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9 shot, 2 fatally, in Monday gun violence in Chicago

Two people were killed and at least seven others were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago. Officers responded at 9:47 p.m. to a call of shots fired in the 6400 block of South Langley in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, where they found a male in an alley with multiple gunshot woun

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-26 05:07:00

Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash Kills Pedestrian In Lisle

LISLE, IL- Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that left a pedestrian dead in Lisle Friday. Brandeis C. Broderick, 26, was crossing Maple Avenue at the intersection of Benedectine Parkway when she was struck by a motor vehicle. Broderick was rushed to the Edward Hospital, where she was pr

PATCH - 2017-09-25 19:50:41

Berwyn Man Killed In Elmhurst Crash Between Car, Motorcycle

ELMHURST, IL - A Berwyn man was killed in a traffic crash on Monday night in Elmhurst. Police responded at 9:10 p.m. Monday at North Avenue and Berteau Street for a motor vehicle vs. motorcycle collision, DuPage County said. The county said when officers arrived, the driver of the motorcycle was ob

PATCH - 2017-09-26 14:32:00

2 men found fatally shot , woman wounded in suburban home

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. - Suburban police are investigating after two men were found shot and killed in a home over the weekend. A woman was also wounded and taken to the hospital. Police say they arrived to the home in the 1400 block of Glenview Dr in Glendale Heights around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. They

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-25 22:45:37

Visitation Hosts Their 5th Annual Catholic High School Night

Visitation hosted six local Catholic High Schools and invited all 6th-8th grade families to come and learn more about these great schools. Elmhurst, IL- On Monday, September 25th, Visitation hosted their 5th annual Catholic High School Night. This event took place in the Valentino Center from 7-8:30

PATCH - 2017-09-26 15:15:27

Hula Dance Classes Begin at The Abbey This Fall!

Elmhurst Park District invites those 50 and up to participate in a weekly Hula Dance class at The Abbey. Hula adapts to all body types and physical limitations. We'll learn a choreographed dance while practicing the soothing hand and arm motions or hula. No prior dance experience necessary! Fee is $

PATCH - 2017-09-26 15:29:33

Sen. Nybo and Rep. Breen partner with local groups for third annual drive to benefit overseas troops

Beginning October 3, State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) and State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) will once again partner with the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the local Lilac Post 5815 for their third annual "Support Our Troops" collection drive. Items collected th

PATCH - 2017-09-26 14:18:05

Lack Of Sleep 'Catastrophic' For Your Health, Scientist Says

CBS Local - If you're not getting a full night's sleep, you won't just be tired the next day, you may also be doing tremendous harm to your body. The warning comes from leading sleep scientist Matthew Walker. The director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkele

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-26 13:08:00

Obamacare Replacement Bill Goes To Its Knees: Patch Morning Take

Sen. Susan Collins, with an assist from the Congressional Budget Office, appears to have effectively delivered a death blow to GOP last-ditch efforts to kill Obamacare. Similar legislation has risen from the dead several times, but Collins appears to be the third vote needed to foil GOP plans - for

PATCH - 2017-09-26 07:10:59

Motorcyclist killed in Elmhurst crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Monday night in west suburban Elmhurst. The crash between a motor vehicle and motorcycle happened at 9:10 p.m. at North Avenue and Berteau Street in Elmhurst, according to the DuPage County coroner's office. The cyclist, 28-year-old Ivanny Mendez-Perez of Berwyn,

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-26 14:28:00

Elmhurst American Legion says city funds put organization back on firm footing

City grants totaling $80,000 over two years have helped put the Elmhurst American Legion T.H.B. Post 187 back on a firm footing, post Cmdr. John Scudder told the City Council's Public Affairs and Safety Committee Monday. Scudder said the infusion of city money covered most costs of last year's Milit

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-26 17:25:50

Naperville Mom Killed Kids Out Of Anger: Psychiatrist

NAPERVILLE, IL - A Naperville mother accused in the horrific murders of her 7-year-old son and a 5-year-old girl she was babysitting pretended to be psychotic in the aftermath of the killings and was really motivated by anger and resentment, a forensic psychiatrist testified during Elzbieta Plackows

PATCH - 2017-09-26 15:48:45

Fall Rainbow Trout Season Opens Oct. 21 in DuPage Forest Preserves

The fall rainbow trout season will open on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 6 a.m. at three Forest Preserve District of DuPage County lakes: Silver Lake at Blackwell in Warrenville, Pickerel Lake at Pratt's Wayne Woods in Wayne and Grove Lake at Wood Dale Grove in Wood Dale. The three lakes will close to all f

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-26 19:11:46

Announcing Mental Health Counselor in Your Community

Introducing Dr. Nicole LaRocco! She is a mental health counselor conveniently located in Clarendon Hills, Illinois. Her specialties include providing relief to children, adolescents, and young adults experiencing current or recurrent depression, anxiety, attention troubles, and/or mood struggles. Di

PATCH - 2017-09-26 16:00:49

HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' Couple Calling It Quits

WACO, TX - "Fixer Upper," the wildly popular Waco, Texas based HGTV remodeling show featuring the husband-and-wife duo Joanna and Chip Gaines is coming to an end. The couple announced their "bittersweet" decision in a blog post Tuesday, saying they want to focus on other areas of their life. It has

PATCH - 2017-09-26 17:38:56

Zion and Redeemer Lutheran churches reunite to celebrate 500th anniversary of Reformation

Members of Redeemer Lutheran Church and Zion Lutheran Church held a Reformation celebration party Sunday in Hinsdale that looked a lot like Oktoberfest. There was music, bratwurst and beer, and an Katie Luther impersonator. Kathy Manofsky of Redeemer and Keith Larson of Zion organized the event for

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-25 22:19:26

College Basketball Coaches Charged In Bribery Probe

A federal investigation focusing on the role of money in high school and college sports has ensnared assistant coaches at four of the nation's most prominent athletic programs who are among 10 people charged in an alleged scheme in which bribes were paid to send top players to certain colleges as we

PATCH - 2017-09-26 13:51:18

Mother of Kenneka Jenkins Calls for Protests to End Outside Hotel

The mother of Kenneka Jenkins, whose body was found in a freezer in a Rosemont hotel, says the frequent protests outside the hotel are over, indicating she felt taken advantage of by organizers. In a video posted to her Facebook page Sunday night, Tereasa Martin said, "You know what, this protest i

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-26 12:21:06

Relocation expert to offer tips to seniors

Relocation expert Tammy Bilek will present "The Art of Rightsizing," at Windsor Park retirement community on Monday, Oct. 9 at 1:30 p.m. Bilek is a certified senior move manager with Honoring Aging, a senior move management company in St. Charles, Ill. She'll explore all aspects of what she calls "r

PATCH - 2017-09-26 18:04:14

St. Cletus School Celebrates International Day of Peace

"If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children." This quote by Mahatma Gandhi led Hallie Fahey, St. Cletus School's junior high social studies teacher, to embark on the St. Cletus Peace Project. In collaboratio

PATCH - 2017-09-26 11:55:59