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COD Hosts Rep. Patti Bellock, Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting

College of DuPage Phi Theta Kappa chapter members Deyna Parvanova of Naperville (left) and Anthony Tran of Glendale Heights (right) meet with State Representative Patti Bellock (R-47, Hinsdale) prior to a Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting held Sept. 14 at the College's Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawe

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 15:56:43

LT to present Improv Show

The Lyons Township High School Theatre Board proudly presents the improve show, "So _______: You'll _______ IX: Fill in the _____." ADJECTIVE VERB NOUN Lyons Township High School faculty member Mike Kuehl is the director of this year's evening of improv comedy. This show features high-stakes, comp

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:13:27

Resident feedback kills digital sign in downtown Clarendon Hills

After receiving negative feedback, both online and in-person, the Clarendon Hills Village Board voted Monday against purchasing a digital message sign for use in the Sloan Triangle. The board tabled making a decision on the $23,000 purchase Sept. 5 after board member Ken Hall suggested an opportunit

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:04:00

Judge to rule Thursday if ousted Downers Grove library trustee can regain board seat

A DuPage County judge said he would issue a decision Thursday on whether to stop the village of Downers Grove from dismissing a library trustee for comments about homosexuality he reportedly made at a public meeting. Arthur Jaros is trying to prevent the village from revoking his trustee seat on the

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 20:07:00

Harvest Fest Brings a Bounty of Fall Fun to Downers Grove

DOWNERS GROVE- The annual Harvest Fest celebration will be held from 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Fishel Park at 1036 Grove St. in Downers Grove. The free family-friendly event will include live musical entertainment, children's activities, a craft fair, Chilympics chili cook-off, a bags to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 14:41:18

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

Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

WASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday. It is not clear exactly when the conversation took place,

NWI.COM - 2017-09-20 11:42:22

In winter's cold, potted plants need extra protection

Shrubs planted in containers can provide a green screen on a balcony, a focal point for a formal garden or a frame for a doorway. There's just one problem: winter, with its cold and its deadly freeze-and-thaw cycles. "In a container, a plant's roots are far more exposed and vulnerable than they wou

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 15:37:47

English-inspired home in Hinsdale: $4M

405 E. 7th St. in Hinsdale: $3,900,000 Listed on Sept. 15, 2017 Sited on a coveted corner lot in southeast Hinsdale. This residence was nationally awarded best dramatic transformation 2016 by HGTV. Home includes a carriage home, both of which boast a stone exterior. Details include clean architectur

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Judiciary Committee considers subpoenas for Manafort, FBI officials

WASHINGTON - The Senate Judiciary Committee is considering issuing subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. It would be the second time th

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-19 14:45:00

Hinsdale District 86 approves $103 million budget

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board on Monday unanimously approved a $103.5 million budget for this school year. The budget, which is balanced with a modest $7,281 surplus, forecasts spending $103,467,017, which would be about $427,000 less than the estimated total expenditures in the 2016-17

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:41:00

Cook County's tradition of using bail as punishment may be hard to change

With a light roster of 36 arrestees and a courtroom full of reporters, legal observers, and advocates (as well a sprinkling of defendants' loved ones), Cook County's central bond court yesterday eased into its first day of operation under a new directive: By order of Chief Judge Timothy Evans, judg

CHICAGO READER - 2017-09-19 19:52:00

Hinsdale District 86 drops merging of Central and South high schools

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board agreed Monday to drop the possibility of combining Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central into one high school with two campuses divided by grade level. The school board has been listening to residents' ideas and feedback on possible ways to address the enroll

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 17:01:00

New La Grange Business Offers Vintage Goods, Home Decor

LA GRANGE, IL - A new business featuring new and vintage goods, as well as home decor, has opened in La Grange. Whisper Me Home, owned by Western Springs residents Heidi and Scott Morrow, opened its doors last month at 48 S. La Grange Road, in La Grange. According to the business website, the coupl

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:31:33

Senior Citizens Invited To Celebrate, Network And Share At Free October Fair

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. - State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is inviting local seniors to a Senior Celebration resource fair, which will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Romeoville Recreation Center, located at 900 W. Romeo Rd. in Romeoville. "My predecessor, former state Rep. Emily

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:11:07

A very recent history of Old Nichols Library leads to City Council Sept. 19

Above / Thanks for getting to know about the covenants that protect Old Nichols Library. Visit the location at 110 S. Washington as the sun begins to set, illuminating the stature of the significant structure at the gateway to our charming downtown. As noted in the June issue of Positively Napervill

POSITIVELYNAPERVILLE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:53:40

FBI investigating robbery at TCF Bank inside Jewel store in Lisle

The FBI is investigating a bank robbery at a TCF Bank inside a Lisle grocery store. At 7 p.m. Monday, a man entered the bank branch inside the Jewel-Osco store in the 100 block of Maple Avenue, according to the FBI. He implied he had a weapon, according to investigators. No one was harmed. The man i

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 15:21:00

New option for proper disposal of worn U.S. flags

New flag disposal box installed at the Will County Building 9/19/2017, 1:37 p.m. The Will County Board has installed a new flag retirement box on the first floor of the Will County Building, 302 N. Chicago Street, in partnership with the National Association of Counties and the National Flag Founda

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:37:00

Signs of deranged behavior evident after double-murder arrest, expert says

A psychiatrist said Tuesday he thought a Naperville woman exhibited psychotic symptoms when he examined her in the hours and days after she stabbed two young children to death. Dr. James Corcoran, a veteran psychiatrist at the DuPage County jail, offered his opinion as a defense expert witness in th

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 23:28:00

EDITORIAL: Trump 'sovereignty' call sounds like code for intolerance

Bluster doesn't work, except maybe when cutting real estate deals, but try telling that to Donald Trump. The president's foreign policy is largely bluster, devoid of practical strategies, and he demonstrated the limits of that approach again Tuesday in his address to the United Nations. Calling Nort

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-19 22:53:03