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Palos Police arrest five protestors at Township meeting

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Palos Police arrest five protestors at Township meeting

Palos Police arrest five protestors at Township meeting Five protestors who are part of a group criticizing popular Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan for comments she made in 2017 about immigration reform, were arrested and charged by Palos Police. The group claims they were abiding by the laws when they were arrested, but Township officials…

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San Diego Gulls tie playoffs with Wolves in 2nd game

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San Diego Gulls tie playoffs with Wolves in 2nd game

San Diego Gulls tie playoffs with Wolves in 2nd game The Chicago Wolves suffered a 3-0 loss to the San Diego Gulls in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday night at Allstate Arena. Gulls goaltender Kevin Boyle (2-0) stopped all 29 shots he saw to even he best-of-seven series at 1-1. Wolves…

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Lombard Woman Sentenced to 26 Years for Strangling Mother to Death

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Lombard Woman Sentenced to 26 Years for Strangling Mother to Death

Lombard Woman Sentenced to 26 Years for Strangling Mother to Death DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that a Lombard woman accused of killing her mother in 2018 has been sentenced to twenty-six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Stephanie DeFalco, 29, (d.o.b. 6/18/1989) formerly of 197 Grace Street, appeared in…

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Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned

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Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned

Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned For South First Street Bridge work in DeKalb. Temporary, full closures planned for bridge beam placement as part of bridge replacement project Temporary, overnight lane closures are scheduled this week on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) at South First Street in DeKalb for bridge replacement work. Weather permitting,…

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Flooding concerns force closure of Illinois River

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Flooding concerns force closure of Illinois River

IDNR Announces River Closures Due to Flooding Illinois River from Marshall County to the confluence of the Mississippi River closed to recreational traffic The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has announced the closure of the Illinois River due to flooding. Conservation Police are reporting flooding, dangerous currents and floating debris has created hazardous conditions…

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Lombard couple charged with stealing money from veterans fund

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Lombard couple charged with stealing money from veterans fund

Lombard couple charged with stealing money from veterans fund Bond Set for Lombard couple accused of using charitable funds for personal use from the Veteran’s Christian Network (VCN), a not-for profit organization DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police William Murphy announced today that bond has been set for a…

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