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Naperville woman growing organic farm idea to help veterans

Naperville cafe owner Veronica Porter is working to bring organic farming back to her agricultural hometown. Porter is finalizing plans to open Veterans Victory Farm, an organic specialty crop business that would employ military members returning from service with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries. “I really feel strongly that this is the generation […]

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Geneva police search home of woman charged in Canada

Lindsay Kantha Souvannarath, a 23-year-old woman from Geneva, has been charged in a plot to kill as many people as possible at shopping mall on Valentine’s Day, a senior Canadian police official said today. A 19-year-old male suspect shot himself to death after police surrounded his home, the official said. The Geneva woman’s home was […]

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Elgin woman a mainstay at Senior Services Associates

If any shy senior citizens sat uncomfortably in a corner somewhere, Jennifer Almanza of Elgin never failed to bring them into the fold with her energy and zest for life. Almanza, 64, who died Feb. 4 at Advocate Sherman Hospital, was passionate about her work as director of activity and marketing at Senior Services Associates’ […]

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Woman in labor during blizzard rushed to hospital

A woman in labor whose car ran off the road during blizzard conditions Sunday night is being rushed to the hospital in an ambulance with a snow plow escort. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Elgin man gets 6 years for sex assault of autistic woman

A 55-year-old Elgin man was sentenced to six years in prison after admitting to sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman in April 2013. Kenneth Logwood must register as a sex offender. He was arrested after the woman became pregnant and police obtained his DNA, according to court records. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local […]

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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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Elgin man, woman face drug and gun charges

An Elgin search warrant uncovered drugs and a gun Tuesday evening and led to multiple charges against two people, police said. The charges came after a month-long investigation by Elgin’s special investigations division after officers received a tip that drugs were being sold at a home in the 1200 block of Fleetwood Drive in the […]

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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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Dump truck crash victim identified as 94-year-old Prospect Heights woman

The pedestrian struck and killed by a dump truck in Des Plaines Thursday has been identified, authorities said Friday. Lilah M. De Paul, 94, of Prospect Heights was struck about 2 p.m. near 767 W. Golf Road, in the Market Place Shopping Center, police said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Chicago woman sets up GoFundMe page for pizza guy belittled by customers

Chicago woman sets up GoFundMe page for pizza guy belittled by customers They called the pizza place and asked the driver to come back, with the change. Video of the employees belittling the driver went viral, so a Chicago woman set up a GoFundMe account for him. Now, the dough is rolling in, to the […]

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Elk Grove Village woman pleads guilty to Rotaryfest theft

An Elk Grove Village woman pleaded guilty to stealing more than $ 1,000 while working as a volunteer during the Rotaryfest celebration last summer. Cynthia Conoboy, 51, was sentenced to 24 months probation and 30 hours of community service in exchange for her guilty plea. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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‘Retired’ Arlington Hts. woman worked 20 years at newsstand

Following her retirement, Alice Freier worked for more than 20 years at the Westgate Book Store & Newspaper shop in Arlington Heights, dispensing a cheerful smile and witty advice to the hundreds of racing fans and lottery customers who came through its doors. She died Monday at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights, where she […]

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Chicago woman to join elite ranks of supercentenarians

Chicago woman to join elite ranks of supercentenarians Adler retired when she was 89, but the firm is still run by Weiner's family and now has offices in Chicago, Lincolnwood, Los Angeles and Orange County, Calif. After her husband died when she was in her early 80s, Adler remained active in her knitting … Full […]

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Constable: Palatine woman who’s struggled with blindness finds her path

Losing the last remnants of her vision just as her career began, Julie Gistenson thrives as a massage therapist at the Midtown Athletic Club in Palatine. “Her ability to overcome so many obstacles in her life has been an excellent example to us all. She is a wonderful role model to anyone dealing with adversity,” […]

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Des Plaines-area woman dies after being hit by van

A 38-year-old pedestrian died Friday after she was struck by a minivan near Des Plaines, authorities said Saturday. The death of Allison Flosi, who was hit near her home, was ruled an accident, the Cook County coroner’s office said. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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