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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.
Police Officer From Grayslake Dies in Crash

Police Officer From Grayslake Dies in Crash

A 27-year-old Grayslake man died in a crash early Saturday in Gurnee.
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.
'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.
Gurnee Woman Shot, Killed at Kenosha Bar

Gurnee Woman Shot, Killed at Kenosha Bar

The shooting occurred in Kenosha, Wis., early Saturday morning.
Report: Lake County Among Better Places to Live in United States

Report: Lake County Among Better Places to Live in United States

Do you think Lake County deserves to be ranked among the best places to live in the United States? Why or why not?
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.
Suburb Makes Snobbiest Cities List

Suburb Makes Snobbiest Cities List

Naperville has made Movoto's top ten list of the snobbiest mid-sized cities in the U.S.
Mom Giving Kidney to 6-Year-Old Son: ‘It Wasn't a Question; My Son Needs My Kidney’

Mom Giving Kidney to 6-Year-Old Son: ‘It Wasn't a Question; My Son Needs My Kidney’

The Highland Park mom will have her right kidney removed next week and transplanted into her son, who had both of his removed because of a rare disease.
Police: Scammers Pose as Fundraisers for Local Cancer Charity, Collect 'Donations'

Police: Scammers Pose as Fundraisers for Local Cancer Charity, Collect 'Donations'

The scammers went so far as to use a photo of a teen who lost her battle with cancer in 2007 on fliers they handed out as they went door-to-door in a Fox River Grove neighborhood.
'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.
Your Guide to Libertyville Days

Your Guide to Libertyville Days

You can expect musical entertainment, family activities, a parade, carnival, food and drink as Libertyville Days returns this weekend.
The Black Bear is Back: Sightings Reported in DeKalb County

The Black Bear is Back: Sightings Reported in DeKalb County

Animal could be headed to Kendall County: "While these animals once roamed the Illinois landscape 150 years ago, seeing one today can be, at the very least, a startling sight," IDNR director
Get Ready for a Rare Friday the 13th Full Moon

Get Ready for a Rare Friday the 13th Full Moon

For the first time in more than 13 years, there will be a full moon on Friday the 13th.