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  • Blotter: Heroin found at gas station in Elmhurst

    Blotter: Heroin found at gas station in Elmhurst
    The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports: A 20-year-old Bensenville man was charged June 15 with consumption of alcohol by a minor and public intoxication. He was observed lying by the street in the 100 block of East Grand Avenue...
  • Driver trapped in crushed truck for 2 hours

    Driver trapped in crushed truck for 2 hours
    A trucker was trapped inside his crushed cab for nearly two hours Tuesday at a construction site in Elmhurst as the fire department worked to rescue him. The accident occurred at about 11:45 a.m. when the bed of the truck, which contained dirt, fell...
  • So many negative issues facing U.S. are difficult to understand

    First, let me say I consider myself a good citizen. I pay my taxes (grudgingly). I fly my flag on holidays, and even days that aren't. I get teary-eyed during the national anthem at Wrigley Field. I put a flag on the grave of my World War II veteran...
  • The back nine: Mickelson's quest, Pinehurst's tricks, Simpson's homecoming

    PINEHURST, N.C.  -- The 114th U.S. Open begins Thursday morning at Pinehurst No. 2 in the sand hills of North Carolina. A 156-player field will attack a par-70 course that has so many unique challenges throughout. As a primer for the start of the...
  • Blotter: Smoke bomb, defaced toilet, and more in Elmhurst

    Blotter: Smoke bomb, defaced toilet, and more in Elmhurst
    The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports: Graffiti was spray painted on a sign, portable toilet and tennis courts at Conrad Fischer Park June 5. No estimate of the value of the damage was provided. Someone lit smoke bomb and...
  • York puts up enough points for title

    Despite not having a first-place individual or relay team, York High School won the Illinois High School Association Class 3A Boys Track and Field Meet over the weekend. The Dukes put up 40 points and were just four points ahead of Edwardsville and...
  • Insurance company drops suits over Chicago-area flooding

    Insurance company drops suits over Chicago-area flooding
    An insurance company has dropped its unprecedented lawsuit that had claimed that nearly 200 Chicago-area communities didn’t do enough to prevent last year’s widespread flooding. The class-action lawsuits were filed by Farmers Insurance Group...
  • Blotter: Credit card fraud, tossed bra and more

    Blotter: Credit card fraud, tossed bra and more
    The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports: A 28-year-old Elmhurst man was charged May 19 with speeding and driving with a suspended driver's license during a traffic stop at Lake Street and Illinois Highway 83. A 30-year-old...
  • Biking improvements planned this summer for Highland Park

    Biking improvements planned this summer for Highland Park
    Bicycling enthusiasts in Highland Park can look forward to trail and sidewalk improvements this summer, as the city continues working on its 18-year plan to improve biking and walking paths. Eventually, Highland Park is hoping to be considered a...
  • Farmers markets: Western Cook and DuPage county

    Farmers markets: Western Cook and DuPage county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. MONDAY Hinsdale 7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 2-Oct. 13, at Burlington Park, 30 E. Chicago Ave.   WEDNESDAY Darien *NEW THIS YEAR* 3-7 p.m., June 11-Oct. 8, at Community...
  • Defibrillator training will save lives

    As a cardiologist and president of the American Heart Association’s Midwest Affiliate board of directors, I’d like to applaud Rep. Dan Burke and Sen. John Mulroe for their support of the Lauren Laman Law, House Bill 3724. The bill, which...