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District Renames Schools for Barack and Michelle Obama

District Renames Schools for Barack and Michelle Obama

"I believe we are the first schools in the nation to honor the First Family in this manner,” District 163 Supt. Joyce Carmine said.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

New I-57 / Tri-State Tollway Interchange Opens in October

And with that comes a discount on new I-PASS transponders. A temporary tollway office is now open in Midlothian, too.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Space Still Available For Alicia's House Golf Outing & Dinner

Space Still Available For Alicia's House Golf Outing & Dinner

Lincolnshire Country Club will be the site of the 12th annual Alicia's House Celebrity Golf outing, dinner and silent auction on Saturday.
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.
Marian Catholic Beats Homewood-Flossmoor in Soccer

Marian Catholic Beats Homewood-Flossmoor in Soccer

H-F JV beat the Spartans.
South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Sept. 8

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of Sept. 8

South suburban obituaries and available visitation information.
Local Jobs: Car X, Trinity Services, Central Collision Center

Local Jobs: Car X, Trinity Services, Central Collision Center

Looking for a new line of work or a way to supplement your income? Check out what Patch found for you.
Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Illinois' favorite NFL team might be obvious, but what about its favorite college team? Or favorite NFL team from a different state?
5 Ailing People Living in Squalid Nightmare Call Police for Help

5 Ailing People Living in Squalid Nightmare Call Police for Help

Riverdale police say evidence of neglect and abuse prompted them to remove the sick people, ages 50 to 70, and send them to hospitals.
Gov. Quinn Brings A Present to Chicago Heights' Sister Cities Festival

Gov. Quinn Brings A Present to Chicago Heights' Sister Cities Festival

$2.5 million granted to the park district for many recreational improvements and additions.
Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Homeless man steals a Corvette, a mama protects her jailbird son and the peek-from-behind-the-curtain crew this week in crime-n-shame.
Police Find Mom of 'Miracle' Dumpster Baby

Police Find Mom of 'Miracle' Dumpster Baby

The newborn survived and is in state care. A 17-year-old girl is charged as a juvenile with child abandonment.