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  • Chicago argues its pension deal unlike failed state law

    SPRINGFIELD — Lawyers for Chicago and two of its struggling pension funds on Nov. 17 argued the city’s effort to shore up those funds is legal because ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Lifelong Downers Grove resident named historian of year

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Historical Society has selected Carol Wandschneider as its Downers Grove 2015 Historian of the Year, according to a ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Campton Hills police seeks Toys for Tots donations

    CAMPTON HILLS – The Campton Hills community once again has a chance to demonstrate its generosity.Th ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • All Things Art Studio holds ribbon-cutting

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in a ribbon-cutting at All Things Art Studio at 1106 W. Main St. in St. Charles ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Crystal Lake police: Avoid Route 14, North Ridgefield Road after crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Drivers should avoid Route 14 and North Ridgefield Road for the next two hours, the Crystal Lake police advised in a Nixle alert Friday ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Elmhurst resident receives award for disaster response work

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst employee at the Federal Emergency Management Agency was awarded the Secretary’s Award for Excellence for his contribution to a ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • First snow to fall this weekend in Will, Grundy counties

    Residents in Will and Grundy counties will need to bundle up Friday night and prepare for a snowy weekend.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • D.O.A. Room Escape tests nerves in Addison

    ADDISON – Interactive, real-life room escape games have been popular in Asia and Europe for years, and now they can be experienced in Addison thanks t ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Nov. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Lemont housing market presents opportunity for homebuyers

    LEMONT – The Lemont housing market is moving at a healthy pace, but with plenty of wiggle room for buyers.
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 6:52 am
  • Ex-assistant state's attorney challenging State's Attorney Lou Bianchi

    A former assistant state’s attorney who ran a heated campaign against State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi eight years ago is taking another shot at the offic ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Glen Ellyn event to benefit park district scholarship program

    GLEN ELLYN – Excitement is building for the first chocolate, cheese and wine tasting community event being co-sponsored by the Glen Ellyn Chamber of C ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Woodstock's Centerville Station denied video gaming license, considers closing

    WOODSTOCK – After its video gaming license was denied, Woodstock's Centerville Station could close after about seven months in business, owner Dan Har ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Illinois state agency sues attorney general’s office

    SPRINGFIELD — One of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s department heads is suing Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and asking the court to remove the attorney ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Socks for Seniors charity looks to expand in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – The charitable organization Socks For Seniors are looking for Downers Grove residents to help organize sock drives for this holiday se ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:01 pm
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