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Hinsdale District 86 superintendent Bruce Law to leave for Highland Park, Deerfield high school district

Five months after giving superintendent Bruce Law a 3 percent raise and new three-year contract, the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board announced Tuesday that Law was leaving for another job at the end of the school year.


Illinois Gov. signs bill raising minimum wage to $15

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed a bill into law Tuesday to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. Pritzker ousted former-Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) in November and campaigned on raising the minimum wage.


NAPERVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT: Naperville Police Investigate Report of Aggravated Robbery

Naperville Police Department issued the following announcement on Feb. 15. On Thursday, February 14, 2019 at approximately 11:12 p.m., Naperville Police officers were called to a parking lot near the intersection of Ridgeland Avenue and Naperville/Wheaton Road for the report of a robbery that had ju


Adoptable Pet Of The Week: Ford

HINSDALE, IL — For those looking to adopt a pet, a great place to look for your new family member is at Hinsdale Humane Society. This week's 'Adoptable Pet' is Ford, who is available for adoption at the humane society.


Ku Klux Klan yearbook photo surfaces on central Illinois campus

URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A University of Illinois yearbook photo of 22 men, over the title Ku Klux Klan just recently surfaced and though the photograph was taken nearly 100 years ago, it sparked an enormous response online.


Top 50 Hinsdale home sales for 2018

A home buyer who paid $2,800,000 to purchase a home in Woodlands of Hinsdale on Aug. 21 paid the top home sale price for Hinsdale in 2018, according to BlockShopper.com, which calculated the top 50 home sale prices by city for the 12 months ending Dec. 31.


Top 10 Subdivisions in Hinsdale, IL - February 2019

The Hinsdale subdivision with the highest average sale price between February 2018 and February 2019 was Woodlands with an average sale price of $2,400,000. The subdivision with the highest number of sales in Hinsdale was Graue Mill with 15 sales.


Jussie Smollett attack: Police investigate tip that Smollett, brothers seen together on night of alleged incident

CHICAGO -- Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the same night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked, he was seen in an elevator in his apartment building with two brothers who were arrested and later released from police custody in relation to the probe, according to a po


Big Week (Feb. 20 – 27)

Watch ‘Selma’ On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4 p.m., at the Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, catch a free screening of “Selma” (PG-13). On Thursday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at The Loretto Hospital, 645 S. Central Ave. in Chicago, The Answer Inc., an Autism awareness nonprofit based in


Lawyer says new charges against Burr Ridge restaurant owner are due to political pressure

The state attorney in Miami-Dade County, Florida has upgraded the charges against an owner of Wok n Fire restaurants who, while holding a gun, confronted a group of black teenagers who were blocking traffic on Martin Luther King Day.


Illinois State Police: Trooper injured in crash during traffic stop

STERLING, Ill. (KWQC) - An Illinois State Trooper was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries after a tractor semi-trailer sideswiped his squad car. It happened during a traffic stop on Interstate 39 in Ogle County on Feb. 18, 2019.


Western Springs spread Valentine's love with child safety seat checks

The cold morning Saturday didn’t keep people with safety on their mind from coming out to the Western Springs Police Department for a car seat check. “We associate Valentine’s Day with love so we thought February was a good time to do car seat and seat belt checks,” said officer Arthur Hull, who ran


Window Smashed, Cash Register Stolen From Downers Grove Salon

DOWNERS GROVE, IL -- A cash register was stolen from a salon in Downers Grove early Sunday after a suspect shattered a store window to gain entry. The burglary took place at Heaven's Beauty Day and Hair Spa, located at 2125 63rd St.


Central Illinois under winter weather advisory starting at 9 p.m.

BLOOMINGTON — A winter weather advisory will take effect at 9 p.m. Tuesday and continue until noon Wednesday, as another winter storm is headed to the region. The National Weather Service expects a mixture of precipitation with snowfall expected to total up to 2 inches and ice accumulation of up to


Homeless man shot to death at 'Tent City' in South Loop, police say

CHICAGO -- A homeless man was shot to death Monday afternoon at "Tent City," an encampment that lies on state-supported property in the South Loop, state police said. The shooting happened about 4:45 p.m. at a "grassy embankment" in the 1000 block of South Desplaines Street, Illinois State Police sa


Downers Grove North student hit by car

A Downers Grove North High School student was struck by a car Tuesday morning while crossing Main Street near the school, according to social media posts. The village announced on Twitter that Main Street was closed between Ogden and Lincoln avenues because of an accident with injuries.


Aurora Shooting Survivor’s Family Shares His Story; ‘It’s Devastating’

CHICAGO (CBS) — Timothy Williams was shot three times when a disgruntled co-worker opened fire at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora last week, and he survived to talk about the horror. His sisters are sharing his story.


$2,500 Worth Of Wire Stolen From Oak Park Construction Site

OAK PARK, IL — Several thousand dollars worth of copper wire was stolen from a construction site Feb.7 in Oak Park, police said. Two suspects remain at large, according to police.


Police: Man may be linked to thefts at Walmart stores in Westfield, Illinois

WESTFIELD, Ind. – Westfield police are looking for a man suspected of targeting Walmart stores in Indiana and Illinois. According to the Westfield Police Department, the man stole about $900 in electronics and other merchandise at the Westfield Walmart, 2001 E. 151st St., on Feb. 3.

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Brookfield manager to search for top assistant

The longtime administrative assistant to Brookfield's village manager has filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after her position was targeted for elimination, effective April 30.