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  • Cicero cops treat kids to holiday shopping spree

    CICERO – Cicero police helped 30 families celebrate Christmas at their annual Children's Christmas Shop with a Cop Charity drive Dec. 13.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Local products ready for college football bowl season

    College football’s postseason slate is all set, and a slew of athletes who played at area high schools will be suiting up for their college teams. Her ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Cicero landlord sentenced to life for arson that killed 7

    CICERO – Lawrence J. Meyers, 64, was sentenced to life without parole Tuesday in Cook County Judge Carol Kipperman's court room in Maywood, according ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • A perfect fit: Maryam Wilcher helps lead Morton’s hoops resurgence

    BERWYN – Two years ago, Maryam Wilcher was fighting for playing time on a deep and talented Trinity girls basketball team.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Prep roundup: LT and Morton boys pick up impressive wins

    BOYS BASKETBALL Lyons Township The Lions put up another winning weekend to improve to 7-1 on the sea ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Our View: Judy Baar Topinka was devoted to public service in Illinois

    Before she was a politician, Judy Baar Topinka was an award-winning journalist.Topinka, 70, died ear ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Lemery: Topinka leaves legacy of achievements and fond memories

    On the day in 2009 that the Illinois Legislature removed Rod Blagojevich from office, one of my first thoughts was, "This must feel like vindication t ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Officials react to the passing of Judy Baar Topinka

    Local and state officials shared their thoughts and feelings Wednesday upon hearing of the passing of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka:
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • From the archives: Judy Topinka, award-winning journalist

    Note to readers: Before embarking on a political career, Judy Baar Topinka was a journalist in the western suburbs at a precursor of Suburban Life Med ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • All-area football: Meet the 2014 selections from the Berwyn/La Grange/Riverside area

    The high school football season is officially in the books, which makes it the perfect time to honor the best players from local schools with our all- ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Wilcher leads Morton girls to win against Leyden

    BERWYN – Morton girls basketball has been improving over the past two seasons and Maryam Wilcher is a big reason why.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Mustangs start strong in conference

    BERWYN – Saturday marked the second and final West Suburban Gold conference game of 2014 for Morton’s boys basketball team.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • Morton at Hinsdale South boys basketball: 10 photos

    Hinsdale South plays Morton at home in Darien on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Season of distinction for Nazareth football

    CHAMPAIGN – Nazareth's football team had high expectations, both internally and externally, entering this season.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 6:30 am
  • Nazareth's three stars from state football final

    Nazareth had a number of standout players perform well in the Class 6A state title game Saturday. Here are a few of the best performers from the Roadr ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Boys basketball previews: LT, Morton, RB have talent, high hopes

    The boys basketball season tipped off with Thanksgiving tournaments to start the season. Here's what to expect the rest of the way from Fenwick, Lyons ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Dexter Dale double-double leads Morton past Hinsdale South

    DARIEN – Dexter Dale didn't have his best performance when Morton's boys basketball team played against Fenwick on Saturday.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Snapshot: Virruso honored for 65 years of service in Cicero

    CICERO – Cicero Township Supervisor Joe Virruso, center, was honored with a proclamation celebrating his 65 years of service with the town of Cicero a ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Nazareth football state title, in their words

    Nazareth football players and coaches react to winning the first state championship for the program and school.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Nazareth’s Racki back on top

    CHAMPAIGN – The Gatorade bucket shower is nothing new for Nazareth football head coach Tim Racki.Fiv ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Nov. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Major statement: Nazareth football wins big to earn first state finals berth

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy’s football team is headed to the Class 6A state title game after a convincing semifinal victory Saturday.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • Morton basketball hits the century mark in season opener

    CICERO – The Morton boys basketball team played its season opener in front of its home crowd Monday night and put on a show for the fans.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Girls basketball previews: Area teams loaded with returning talent

    The girls basketball season has tipped off with many teams playing in tournaments to start the campaign. Here's the outlook for Lyons Township, Morton ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:10 pm
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