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<p>Carlos Murillo | DuPage County Sheriff's Office</p>

DuPage County Sheriff's Manhunt Monday: Chicago man wanted for felony manufacture, delivery of drugs

<p>Village employees welcoming Ridgewood residents | Western Springs Historical Society</p>

Blast from the past historical feature: 40 years ago, Ridgewood joined Western Springs

Built in the late 1950’s, the Ridgewood subdivision was part of unincorporated Cook County for many years. And, its 1974 annexation to Western Springs didn’t come easily.

<p>La Grange&nbsp;<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>Josh&nbsp;Misiewicz, a Marine wounded in the line of duty, had his home remodeled to accommodate a wheelchair by volunteers from Sears Heroes at Home and Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago, in the background (from left) his mother, Lisa Miranda, Kristin Horne, Wanda Remierez. | Dan Luedert/Sun-Times Media</p>

Kirk bill would help disabled veterans remodel homes

LA GRANGE, Ill. (AP) — For a Marine who lost his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan, learning to walk on prosthetics was not the only challenge. His family also had to come up...

Lyons Township triennial reassessment notices sent out

Cook County Assessor, Joseph Berrios has mailed out the 2014 Triennial Reassessment notices for all Lyons Township properties.

<p>Western Springs Historical Society</p>

Blast from the past historical feature: Western Springs’ great train station battle

Each week, the Western Springs Historical Society brings us different historical tidbits from Western Springs. In this edition, we look at the fight for Western Springs' "retro"...

An illustration of the design of the new Oak Street Bridge, expected to be built in 2015.| Hitchcock Design Group  Feb. 7, 2014

Last chance to comment on Oak Street bridge design

People have until May 15 to comment on the design of the two-lane bridge that will replace the 100-plus-year-old bridge above the BNSF railroad.

<p>Burr Ridge Trustees Diane Bolos, Leonard Ruzak (center) and John Manieri at Monday's meeting. The Village Board, which had been divided on the 2014-15 budget, unanimously passed the financial road map this week. | Sun-Times Media</p>

Burr Ridge Village Board locks up budget deal

Burr Ridge Village Board members this week continued their string of unanimous votes supporting the municipality’s annual budget.

<p>Frankie Meadows, 57, lays down to sleep at a DuPage PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter Inc.) overnight housing site at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Naperville. | Sun-Times Media file photo</p>

‘DuPage County doesn’t deserve homelessness’

“No one deserves to be homeless in DuPage County,” Carol Simler told the DuPage County Board. “And DuPage County doesn’t deserve homelessness.”

Crossing guard Karen Salutric helps a student cross Garfield Avenue at 60th Street. The planned resurfacing of Garfield in 2016-17 has become a funding issue for the village. | Kevin Beese/For Sun-Times Media

Burr Ridge's road repair program looks to move ahead despite budget battle

A budget workshop Wednesday brought several cost-cutting and revenue-enhancing proposals the Village Board will address as it tackles future budgets.

<p>1934 Old Lace School class picture. | Photo courtesy of the Darien Historical Society.</p>

Darien aldermen not sold on bailing out historical society

The future of the Darien Historical Society remains unclear as the City Council considers the group’s request for a cash infusion of more than $40,000 for capital improvements...

Attorney Rita Gitchell spells out some details of the new conceal and carry gun law before business leaders April 16 in Willowbrook. | Jane Michaels/Sun-Times Media

Attorneys help weed out medical marijuana, conceal carry laws

Illinois’ new laws permitting medical marijuana use and carrying concealed weapons could pose a variety of challenges for west suburban business operators.

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