Some people are destined to draw more attention than others, apparently.
Police & Fire
A look at weird crime news in the northern Chicago suburbs.
A fake severed head, a pink elephant and more are all part of the bit in this week's YouTube viral video.
The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide high school arts competition sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives. The winner, a Palatine High School senior, will have her artwork displayed in the U.S. capitol.
The 6th annual Spring Fun Fair was held at Mountain View Adventure Center and in the Juno Lighting parking lot.
The following police-related items were taken from area Patches. When an arrest is referenced is should not be considered a conviction.
Police & Fire, Sports, Awareness
David Wooten set up a fictitious business in Park Ridge where he would befriend customers looking to sell art, sports memorabilia or even vehicles. His scheme reached several states, Park Ridge police said, and they're seeking more victims.
Passed by a 35-21 vote, the bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn, who has not yet said whether he intends to sign it.
Marchex Institute says Illinois residents are among the worst offenders in the country when it comes to swear words, though we are pretty courteous with 'please' and 'thank you.'
The mayor recently said he'd like to speed up the process for business licenses, the Chicago Tribune reports.
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