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Foodie for Thought: Lt. David Haynes
Chicago Police Lt. David Haynes eats fewer doughnuts and more vegan meals than you'd think.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
[Interviews] Young Chop Says, "I Don't Even Know What Drill Music Is"
Exclusive: In addition to running down his work with Puff Daddy and Kanye West, Young Chop explains why Chicago artists determine the definition of "Drill."
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Congressman Roskam Calls For Funds To Clean Up West Chicago Factory Site
Suburban Congressman Peter Roskam is trying to keep up the Pressure on the Department of Energy to keep funds flowing for the clean-up of radioactive waste at the old Kerr-McGee factory site in West Chicago and other places, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Reading program commemorates 100th anniversary of World War I
The West Chicago City Museum has teamed up with the West Chicago Public Library District to offer a new reading discussion program, Historiography, commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I with the book "Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914" by Christopher Clark.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
St. Charles police reports
He reportedly had a dealer plate on his personal vehicle. • Mark Richard Chroust, 28, of the 1100 block of Sunset Road, Geneva, was charged Monday, July 14, with trespass on state-supported property, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
Two Community Block Parties Planned for West Chicago Residents
West Chicago, Illinois: July 17, 2014 – The summer season is a time for outdoor celebrations, and on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., Reed-Keppler Park, 129 National Street will be the neighborhood gathering place for a community block party in honor of residents, business owners and local law enforcement personnel ... (more)
2015 Banner Art Theme Announced - Applications Now Available
West Chicago, Illinois: July 18, 2014 – Dovetailing with a community-wide wellness initiative, Healthy West Chicago, the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission has announced the theme for its annual Community Banner Art Project as A Picture of Health.
More suburbs getting quiet zones for train horns
No, not that problem. Jet engines are still rattling windows in certain neighborhoods in the village bordering O'Hare International Airport.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Faith: Catholic Charities to host golf fundraiser
St. Raphael Catholic Church of Naperville is accepting applications for funds to be used for organizations in ministry.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
West Chicago Teen Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Female Relative
A West Chicago teen has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female relative, who was a minor at the time, when he was 16 years old, prosecutors said Monday.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Parade celebrates West Chicago's railroad tradition
Railroad Days has been a tradition in West Chicago for more than four decades, and for most of those years longtime resident Barbara Toney has had a front-row seat to the festival's parade as it marched past her home.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Three-car crash in W. Chicago sends two to hospital
Two people, one of whom was airlifted, were sent to the hospital after a three-car crash Saturday afternoon on Fabyan Parkway near Roosevelt Road in West Chicago.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Roskam: Federal money could push Kerr-McGee cleanup forward
The U.S. House has approved money to push forward on the decades-long pollution cleanup at the site of the former Kerr-McGee factory in West Chicago, but the project could stall if the federal government doesn't follow through.
Parade, carnival highlight West Chicago's Railroad Days
West Chicago's Railroad Days parade will step off at 1 p.m. Sunday from Ingalton and Elmwood avenues.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
West Chicago man acquitted of sexual assault
A 12-member DuPage County jury needed less than an hour Thursday evening to find Jose Ramirez-Alcantar not guilty of criminal sexual assault.
Third RR track coming to Geneva, as funding is announced
Construction of a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line through Geneva could start in 2016, as money has been pledged for the project.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Naperville Park District Awarded $2.5 Million Grant for Future Activity Center
Submitted by the Naperville Park District Governor Pat Quinn announced on July 7 the awarding of $7 million for the FY 2014 Park and Recreation Construction grants in Naperville, Aurora and West Chicago, which included a $2.5 million grant for the Naperville Park District for development of the District's planned Activity Center.
Healthy West Chicago to hand out survey at Railroad Days
Volunteers representing Healthy West Chicago are hoping for an enthusiastic response to a short survey they will be distributing and/or administering this weekend at Railroad Days in Reed-Keppler Park.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Trial begins in West Chicago criminal sexual assault case
The night of March 2, 2013 was supposed to be a fun night of drinking and dancing with friends for an Aurora woman.
Glendale Heights Fest ready for spin in spotlight
Crews were piecing together carnival rides, lugging trash cans and building a stage Tuesday as they transformed Camera Park from peaceful green space into ground zero for the five-day Glendale Heights Fest that opens Wednesday evening and continues through Sunday at 101 E. Fullerton Ave. The village's annual salute to summer will include fireworks ... (more)