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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.

What to Watch for This Weekend at the DuPage County Fair

The fair will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily through Sunday at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton.
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
Caller Tells Elmhurst Woman Latin Kings Will Kill Her Brother if She Doesn't Wire $2,500

Caller Tells Elmhurst Woman Latin Kings Will Kill Her Brother if She Doesn't Wire $2,500

The Latin Kings really weren't going to kill her brother, as he was actually shopping in Oak Brook.
Area Residents Record Erratic Driving, Post to YouTube

Area Residents Record Erratic Driving, Post to YouTube

Some use video cameras in their vehicles to prevent scammers while others say posting the videos to YouTube is meant to educate, according to The Seattle Times. Others say it's just entertai
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.
Elmhurst Cops Crack the Case of the Mystery Tombstone

Elmhurst Cops Crack the Case of the Mystery Tombstone

It turns out the man whose name is on the tombstone apparently isn't even dead yet, police said, and he doesn't want the gravestone back.
Glen Ellyn Mom Grateful Kids Not Hurt When Apartment Ceiling Collapsed

Glen Ellyn Mom Grateful Kids Not Hurt When Apartment Ceiling Collapsed

Police determined the collapse occurred after a tarp was placed over a portion of the roof while work was being done. Heavy rain soaked the drywall ceiling and caused the collapse.
Ceiling Collapses at Glen Ellyn Apartment Complex

Ceiling Collapses at Glen Ellyn Apartment Complex

Police determined the collapse occurred after a tarp was placed over a portion of the roof while work was being done. Heavy rain soaked the drywall ceiling and caused the collapse.
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.