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Boy, 11, dies while playing in Fox River

An 11-year-old boy died Sunday while playing in the Fox River. Aurora police said Connor Lasley was playing with friends near the 400 block of North River Street, when he got into a deep section of the river and started to struggle. According to the Daily Herald, his friends did not know how to swim

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-24 12:44:15

German election: Polls open as Angela Merkel seeks fourth term

(CNN) - German voters are going to the polls to choose a government -- and a Chancellor -- for the next four years. The election could see incumbent Angela Merkel from the Christian Democratic Union win a fourth term in office -- or be ousted by her main rival Martin Schulz, of the Social Democratic

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-24 07:07:02

From dotard to Goliath, world reacts to Trump

NEW YORK (CNN) - A giant gold Goliath. Mentally deranged. A pusher of pipe dreams. World leaders pulled out the stops, and perhaps a thesaurus or two, to review President Donald Trump's first appearance at the UN General Assembly, the multi-day pageant of meetings known as the Super Bowl of Diplomac

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-23 06:56:53

MARSDEN: UN's only value is as a spy nest

PARIS - U.S. President Donald Trump made his United Nations debut this week at the annual General Assembly. "I think the main message is 'make the United Nations great' - not 'again.' 'Make the United Nations great,'" Trump said to reporters in advance of his Tuesday speech. Trying to reform the Uni

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-23 03:51:13

On the agenda: County budget, sale of police vehicles

In an effort to shed more light on what local government boards are up to each week, the Register Star will publish a brief look at key items up for consideration by elected bodies. Winnebago County Board: Board members are expected to discuss the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget at 6 p.m. Thursday

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-09-25 11:34:00

Craven embracing leadership role with Lady Hubs volleyball team

It's no coincidence that Rochelle junior Sarah Craven is wearing the libero jersey for the Lady Hubs varsity volleyball team. Years before Sarah entered Rochelle Township High School, her older sister Anna Craven donned the libero uniform for the Lady Hubs. A volleyball player since she was 10 years

ROCHELLE NEWS-LEADER - 2017-09-22 20:52:27

Scare up some fun: Haunted houses and Halloween happenings

Looking for a fright? Here's a list of area haunted houses and Halloween happenings that are sure to scare up some fun. Haunted houses Train of Terror: 2954 S. Walnut Road, Freeport. The train departs from the Silver Creek Depot hourly from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7, 14 and 21. Admission is $8. 815-235-219

FREEPORT JOURNAL STANDARD - 2017-09-23 06:01:00

Minor injuries reported following crash Friday morning

Vehicle being towed following a multi-car crash Friday morning CALEDONIA (WREX) - Police were on the scene of a multi-car crash near the border of Boone and Winnebago counties Friday morning. Authorities say the three car crash happened around 7 a.m. at the intersection of Belvidere Road and Route

13 WREX-TV - 2017-09-22 16:41:00

Stateline Strong: Police Officer Runs Pizza Business That's All About Family

POPLAR GROVE - A local police officer pulls double duty by patrolling and serving up slices of pizza. Matthew Shook says it took 33 different recipes before he and his wife, Dana, found the perfect pizza dough. The two own Savino's Brick Oven. The business gets part of it's name from the 900 degree

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-09-22 15:44:21

Late Dog Days of Summer Adoption Event!

Come out and visit us THIS Saturday 9/23 from 10am to 1pm at Petco in Geneva 1885 S. Randall Rd, Geneva, IL 60134 and see all of our adoptable dogs and puppies that are looking for their very own families! To see all of our available dogs and puppies, please visit www.safehavendogrescue.petfinder.c

PATCH - 2017-09-23 02:21:08

Mexican music ensemble Villalobos Brothers performs at the ECC Arts Center Oct. 7

Leading contemporary Mexican music ensemble Villalobos Brothers will perform at the ECC Arts Center on Saturday, Oct. 7. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the ECC Arts Center's Blizzard Theatre located in Building H on ECC's campus at 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Villalobos Bro

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:49:28

ECC Foundation welcomes Robin Seigle as its newest board director

Robin Seigle said being a member of the Elgin Community College Foundation Board of Directors is another way to serve her community. The West Dundee resident and ECC alumna looks forward to providing more opportunities to help students succeed. "Since attending ECC, I have watched the school grow to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:47:26

ECC's Emergency Services and STEM students to receive scholarships through $15,000 Motorola Foundation grant

A $15,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation will allow Elgin Community College to award new scholarships to students who enroll in the college's technology, pre-engineering or emergency services programs. Students served by the grant will come from underrepresented populations, including

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:43:59

Cuban refugee motivates U46 parents, students

At first appearance, one might question how a jumping challenge in front of strangers can teach Elgin-area parents about motivation and encouraging their children. But with every repeated jump, every attempt to go higher, a girl tried to top herself, with the adults in attendance cheering her on. Wh

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 13:04:00

Fermilab throws opens its doors to the public, budding scientists

Batavia's Fermilab celebrated its 50th anniversary Saturday by holding the biggest open house it's had in two decades. "We are proud and grateful to our community and the relationships we have within it, and to celebrate that we are opening up most of the site," said Andre Salles, Fermilab's media r

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 20:38:29

Hundreds line the streets for annual Pumpkin Festival

WARREN - The color of the day was orange, and this tiny village was bustling with the flavor of the season Saturday as hundreds lined the streets for the annual Pumpkin Festival, which included bands, floats and plenty of candy for the children along Main Street. "This is always such a fun festival

FREEPORT JOURNAL STANDARD - 2017-09-23 23:37:09

Sugar Grove man charged with stealing game-worn baseball jerseys

A 48-year-old Sugar Grove man has pleaded not guilty to charges he took collectible coins and game-worn baseball jerseys - with an approximate value of at least $25,000 - from another man, court records show. William Boyle remains held in Kane County Jail on $100,000 bail after recently denying a on

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 22:53:00

Fire reported at Geneva ice arena

A fire was reported Sunday morning at an ice arena in west suburban Geneva. At 6:26 a.m., crews responded to a fire alarm at the Fox Valley Ice Arena, 1996 S. Kirk Rd., according to the City of Geneva's fire department. Firefighters found heavy black smoke showing from the roof on the west side of t

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 18:22:00

Six finalists screened at 9th-annual Elgin Short Film Festival

A movie about a concert pianist dealing with a traumatic brain injury, and the story of a local chef whose life was marked by injustice and a life of crime before discovering a passion for culinary arts, were among the top films honored at the 9th-annual Elgin Short Film Festival. "Ten More," direct

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 19:43:14

Elgin Man Swerved in Lanes 3 Times Before Striking Semi and Coming to Stop in Cortland Crash

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office says an Elgin man was hospitalized as a precaution after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash where he allegedly crossed over the center line three times in Cortland on Thursday. The sheriff's office says deputies were called to the intersection of Il. Route 38 a

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:04:00