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  1. Appellate court affirms Villa Park man's murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    The state's Second District Appellate Court has affirmed the first-degree murder conviction of Todd Mandoline of Villa Park for starting a 2012 fire that killed his former girlfriend in Lombard. Mandoline, now 31, was found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated arson and was sentenced in April 2015 by DuPage County Judge John Kinsella to consecutive prison terms of 27 years for murder and 12 years for aggravated arson.

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  2. Governor signs measure to keep DuPage referendums validRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Herald

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that secures the results of four referendum questions passed last fall in DuPage County -- including one that will benefit the Helen Plum Library. Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to erase a technical error that jeopardized four property tax increases approved in November by DuPage County voters.

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  3. Coffaro, Hersey net OT victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Daily Herald

    The visiting Huskies got a game-high 25 points from Joe Coffaro in earning a 68-59 overtime victory against Grayslake Central in a nonconference matchup Tuesday. Rolling Meadows 56, Maine East 51: Senior guard Jack Schoessling scored 26 points, while forwards Brian Carney and Jared Murphy also helped carry the visiting Mustangs to a nonconference win.

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  4. Willowbrook ties 47-year-old school wins recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Daily Herald

    So guys like junior center Ethan Schuemer and senior guard Iman Reynolds were understandably pumped up after beating Morton 52-39 on Friday night in Villa Park. Schuemer tallied a game-high 16 points, while Reynolds added 12 points as the Warriors tied the school record for wins, set in 1969-70.

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  5. Tom Cullerton passes key government consolidation initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    To share the success seen in DuPage County, State Senator Tom Cullerton passed Senate Bill 3, which will spread DuPage County's bipartisan government consolidation model statewide. "It's important that we continue to explore different ways to make sure government is working for the citizens of Illinois," Cullerton said.

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  6. Villa Park Junior Women's Club 2017 ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    The Villa Park Junior Women's Club is now accepting applications for their 2017 scholarship. Every year, the VPJWC sponsors a scholarship to benefit a female Villa Park student.

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  7. DuPage homicides on record pace, but officials say it won't lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    The year has gotten off to an unusually violent start in DuPage County, where law enforcement officials already have responded to as many homicides -- five -- as they did in all of last year and half as many as in all of 2015. But the county's top prosecutor and coroner say that while they're disappointed to have any homicides at all, the five registered by Jan. 30 is hardly a reliable predictor for the rest of the year.

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  8. Huge Turn Out in Islamic foundation to express solidarity with MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Daily Herald

    Sunday, Feb 05, 2017 1:00 pm-3:15 pm The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago hosted an event with Senator Richard Durbin, Including several leaders from faith and civic organizations at Islamic Foundation in Villa Park to condemned President Trump's executive order to ban Muslim and Syrian refugees and visitors from seven Muslim countries among other restrictions on travel. The topic of the day was How to Challenge the #Muslim Ban.

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  9. DuPage sheriff to seek federal grant for body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Daily Herald

    The DuPage County's sheriff's department is seeking federal grant money in a renewed push to equip its deputies with body cameras. Nearly two years ago, Sheriff John Zaruba failed to sell county board members on a roughly $1.1 million plan to replace aging video cameras in his department's squad cars with a new integrated recording system that would have included body cameras for every deputy.

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  10. Famed photographer exhibits in Villa ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Daily Herald

    Photographer Marc Hauser has developed a spare portrait style that has drawn musicians, including Irish singer Sinead O'Connor, to his work. A portrait of blues pianist Sunnyland Slim is among the work by photographer Marc Hauser being exhibited at Park Art Center in Villa Park.

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  11. Hinsdale South still has Willowbrook's numberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Daily Herald

    The Hornets broke out the kryptonite for the second time this season and remains the lone team to beat Willowbrook after Friday's 62-50 West Suburban Gold victory in Villa Park. The Warriors technically remain a half-game ahead of Hinsdale South for the Gold lead, but both teams can share the title if they win their remaining league games.

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  12. Durbin and Cullerton raise awareness for career-tech programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Daily Herald

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Sen. Tom Cullerton toured Automobile Mechanics' Local 701 in Carol Stream to raise awareness and learn more about vocational and career-tech training programs. CAROL STREAM- To raise awareness for vocational and technology careers, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and State Senator Tom Cullerton toured Automobile Mechanics' Local 701 in Carol Stream.

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  13. Youngsters propel Willowbrook past Addison TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Daily Herald

    With a pair of sophomores and a freshman scoring in double figures, Willowbrook came back from a 7-point fourth-quarter deficit to knock off Addison Trail 46-43 in Villa Park. Freshman Shannon Knudtson, who finished with 11 points, hit a pair of 3-pointers to slice the deficit to 1 before senior Grace Chantos gave the Warriors the lead for good by making two free throws with 1:27 remaining.

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  14. Dawn Patrol: Possible break in 1975 disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Daily Herald

    Rolling Meadows police are searching near a home northwest of Joliet for the remains of a local teenager who went missing more than 40 years ago after leaving his home to visit a friend. Full story A judge Wednesday set bail for a Villa Park woman accused of stealing nearly $250,000 from an elderly uncle with dementia.

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  15. Villa Park woman accused of stealing thousands from uncleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Daily Herald

    A judge Wednesday set bail for a Villa Park woman accused of stealing nearly $250,000 from an elderly uncle with dementia. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced that bail was set at $100,000 for 60-year-old Sharon Cermak, of the 0-100 block of Buttercup Lane.

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  16. Villa Park woman charged with stealing from elderly uncleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Daily Herald

    A Villa Park woman is in custody on charges she stole nearly $250,000 from her 80-year-old uncle who is suffering from dementia, authorities said Wednesday. Sharon Cermak, 60, is being held on $100,000 bail.

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  17. Tom Cullerton and Frerichs work to protect Illinois familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Daily Herald

    State Senator Tom Cullerton sat down with state Treasurer Michael Frerichs and Representative Deb Conroy and local advocates from the AARP, NAACP and the Illinois Funeral Directors Association to share information on finding ways to return unclaimed life insurance policies to deceased policy owners' families. ITASCA- The Illinois State Treasurer's office has found about $500 million in unpaid life insurance benefits.

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  18. Cops: Multiple charges against Glen Ellyn man in DUI-related crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Lawrence Sieber of Glen Ellyn faces numerous charges related to four crashes that left one person in critical condition Sunday. A 62-year-old Glen Ellyn man is being held in DuPage County jail on numerous charges related to four crashes, including three hit-and-runs, that left one person in critical condition early Sunday evening, authorities said.

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  19. Willowbrook tops Downers Grove South for 10th straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Returning to the court after four victories at the Sterling MLK Shootout by a combined 21 points, the Warriors won their 10th game in a row with another nail-biter, this time a 56-53 decision over Downers Grove South in Villa Park. "I can't say we are young even though we still have a lot of juniors," Willowbrook coach Chris Perkins said.

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  20. Tax filing help available at CODRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Taxpayers can receive free assistance with electronic filing of state and federal tax returns on Saturday mornings, Feb. 25 through April 15, on College of DuPage's Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd. COD offers the help in partnership with Glen Ellyn Elementary District 89, Villa Park Public Library and Wheaton Public Library. Sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, Feb. 25; March 4, 11, 18 and 25; and April 8 and 15, in the Seaton Computing Center, Room 123.

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