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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Results for Kane County Fair 4-H Projects, Animal Shows

Results for Kane County Fair 4-H Projects, Animal Shows

Congrats to all the local kids who participated in this year's fair!
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Geneva Woman Wins $200,000 Lottery Prize

Geneva Woman Wins $200,000 Lottery Prize

Carol Wells, an avid gardner, said she will use her winnings to expand her garden. She gives away her produce and said she will now be able to "feed even more people."
Plenty of Fun (and Free) Festivals Happening This Weekend in Suburbs

Plenty of Fun (and Free) Festivals Happening This Weekend in Suburbs

We have information on GreekFest, Glendale Heights Fest, Jazz in Glen Ellyn, Windmill City Festival, Lake in the Hills Rockin' Ribfest, Taste of Chicago and more.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Geneva Police Continue to Investigate Death of Woman Found on Metra Tracks

Geneva Police Continue to Investigate Death of Woman Found on Metra Tracks

Kathleen M. King, 32, of Geneva, was found dead on the Union Pacific Railway tracks Sunday morning south of Esping Park, 227 Briar Lane in Geneva.
Geneva Police Continue to Investigate Swedish Days Parade Bus Burglary

Geneva Police Continue to Investigate Swedish Days Parade Bus Burglary

Clothing, electronics and cash was stolen from an unsecured bus during the Swedish Days Parade on June 22.
Elgin Boy Recovering After Car Plunges Into Kane Co. Sinkhole

Elgin Boy Recovering After Car Plunges Into Kane Co. Sinkhole

Storms washed out a portion of roadway on Thomas Road near McDonald Road in Burlington leaving behind a 10-foot wide sinkhole, according to media reports.
National Weather Service Confirms 5 Tornadoes Hit Illinois Monday

National Weather Service Confirms 5 Tornadoes Hit Illinois Monday

EF-I tornadoes were confirmed in Earlville, Plainfield/Romeoville and far southwest Kendall County. Two tornadoes were also confirmed near Grant Park in Kankakee County.
Aurora, St. Charles Police Investigating Pre-Paid Card Scams

Aurora, St. Charles Police Investigating Pre-Paid Card Scams

Similar incidents involving fraudsters trying to use Green Dot cards to swindle people have been reported by police in Oswego, Joliet.
Strong Storms Could Hit Suburbs This Afternoon, Evening

Strong Storms Could Hit Suburbs This Afternoon, Evening

The storms could produce hail up to two inches in diameter, wind gusts in excess of 70 mph, torrential rainfall and localized flooding, frequent cloud-to-ground lightning and the possibility