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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.
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.
Tim McGraw's Special Serenade For Fan

Tim McGraw's Special Serenade For Fan

Country star Tim McGraw sang "You Are So Beautiful" to a fan with Down Syndrome who joined him on stage in Atlanta July 13. He also signed his guitar and gave it to the ecstatic girl.
Months Later, and 100 Miles Away, Family's Lost Dog Found

Months Later, and 100 Miles Away, Family's Lost Dog Found

A happy ending for one Michigan family and their beloved dog, missing for months.
NASA: We Are Closing in On Finding Life On Another Planet

NASA: We Are Closing in On Finding Life On Another Planet

Space telescopes helping to track down Earth-like planets.
'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.
Mobile Tickets, Ventra Payment Coming to Metra by Jan. 1

Mobile Tickets, Ventra Payment Coming to Metra by Jan. 1

Riders will soon be able to buy their tickets on their smartphones or with their Ventra cards.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Rolling Meadows Woman Killed in Crash

Rolling Meadows Woman Killed in Crash

The accident happened shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday on Route 53 in Rolling Meadows.
Julia Collins of Illinois Now Has 3rd Highest 'Jeopardy' Win Streak

Julia Collins of Illinois Now Has 3rd Highest 'Jeopardy' Win Streak

Kenilworth resident racking up the wins and the dollars. She has the longest winning streak of any woman in "Jeopardy" history.
One Killed in Arlington Park Metra Crash

One Killed in Arlington Park Metra Crash

The accident occurred Wednesday morning and is causing delays on the Northwest line.
South Barrington Boy Injured After Mundelein Store Awning Collapses

South Barrington Boy Injured After Mundelein Store Awning Collapses

The accident happened just before noon on Saturday outside King David's Airsoft and Hobbies at 1432 S. Butterfield Road, according to media reports.
Investigation Continues in Barrington Soldier's Death in Kosovo

Investigation Continues in Barrington Soldier's Death in Kosovo

Sgt. Heidi Ruh, 32, was fatally shot in Kosovo in a non-combat area.
Man Makes Heil Hitler Sign in Front of Holocaust Museum

Man Makes Heil Hitler Sign in Front of Holocaust Museum

The man had someone take his picture while making the sign in front of the Skokie museum.
Severe Thunderstorms, Hail, Damaging Winds Possible This Afternoon, Tonight

Severe Thunderstorms, Hail, Damaging Winds Possible This Afternoon, Tonight

The scattered thunderstorms are expected to begin to develop this afternoon across far northern Illinois.