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  • Fire at La Grange Park home started by dehumidifier

    LA GRANGE PARK – The La Grange Park Fire Department responded to a fire at a home in the 1100 block of Robinhood Avenue at 3:51 p.m. Thursday.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • Lemont avoids area's flooding problems

    LEMONT – Lemont did not have any flooding problems resulting from last night's rainfall, according to Lemont Emergency Management Agency director Tom ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Friday floods close streets, cause power outages in Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – Heavy rainfall early Friday morning knocked out power, closed several roadways and flooded residential basements, according to the Hinsdale ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Flood warning in effect for DuPage, Cook after heavy rains force road closures

    A flood warning is in effect for DuPage and Cook counties after heavy morning storms dropped up to 5 inches of rain in the area.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 6:04 pm
  • First Avenue open after being closed for flooding between Ogden and 31st

    Update: First Avenue is back open to traffic. Riverside reports no other areas experiencing significant flooding. 
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Torrential rains slam Chicago area, but no significant issues reported in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – Strong storms with torrential rains hit overnight, causing floods after as much as 4 inches of rain fell in the Chicago area overnight.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Torrential rains slam Chicago area, but no significant issues reported in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – Strong storms with torrential rains hit overnight, causing floods after as much as 4 inches of rain fell in the Chicago area overnight.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • There’s lessons to learn from Oakwood Hills, keep resident in loop

    The elected leaders of Oakwood Hills have seen a storm of opposition over a proposed natural gas-powered plant in the almost entirely residential town ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:10 am
  • Round Lake Beach plans to rebury time capsule

    ROUND LAKE BEACH – While others picnicked July 4, 1976 – the nation’s bicentennial, Chuck Mleko had a job to do: Take part in the burying of a time ca ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:11 am
  • 'We fell in love with the people'

    GRAYSLAKE – A group of friends came together in Illinois to launch the Guinea Water Project, an all-volunteer fundraising campaign to make and distrib ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: David Cooke of Elmhurst used his Eagle Scout project to help out the Elmhurst Park District as well as the native bee population. The 15-ye ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: A new law sponsored by Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, will make it easier for Illinois veterans with permanent disabilities to renew the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin Western Bypass scheduled to open next week

    ALGONQUIN – Workers tested traffic signals Wednesday to make sure they function properly. Others checked that lane markers were set, road joints seale ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Several road closures ahead for Joliet area

    I-80 exit ramp in Joliet to be closed at least 3 daysJOLIET – An Interstate 80 exit ramp at Center S ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Judge allows poison recipe in Nichols murder case

    JOLIET – A Crest Hill man allegedly researched poisons and obtained toxic seeds in the months before his wife’s death in January 2013.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:56 pm
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