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Feds intercept package of ecstasy sent to Aurora woman's home

A west suburban woman is facing drug charges after allegedly picking up a package full of ecstasy that was sent to her from the Netherlands. Jennifer R. Parks, 52, was charged about 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according to a statem

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:25:00

Aurora search warrants lead to drug, gun charges

Four people were charged with drug and weapons possession after authorities executed two search warrants three hours apart earlier this month in west suburban Aurora. The first search happened at 4:35 p.m. Sept. 8 at an apartment in the 200 block of East Galena, according to a statement from Aurora

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:44:00

Man Hospitalized After Aurora Shooting

Aurora Police say a 34 year-old man, who was not identified, sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his arm on Sunday evening. In a post, police said they responded to the shooting incident in the 600 block of S. Fourth St. just after 5 p.m. on Sunday The man who was shot was apparently s

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:34:00

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

Party animals and people welcome at 'Barkapalooza'

Your pets can be blessed at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 during the 24th Annual Barkapalooza at Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short St., Lisle. The West Suburban Humane Society benefit, which includes a Dog Walkathon ($20 adults; free for ages 12 and younger) and Pet Expo, lasts until 2 p.m. There will be performa

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:00:05

Clothes Dryer Sets Home On Fire: Wheaton Fire Department

WHEATON, IL - Firefighters fought a blaze that engulfed a home in Wheaton early Wednesday, marking the city's second residential fire this week. Emergency crews responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1300 block of E. Illinois at approximately 1 a.m. The fire had started in a clothes dryer

PATCH - 2017-09-20 19:07:41

5 Wheaton College football players charged in hazing incident

Five members of the Wheaton College football team are facing felony charges for allegedly hazing another team member in 2016 and leaving him "seriously injured." Arrest warrants were issued for the players: James W. Cooksey, a 22-year-old from Jacksonville, Florida; Samuel J. Tebos, a 22-year-old fr

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 00:06:00

Shout Out: Vickie Jarosz, optician at Costco

Vickie Jarosz of Elmwood Park works at Costco in Melrose Park. She said she likes her job because she's able to connect with old friends who shop at the store. Q: Where did you grow up and go to school? A: I grew up on the north side of Chicago, right by St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. I went to Mot

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:59:39

Learn about College Scholarships, Applications and More At Library's College Prep Programs

Several upcoming programs at the Schaumburg Library will help high school students and their parents navigate the college planning process, including scholarships, options, majors, applications and more. All of the programs are free, but require registration, and all take place at the central librar

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:36:25

Library's Polish Book Discussion Group Open to New Members

Anyone who speaks and reads in the Polish language is welcome to attend the free Polish Book Discussion which meets monthly at the Schaumburg Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg. The group's upcoming meetings will take place from 7:30-9 p.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 11 and Nov. 8. There is no fee for a

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 15:13:18

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

Pedestrian dies after being struck by Metra train Tuesday night in Lisle

A pedestrian died late Tuesday after being struck by a Metra commuter train in Lisle, authorities said. The person was struck by westbound Metra train No. 1293 on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks near Beau Bien Boulevard, west of Yackley Avenue, according to a Metra spokesman. Lisle police sa

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:56:00

Clarkson: Hinsdale Young Life helps teens, adults grown in faith

"Grateful. Joyful. Hopeful." That is the tagline, a tagline in support of - wait for it - a teenager group. I've experienced teenagers, and I would be tempted to use a tagline like: "Moody. Defiant. Hungry." The grateful, joyful and hopeful ones, however, belong to Young Life. That little tagline,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:22:19

Hinsdale continues to battle I-294 tollway expansion plans

Hinsdale will continue its battle to stop or amend plans by the Illinois Toll Authority to expand Interstate 294 through the village. The village first hired Mac Strategies Group, Inc. in May as part of its efforts to stop the widening of Interstate 294 through Hinsdale. The village is paying $6,500

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 18:57:00

Shout Out: Alex Choi, Hinsdale Central Student Council president

Alex Choi, 17, is keeping quite busy during his senior year at Hinsdale Central. The Hinsdale resident is Student Council president along with being involved in other activities. Q: What other activities are you involved in this year at Central? A: Mock trial team captain, cross country and business

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 14:20:32

Five things to know about the Hinsdale District 86 enrollment issue

Here's some of the top things you should know - many often reported incorrectly on social media - about the Hinsdale High School District 86 enrollment issue. How much tax money is assessed in each school's attendance area? According to the most recent analysis by District 86, based on the 2014 tax

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 14:17:22

'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

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

Mom Hopes Son's Struggles With Growth Convince Others To Ask Questions

CHICAGO (CBS) - A Naperville woman is sharing her story - the reason she started the Magic Foundation 28 years ago, which is now marking "Growth Awareness Week." "My son was my first born, and everything was fine; a perfectly normal healthy boy," Mary Andrews said. Her son, Deno, was born in 1971.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 16:33:00

Shout Out: Keith Cole, fan of reading, traveling

While reading in Scoville Park and enjoying the late summer weather Sept. 10, Keith Cole, 61, of Forest Park answered a few questions for the Oak Leaves. Q: What are you reading? A: "Black Rednecks and White Liberals," by Thomas Sowell. It's a very good book on race; I'd highly recommend it for anyo

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:00:00