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  • Outgoing state Rep. Mike Tryon reflects on political career

    There are a lot of things that state Rep. Mike Tryon will miss when his representation of McHenry County in Springfield officially ends Wednesday.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Johnsburg businessman John Huemann awarded Frank E. Low Award

    JOHNSBURG – The McHenry Area Chamber has announced businessman John Huemann will be receiving the Frank E. Low Award for his lifelong service to the c ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Wonder Lake fire displaces 3 people, kills 2 pets, fire official says

    WONDER LAKE – Three people were displaced from their home and two pets were killed after a fire broke out Friday morning in Wonder Lake, a fire offici ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • GoFundMe page taking donations for Crystal Lake teen in Chicago attack

    A GoFundMe page set up to collect money for the 18-year-old Crystal Lake man who was taunted and tortured while his tormentors streamed it on Facebook ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • IMRF investigates Marengo Park District superintendent to see if he meets pension requirements

    MARENGO – The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund is investigating whether Joe Vallez, who holds a leadership position at the Marengo Park District as ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Chicago torture case: 'Where was the sense of decency?' Judge orders defendants held without bond

    CHICAGO – Four defendants accused of taunting and torturing a mentally ill Crystal Lake man and streaming it live on Facebook will be held without bon ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Elmhurst foundation donation to allow for more EpiPens in DuPage County

    ELMHURST – A $40,000 donation from a nonprofit foundation founded after a young Elmhurst girl died from an unknown food allergy will ensure that 100 D ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Diocese of Joliet to offer grants to address poverty

    JOLIET – The Catholic Diocese of Joliet is offering grants to grassroots organizations and people to address poverty. 
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 6:10 pm
  • Hit the green – or white – at Sugar Creek Golf Course’s annual Chili Open

    VILLA PARK – Diehard golfers – you know who you are – take note.For those who just can’t wait until ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Joliet police: Handyman attacked with skillet

    JOLIET – Joliet police say a handyman was hit in the head with a cast-iron skillet by a Joliet man apparently upset about the victim’s past work. 
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 4:02 pm
  • Melrose Park man sentenced to 22 years in prison for Wheaton burglary

    A Melrose Park man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for stealing a universal remote control from a Wheaton apartment complex common area.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 3:37 pm
  • Downers Grove officials share New Year's resolutions

    DOWNERS GROVE – Each year, Suburban Life reaches out to some of the community's leaders and public officials to see what resolutions they are setting ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Development to dominate headlines in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton in new year

    New development will dominate many of the headlines in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton in 2017.1. New Whole F ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Jan. 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

    Beautiful lights in La GrangeI just want to Sound [Off] to the village of La Grange and thank them f ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:36 pm
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