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3 students hospitalized in Maywood after ingesting unknown substance

MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Maywood police are investigating after three students were hospitalized for ingesting an unknown substance on school grounds. The family of one of the students who was taken to hospital told WGN that the children unwittingly consumed what they believed to have been cocaine. The fami

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-20 23:14:17

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

Son of Chicago Housing Authority CEO facing murder charges

INDIANAPOLIS - The son of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO was charged with murder in Indianapolis. Eugene Jones, 18, was arrested Tuesday after turning himself in. Jones is accused in the shooting death of Deante Williams, 18, in what appeared to be a robbery gone bad. Police said Williams w

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-20 23:26:28

21 schoolchildren among 248 dead in powerful Mexico earthquake

A magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and sparked fires claiming almost 248 lives on September 19, 2017 in Mexico City. The temblor occurred less than two weeks after another powerful quake killed at least 98 people in southern Mexico. It also hit just hours after emerge

INDIATRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:21:50

Mexico Combs The Rubble For Survivors After Earthquake Kills At Least 225

Volunteers remove rubble as they search for survivors in a flattened building in Mexico City on Wednesday. As the morning sun rose over the cities of Central Mexico on Wednesday, where once city blocks had lain neatly arranged, there was now a mess of rubble and despair-stricken residents, watchin

CHICAGO PUBLIC RADIO - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

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

Officials conducting death investigation at suburban home

FOREST PARK, Ill. - Police from several different departments are conducting a death investigation in Forest Park. Officers have been on the scene at a home in the 7700 block of Adams St since midafternoon Wednesday. A body of a man was found inside the home. Neither the identity nor the age has bee

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-21 02:02:25

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

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

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

'A legacy piece': Mural honoring Gwendolyn Brooks unveiled at namesake school in Oak Park

In a year in which Gwendolyn Brooks would have celebrated her 100th birthday, the late poet now has a larger presence at the Oak Park school bearing her name. Oak Park District 97 officials and the Oak Park Education Foundation held a special reception Sept. 19 to unveil a tribute mosaic outside of

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 20:31:00

Sandwich delivery driver's car stolen in Oak Park

Police in Oak Park are investigating after a sandwich delivery driver reported his car was stolen. According to a police summary, a man was driving in his 2005 Lincoln Town Car west in the 1000 block of South Boulevard when he heard something strike his car between 10:18 a.m. and 10:19 a.m. Sept. 16

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 18:10:00

Brookfield Library Presents STEAM Fest

Bring the whole family to the Brookfield Public Library's inaugural STEAM Fest on Saturday, September 30 from 1-3 p.m. Explore, engineer and engage with the many different facets of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Families can drop by the Library, 3600 Grand Boulevard,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 17:03:52

Shout Out: Rhyan Komsthoeft, Lyons Township senior interested in music career

Rhyan Komsthoeft of La Grange is a senior at Lyons Township High School. She is interested in pursuing a career related to music. Q: What do you like about Lyons Township High School? A: There are so many opportunities. There is something for everyone whether you are into music or sports. Q: Are yo

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 14:22:10

Downtown La Grange parking garage to close 2 of 3 levels for a week

Two floors of the downtown parking garage in La Grange will be closed for a week in October while some of the driving surfaces are restored. Public works director Ryan Gillingham said it has not yet been determined what week the lower floors of the three-level garage at 80 S. 6th Ave., will be close

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 18:59:00

Oak Brook dinner raises funds for Palestinian student scholarships

Some 100 guests and supporters came out for an inaugural fundraising dinner hosted by the Palestinian Students Scholarship Fund, in partnership with Israel's University of Haifa at the Hyatt Lodge, Oak Brook on Sept. 10. The evening raised scholarship funds for Palestinians who would not otherwise h

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:21:52

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

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