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Teen Fatally Struck In Downtown Des Plaines; Vehicle Sought

A 17-year-old male from Rosemont was struck and killed by a vehicle in downtown Des Plaines Saturday night. The victim was either in or near the mid-block pedestrian crosswalk on Miner Street in front of the Sugar Bowl restaurant. Henry Sinisperra of the 10900 block of Touhy Avenue in Rosemont, was

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-12-18 11:32:37

Thousands of Illinois families cut off from food stamp benefits

SKOKIE, IL - JUNE 24: Illinois Department of Human Services office clerk Elizabeth Nichols demonstrates the activation an Illinois Links card, an electronic debit-like card used in place of the tradition food stamp, using a POS machine similar to the card reader a recipient would use at a given rede

WGNTV.COM - 2017-12-18 03:48:11

Canadian company closes on site for new ag equipment plant

HUDSON (AP) - A Canadian company that plans to make grain-handling equipment in a central Illinois village has closed on a building that will house its new plant. Brandt Group of Companies closed Friday on a former Kongskilde Industries plant in Hudson, paving the way for it to begin hiring the firs

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-12-18 02:01:42

Snowy owl sightings on the rise - especially along Great Lakes shorelines: 'It's the stuff of mythology'

Stopped in traffic as snow began to fall at dusk on Rollins Road in Round Lake Beach, Bryan Ross glanced at the top of a street lamp. And then he said he got goose bumps. A snowy owl had landed there, right in front of Hobby Lobby and Pep Boys. "This is a lifer for me," Ross wrote on Facebook where

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-12-17 23:59:59

North Shore Death Notices: Dec. 12 - Dec. 18

Mass Dec. 20 Margaret "Marge" Kelly Hough, 97, Glenview Visitation and Mass Dec. 20 Carol McCue, 94, Chicago Service Dec. 29 Sarah Dodd Donahoe, 80, Glenview Mass Dec. 27 Dorothy Brew nee Treece, 99, Glenview Mass Dec. 30 Betty M. "Mae" Schramm nee Strahs, 89, Skokie Virginia Prada nee Figueroa, 70

PATCH - 2017-12-18 15:51:07

Boy Arrested After Allegedly Pointing Toy Gun at Motorists

Mundelein Police Mundelein police arrested a 17-year-old boy after he allegedly pointed a toy rifle at other motorists on Saturday afternoon. According to police, another motorist called 911 after seeing a passenger inside of a Honda Accord point a gun at them while wearing a Guy Fawkes mask. Mundel

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-12-17 23:06:16

Last Minute Shoppers Can Find the Sweetest Gift

If you waited until the last minute to do your holiday shopping, if you are trying to help Santa stuff the stockings, if you are looking for that perfect hostess gift and you are going to need to have it all wrapped up and ready to go, you can get that all done in one spot -- Windy City Sweets. Loca

PATCH - 2017-12-18 03:16:15

Longtime Glenview American Legion Commander Bill Bickley Dies

Bill Bickley (right) speaks at a 2014 Veterans Day observance at the Veterans Memorial monument on River Drive and Glenview Road alongside Deputy Glenview Village Manager and Navy veteran Don Owen. William "Bill" Bickley, a World War II Army veteran and longtime commander of Glenview's Joseph M. Ses

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2017-12-18 13:39:34

Time to renew those pet licenses in Randolph

RANDOLPH TWP. - It's "that time of the year" for township cat and dog owners. The township's Health Department is reminding pet owners to update their pet licenses in the new year. Licenses are good for one year, and must be renewed by Jan. 31 for dogs and Feb. 28 for cats. Dogs and cats must be lic

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-12-18 15:39:00

Randolph's village center plan advances

RANDOLPH TWP. - The decades-old proposal to create a "downtown" in the township's Mount Freedom section is slowly advancing, but it will - literally - take a village to buy in to it. That, at least, is the opinion of one township official during the Township Council's Thursday, Dec. 7 meeting. Towns

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-12-18 12:16:00

First day of winter vigil for homeless marks 'most dangerous season'

It was a great Saturday for Morris County food lovers, who had a pie competition in the morning, followed by rare chance to get one of the area's most historic meals in the afternoon. 11/5/17 Michael Izzo DOVER - To acknowledge the beginning of the most dangerous season for the area's homeless popu

DAILY RECORD - 2017-12-18 16:44:36

Bamboozled: Pet adoption agency shuttered during dispute over sick puppy's vet bills

Eleventh Hour Rescue, a pet adoption and rescue agency in the Rockaway Townsquare Mall, was temporarily shut down late last week in the midst of a Bamboozled investigation, according to the township health officer. The closing came after a complaint from Michele Nardino, a woman who adopted a puppy

NJ.COM - 2017-12-18 14:15:54

Dover Plains man was more than twice legal limit, had previous DWI: police

Lt. Frank LaMonica of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office shares tips on how to drive safely while enjoying the holiday season. Alex H. Wagner/Poughkeepsie Journal A Dover Plains man was charged with two felonies early Sunday morning after police found him unresponsive inside a car, which was litt

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-12-18 15:18:39

Flippin earns rightful place in Hall of Fame

He wouldn't be known by as many of the current high school sports fans as fellow 2017 NJSIAA Hall of Famer Jim Baglin, the legendary Mendham basketball coach. However, when one talks about one of the great decades in Montclair High football - namely the 1950s - one of the first names that comes to m

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-12-18 08:13:00

Operation Holiday 2017: Family deals with medical bills

Thomas and Roberta are trying to care for their family's medical needs as well as making ends meet. The loving parents (Case O-10) have four children: Bradley, 8, Colin, 6, Tiffany, 5, and Scarlett, 2. Both Roberta and Colin suffer from sickle cell anemia and require specialized care. The family is

DAILY RECORD - 2017-12-18 10:00:04

Centenary adult education classes begin Jan. 7

Centenary University's School of Professional Studies is coming up to its one year anniversary at its new location at the Mack-Cali Professional Building, 7 Campus Drive, in Parsippany. New classes begin Jan. 7. Programs that are available starting in January include an Associate of Arts in Libe

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-12-18 08:01:00

Rolling V Bus Corp. buys Liberty site

LIBERTY - Rolling V Bus Corp., a South Fallsburg-based school bus transportation company, announced Friday it has purchased a new property at 1784 Route 52 in the Town of Liberty to renovate and create a transportation hub. Three entities of the Vallone family's transportation enterprise, led by Phi

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-12-17 23:05:23

Westbrookville Scout earns Medal of Merit

WESTBROOKVILLE - Braedon Halpin, 15, of Westbrookville, was recently awarded the Boy Scouts of America Medal of Merit. Braedon is a member of Troop 1068, whose scoutmaster is Dan Barbone. Braedon is the son of Scott and Kristin Halpin and he is working towards earning his Eagle Scout rank. The Meda

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-12-18 07:01:00

New sign at Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery sparks complaints

TOWN OF WALLKILL - The town's newest welcome sign, on the grounds of the Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery, displays the slogan: "Where Happy Babies are Born." But it has sparked complaints that the "Happy Babies" legend might be disrespectful to parents who have children buried in the cemetery. "We got t

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-12-17 22:39:30

Nevele mortgage holder retakes property, but attorney for sports complex developer says plan is still a go

WAWARSING, N.Y. >> The company that holds the mortgage on the former Nevele hotel has bought the property at auction at $3.5 million, but an attorney for developer Michael Treanor says the plan to turn the 564-acre site into a sports complex remains on track. The attorney, Jeff Kaplan, who also is m

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-12-18 05:00:00