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Defense Attorney Re-Plays 911 Call for Kelli's Mom on Stand

Defense Attorney Re-Plays 911 Call for Kelli's Mom on Stand

Defense attorney picks apart state's case in trial of man accused of killing 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin.
Former Congressman Joe Walsh to Appear at Sharon Brannigan Fund Raiser

Former Congressman Joe Walsh to Appear at Sharon Brannigan Fund Raiser

Walsh will be in Homer Glen on Sept. 18.
AAUW Home Tour to Feature Hinsdale Homes

AAUW Home Tour to Feature Hinsdale Homes

Proceeds from the annual home tour support the AAUW Educational Foundation and the Hinsdale/Oak Brook area local Scholarship Fund.
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.

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AAUW Home Tour to Feature Hinsdale Homes

AAUW Home Tour to Feature Hinsdale Homes

Proceeds from the annual home tour support the AAUW Educational Foundation and the Hinsdale/Oak Brook area local Scholarship Fund.
Defense Attorney Re-Plays 911 Call for Kelli's Mom on Stand

Defense Attorney Re-Plays 911 Call for Kelli's Mom on Stand

Defense attorney picks apart state's case in trial of man accused of killing 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin.
Former Congressman Joe Walsh to Appear at Sharon Brannigan Fund Raiser

Former Congressman Joe Walsh to Appear at Sharon Brannigan Fund Raiser

Walsh will be in Homer Glen on Sept. 18.
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.
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.
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.
Killer Left Profane Post on Victim's Facebook Page, Cop Testifies

Killer Left Profane Post on Victim's Facebook Page, Cop Testifies

Also, FBI special agent presents cellular tower analysis of John Wilson, Jr's and O'Laughlin's cell phones, teen's autopsy photos shown.
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?
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.
JOBS: Riverside Parks and Recreation Seeks Instructors, Office Assistant

JOBS: Riverside Parks and Recreation Seeks Instructors, Office Assistant

If you have a special skill that you would like to share through the Riverside Parks & Recreation Department, please contact Annie Hanrahan.
Carson's Marks 20th Year of Semi-Annual Goodwill Sale, Sept. 17-Oct. 4

Carson's Marks 20th Year of Semi-Annual Goodwill Sale, Sept. 17-Oct. 4

Bring gently used clothing and textiles to Carson's and receive 25-percent off coupons for each item for the semi-annual Goodwill sale.
LOCAL JOBS: Oasis, DriveNow, Marriott, Chess Wizards, Naperville Dist. 203

LOCAL JOBS: Oasis, DriveNow, Marriott, Chess Wizards, Naperville Dist. 203

Looking for a new line of work or a way to supplement your income? Check out what Patch found for you.
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.
Prosecutors: Wilson Used Foreign Coins Stolen from O'Laughlin Home To Pay For Cab

Prosecutors: Wilson Used Foreign Coins Stolen from O'Laughlin Home To Pay For Cab

Highlights of Monday's testimony from the Kelli O'Laughlin trial. Police tell jurors how they tracked down man accused of killing teen.
Public Health Officials Watching for Possible Outbreaks of EV-D68 Virus

Public Health Officials Watching for Possible Outbreaks of EV-D68 Virus

Uncommon enterovirus has sent hundreds of Midwestern children to hospitals for treatment of serious to severe respiratory illness.
Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Which Football Teams are Illinoisans Rooting For?

Illinois' favorite NFL team might be obvious, but what about its favorite college team? Or favorite NFL team from a different state?
IL State Treasurer's Online Auction Now Underway

IL State Treasurer's Online Auction Now Underway

The state treasurer's unclaimed property vault spillith over. Bids accepted through Sept. 12.