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Hanover Park police form coalition to apply for National Safety Council award

A coalition led by Hanover Park police is trying to become the fourth Illinois town with a “safe community” distinction from a nonprofit group with close ties to the World Health Organization. They have an ambitious agenda, one that will require village leaders to get on board and months of study. “We’re looking for long-term […]

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AKHAN may be joined by technology incubators when it starts operating in Gurnee business park

Adam Khan says his high-tech company specializing in diamond film semiconductors may not be alone when it moves into a Gurnee office park. Khan told the Gurnee village board this week that four or five technology incubators may join his AKHAN Semiconductor Inc. in a 120,000-square-foot space near the Tri-State Tollway. Full News here – […]

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Police: Man tried to choke teen inside Hanover Park McDonald’s

Hanover Park police are searching for a man in his 50s accused of trying to choke an 18-year-old in a McDonald’s restaurant. The teen was not injured, and there were no weapons used, said police, who are calling the man a battery suspect. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Hanover Park woman sentenced to 15 years in death of newborn

A judge’s imposition of a 15-year sentence on a Hanover Park woman concludes a heartbreaking saga that began more than three years ago when employees discovered the lifeless body of her newborn in the restroom of a Streamwood Salvation Army store. Jessica Cruz, the baby’s 22-year-old mother, pleaded guilty last month to aggravated battery of […]

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Hanover Park man pleads guilty to sexually abusing girl

A Hanover Park man pleaded guilty to predatory criminal sexual assault Thursday. In exchange for his plea to the class X felony, Mario Mendoza, 26, was sentenced to six years in prison. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Woman, 25, sexually assaulted in Wicker Park neighborhood

Woman, 25, sexually assaulted in Wicker Park neighborhood Chicago police said a woman was tackled from behind and sexually assaulted in the 1700 block of West Pierce Avenue at about 2 a.m. Monday. Chicago police said a woman was tackled from behind and sexually assaulted in the 1700 block of West Pierce … Full News here […]

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Villa Park man injured, cats killed in garage fire

A Villa Park man was injured and at least three cats killed Sunday night as the man attempted to extinguish a fire in his garage in the 1100 block of North Yale Avenue. Villa Park Fire Chief Ronald Rakosnik said his crews responded to the fire at about 10:40 p.m. Sunday to find the three-car […]

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South Side residents express support for Washington Park and Woodlawn sites for Obama Presidential Library

On Jan. 8, South Side residents and community leaders sent the following letter to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. To: Mayor Rahm Emanuel The Obama Presidential Library offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the South Side and for all of Chicago. We are writing in response to recent reports that the Barack Obama Foundation is asking the […]

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Armstrong Park flood relief project nearing completion

A $ 12.5 million flood relief project at Armstrong Park in Carol Stream is ahead of schedule and nearing completion, DuPage County officials said Monday. The project involves building two reservoirs. When water rises in nearby Klein Creek, water will move into the smaller reservoir and then, once it reaches a certain elevation, be pumped […]

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Vernon Hills woman charged in park garbage can fire

A Vernon Hills woman faces criminal charges after police say she lit a park garbage can on fire. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Choices, newcomers on St. Charles library, park ballots

Both the St. Charles Public Library and St. Charles Park District will see competitive races for the publicly-elected boards that make the decisions for the two taxing bodies. And both races involve newcomers to the local political scene. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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‘Goldbergs’ co-star splits time between Park Ridge, Hollywood

Sean Giambrone is a 15-year-old suburban kid with a double life. For part of his life — about half the year — he’s a normal Maine South High School sophomore, playing soccer and video games with his friends in Park Ridge. The rest of the time, he’s a Hollywood star. Giambrone co-stars on the hit […]

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Beach Park teen dies after being hit by vehicle

A Beach Park teenager died after he was hit Monday by a vehicle on Skokie Highway, North Chicago police said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Glen Ellyn Park District planning for improvements

Glen Ellyn Park District is looking to spruce up many of its parks and amenities, including the historic Lake Ellyn boathouse, as part of next year’s budget. he park district’s 2015 budget projects about $ 18.9 million in expenditures, which cover, in part, costs for several park upgrades. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local […]

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Races take shape for Arlington Hts. board, schools and park district

Arlington Heights voters will have contested races next spring for village trustee, school boards in District 214 and District 25, and the Arlington Heights park board. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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