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Surge In Identity Thefts In Wheaton

WHEATON, IL - Wheaton Police reported a surge in identity theft in the week preceding Thanksgiving. The suspect(s) use their victims' social security numbers, names, addresses, and other information to open fraudulent accounts and perform transactions. Nov. 13 Shortly after midnight, suspect(s) us

PATCH - 2017-11-24 23:16:17

Wheaton Metra Station Damaged by Accidental Fire, Closed Indefinitely

A fire damaged the Wheaton Metra station late Wednesday, and the west suburban station will be closed until further notice. Crews responded at 10:50 p.m. to the fire alarm at 402 W. Front St. and found a blaze in a storage and furnace room on the north side of the building, according to the Wheaton

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-11-23 16:55:26

Fire Engulfs Wheaton Metra Station: Report

WHEATON, IL - Fire crews responded to reports of a blaze late Friday at the Wheaton Metra station. The fire broke out around 11 p.m. and was quickly upgraded to a box alarm, which designates a high-risk fire, according to a report from Tri-State Fire Alert. Several fire trucks and emergency vehicle


Metra train service resumes after overnight fire at Wheaton station

WHEATON, Ill. - A fire broke out overnight at the Metra station in Wheaton. Fire officials say the fire started in the storage area of the furnace room. No one was in the building when fire crews arrived, and no injuries were reported. The station sustained fire and water damage. Metra says the Whea

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:39:07

Blackhawks CEO Helps Wheaton Pantry Prep Holiday Dinners

WHEATON, IL - When some families receive their Thanksgiving meal care package from People's Resource Center, they may have no idea that the CEO of the Blackhawks packed it. Blackhawks CEO John McDonough and staff drove down to Wheaton Tuesday to help package hundreds of boxes of turkeys and trimming


Aurora Bank Robber Considered Armed And Dangerous: FBI

AURORA, IL - Aurora Police and FBI are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday. A man walked up to a Fifth Third Bank branch near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and Eola Road at about 11:30 a.m. and demanded cash. He walked out with an undisclosed amount of money. Although no injuries w

PATCH - 2017-11-24 23:28:23

Prosecutors Pursue Life Sentence For Man Charged In Teen's Murder

GLEN ELLYN, IL - Prosecutors are pushing to get a life sentence for Michael R. Jones, who is charged in the 1985 rape and murder of 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman. Wesselman's body was was found near a path in Glen Ellyn after she went missing on the way home from her high school. The trial for her mu

PATCH - 2017-11-25 02:21:17

3 teens charged in murder of Lyft driver in April

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Three teenagers from Maywood have been charged with murdering a Lyft driver. Police say Trevon Thomas, 19, Denarvis Mendenhall, 19, and a 16-year-old male took part in the shooting death of 53-year-old Lyft driver Adaranijo Adekunte on April 26 in Des Plaines. Adekunte was found in h

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:09:46

How to get the Texas A&M-LSU game on TV, radio and the web

Texas A&M kicks off against LSU 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Baton Rogue, Louisiana. Here's how you can get the game: TV/video SEC Network Watch Online Radio WTAW 1620 AM (computer: listen here; phone: listen here) SiriusXM satellite radio - SIRI 84 Internet 12thman.com: Listen here TuneIn.com mobile app

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 20:14:00

Chairman Black praises passage of tax reform in House

House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "I am proud the House has acted on modernizing the federal government's outdated and complicated tax system," Black said. "By passing the Ta

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 03:17:00

PFW Chicago Podcast 093: Bears' trip to Philly a glimpse of their future?

comp:00005a12a7d9:00000024a0:4270 0 Arthur and Hub kick off the Thanksgiving week podcast by recapping the Bears' losing "siesta" vs. Lions, before discussing the futures of John Fox and Ryan Pace. Then it's onto Philadelphia, where the Eagles have provided Pace with a blueprint for Mitch Trubisky'


Meigs woman faces 5th round of TennCare fraud charges

A Meigs County woman is now facing her fifth round of TennCare fraud charges. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Elizabeth A. Lamb, 39, of Decatur. She is charged in a McMinn County indictment with fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance by doctor shopping. The charg


City planners deny rezoning request on Georgetown Road

A rezoning request for a stretch of single-family homes on Georgetown Road at Harrison Pike was unanimously denied by the Cleveland Municipal Planning Commission on Tuesday evening.The five lots are ... This item is available in full to subscribers A rezoning request for a stretch of single-family h


Stolen vehicle chase ends in drunk driving arrest

A search for a stolen vehicle turned into a pursuit and arrest of an alleged drunk driver Tuesday. At around 10:30 p.m. that evening, McMinn County Sheriff's Department deputies Todd Levi and Amber Cook were searching for a stolen vehicle in the area of Goodsprings Church. As they searched, they hea

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-24 15:52:38

Keith UMC shared Thanksgiving spirit with more than 500 people

The greatest Thanksgiving tradition is sharing a meal with those you love. For Keith Memorial United Methodist Church, that requires a lot of tables and a delivery fleet. On Thursday, Keith members and other volunteers continued a 30-year tradition of providing the church's annual Thanksgiving Meal

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-24 16:30:00

VCA kindergartners have answers to question, 'How do you cook a turkey?'

Kindergarteners at Valley Christian Academy in Riceville were asked, "How do you cook a turkey?" Their insightful and informative answers are as follows: Carson Moody: "On the stove. Only Nana cooks the turkey and probably on the oven maybe a little salt and pepper on it." Molly Finch: "First you ki


Driver killed when car crashes into utility pole, rolls into H-E-B parking lot

SAN ANTONIO -- One man was killed in a rollover crash on the North Side Thanksgiving night. The accident happened around 10:15 p.m. Thursday near Thousand Oaks and Jones Maltsberger. Police said a man in a red Pontiac was traveling at a high rate of speed when his car crashed into a utility pole and

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2017-11-24 09:46:26

Police: Driver struck telephone pole, killed in rollover crash on city's NE side

34-year-old man was speeding, lost control of vehicle, police say SAN ANTONIO - A 34-year-old man was killed in an overnight rollover crash after he lost control of his vehicle and struck a telephone pole on the city's northeast side. The San Antonio Police Department said the unidentified man was

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-24 14:44:21

Family speaks after vehicle strikes and kills child on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving will never be the same for one Atascosa family who lost their 2-year-old boy, Zachariah Rodriguez, in a tragic accident Thursday morning. The toddler's father was pulling out of the driveway when he accidentally struck the child. His grandfather, Paul Soto, says it's still hard to wrap

KENS 5 - 2017-11-24 05:07:55

NW Side family grieving after 10-year-old daughter killed in Thanksgiving shooting

SAN ANTONIO - A Northwest Side family spent their Thanksgiving grieving their 10-year-old daughter, who was shot to death early Thursday morning while she lay sleeping. Jaqueline Vega, the girl's mother, was in tears as she recounted the moments she lost her only daughter. "I heard gunshots," she

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-24 04:36:16