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Naperville woman opens non-dairy, frozen dessert business in Lombard

It’s only been three weeks since Gina Klafeta of Naperville launched her new frozen dessert business in Lombard, but she’s already on her way to some sweet success. The 23-year-old said she got the idea to create an allergy-friendly, nondairy, vegan food product after studying baking and pastry-making at College of DuPage and nutrition at […]

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Woman killed by piece of gargoyle falling from S. Loop church

A Chicago woman died Thursday afternoon after she was struck by a piece of a decorative gargoyle that fell from a historic South Loop church.  Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Carol Stream woman held in West Chicago hit and run

A Carol Stream woman is being held in DuPage County Jail on $ 35,000 bail, accused of hitting a pedestrian with her car and leaving late Wednesday near West Chicago.Kim H. Phan, 57, of the 700 block of Carol Stream is charged with felony failure to report an accident involving personal injury. Full News here […]

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Police search for man who groped woman on Red Line train

Police search for man who groped woman on Red Line train Chicago police continue to search for a man suspected of groping a woman on the Red Line. The 23-year-old woman told police the man made "inappropriate contact" around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday on a southbound train between the North/Clybourn and … Full News here – Read […]

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Parents: Woman charged with kidnapping at O'Hare is mentally ill, 'not a criminal'

Parents: Woman charged with kidnapping at O'Hare is mentally ill, 'not a criminal' She hadn't responded to several phone calls, and they feared she was off her medication and wandering the streets of Chicago. They finally found Olachi Etoh on Wednesday, her mugshot on the homepage of every news website in the city, charged with … […]

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Woman found dead in Bali got $840,000 in a cruise line settlement

The estate left behind eight years ago by James L. Mack, whose wife was found stuffed in a suitcase in Bali last week, didn’t amount to much — at first. Mack left behind a $ 150,000 Chicago condo and a bank account worth about $ 1,800 when he died in 2006, according to court records […]

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Harvey police officer shot; woman, five children taken hostage in standoff

Harvey police were negotiating Tuesday afternoon with two men, at least one of them armed, who were barricaded inside a home in the south suburb where they were holding one woman and five children hostage, authorities said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Chicago Woman Killed in Bali Was Hit by "Blunt Object"

Chicago Woman Killed in Bali Was Hit by "Blunt Object" An autopsy has revealed that a Chicago woman, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase in Bali this week, was struck by a blunt object, officials said Saturday. The body of Sheila von Wiese-Mack was found inside a suitcase in the trunk of a […]

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Woman shot during Bolingbrook bank robbery

A woman was shot by a man who robbed a bank in southwest suburban Bolingbrook Monday. Police responded to the First Midwest Bank at 450 N. Bolingbrook Rd. about noon, said Lt. Mike Rompa of the Bolingbrook Police Department. Police were told a female employee of the bank had been shot in the arm, he […]

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Northwest Side crash leaves woman dead, 5 others injured

Northwest Side crash leaves woman dead, 5 others injured A woman died on her way to the hospital and five others were injured in a crash on North Avenue early Saturday morning, police said. Police said six people were inside a car that crashed into a lightpole Saturday morning at 4:25 A.M. Two men, age […]

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Body identified as Waukegan woman

A body found Wednesday at the Lyons Woods Forest Preserve was that of a 52-year old Waukegan woman, police said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Woman sexually assaulted during jog in Chicago Lawn

A 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at gunpoint while jogging early Wednesday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. Full News here – WFLD – Crime

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Addison woman shot during Indiana robbery attempt

Police say a mother and her two daughters were shot during an attempted robbery in Hammond. Hammond Police Lt. Rich Hoyda says two men tried to rob a 41-year-old woman Sunday morning while she was in the car with her daughters, ages 15 and 12. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Architectural team for Lucas museum includes woman behind Aqua Tower

Jeanne Gang will design a bridge that will connect the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art from its proposed site on Chicago’s Museum Campus to Northerly Island, officials announced Monday. She and her firm, Studio Gang, also will lead the landscape design for the museum. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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‘She was a hero': Arlington Heights woman drowns saving 3 boys

An Arlington Heights woman drowned while saving three boys in a lake in far northern Wisconsin Tuesday, authorities said. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – News

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