Watch Illinois Turn Red Before Your Eyes Watch #Illinois turn into a #RedState before your eyes in this map mash-up from data compiled from the Chicago Tribune. Notice how much like the country, the #urban areas are #blue while the #rural, #suburban, and #ex-urban areas are turning #Red. Is … [Read more...] about Future Swing State Illinois?
CHICAGO MAYOR SEIZES AIRWAVES ACROSS 51 STATIONS CHICAGO MAYOR SEIZES AIRWAVES TODAY ON 51 STATIONS He didn't have to "seize" anything in fact. Just when you thought the MEDIA might get a clue...they hand over the reigns voluntarily. These 51 Chicago Radio Stations will ALL be broadcasting the same 30 minute "interview" with Rahm Emanual November 14, 2016 at 6pm. Dont … [Read more...] about CHICAGO MAYOR SEIZES AIRWAVES ACROSS 51 STATIONS
A December trial date has been set for the former College of DuPage radio station employee charged with billing the station for more than $100,000 for parts and services that authorities say were not delivered. At a status hearing Wednesday, DuPage County Judge Liam Brennan set a Dec. 6 trial date for John Valenta, of Wheaton. Brennan also set an interim October date to deal … [Read more...] about December trial set for man accused in billing scheme at COD radio station
A Wisconsin man has died after being found unresponsive in the Hyatt Lodge Hotel in Oak Brook, according to an Oak Brook Police Department news release. The Oak Brook Police and Fire departments responded at about 5:40 a.m. Aug. 15 to a call of an unresponsive subject in a guest room at the hotel, 2815 Jorie Blvd., the release stated. The subject has been identified as … [Read more...] about Wisconsin man dies after being found unresponsive in Oak Brook hotel room
Gerald Norris told Judge Brian Telander he's a changed man. And, the 21-year-old said, if Telander showed mercy in sentencing him for his third felony as an adult, he would never again do anything that would land him back in jail. But after reviewing the Aurora man's extensive criminal history and a two-minute video of his armed robbery of a Naperville convenience store last … [Read more...] about 13 years for Aurora man who robbed Naperville 7-Eleven with paintball gun
The National Association of Counties has honored DuPage for its Vactor Receiving Station in Woodridge. It's the third consecutive year the organization has recognized a DuPage program for being innovative, effective and an enhancement of service for residents. County board member Jim Healy said he's "elated" for the county employees who came up with the idea for the special … [Read more...] about DuPage County Wins 3rd straight national award for disposal facility
A man with a BB gun faces charges following an incident at an apartment building at 1407 E. Roosevelt Road last weekend that forced police to close down a nearby roadway, according to Suburban Life Publications. The name of the man and the charges have not been released. Police were called to the area after receiving a report of a man with a gun in the area Saturday evening, … [Read more...] about BB Gun Wielding Man in Wheaton causes Police to Shut Down Roosevelt Road
Elmhurst residents Ryan Ohm and Jeremy Marsan wanted to create a platform where independent filmmakers could release their work, so they turned to VHS. Weird Life LTR is a new business in Elmhurst that aims to change the way people watch movies. The concept is simple: people buy movies from the website for $12.99 and receive a VHS tape and a free bag of popcorn. There … [Read more...] about Love VHS? Are you into Indie Movies? An Independent Elmhurst Business is Catering to You!
Police are encouraging Darien residents to combat a recent rash of car burglaries by locking car doors. Many towns around Darien have also seen a spike in car burglaries and stolen cars, according to police. Offenders usually pull on car door handles late at night, and they can use garage door openers to gain access to garages and even the inside of homes. Residents … [Read more...] about Darien Police are Warning AGAIN Residents to Lock Their Cars
Kids can look forward to free kite building, a candy drop, kite lessons and races, according to a news release. Participants are also welcome to bring their own kites to fly during open fly times. Kite Fest will also feature music from Impulse Entertainment and food trucks, including Chicago Pizza Boss Mobile Pizzeria, Cupcakes for Courage and Kona Ice. You can read more … [Read more...] about Elmhurst Park District Kite Fest takes flight this Weekend