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FBI investigating robbery at one DuPage bank, attempt at another

Villa Park News - Sat, 11/05/2016 - 19:40

Investigators from the FBI are on their way to two DuPage County banks after one was robbed and another was hit with a robbery attempt late Saturday morning. The TCF Bank at 555 E. Butterfield Road in Lombard was robbed about 11:40 a.m., FBI spokesman Garrett Croon said.

SunCoke Energy Partners LP (SXCP) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Lisle News - Sat, 11/05/2016 - 13:35

The firm currently has a $21.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research's target price points to a potential upside of 13.82% from the company's current price.

Midwest travel: REwind Con with '80s, '90s stars in Bloomingdale

Bloomingdale News - Sat, 11/05/2016 - 13:29

Fans of all things '80s and '90s will want to hit up the REwind Convention to see and meet retro television celebs like Jason Priestly, Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling, Parker Stevenson, Luke Perry and Cole Houser; members of N'Sync, O Town and Backstreet Boys; soap stars; and film actors like Zach Galligan of Gremlins, among many others. There will be photo and autograph opportunities plus panels including Men of Primetime, Soap Nation, Bodacious Boy Bands, Beverly Hills 90210, a VIP party and a throwback concert.

Art sale to benefit Wayne Depot restoration project

Wayne News - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 23:59

The Wayne Historical Preservation Society is sponsoring "Fox Valley Faces & Places," an art exhibit sale fundraising benefit for the Wayne Depot Restoration Project. The sale event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3-4.

Student charged with threatening Hinsdale South released from detention facility

Darien News - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 19:33

The Hinsdale South student accused of threatening to target fellow students in a violent attack has been released from custody and now will be held on home detention in his mother's Darien home. DuPage County Judge Michael Wolfe said Friday that the 16-year-old has been a "model detainee" and has kept "exceptional grades" during the 31 days he was held at the juvenile justice detention facility.

Metra Service for Friday, Nov. 4 a " Cubs Rally and Parade

Lisle News - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 13:08

Metra is expecting Friday, Nov. 4 to be the busiest day in the history of ridership. With the Chicago Cubs parade and rally being held in the city, the public transportation service is adding extra service and capacity the entire day.

SunCoke Energy Partners LP (SXCP) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Lisle News - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:08

According to Zacks, "SunCoke Energy Partners L.P. manufactures metallurgical coke used in the blast furnace production of steel. SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. is based in Lisle, Illinois.

Seller blames home inspector - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:04

Seller blames home inspector
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. My home has a problem that was not disclosed when I bought the property last year. Whenever it rains, water leaks under the sliding glass door, completely soaking the carpet. This was not discovered by my home inspector, and it was not disclosed by ...

Bar Evolution new Batavia addition to changing riverscape

West Chicago News - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 01:34

Bartender Celina Melendez pours a ginger appletini at Bar Evolution, which has opened at 27 N. River St. in Batavia. The chipotle-barbecue chicken flatbread is one of the shareable small plates at Bar Evolution, newly opened in Batavia on the east bank of the Fox River.

How to avoid overparenting

Glendale Heights News - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 18:40

The best-selling book "How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success" will be the topic of a discussion hosted by Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families and the Glen Ellyn Public Library. Parents of students of all ages are encouraged to join the discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn.

4 places to see model railroads this season

Roselle News - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 17:07

Tis the season for model railroads, a trend that will have your little locomotive lovers totally on-board. So round up the family and head out to see these tiny trains around Chicagoland.

Home inspector licensing is good for consumers, say Ontario Realtors - Marketwired (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 14:13

Home inspector licensing is good for consumers, say Ontario Realtors
Marketwired (press release)
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 03, 2016) - Ontario Realtors announced today their support for new legislation to regulate the provincial home ...

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'Trolls' filmmakers aim for a happy place

Downers Grove News - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:33

Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn met as students at the California Institute of the Arts. They had no idea that many years later, they'd be co-directing a DreamWorks Pictures animated fantasy titled "Trolls," starring those lovable little plastic figurines popular during the 1960s.

Suburban Influential Women honored for rock-star work

Lisle News - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 01:36

Eighteen suburban women executives were treated like rock stars for their achievements during the 19th Annual Influential Women in Business Awards, hosted by the Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the National Association of Women Business Owners -- Chicago Area Chapter. More than 130 people attended the event at Northern Illinois University's Naperville campus Wednesday evening to celebrate the honorees.

Woman charged with mailing fatal overdose of heroin to friend in Darien

West Chicago News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 23:32

A New Jersey woman has been charged in DuPage County with mailing heroin to a friend in Darien that resulted in a fatal overdose. Judge Daniel Guerin issued a $750,000 arrest warrant for Amanda Guarneri, 24, who is charged with drug-induced homicide and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance in the death of 26-year-old Dane Carver, also of New Jersey.

Lake Park stages 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

Roselle News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 23:27

Performances begin at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 10 to 12, at Lake Park High School, East Campus, 600 S. Medinah Road, Roselle. What: "A Streetcar Named Desire" When: 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 10 to 12 Where: Lake Park High School, East Campus, 600 S. Medinah Road, Roselle Tickets: $5 adults, $3 non-Lake Park students, free seniors and Lake Park students Info: 295-5313 or lptheatreboxoffice@lphs.org Set in New Orleans' French Quarter after World War II, "A Streetcar Named Desire" is the story of Blanche DuBois, a woman desperate to find her place in the world.

Woman charged with mailing fatal overdose of heroin to friend in Darien

Darien News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 23:17

A New Jersey woman has been charged in DuPage County with mailing heroin to a friend in Darien that resulted in a fatal overdose. Judge Daniel Guerin issued a $750,000 arrest warrant for Amanda Guarneri, 24, who is charged with drug-induced homicide and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance in the death of 26-year-old Dane Carver, also of New Jersey.

New District 20 board member named

Roselle News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 18:53

A Roselle woman, Jennifer Kuban, has been named to the Keeneyville Elementary District 20 school board to replace Jennifer Johnson, who resigned Sept. 22. Kuban is a lifelong Roselle resident and a District 20 graduate.

West Chicago couple held on $500,000 bail, charged with drug-induced homicide

West Chicago News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 16:34

A West Chicago couple was behind bars Wednesday morning accused of selling a fatal dose of heroin last December to a 2013 West Chicago High School graduate. Osvaldo Camaro and Carol Celozzi, both 24 and of the 900 block of Gates Street, are each being held on $500,000 bail and charged with drug-induced homicide and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance in the Dec. 23, 2015, death of Jacob Hageman.

Bensenville celebrates "Manufacturing Day"

Bensenville News - Wed, 11/02/2016 - 16:15

To showcase the potential of modern manufacturing and foster interest in manufacturing careers, the Village of Bensenville partnered with Chicago White Metal Casting and Fenton High School to celebrate Manufacturing Day in October. Over 20 students from Fenton High School's engineering program received a tour of the Chicago White Metal Casting facility located at 649 Illinois Route 83 in Bensenville and heard a presentation by Chicago White Metal Casting President and CEO Eric Treiber.

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