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College of DuPage Continues Upward Enrollment Trend

College of DuPage Continues Upward Enrollment Trend

College of DuPage continues its upward enrollment trend this fall, with the College’s net 10th day credit headcount (full- and part-time stu
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!
8 Glenbard Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

8 Glenbard Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.

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No One Hurt After Lombard Man Drives Car Through 7-Eleven, Sheriff Says

No One Hurt After Lombard Man Drives Car Through 7-Eleven, Sheriff Says

Junior A. Espinal, 32, faces multiple charges, including driving without a valid license and leaving the scene of an accident.
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!
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
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.
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.
Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple picking season is here! And we've compiled a list of some of the best orchards for pick-your-own apples and plenty of fall fun.
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?
Edward, Elmhurst Hospitals Place Special Restrictions on Visitors

Edward, Elmhurst Hospitals Place Special Restrictions on Visitors

The restrictions have been put in place effective Thursday in light of a recent, and rare, respiratory virus that is sweeping the Midwest.
Fourth Sentencing Hearing Set for Former Wheaton Booster Club President

Fourth Sentencing Hearing Set for Former Wheaton Booster Club President

Dorothy "Dee" Horky is accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the booster club.
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.
Jim Belushi Selected to Wheaton Hall of Fame

Jim Belushi Selected to Wheaton Hall of Fame

Three people were selected this month to the Wheaton Community High Schools Hall of Fame
8 Glenbard Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

8 Glenbard Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.
Flash Flood Watch Issued for Chicago Suburbs

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Chicago Suburbs

The flash flood watch will take effect on Sept. 10 from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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.

Glendale Heights Oktoberfest Kicks Off This Weekend

The 3rd annual Oktoberfest will be held at Camera Park.
Local Health Officials Investigate Rare Respiratory Illness

Local Health Officials Investigate Rare Respiratory Illness

Edward Hospital has seen more patients with respiratory illnesses in recent weeks but its unclear if they have enterovirus D68.
Union Pacific Rail Project To Impact Metra's UP West Line Service

Union Pacific Rail Project To Impact Metra's UP West Line Service

Union Pacific will replace the rail on nearly 13 miles of track between Kress Road in West Chicago and Elburn.
Lombard Man Accused of Burglarizing Home, Stealing Credit Card

Lombard Man Accused of Burglarizing Home, Stealing Credit Card

Sabastiano Ceraulo is charged with residential burglary, use of a credit/debit card and possession of drug paraphernalia.