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  • Crystal Lake ditches panhandling ban in wake of federal court ruling

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A federal court’s decision to strike down Springfield’s anti-panhandling ordinance prompted the City Council to repeal its similar vers ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for May 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange Park for May 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Park Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:35 pm
  • Kentucky Derby fundraiser benefits Advocate Good Samaritan perinatal bereavement program

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Friends of Share at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital will host a Kentucky Derby benefit from 3 to 6 p.m. May 7 at Parkers’ Restaur ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • DuPage Senior Citizens Council receiving Meals on Wheels state funds – for now

    As the budget standoff continues in Springfield, nonprofits around the state continue to tread water financially.
    May 5, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Homeless man forced his way into Cary home to hurt resident, police say

    CARY – A former Cary man faces multiple felonies after police said he forced his way into the home he had been barred from visiting with the intent of ...
    May 4, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Plant sale to sprout at Clarendon Hills Library

    CLARENDON HILLS – Perennial plants will be featured in a sale by the Friends of the Clarendon Hills Public Library from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 7. ...
    May 4, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Chicago teen sentenced to 4 years in prison for Woodstock burglary

    WOODSTOCK — A Chicago teen will spend time in prison after he admitted to burglarizing a Woodstock residence with two other men.
    May 4, 2016 - 2:48 pm
  • Sun & Shade Garden Center opens in Lemont

    LEMONT – Sun & Shade Garden Center in Lemont will host its grand opening April 30.Offering a wide va ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake public works employees save 9 ducklings from storm sewer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pulling debris from the sewer is part of the job for Crystal Lake public works employees Joe Gallina and Pete Beer.
    May 4, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • West Chicago High School creative writers excel at Literary Festival

    WEST CHICAGO – Student authors from West Chicago Community High School earned awards at the Upstate Eight Literary Festival earlier this month.
    May 4, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District mulls $5M referendum

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners is looking at the possibility of asking residents in fall 2016 or spring 2017 to appr ...
    May 5, 2016 - 6:52 am
  • Grove Players bring 'Romantic Comedy' to Downers Grove stage

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Grove Players will perform “Romantic Comedy” for two weekends from May 6 to 15 at the Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Ave., Downers Grov ...
    May 4, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • IDOT safety instructor sentenced for setting fires in Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK – A traffic safety educator for the Illinois Department of Transportation was sentenced to a two-year probation term after he admitted to se ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Woodstock event to address citizenship, overseas travel concerns

    WOODSTOCK – Residents looking for information on becoming a U.S. citizen and safely traveling overseas will find answers Thursday, May 19 at a traveli ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:21 am
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    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
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