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Yorkville junior Josh Slavin starts charity to get kids in the game

Dan McGuire initially was confused. When he heard the full story, the Yorkville coach wasn't surprised. "We went to Oswego this summer for a 7-on-7 and (Panthers coach) Brian Cooney walked up to me and handed me a bag and said, 'Here's the shoes for Slavin,'" McGuire said. That would be Josh Slavin,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:54:45

No Injuries Reported After School Bus and Car Collide in Yorkville

Police say a school bus, carrying 31 students in Yorkville, was involved in a crash on Monday afternoon, though, no injuries occurred and no citations were issued. A 38 year-old Oswego woman driving the school bus and a 25 year-old Plano woman parked a Chevy Blazer on Center and Church streets in Yo

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

Yorkville: School Bus With 31 Kids Causes Minor Accident

YORKVILLE, IL - The driver of a school bus with 31 kids on it caused a minor accident around 2:50 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Center and Church. A 25-year-old Plano woman had her Chevrolet Blazer parked on Center Street with two minors in the vehicle when the school bus, driven by a 38-year-o

PATCH - 2017-09-19 00:58:27

26 Jobs In The Yorkville Area: Sales, Restaurants, Drivers

YORKVILLE, IL - Looking for work? Patch is here to help. We partner with ZipRecruiter and post job openings and all sorts of industries periodically. Take a look and see if any of these positions fit your abilities and goals! Servers Red Robin Oswego, IL, USA ... Restaurant Hourly Job | Red Robin

PATCH - 2017-09-18 18:37:30

Yorkville Week Ahead Weather: Clear, Scattered Storms

YORKVILLE, IL - This week will be mostly sunny and clear, with patches of rain and storms. We can expect a chance of showers and thunderstorms from Monday night to Tuesday and from Wednesday night to Thursday. High temperatures will range from the high 70's to the 80's, and the coldest temperature w

PATCH - 2017-09-18 13:51:48

Two men caught breaking into pharmacy in Naperville

Two men were charged with burglarizing a pharmacy early Tuesday in west suburban Naperville. Officers responding to a burglar alarm about 3 a.m. found the front glass door smashed out of a pharmacy near Route 59 and 83rd Street. They then saw two people dressed in black running away from the store,

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 20:27:00

Aurora search warrants lead to drug, gun charges

Four people were charged with drug and weapons possession after authorities executed two search warrants three hours apart earlier this month in west suburban Aurora. The first search happened at 4:35 p.m. Sept. 8 at an apartment in the 200 block of East Galena, according to a statement from Aurora

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:44:00

Feds intercept package of ecstasy sent to Aurora woman's home

A west suburban woman is facing drug charges after allegedly picking up a package full of ecstasy that was sent to her from the Netherlands. Jennifer R. Parks, 52, was charged about 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according to a statem

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:25:00

Man Hospitalized After Aurora Shooting

Aurora Police say a 34 year-old man, who was not identified, sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his arm on Sunday evening. In a post, police said they responded to the shooting incident in the 600 block of S. Fourth St. just after 5 p.m. on Sunday The man who was shot was apparently s

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:34:00

Watch: Earthquake Collapses Mexico City Buildings, 225 Dead

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 225 people and collapsing buildings in heavily populated parts of Mexico City, Mexico's civil defense director said. The quake was centered near the Puebla state town of Raboso, about 76 miles southea

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:54:19

Valley West Hospital Auxiliary announces scholarship recipients

The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $12,000 in health care career scholarships. The following students received scholarships: Margaret Fraser, occupational therapy, Newark; Blair Wright, medicine, Sandwich; Ashley Martinez, nursing, Plano; Victoria Gregory, nurs

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-21 01:46:01

Marmion Students Recognized in National Merit Program

Three Marmion Academy seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Jack Caton of Geneva, Matthew Lagman of Oswego and Eric O'Brien of North Aurora are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. They placed among the top 50,000 of more than 1.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:29:29

Oswego Police Investigating Theft at Meijer's; Over $400 in Alcohol Reported as Stolen

The Oswego Police Department is currently investigating a theft that occurred at the Oswego Meijer's at some point on Sep. 17. According to a police report, officers were informed of the theft at 2:40 p.m. on Sep. 19. The store, which is located in the 2000 blk. of Rt. 34, reported to officers that

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:51:00

Sandwich releases statement on I-8 breakup

SANDWICH - After declining to comment last Friday on the pending breakup of the Interstate Eight Conference, Sandwich High School administration Wednesday afternoon released a press release with a statement on the school's take on recent events which seem likely to split the 12-team league at the en

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:44:58

Trustees break tie vote in favor of Mosque

Plainfield Village Hall Denouncing that religious discrimination ever came into play, the Plainfield Village Board by a vote of 4-3 approved a mosque in Plainfield. Last month, a vote resulting in a tie meant the request to approve a special use request for religious assembly for the Plainfield Co

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Husband and wife's ALS journey documented in new book

Naperville teacher Chris Benyo made a promise to his wife when she was fighting ALS, a nearly five-year battle she lost in 2016. "One of the last things that Denise requested was that we write a book together," said Benyo, 52, of North Aurora. "She thought maybe our story could help someone else; sh

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 18:42:00

Suburban mosque proposal advances despite opposition from some neighbors

Leaders of a proposed new mosque in Plainfield say they're moving ahead with their plans after narrowly winning preliminary approval despite some community opposition. "We're going to leave all the previous events in the past," said Zaki Basalath, secretary of the Islamic Foundation of the Southwest

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 00:28:49

Princesses 'Dream Big' at Disney on Ice

Eight princesses will share their stories through artistic skating and acrobatics in Disney On Ice presents "Dream Big," Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. Tinker Bell will lead the journey as audience members view the stories of Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, T

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 15:59:12

Three Plainfield students named 2018 National Merit semifinalists

Plainfield North High School seniors Isaac Schennum, Plainfield South High School senior Maritza Gallegos and Plainfield High School - Central Campus senior Frank Ruane are among about 16,000 National Merit Scholarship 2017-18 semifinalists nationwide. Schennum, Gallegos and Ruane will compete for

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-20 20:10:00

Police investigate after car, garage struck by gunfire in Aurora

Police are asking the public for information about gunshots that damaged a car and a garage Tuesday night in west suburban Aurora. The shooting happened about 9:25 p.m. in the alleyway north of Center Avenue between Lincoln and LaSalle streets, according to a statement from Aurora police. A car and

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-21 06:25:00