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  • Crystal Lake man with Down Syndrome jailed in McHenry County for 8 days

    WOODSTOCK – The attorneys for a man with developmental disabilities and the mental capacity of a 4-year-old is outraged that his client spent eight da ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • DuPage County races to see few primary fights

    Most DuPage County residents won't have to put much thought into whom they check boxes for in the March 15, 2016, primary election, with only three co ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Electric Christmas Parade sets records in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The Electric Christmas Parade continues to set records.In a press release issued Tuesd ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Christmas in Geneva: Mild weather likely to bring big turnout for annual Christmas Walk

    GENEVA – The annual Geneva Christmas Walk begins at 6 p.m. Friday, featuring Santa Lucia, Graham's candy cane parade, the Great Tree lighting and the ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Shorewood police find loaded gun in car, Plainfield gang member charged

    SHOREWOOD – Police said a gang member had a loaded gun in his car Monday morning.Chief Aaron Klima s ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Lakes teen takes inspirational speeches to Ireland

    A 16-year-old Lake Villa resident and Lakes High School junior continues to make great strides since being bullied several years years ago.
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Villa Park offers Holiday Train Ride, swim lessons

    VILLA PARK – Parks and Recreation in Villa Park announced swim lessons and a Holiday Train Ride to the North Pole.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn celebrates Christmastime at annual Holiday Walk

    GLEN ELLYN – Amid throngs of children anxiously waiting for the arrival of Santa Claus, Glen Ellyn ushered in the holiday season during the annual Gle ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Crystal Lake police issue 76 tickets in Thanksgiving drunken driving crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A traffic crackdown Crystal Lake police conducted for two weeks in November resulted in 76 traffic tickets and one arrest, according to ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Art Island gift shop in Darien gets creative

    DARIEN – If you are looking for a truly unique gift, check out one of Darien’s newest businesses, Art Island, which also features creative classes.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Children with disabilities to meet Santa at Elmhurst Wilder Mansion

    ELMHURST – Rich Rosenberg and his family believe every child should have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Algonquin recognized for performance analytics efforts

    ALGONQUIN — The village was one of five jurisdictions to be recognized for its performance management efforts by the International City/County Managem ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Centegra sleep disorder group meets Wednesday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A Centegra Health System support group for patients and their family members affected by sleep disorders will discuss how sleep affects pe ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • New Orleans Suspects to perform at FitzGerald's in Berwyn

    BERWYN – New Orleans Suspects and John Mooney will perform Dec. 5 at FitzGerald's Nightclub in Berwyn for the venue's 35th anniversary, according to a ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Elmhurst firefighters collect toys for pediatric patients

    Elmhurst – Elmhurst firefighters from International Association 3541 have organized a toy drive to benefit children at Elmhurst Hospital this holiday ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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