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Police Blotter: Teens Arrested at Oswego East; DUI, Theft Charges

Police Blotter: Teens Arrested at Oswego East; DUI, Theft Charges

Arrests, incidents reported by police.
Small Plane Crash Injures Two People

Small Plane Crash Injures Two People

Ultralight plane crashed in Newark near the Kendall-LaSalle county border.
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.
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.
Caller Impersonates Cop to Get Credit Card Number: Sheriff

Caller Impersonates Cop to Get Credit Card Number: Sheriff

Victim got a call from "Officer Neal Johnson" demanding money.
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.
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?
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.
Oswego Police, Yorkville Business Team Up to Benefit Special Olympics

Oswego Police, Yorkville Business Team Up to Benefit Special Olympics

Event includes a 50/50, door prizes and a chance to win a special-edition Harley-Davidson.
Aurora Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Aurora Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Victim was shot multiple times, including in the face, police said.
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.
Local Jobs: ARYZTA, Kay Jewelers, Hollywood Casino Now Hiring

Local Jobs: ARYZTA, Kay Jewelers, Hollywood Casino Now Hiring

A roundup of jobs from the Web.
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.
Naperville Quintuplets Turn 18

Naperville Quintuplets Turn 18

Happy Birthday to Padraic, Aidan, Grace, Elizabeth and Clare Collins!
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.
Rare Respiratory Illness Sickens Children Across Illinois, Midwest

Rare Respiratory Illness Sickens Children Across Illinois, Midwest

Enterovirus D68 has sent hundreds of kids to the hospital in recent weeks.