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Man Throws 'Fire Bomb' Into Suburban Grocery Store

Algonquin, IL Patch | Michael Geheren Email the Author | Posted 10.22.2011 | Chicago

Fabian J. Torres, 24, of Sleepy Hollow has been charged with aggravated arson after allegedly throwing a bomb made out of a bottle filled with flammab...

Double-Murder Suspect Captured On Encino Rooftop

Encino, CA Patch | Lauren Rosenblum and Saul Daniels Email the Authors | Posted 10.22.2011 | Los Angeles

Brent D. Zubeck, 43, who is wanted in connection with the murder of a Chatsworth couple, was captured on an Encino rooftop this morning, his gun besid...

Woman Accused Of Making False Bomb Threat At Willis Tower

Lemont, IL Patch | Amanda Luevano | Posted 08.26.2013 | Chicago

A 19-year-old Lemont woman was charged Thursday with a felony count of making a false bomb threat at the Willis Tower, Chicago police said. Julija ...

Ron Paul: The Economy Is 'Going To Get A Lot Worse'

Patch.com | By Dan Tuohy | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics

Doctor No wants you to say, “Yes,” and join him on the road to the White House. Emerging from Cotton, a Manchester restaurant where he dined Th...

PHOTOS: Bed-Stuy Residents Hold Eviction Blockade For Neighbor

The Huffington Post | C. Zawadi Morris and Cleon Alert | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York

It was a no-show this morning by New York City Marshals at the home of Bed-Stuy resident Ms. Mary Ward, a victim of a predatory lending scheme, as mor...

Dwight Ellick, Ex-Notre Dame Football Player Charged With Sex With Minor

New Tampa, FL Patch | Jason Bartolone Email the Author | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

Dwight L. Ellick, a former college football player at Notre Dame, was charged with having sex with a 16-year-old. The 28-year-old had taught at Tampa'...

Man Who Claimed Bias Plotted His Own Wife's Death

Troy Hills, NJ Patch | Natalie Davis Email the Author | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York

The husband of a woman who was fatally shot on a Boonton street earlier this week and a female aquaintance of his have been charged with first-degree ...

Palatine Rejects Tobacco Store Amid Bong Concerns

Palatine, IL Patch | Palatine, IL Patch | Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

The Palatine Village Council Monday rejected plans for a tobacco shop amid concerns about products that could have "alternative" uses. Palatine res...

2 Dead After Murder-Suicide In Oswego

Oswego, IL Patch | Erin Sauder Email the Author | Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

Two people are dead in what police are calling an apparent murder-suicide. At about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to the 300 block of Fox Ch...

Why America Is Deeply In Need Of A Good Hedgehog

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Right now, with the country in crisis mode, the American people sense that our problems can't be solved by foxy spinning, triangulating, slicing and dicing, and tinkering at the edges. They are longing for a hedgehog at the helm, with an "unchanging, all embracing... unitary inner vision."

Naperville Man Charged With Abducting, Licking Children

Naperville, IL Patch | Naperville, IL Patch | Posted 10.16.2011 | Chicago

A Naperville man was arrested and charged with child abduction and battery after police said he lured two children into his apartment on Sunday. Jo...

WATCH: Flash Mob Robs 7-Eleven

Germantown, MD Patch | Tiffany Arnold Email the Author | Posted 10.16.2011 | Crime

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Woodridge Man Allegedly Murdered Father With Weed Trimmer

Woodridge, IL Patch | Woodridge, IL Patch | Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

A 21-year-old Woodridge man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his father, Woodridge police and DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin...

Evanston Woman Bakes Her Way Through Unemployment

Evanston, IL Patch | Kimberly Elsham Email the Author | Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

A brunette woman in a light yellow t-shirt sits on a folding chair under a Katz Cookies sign at an Evanston farmers market. She's smiling as visitors ...

Driver In Fatal Crash Has History Of Drunk Driving

Naperville, IL Patch | Dan Campana Email the Author | Posted 10.12.2011 | Chicago

In early November 2010, a Naperville police officer stopped the driver of a red 2006 Porsche for a seat belt violation. The officer issued a second...

Verizon Union Members Strike Outside Joe Biden's Hampton Estate

Patch | Matthew Margolis | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

More than a dozen local striking Verizon workers stationed themselves outside the Southampton estate where Vice President Joe Biden is vacationing in ...

Boehner Heading To Chicago Suburb For Anti-Redistricting Fundraiser

Clarendon Hills, IL Patch | Joe O'Donnell Email the Author | Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

The Hinsdale Police Department is in the process of formulating a security plan for a visit to Hinsdale by U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-O...

Elmhurst Man Accused Of Stealing Hundreds Of Cemetery Vases Is Behind Bars

Elmhurst, IL Patch | Elmhurst, IL Patch | Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

A man believed to have stolen hundreds of brass vases worth more than $100,000 from several area cemeteries is in DuPage County Jail. Elmhurst poli...

'Failing' Schools In Suburb Still Among Nation's Best

Glenview, IL Patch | Carrie Miller Email the Author | Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

By most measures, Cathy Freidinger is living the public school American dream. Her four kids walk or bike to neighborhood schools ranked among the ...

Ex-Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sexual Abuse Of Two Lake Zurich Students

Lake Zurich, IL Patch | Victoria Remback Email the Author | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

Former Lake Zurich High School teacher Ronald D. Culver, 52, was sentenced to two years in prison and two years of probation Aug. 9 after pleading gui...

WATCH: Flash Mob For Charity At Suburban Festival

Northbrook, IL Patch | Nate Daugherty Email the Author | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

Part of the crowd at Northbrook Days Saturday suddenly broke into dance, choreographed in a "flash mob" to raise money for a local nonprofit. Led b...

Suburban Youth Baseball Association Helps Chicago Team After Theft

Oak Forest, IL Patch | Ross Jacobson Email the Author | Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

Mike Staunton had seen the impact Oak Forest Baseball Association (OFBA) could make on young kids. His two sons--ages 12 and 10--had both been playing...

Mosque Leader Explains Ramadan: 'You Feel What Hunger Means'

Tinley Park, IL Patch | Jesse Marx Email the Author | Posted 10.05.2011 | Chicago

Oussama Jammal: Muslims believe that fasting was prescribed on those before them. In Christianity and Judaism, people also fasted, and it is part of t...

Body Of Missing Man Found In Lemont Retention Pond

Lemont, IL Patch | Amanda Luevano Email the Author | Posted 10.04.2011 | Chicago

Search crews recovered Thursday morning the body of a 25-year-old man who has been missing since his canoe capsized earlier this week in a Lemont rete...

WATCH: Russell Simmons' Art For Life Benefit

East Hampton, NY Patch | Matthew Margolis | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

Soledad O'Brien, Danny Simmons and Edward Norton take a few minutes to talk about the importance of art. The 12th annual Art for Life Benefit for R...