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Discover Naperville's Nightlife: Six Pubs You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of six exceptional pubs in Naperville. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
This Week's 3 Most Expensive Houses Around Naperville!
Naperville, Illinois is known for its beautiful real estate properties, and recently, three of the most expensive houses in the area were sold. Let's take a closer look at these stunning properties and their interesting details.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Naperville, IL
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Naperville.
Popular grocer opens another store in Illinois
A growing food chain recently opened another new store location in Illinois. Read on to learn more. On Saturday, September 16, 2023, the growing supermarket chain Cermak Fresh Market celebrated the grand opening of its newest Illinois location in Melrose Park, according to local sources.
Illinois no cash bail: After Safe-T Act takes effect, states attorneys voice concerns
Less than a week after the Safe-T Act took effect, eliminating cash bail in Illinois, some state's attorneys are voicing concerns about defendants being released pretrial.
Illinois quadruple murder suspect shoots fiancée, dies from gunshot wound after police chase
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (TCD) -- A 32-year-old man wanted for allegedly killing a family of four and their two dogs died Wednesday after purportedly shooting himself in the head following a car chase in Oklahoma. On Sunday, Sept. 17, at around 8:45 p.m., Romeoville Police received a call about conducting a...
Third annual Naperville Irish Fest kicks off at Central Park
“This is the third annual Irish Fest in Naperville, and we are at Central Park, which is behind Quigley’s,” said West Suburban Irish Vice President Terry O’Dowd. “Just a beautiful setting, it’s a lot like Ireland. In Ireland, there are a lot of rolling hills.”
Man charged with armed robbery at Verizon store in Addison; Suspect, accomplice flee with more than $37,000 in merchandise
DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Addison Director of Police Timothy “Bill” Hayden announced on Friday, Sept. 15 that bond had been denied for a Chicago man accused of robbing an Addison Verizon store at gunpoint. Diamonte Walls, 25, appeared at a bond hearing where Judge...
Aurora man charged with selling cocaine in Naperville area
NAPERVILLE, Ill. - An Aurora man has been charged with selling cocaine in the west suburbs. Alejandro Urzua Jr., 25, was arrested Wednesday after a month-long investigation by Naperville police. Officers executed a search warrant Wednesday afternoon at Urzua's home in the 2200 block of Ridge Avenue in Aurora and found a white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine.
A Taste of the Caribbean: Discover Aurora's Best Puerto Rican Eateries
This article presents a tour of two delightful Puerto Rican restaurants located in Aurora. Have you had the pleasure of dining at either of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Weekly Safety Report: Burglary, Grenade Discovery, Robbery, and Car Seat Checks in DuPage County, Illinois
This week in DuPage County, Illinois, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a burglary at a high-end boutique where $68,000 worth of merchandise was stolen, the discovery of an inactive hand grenade by a construction crew, a search for a suspect involved in an armed robbery, and a manhunt for suspects involved in a store robbery. Additionally, the Illinois Department of Transportation urged parents to ensure proper installation of child safety seats.
Illinois quick hits: UAW strike; migrant crime increases; police moving to Florida
UAW strike spreads to Illinois The UAW is expanding its strike to 38 parts and distribution centers in 20 states, including Illinois. Among the facilities joining the strike are a GM plant in Bolingbrook and a Stellantis facility in Naperville. They will join more than 12,000 other UAW workers already on strike at plants in Missouri, Michigan and Ohio. Migrant crime on the rise ...
15-year-old boy critically injured, another arrested after Joliet crash involving stolen car: police
A teenage boy is critically injured and another has been arrested after a Friday morning crash involving a stolen vehicle, south suburban police said.
Bizarre I-55 Accident Spills Both Fuel & Ham on Illinois Highway
Earlier today, the suburban landscape of Plainfield, Illinois was disrupted by an unusual highway incident. It all began when a semi-truck transporting gasoline lost control and crashed into a center median wall on the I-55 Stevenson Expressway, according to ABC7 Chicago. That truck subsequently collided with another semi, this time a refrigerated tanker truck carrying ham. A total of six vehicles were involved in this bizarre accident, which led to full closures on the southbound side of I-55 at Route 126 as reported by NBC Chicago.
Edward Hospital in Naperville named among nation’s 100 Top Hospitals
Above / For the sixth time, Edward Hospital in Naperville has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals. Fortune/PINC AI (Premier, Inc. AI) ranked Edward #14 in the Large Community Hospitals category. Edward was previously recognized in 2011, 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2021. Fortune/PINC AI (Premier, Inc....
Weekly Safety Report: Car Crash and Gun Incident Raise Concerns in Orland Park, Illinois
This week in Orland Park, Illinois, two incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. In the first incident, a car crashed into the Orland Park Post Office, causing damage to the lobby. The driver of the car claimed she was not injured. In the second incident, a 17-year-old boy from Orland Park was arrested after being found with a gun near Andrew High School in Tinley Park. The teen was turned away by school staff and was instructed to enter through the proper entrance. These incidents highlight the importance of maintaining safety measures in public spaces and schools.
Wall of Remembrance Replica Comes To Naperville For Veterans Day
NAPERVILLE, IL — As Veterans Day approaches, the Naperville Park District is making arrangements to bring a replica of the Vietnam Wall of Remembrance back to the city. On Sept. 14, park district board members voted to co-sponsor the return of the replica wall, which will be placed at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. The 233-foot wall displays the names of 58,000 people who died serving in the Vietnam War.
Weekly Safety Report: Tragedy, Fatal Crashes, Murders, and Fraud Impact Will County, Illinois
This week in Will County, Illinois, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents include a mysterious disappearance ending in tragedy, a fatal vehicle crash, a suspect named in a family murder case, a multi-vehicle accident with injuries, a shooting death resulting from a domestic dispute, and an indictment for fraudulent obtaining of PPP loans.
Top Public Elementary Schools in Illinois
The elementary school years can be impactful on any child’s education. How does your child’s school rank in Illinois?. Niche, an online school ratings and data-drive website, recently ranked Illinois’ best public elementary schools. The rankings come from a list of factors, including student-teacher ratio, teacher quality, grade school ratings, student body diversity, state test scores and an overall assessment of the school district.
Illegal e-cig sales lead Joliet to shut down 5 businesses
Five Joliet businesses were shut down on Friday after City officials said they were illegally selling vaping devices to underage individuals. Joliet Mayor Terry D’Arcy said police set up a sting operation after the City received complaints.