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Elmhurst Wow! House: Home Theater, Water Fountain Wall, Infrared Sauna

ELMHURST, IL -This $1.4 million Elmhurst home has almost 8,000 square feet. The lower level features a home theater, a sauna, wet bar and space for an elevator. The backyard will draw you outdoors with its blue stone patio, built-in hot tub and grill, and a water fountain wall. Address: 532 N Oakla

PATCH - 2017-09-18 15:51:05

Kenneka Jenkins: Rosemont Police Reject Calls for FBI Probe into Chicago Hotel Freezer Death

The police force investigating the death of Kenneka Jenkins, the Chicago woman who was found dead in a hotel freezer, says it will call in the FBI, defying calls from activists and the dead woman's family for a federal probe. The body of Jenkins, who was 19, was found in the early hours of September

NEWSWEEK - 2017-09-19 11:25:24

Man killed, 5 people wounded in Monday shootings on South, West sides

A man was killed and five other people were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago's South and West sides. The fatal shooting happened at 11:34 p.m. in the Bridgeport neighborhood on the South Side. The 28-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 2900 block of South Arch Street when shot

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-19 08:17:00

3 charged after exchange of gunfire with Chicago Police

Three people have been charged after an exchange of gunfire with Chicago Police officers late Sunday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. A 15-year-old boy faces one felony count each of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, ac

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 10:41:00

Former senior living home worker gets 12 years in thefts from residents

A former nurse's assistant at Elmhurst senior living facility was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to stealing thousands of dollars worth of items, including jewelry, according to prosecutors and court records. Eugene Dorsey, 31, of the 4900 block of Grace Stre

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 00:57:00

Montini Catholic Congratulates 2018 Kazma Scholarship Recipients

Montini Catholic High School in Lombard recently congratulated four freshman scholarship award recipients. Each year, the Kazma Family Foundation Scholarship, in conjunction with the Catholic Education Foundation, presents the awards to eighth graders actively attending a Catholic parish in the Dioc

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 15:38:18

LETTERS: Resist the last-minute effort to gut Americans' health care

I'm concerned about last-ditch efforts in the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act and end Medicaid as we know it. Meanwhile, House leaders are pushing to pass a budget that includes cuts to Medicaid, SNAP (formerly food stamps) and other vital anti-poverty programs, again to pay for huge t

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-19 17:25:35

Staying active, engaged and in touch with joy

When Harriet Hausman and Barbara Ballinger receive their Ulyssean Awards this Friday night at Brookdale Plaza (formerly Holley Court Terrace), they will join a lengthening roster of distinguished "olders" who have been honored for significant contributions to our villages. Think of it as a "lifetime

OAKPARK.COM - 2017-09-20 00:07:00

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

Repairs to begin at OPRF parking garage next month

The village of Oak Park has approved nearly $400,000 worth of repairs to its parking garage at the Oak Park and River Forest High School campus. At its Sept. 18 meeting, the village board unanimously approved a not-to-exceed $370,000 contract with J. Gill & Company to complete the repairs. Trustee B

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:38:00

OPRF students urged to 'take online hate seriously'

With an increased awareness of the need for online safety, Oak Park and River Forest High School students were part of a discussion on ways to make smart decisions while utilizing digital media. Hosted by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the forum allowed students to consider how to fight back against

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:13:55

Police: Person dies after jumping onto CTA Blue Line tracks at Western

A person died Tuesday night after jumping onto the CTA Blue Line tracks at the Western station on the Near West Side, according to Chicago Police. The male died on the third rail about 8:45 p.m. in the 400 block of South Western, police said. Area North detectives are investigating. Blue Line servic

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 01:23:00

District 91 budget in deficit

Forest Park schools will be operating at a deficit for fiscal year 2018. Edward Brophy, vice superintendent for operations, presented the projected budget, which began on July 1, 2017, to the District 91 school board at the September monthly board meeting on Thursday. The projected spending for the

FOREST PARK REVIEW - 2017-09-19 21:22:00

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

Man falls on third rail at CTA Blue Line station, dies: Officials

A man jumped in front of a CTA train and died after hitting the electrified third rail at the Western Avenue station on the Blue Line's Forest Park branch Tuesday night, authorities said. Chicago fire personnel were dispatched around 8:45 p.m. to the Western Blue Line station for a man who was repor

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 02:29:00

National & Peer Rankings put USF up front

University of St. Francis in Joliet Joliet - Several recently released college rankings have placed the University of St. Francis (USF) at the top of their lists or among major research institutions in the state. "It's wonderful to earn even one national award, and fantastic to be named by your p

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:16:00

Big Week: September 20-27

Start your engines Riverside waves goodbye to summer with its season-ending Car and Bike Show on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both sides of the tracks in Centennial and Guthrie parks in downtown Riverside. Check out more than 250 vehicles, from classic antiques to muscle cars, exotics a


'Sgt. Pizza' Passes Away at 58

(CBS) - An Elk Grove Village man known as "Sgt. Pizza" for arranging the delivery of pizza to troops in the Middle East and Afghanistan - as well as to patients in veterans' hospitals - has died at the age of 58. Mark Evans was an Air National Guard logistics master sergeant. But he will always be r

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 05:02:00

Let's look on the bright side at guns

Open carry - really open - and colorful! Like many Chicagoans, when I wake up on Monday mornings, I dread getting "the count" on the morning news: the number of people shot and killed in Chicago over the weekend. It's not just the people who are killed that have their lives shattered. People shot in

OAKPARK.COM - 2017-09-20 00:43:00