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Wilmette police urge resident caution in wake of attempted carjacking

Patch.com15 incident took place on the 400 block of Sandy Lane at 8:50 p.m., police said. A 30-year-old woman had just pulled into her driveway...

Get immersed in the World of Faeries at South Elgin fest

There will be a puppet show from Sandy Silver this year as well. "She travels all over the United States. She's a ventriloquist and a...

Head for the Hocking Hills, a slice of Appalachia in the Midwest

Sandy Sue's Silver Diner occupies a shiny structure reminiscent of an Airstream trailer and is noted for its burgers, sweet potato fries, milkshakes and decor...

A daughter's fight for home following reverse mortgage

"Another three-month extension is generally pretty easy to get as long as somebody will be selling the house and is maintaining it," said Patricia Wills,...

Family will remember Arlington Heights cyclist for adventurous spirit

An adventure seeker and athlete who pushed the limits at every chance, Christopher Hanson will be remembered by family for not only his thrill-seeking stunts...

Park Ridge officials eye stormwater utility fee

Both Hanson and Elizabeth Davenport, assistant director of the city's engineering department, said the keys to community support were sustained public input and education. "People...

Park Ridge officials eye stormwater utility fee

Both Hanson and Elizabeth Davenport, assistant director of the city's engineering department, said the keys to community support were sustained public input and education. "People...

Police seizure of motorists' cash on rise, netting $2.5 billion since 9/11

"We don't go hunting for money in general," said Officer Mike DeWald, a member of the police department in Sandy Springs, Georgia who has served...

How presidential candidates' stories get sold, from Nixon to now

First, there was Hurricane Sandy, which brought climate change back into the presidential race — and led to an essential photo op: President Obama clasping...

'12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar

C. "The Color Purple". D. "Django Unchained". 3. "American Hustle" co-star Jennifer Lawrence is nominated for best supporting actress a year after winning best actress...