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  1. Naperville town hall meeting with Parkland students pushes message...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | Chicago Tribune

    A panel of high school students from Parkland, Fla., Downers Grove and Chicago discuss ways to achieve changes in gun laws to end school and neighborhood shootings during a town hall meeting Saturday at DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church in Naperville. A panel of high school students from Parkland, Fla., Downers Grove and Chicago discuss ways to achieve changes in gun laws to end school and neighborhood shootings during a town hall meeting Saturday at DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church in Naperville.

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  2. Council OKs $7.6 million in flood control projects for southwest ElmhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Chicago Tribune

    Phase I of the project is a detention basin and related piping and equipment south of Butterfield Road adjacent to Messiah Lutheran Church, 130 W. Butterfield Road. Phase I of the project is a detention basin and related piping and equipment south of Butterfield Road adjacent to Messiah Lutheran Church, 130 W. Butterfield Road.

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  3. Man gets 55 years in prison for Aurora murder over small amount of potRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Chicago Tribune

    Kane County Circuit Judge Donald M. Tegeler Jr. Thursday sentenced Leon D. Williams, 23, of the 2400 block of North Farnsworth Avenue, to 55 years in state prison for the Nov. 7, 2015, murder of 19-year-old Daniel Sanchez of Aurora. The sentence includes a mandatory 25-year enhancement because Williams personally fired the gunshots that killed Daniel Sanchez, according to a press release from the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.

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  4. 1 dead, two others injured in Lisle auto crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    About 1:43 p.m., a westbound Nissan Rogue driven by a 74-year-old man crossed the center line in the 900 block of Ogden Avenue and struck a black Acura that was heading east, according to a statement on the Lisle Police Department's Facebook page. The driver of the Nissan and two people in the Acura were taken to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove with serious injuries, but the 74-year-old man later died, according to the statement.

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  5. Darien pastor organizes runners to raise funds for clean waterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    The Rev. Tim Hoekstra of La Grange Park, pastor of Suburban Life Community Church in Darien, raises money for World Vision water programs through running.

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  6. 95-year-old woman who drove into Aurora retention pond has died, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A car is pulled out of a retention pond in Aurora on May 4. The 95-year-old woman inside, Helen A. Duncan, was rescued but died the following day. A car is pulled out of a retention pond in Aurora on May 4. The 95-year-old woman inside, Helen A. Duncan, was rescued but died the following day.

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  7. 96-year-old woman rescued from submerged car that went into Aurora...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A car is pulled out of a retention pond in Aurora on May 4, 2018. As a 96-year-old woman trapped in a car submerged in an Aurora pond pounded on the inside of the vehicle for help, a group including two off-duty police officers and a passerby worked quickly to rescue her Friday.

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  8. 2 Elgin murder victims identified; 2 'persons of interest' in case, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Mark McDaniel, 26, of the 1000 block of Todd Farm Drive, Elgin, was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin and later transferred to Advocate Lutheran General in Park Ridge, where he died. The second man was Raymond Dyson, 29, of the first block of Dumbarton Oaks Place, Elgin, who was taken to Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin and later transferred to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove , where he died.

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  9. Elgin firefighters invite government officials to see impact of decisions about staffing, spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Elgin Firefighters Union Local 439 recently hosted a class to teach elected leaders and government officials about their profession. Elected officials and government employees from the Elgin area got the chance to learn what it's like to fight fires during a union-backed event intended to help decision-makers understand the impact of choices they make that affect staffing and equipment.

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  10. Downers Grove home near woods: $924,900Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    The terrace in front of this four-bedroom home overlooks professionally landscaped grounds, which include a sport court. The white kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances, granite countertops and custom-glass cabinetry.

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  11. Casten open to loaning his campaign more money to challenge RoskamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Democrat Sean Casten, Downers Grove, is challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, in the November election. Democratic businessman Sean Casten loaned his campaign $650,000 in the primary, and said Monday he will "do what we have to do" financially to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam as the 6th District Congressman.

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  12. Democrats had strong showing in DuPage County Board primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Campaign signs outside the polls at Seventh Day Adventist Church in Hinsdale on Primary Election Day. The election results of the March primary are official, but the names that will appear on the ballot in November are not yet definite.

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  13. Owners of 1899 Hinsdale house ravaged by fire overwhelmed with community supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Homeowners of a historic Hinsdale house coordinated with construction workers, restoration services and helpful neighbors the day after a fire. Homeowners of a historic Hinsdale house coordinated with construction workers, restoration services and helpful neighbors the day after a fire.

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  14. 'One-in-a-million': Suburban woman had son, then twins -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Mario Aguirre and Teri Nobles introduce triplets Vincent Alan, left, Santino Michael, center, and Andres Lionel, and older siblings, in the back, from left, Mateo Aguirre, 8, and Logan Benson, 10, during an interview at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital on March 30, 2018. Mario Aguirre and Teri Nobles introduce triplets Vincent Alan, left, Santino Michael, center, and Andres Lionel, and older siblings, in the back, from left, Mateo Aguirre, 8, and Logan Benson, 10, during an interview at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital on March 30, 2018.

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  15. Young activists rally for gun reform at March of Our Lives Chicago march in Union ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    "We shouldn't have to be afraid to go to school, " said Mona Ajaz, a 14-year-old from Hinsdale who carried a red-splatter painted sign that said, " NRA there is blood on your hands." Bouncing to keep warm in the cold, the activists cheered to music pumping from giant speakers set up on a stage draped with Chicago and American flags.

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  16. Elgin City Council gives initial nod to lifting 45-year ice cream truck banRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    With a new ordinance in place, Elgin is set to allow the sale of ice cream and other frozen treats from trucks. With a new ordinance in place, Elgin is set to allow the sale of ice cream and other frozen treats from trucks.

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  17. Former Yankees Slugger Leads New Christ Church in Downers GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Born and raised in the small town of Fairborn, Ohio, Rev. Eric Camfield was always athletic.

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  18. Underwood, Stella sweep primaries in 14th, 11th Congressional districts; Casten squeaks by in 6thRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Unofficial results indicate Sean Casten, a scientist from Downers Grove garnered 29.9 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary election and will face incumbent U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R- Wheaton, in the November election. Roskam did not have a challenger in the GOP primary.

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  19. GOP candidates for DuPage sheriff work in that officeRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Frank Bibbiano, left, and James Mendrick are seeking the Republican nomination for the job of DuPage County Sheriff in the March 20 primary. Frank Bibbiano, left, and James Mendrick are seeking the Republican nomination for the job of DuPage County Sheriff in the March 20 primary.

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  20. Property taxes, spending top concerns in DuPage Board Democratic primaryRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Julie Renehan of Hinsdale and Mehr Qayyum of Burr Ridge agree county spending and high property taxes are key concerns of the residents of District 3 in DuPage County. The two women, along with John Basco of Downers Grove, are running in the Democratic primary March 20 for two seats on the DuPage County Board.

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