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More than 500 residents, business community members and friends of Addison attended the 23rd annual Mayor's Community Charity Ball last month at Alta Villa Banquets, allowing Mayor Rich Veenstra to present the $58,000 in proceeds to 21 charities and service organizations that will use the money for causes such as feeding the hungry, helping sick ... (more)
An Atlanta, Ga., man is being held in DuPage County jail in lieu of $40,000 bond after smashing into eight cars while fleeing police following a dispute with his girlfriend in Elmhurst.
Raymond Kludoa, 77, 214 N. West Ave. Apt. 5, Elmhurst, was arrested and charged with felony aggravated driving with a revoked license after his red Chevrolet was pulled over at Glenview and Second at 2:19 a.m. Nov. 19. Adam Kappes, 26, 11542 W. Grand Ave., Melrose Park, was arrested and charged with driving with a revoked license and possession of ... (more)
Elmhurst police are still working to piece together the events of Tuesday afternoon after a man suspected of attacking a woman on the north side of town tried to escape, crashing into multiple vehicles in the downtown .
For much of the 20th century, Carl Sandburg was synonymous with the American experience, a spokesman for the people.
Shoppers braved the weather to enjoy the warmth of City Centre, where more than 40 merchants offered specials, free gift wrapping, discounts and their own hometown hospitality.
Even though it was cold, cold, cold on Thursday, Dec. 5-with temperatures only in the 20s-lots of Elmhurst families bundled up and headed over to Wilder Park for the Elmhurst Park District's annual tree lighting.
A Hanover Park investment consultant convicted earlier this year on federal charges of swindling clients out of about $4.26 million now has pleaded guilty to forgery.
The village of Oak Lawn and NORCOMM Public Safety Communications have entered into a contract for the latter to provide 911 emergency dispatch services.
Shirley Gray, 56, 271 Green Court, Wood Dale, was arrested and charged with DUI and endangering the life of a child after police pulled over her black Jeep Grand Cherokee for driving without headlights at Wrightwood and York at 9:53 p.m. Police said she had her 13-year-old grandson in the vehicle.
Want to see the Sugar Plum Fairy float across stage, or Scrooge's joyful change of heart? Or are you looking forward to a concert of your favorite Christmas carols? Our guide lists the concerts, plays, dance productions and other activities for the holiday season.
Did you know Chicago was named for a wild garlic plant? The only president born in Illinois was Ronald Reagan? The ferris wheel, processed cheese, the game of softball, the fly swatter, the upright silo and the automatic dishwasher were all invented by Illinoisans? You'll find these stories and hundreds more in Roadside History of Illinois , an ... (more)