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South Bend Tribune ReportSOUTH BEND -- Kyle Zimmer, president and chief executive officer of First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in need, will be the speaker at the Saint Mary's College commencement May 18. A total of 385 students will...
The body of a Starke County soldier killed in Afghanistan last week is expected back in Indiana Saturday. Specialist Robert Tauteris Jr. and three other members of the Indiana National Guard were killed by a roadside bomb. His body is supposed to arrive...
The following items were compiled from police reports. Batavia •A 21-year-old Batavia woman was charged with retail theft after she was observed taking an item of clothing, two cosmetics and two perfumes valued at $148 at Kohl's, 251 N. Randall...
Tags: Kohl's, Menards, Theft, Homewood, Medical Procedures and Tests
Several area school district superintendents are asking parents and others to support legislation that would impose a one-year moratorium on the creation of new virtual charter schools. The move follows the recent rejection by 18 suburban school...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Michigan-based furniture retailer is planning to expand into the Chicago area, bringing about 600 jobs. Gov. Pat Quinn announced Friday that Art Van Furniture will open five new stores in Illinois and a sixth in northern Indiana....
The following items were taken from Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, West Chicago, Winfield and Warrenville police records. Wheaton •A tablet computer valued at $600 was taken from a car parked in the lot at 900 Roosevelt Road on March 22 sometime between...
Tags: Joliet, Aurora, Warrenville, Religion and Belief, Theft
Marjorie Forsyth 1927-2013 Marjorie Jane Rollman Forsyth, 85, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Born Oct. 2, 1927, in Ellwood City, Pa., she was a daughter of the late W. P. and Miriam Mundhenk Rollman. Mrs. Forsyth was a 39-year resident of...
The following were obtained from police reports from the Batavia and St. Charles police departments. St. Charles Theft • A 2005 PT Cruiser was stolen from St. Charles Chrysler, 1611 E. Main St., between Feb. 13 and Feb. 27. The car was owned by...
Tags: Theft, Apple iPhone, Crimes, Vehicles, Crime, Law and Justice
The basketball season that carried so much promise and hope came to an end Wednesday night, when the Mooseheart Red Ramblers lost 70-67 to Chicagoland Jewish in a Class A sectional semifinal The Red Ramblers, led by three towering Sudanese boys, fell...
Tribune reporterA Kane County judge this afternoon kept alive the hoop dreams of three Sudanese basketball players at tiny Mooseheart in Batavia. Judge David R. Akemann said that the full board of the state athletic association must hear arguments on both sides of...
Tribune reporterAlthough the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease – an illness blamed for the deaths of three Loop hotel guests this summer – was found Thursday in three far west suburban Batavia schools, district officials assured levels were low...
Special to the TribuneA woman who sparked a chain-reaction crash that killed a St. Charles couple and injured a dozen motorcyclists had her prison sentence reduced by a year today. But the judge who trimmed Alia Bernard’s prison sentence from 7 years to 6 rejected her...
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