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Trapshooting to resume Sunday at Sportsman’s Park in Naperville

Members of Naperville Sportsman’s Club are getting their shooting range back Sunday after it was shuttered for six months for renovations. That means clay targets will be flying as people such as Sportsman’s Club President Jim Monk get back to the hobby they love in the park at 735 S. West St. “We’re extremely excited,” […]

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Alderman wants dogs allowed in new Maggie Daley Park

“As the proud owner of two dogs, I am very sympathetic to concerns about prohibiting dogs in the northern portion of Grant Park,” Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) wrote in a newsletter to constituents. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Four shot in Washington Park neighborhood

Four people — at least two of them boys — were shot in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood on Monday evening. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon Opens

Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon Opens CHICAGO (CBS) – The $ 60 million Maggie Daley Park, adjacent to Millennium Park in Chicago's front yard, opened to strollers, skaters and kids of all ages Saturday, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser. Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and his daughter … Full News here – Read more on CBS […]

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Lego train show continues Sunday at Cantigny Park

The Northern Illinois Lego Train Club held its 13th annual free Christmas show Saturday at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. The event continues 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. “We normally get about 10,000 people through here for the weekend show,” said Brian Williams, a member of the club. “It’s a very popular show. Families keep […]

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Atheism sign vandalized again in Arlington Heights park

An atheism sign installed as part of the holiday display at North School Park in Arlington Heights has been damaged by vandals for the second year in a row, and the group that placed it there is offering a $ 2,000 reward to find out who is responsible. “It seems there is no peace, good […]

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Missing West Rogers Park girl, 12, found safe

Missing West Rogers Park girl, 12, found safe Deveie left her home in the 1900 block of West Hood Avenue in the West Rogers Park neighborhood Friday without telling anyone where she was going, according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department's Office of News Affairs. cComments. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Divided Hanover Park board approves budget

Three Hanover Park trustees opposed the village’s $ 58.96 million budget Thursday night, arguing the village didn’t do enough to tighten purse strings. But Mayor Rodney Craig cast the tiebreaking vote allowing the 2015 blueprint to take effect. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Two women rescued from apartment building collapse in Washington Park neighborhood

Fire rescue crews have rescued two people from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building in the Washington Park neighborhood Sunday night, authorities said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Panel approves 6 more marijuana dispensaries, denies 1 for Wicker Park

Panel approves 6 more marijuana dispensaries, denies 1 for Wicker Park A city zoning panel Friday gave a thumbs-up to six more medical marijuana dispensaries in Chicago while denying one proposal and putting off decisions on six others. Prospective medical marijuana dealers made their pitches to the Zoning Board of … Full News here – […]

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Defense: Highland Park cops misled grand jury in sex assault case

A defense attorney for a Highland Park chiropractor facing allegations of sexually assaulting a client this year claims detectives misled a grand jury in order to obtain charges. Defense attorney Steven McCullom filed motions in Lake County court Wednesday claiming detectives gave false and misleading statements to a grand jury in order to obtain an […]

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DuPage forest preserve may open dog park near Darien

Dog owners in the southeast corner of DuPage County someday could be playing with their four-legged friends in a dog park that’s closer to home. DuPage County Forest Preserve commissioners are considering a proposal to construct an off-leash dog park in Oldfield Oaks Forest Preserve near Darien. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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5 children, 2 adults injured in Jackson Park crash

5 children, 2 adults injured in Jackson Park crash The minivan was travelling westbound on Marquette Drive when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. Two adults and five children were riding in the minivan when it crashed, Langford said. Full News here – Read more […]

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NEA chairman Chu visits Arts Incubator in Washington Park

Jane Chu, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, met with University leaders at the Washington Park Arts Incubator on Oct. 22 to discuss the Arts and Public Life initiative and the University’s efforts to support the cultural life of the Washington Park community. Theaster Gates, professor in visual arts and the College, […]

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Brown Line trains moving again after Lincoln Park fire closed tracks

CTA train service was suspended between the North Side and the Loop by a fire at a 124-year-old shuttered school. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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