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  1. Villa Park man guilty of murder, arson in 2012 Lombard fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Herald

    A 26-year-old Villa Park man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for setting a fire that killed his former girlfriend. Todd Mandoline also was convicted Tuesday of aggravated arson in the July 2012 fire in Lombard.

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  2. Dawn Patrol: Guilty verdict in fatal arson; Rt. 20 safety petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Herald

    A Villa Park man faces life in prison after being found guilty last night of starting a July 2012 fire that killed a 24-year-old woman and severely burned a 25-year-old man. A 12-member DuPage County jury deliberated less than two hours before convicting Todd Mandoline of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated arson.

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  3. Villa Park man guilty of murder in 2012 Lombard arson caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daily Herald

    A Villa Park man faces life in prison after being found guilty of starting a July 2012 fire that killed a 24-year-old woman and severely burned a 25-year-old man. A 12-member DuPage County jury deliberated less than two hours Tuesday before convicting Todd Mandoline of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated arson.

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  4. Batavia answers early wake-up callRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Herald

    Playing a midmorning basketball game on a day off from school can pose its share of problems for any high school student-athlete. However, Monday's 7 a.m. bus ride and 9:30 a.m. tip-off time failed to deflate the energy from Batavia's girls basketball team.

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  5. Korff keeps connecting as Hersey wins againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Daily Herald

    The senior guard had two on Friday night and tossed in two more in the first half of Saturday's 48-37 win over the host Titans while scoring a game-high 17 points. "She is just so consistent on offense," Fendley said.

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  6. Leyden falls at WillowbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Daily Herald

    Willowbrook 64, Leyden 49: Leyden's girls basketball team dropped a 64-49 West Suburban Gold decision to Willowbrook in Villa Park on Thursday. Senior guard Alondra Chavarria led the Eagles with a game-high 26 points while sophomore guard Artasia Gusman added 14. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks.

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  7. Lombard fire survivor testifies in murder, arson trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Daily Herald

    Jason Cassidy says he remembers very little from the night that changed his life, but the scars he bears serve as a constant reminder. Cassidy, 27, of Villa Park, suffered from smoke inhalation and third-degree burns over 40 percent of his body after firefighters rescued him in the early morning hours of July 22, 2012, from a second-story bedroom of a burning, smoke-filled house at 1028 S. Ahrens Ave. in Lombard.

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  8. Uber driver charged with sex assault on Chicago passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Daily Herald

    A driver for the ride-hailing service Uber has been charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a passenger in Chicago. Cook County prosecutors say 46-year-old Adnan Nafasat of suburban Villa Park overpowered and choked a 21-year-old passenger during a July 31 attack.

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  9. Dawn Patrol: Did Villa Park man admitted arson? Lawmakers' pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Daily Herald

    Prosecutors said yesterday "I hope you all die" were the last words yelled by Todd Mandoline as he was being escorted from a party in the home that he is accused of torching just two hours later, killing 24-year-old Paula Morgan and seriously wounding another man. The trial resumes at 10 a.m. today.

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  10. Prosecutors: Villa Park man admitted to starting fatal fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Daily Herald

    Prosecutors say those were the last words yelled by Todd Mandoline as he was being escorted from a party in the home that he is accused of torching just two hours later, killing 24-year-old Paula Morgan and seriously wounding another man. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  11. Dawn Patrol: Fears of homeless housing plan; fatal-arson trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Daily Herald

    Lake Zurich-area residents met last night to learn more about a plan that would move rental housing for chronically homeless people with mental illnesses to a residential neighborhood just outside the village. Additional crime and a drop in property values were among the concerns mentioned.

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  12. Villa Park man injured, cats killed in garage fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Daily Herald

    A Villa Park man was injured and at least three cats killed Sunday night as the resident attempted to extinguish a fire in his garage on the 1100 block of North Yale Avenue. Fire Chief Ronald Rakosnik said his crews responded about 10:40 p.m. to find the three-car garage, its second-story living area and an adjoining four-seasons room engulfed in flames.

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  13. 10 stories you may have missed this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Daily Herald

    2. A former Gavin South Middle School teacher was extradited to Lake County over the weekend to face charges that he sexually molested a student. In addition to that case he faces additional charges he molested a second girl -- and videotaped about 20 encounters.

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  14. Man faces trial in 2012 fire that killed ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Daily Herald

    Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a suburban Chicago man charged with first-degree murder for setting a fire that killed his former girlfriend. The Daily Herald reports that 25-year-old Todd Mandoline of Villa Park faces charges of first-degree murder, arson and property damage in the July 2012 fire in Lombard.

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  15. Trial set to begin in fatal Lombard arson caseRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | Daily Herald

    A Villa Park man accused of setting a fire in Lombard that killed his former girlfriend and severely injured another man could face life in prison if convicted in a trial scheduled to begin Tuesday. Todd Mandoline, 25, is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated arson, arson and criminal damage to property in the July 22, 2012, fire that caused the death of Paula Morgan and seriously burned Jason Cassidy of Villa Park.

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  16. Elmhurst flood control plan poised for approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Daily Herald

    Elmhurst is expected to get permission from DuPage County to use the county-owned quarry along Route 83 to prevent nearby homes from flooding. Elmhurst is poised to get permission to tap into a reservoir owned and operated by DuPage County so the city can prevent dozens of homes from flooding.

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  17. Cronin: Consolidation, fairgrounds among top issues in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Daily Herald

    Pursuing more opportunities for consolidation, finding the best use for the county fairgrounds and fighting mosquitoes on a countywide level are some of the top issues DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin wants to address in the new year. Cronin sat down with the Daily Herald to talk about his plans for 2015, which will be the fifth year of his administration.

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  18. Suburban restaurants reflect national trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Daily Herald

    If you didn't get your fill of smoky pulled pork or a locally crafted double bock in 2014, don't fret. Barbecue joints and brew pubs aren't going anywhere.

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  19. Toxicology results likely next week for Hawks staffer ReifRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Toxicology test results that likely will shed more light on the unexpected death of a Chicago Blackhawks staff member should be ready early next week, DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen said Monday. Assistant Equipment Manager Clint Reif was found unresponsive in his Lombard home and pronounced dead the morning of Dec. 21. He was 34. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  20. New music program offers guitar lessons at NEDSRARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Daily Herald

    He can now play five chords, knows how to use a pick, and can play "Amazing Grace," which he recently performed during his music recital at NEDSRA in Addison. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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