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Woman Sees Man Creeping Outside Patio

Woman Sees Man Creeping Outside Patio

Downers Grove police investigate suspicious person at apartment complex.
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.
Entries for 'Darien Idol,' 'Battle of the Bands' Accepted Through July 31

Entries for 'Darien Idol,' 'Battle of the Bands' Accepted Through July 31

Aspiring singers and bands have until July 31 to reserve a spot in the upcoming Darien Fest hosted by the chamber of commerce.
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.
Cops Don't Know Who Made Park Fountain Foam at the Mouth

Cops Don't Know Who Made Park Fountain Foam at the Mouth

But don't worry: If the offender is caught, complaints will be signed, according to the police report.
Suspended Registration Leads to Marijuana Charges

Suspended Registration Leads to Marijuana Charges

Downers Grove police seized 1.39 grams of pot while searching the Countryside man's car during a traffic stop.
Glen Ellyn Woman Nabbed for Retail Theft at Kohl's: Cops

Glen Ellyn Woman Nabbed for Retail Theft at Kohl's: Cops

Diane Hale was caught taking four shirts and other store merchandise totaling about $130 without paying for them, according to a Downers Grove police report.
WWII Memorial Replica on Display as Part of Day of Honor

WWII Memorial Replica on Display as Part of Day of Honor

The July 27 event at Oak Trace senior living center in Downers Grove will feature the original scale model of the memorial used to show Congress before its construction.
More Than $200 Worth of Power Tools Stolen From Garage

More Than $200 Worth of Power Tools Stolen From Garage

Two cordless saws were among the items reported missing by the Downers Grove homeowner, according to police reports.
'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.
Village Puts Downtown Downers Grove Property Out to Bid

Village Puts Downtown Downers Grove Property Out to Bid

Opportunity knocks for developers interested in purchasing and redeveloping a Main Street property in heart of downtown Downers Grove.
Kids' Bike Races Featured at Downers Grove Criterium

Kids' Bike Races Featured at Downers Grove Criterium

Kids' fun races are part of the Downers Grove Criterium Sunday, July 26.
Overnight Ramp Closures Planned July 14-20 at Ogden and I-294

Overnight Ramp Closures Planned July 14-20 at Ogden and I-294

Ogden Avenue ramps will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. starting July 14.
West Suburban Police Will Conduct 'Active School Shooter' Drill

West Suburban Police Will Conduct 'Active School Shooter' Drill

Training exercise will test emergency preparedness of local first responders to an active mass shooter in a school scenario.
Naperville, Elmhurst Lead West Suburbs in 2013 DUI Arrests

Naperville, Elmhurst Lead West Suburbs in 2013 DUI Arrests

See where your suburb ranks in annual state survey for 2013 DUI arrests.
Keep Your Pet Safe This Fourth of July: Lost Dogs Illinois

Keep Your Pet Safe This Fourth of July: Lost Dogs Illinois

Tips for keeping your dog happy and healthy during the summer celebration season — plus what to do if you lose your pet.