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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.
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.
FBI & State Cops Jail Woodridge Man on Conspiracy, Money Laundering & Theft Charges

FBI & State Cops Jail Woodridge Man on Conspiracy, Money Laundering & Theft Charges

The Woodridge man was unwittingly conspiring with an undercover FBI agent, according to court papers.
'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.
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.
Illinois State Police Planning I-355 Roadside Safety Check July 4-5

Illinois State Police Planning I-355 Roadside Safety Check July 4-5

Illinois State Police will checking drivers for unsafe driving on IL-64 entrance ramp to southbound I-355 Veterans Memorial Tollway.
Aurora, St. Charles Police Investigating Pre-Paid Card Scams

Aurora, St. Charles Police Investigating Pre-Paid Card Scams

Similar incidents involving fraudsters trying to use Green Dot cards to swindle people have been reported by police in Oswego, Joliet.
Find Fireworks for Fourth of July 2014 Around the Western Suburbs

Find Fireworks for Fourth of July 2014 Around the Western Suburbs

Your guide to fireworks displays and events around the western suburbs.
Child Sex Trafficking Sting Nabs Suspected Pimps

Child Sex Trafficking Sting Nabs Suspected Pimps

Chicago men were arrested and charged locally in nationwide FBI operation targeting child sex trafficking.
Darien Accepting Applications for Police Officers

Darien Accepting Applications for Police Officers

Applications for Darien, IL, police officers are due by 4 p.m. July 28. Testing will be held at Hinsdale South High School on Aug. 23.
Our Lady of Peace Holds 2-Day Garage Sale

Our Lady of Peace Holds 2-Day Garage Sale

Our Lady of Peace School in Darien is holding a one-of-a-kind garage sale this weekend, June 21-22.
Our Lady of Peace Holds 2-Day Plant Sale

Our Lady of Peace Holds 2-Day Plant Sale

Our Lady of Peace School in Darien is holding a one-of-a-kind plant sale this weekend, June 21-22.
Daughter of Sen. Christine Radogno Dies Suddenly

Daughter of Sen. Christine Radogno Dies Suddenly

Arrangements are pending.
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.
Biker Who Posted Cop Chase Video on YouTube Gets 4-Year Sentence

Biker Who Posted Cop Chase Video on YouTube Gets 4-Year Sentence

Hamza Ali Ben Ali, 31, of Plainfield, sentenced Friday by DuPage County judge for luring police into high-speed chase. Also faces possible deportation back to Algeria, the Daily Herald repor
Kane County Moves Morgue To DuPage After Mold is Found

Kane County Moves Morgue To DuPage After Mold is Found

Kane County will relocate autopsy operations to DuPage County coroner's office after black mold was discovered at Geneva facility.