Drive, was arrested at 1:42 p.m. and charged with battery following an incident in the 1000 block of State Street. Jereb was issued a Jan. 28 cou


DNA links man to autistic CPS student’s murder, prosecutors say; no motive given

Cook County prosecutors accused a 31-year-old man of brutally stabbing a young autistic man to death last year in East Garfield Park, but gave no motive for the slaying during a hearing Friday.


Man found guilty of murdering ex-girlfriend, burying her in Glen Ellyn park

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. -- A DuPage County jury on Thursday found a man guilty of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend and burying her in a shallow grave in west suburban Glen Ellyn. After a seven-day trial, a jury deliberated for two hours before finding Myron Ester, 50, guilty of first-degree murder in the


Burr Ridge police blotter: Three Milwaukee residents charged with theft from Victoria's Secret

The following items were taken from area police department reports and releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. A resident of the 16W300 block of 95th Place reported at 12:23 p.m. Jan. 14 someone had rummaged through his 2001 Honda and taken a 5-inch folding buck knife, with the i


Illinois bet billions on video gaming and lost, report says

Illinois bet billions on legalizing video gambling to repay bond debts and fix the state's fiscal crisis, but lost big, according to a new study. ProPublica Illinois reports that the state brought in $1.3 billion less than promised, although private companies earned $2 billion.


Maroon and Gold Gala coming to Montini

Lombard's Montini Catholic High School is preparing for its 28th annual benefit auction at the Maroon and Gold Gala. The celebration will run from 6:30 p.m. until midnight Saturday, March 9, at Abbington Distinctive Banquets, 3S002 Route 53, Glen Ellyn. It will feature an open bar, appetizers, sit-d


Winter Storm Warning Issued for Chicago Area

A Winter Storm Warning was issued for much of the Chicago area Friday afternoon and will last through Saturday morning ahead of potentially heavy snow over the weekend. The warning was issued for Cook, Lake, DuPage, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb and Kane counties in Illinois, from 3 p