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Kitchen fire leaves house 'uninhabitable' in northern suburbs

A kitchen fire Wednesday morning left a house "uninhabitable" in the northern suburbs. About 8 a.m., firefighters went to the two-story single-family home on Monterey Drive in Vernon Hills to put out a fire in the kitchen, according to the Countryside Fire Department. The blaze was "quickly" under c

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-22 16:57:00

Prominent attorney and community activist to run to replace Jerry Butler

KENWOOD RESIDENT ATTY. Bill Lowry is running for Cook County Board of Commissioners to replace the Jerry Butler. His wife, Dr. Cheryl D. Watson-Lowry, is a dentist and the couple have three adult children. Bill Lowry has a famous name. Most times people confuse him with his father, William A. Lowry,

CHICAGOCRUSADER.COM - 2017-11-22 15:27:57

Thanksgiving Weekend 2017: Local Libertyville Events

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - If the turkey doesn't quite put you to sleep this Thanksgiving, you may be inclined to get out of the house and do some good charity work or check out a fun event. Here are some local events happening Wednesday and on Thanksgiving. Did we miss something? Or do you have an event yo

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:08:52

Grayslake 2017 Tree Lighting Celebration

GRAYSLAKE, IL - It's that time of year again, and Grayslake residents will be able to see the lighting of the Christmas tree at the intersection of Whitney and Center Streets. Festivities will begin at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, with visits with Santa at the Oasis at 151 Hawley St. lasting until 8 p.m.

PATCH - 2017-11-22 16:25:35

Lake Forest McDonald's Mural Moved Safely To Gorton

LAKE FOREST, IL - A memorable mural at McDonald's has been rescued from the franchise's recently shuttered Waukegan Road location. Since the unique fast food location's closing nearly three months ago, the 99-tile creation from Lake Forest artist Mark McMahon has been carefully preserved and reassem

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:37:40

3-Day Estate Jewelry Sale Benefits MRW Health Resource Ctr

Allura Fine Jewelers, 1848 First Street, in Highland Park will hold a three-day long estate jewelry sale on December 1, 2 and 3. The special event will feature great prices on more than five million dollars of estate jewelry. Estate jewelry on sale will include pieces of all styles and price points.

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:01:45

Manage Winter Blues and Seasonal Anxiety with GYROTONIC Method

Anxiety: A very familiar word Americans know all too well, yet don't talk about. Anxiety disorder is the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting more than 18% of the population each year, but of that 18%, approximately 63% don't do anything about it. Sometimes, life throws curveba

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:34:42

Gordon desires to help hometown with Genesis Project

The "genesis" of a new movement to end homelessness in Kenosha County is gaining ground with support from Los Angeles Chargers Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon and the endorsement of Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser. The Genesis Project, initiated by Gordon's uncle Jerry Jones, is an effort t

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:00:00

ECSO and OPD narcotics unit seize over 1000 grams of cocaine in Odessa

ODESSA -- According to Ector County Sheriff's Office, on Tuesday November 21, they along with the assistance of Odessa Police Department narcotic unit conducted an investigation involving the distribution of cocaine in the Midland/Odessa area. ECSO says the investigation resulted in the arrest of

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-22 23:17:00

Daughter shares final memories with father before he was killed

ODESSA -- It's been less than a year since John Morgan was killed in a car accident on New Year's Eve. "The last thing he said to me was I love you more than anything in the world," reflected Elizabeth Blount. She wears a necklace with her father's ashes every day. "I got something to hold onto, and

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-22 01:40:00

Odessa man provides free limo rides for homeless to Ajuua's Restaurant

Odessa man provides free limo rides for homeless to Ajuua's RestaurantOdessa man provides free limo rides for homeless to Ajuua's Restaurant During thanksgiving, many people are showing thanks, while many are showing kindness. For Jesse Porras, he spent his Wednesday afternoon looking for the homele

NEWSWEST9.COM - 2017-11-22 23:59:03

It's that time of year, Starbright Village Odessa is here!

ODESSA -- It's that time of year, Starbright Village Odessa is here! This wonderful Odessa traditional outing will be open to the public beginning November 30 and will continue to be open until January 1. You can share wonderful experiences with your family by taking a drive at the McKinney Park w

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-23 00:10:00

DPS urges drivers to take safety measures during Thanksgiving festivities

DPS is aware that Thanksgiving should be a time of celebration with family and friends and are encouraging everyone to take some simple, but potentially life-saving steps to enjoy the holidays responsibly. According to DPS, during the Thanksgiving weekend in 2016, DPS troopers issued 51,592 traffic

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-23 01:01:00

DPS takes to sky on busiest travel day

MIDLAND-- It's a time that should be all about family and celebration, but for many people on the road this Thanksgiving holiday, one mistake behind the wheel could have grave consequences. So, with many taking to the road, the DPS took to the sky, to give CBS 7 a bird's eye view of some common tr

CBS7.COM - 2017-11-23 05:49:00

Border agent injured in West Texas incident out of hospital

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Border Patrol agent injured in an incident that left a fellow agent dead was discharged Wednesday from an El Paso hospital. The agent was discharged Wednesday from the University Medical Center in El Paso, said Doug Mosier, spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection in

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-11-23 02:27:00

Texas Congressman Joe Barton apologizes for nude photo

DALLAS (AP) - Texas Congressman Joe Barton apologized on Wednesday after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton issued a statement saying that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce in 2015, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." The 68-yea

ODESSA AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:32:00

Buy nights, collection sites set in Toy Drive

You can now donate toys for the benefit of local kids up to the age of 12 at one of more than 30 locations across Fayetteville and Lincoln County. The annual Lincoln County Toy Drive, now in its 51st year, is in full swing. The effort, which provides Christmas toys for children across the county, is

ELK VALLEY TIMES - 2017-11-22 14:49:00

Mayer named Kiwanis Club's Citizen of the Year

Laura Mayer receives the Fayetteville Kiwanis Club's Citizen of the Year Award during the Nov. 8 club meet-ing. Making the presentation is Kiwanian Jason Nix. Mayer is a co-founder of Clothe Our Kids, a local non-profit now in its fourth year of providing at-risk children with needed clothing and sh

ELK VALLEY TIMES - 2017-11-22 00:48:00

On heels of 'Host', organizers seek future commitments

Scene from this year's Host of Christmas Past. Now that the 25th edition of "Host of Christmas Past" is history, organizers are hoping to build on the momentum of this year's successful event to secure commitments to ensure the festival's return in 2018. "It was a great weekend," said Carolyn Denton

ELK VALLEY TIMES - 2017-11-21 16:45:00

City okays $4M in FPU sewer improvements

Two resolutions authorizing $4 million in low-interest loans, funding sewer improvement projects within Fayetteville Public Utilities' system, received unanimous support of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday. The loans, one for $3 million and another for $1 million with $100,000 in principal fo

ELK VALLEY TIMES - 2017-11-21 21:06:00