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  • Police, criminal justice professionals fighting for charity Oct 21, 2013 12:07 PM
    They've been training, they've been talking trash, and now they're ready to get in the ring. Here's the Daily Herald's “Tale of the Tape” for Sunday's charity boxing event pitting police chiefs and criminal justice professionals against each other.

  • Cops, attorneys to face off at charity boxing event Oct 21, 2013 10:31 AM
    Ever wanted to see two police chiefs go toe-to-toe in a boxing ring? Well, this Sunday is your chance as the National Latino Peace Officers Association plays host to its second annual Tuition Knock Out in Aurora. "I don't know they roped us into this deal," said one of the contenders, Aurora Police Chief Greg Thomas.

  • Tri-Cities police reports Aug 15, 2013 5:29 PM
    Paige E. Corbel, 18, of Aurora, and Kaila E. Bingham, 18, of Batavia, were charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor at 3:31 a.m. Monday in the 2300 block of Hill Lane, according to a police report.

  • Wheaton woman dies of head injury after falling off horse Jul 31, 2013 8:15 PM
    A 54-year-old Wheaton woman died after she fell from a horse at a Kendall County farm and struck her head on a concrete lamppost footing, authorities said Wednesday. The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. Monday as Susan R. Kelly was riding at Judgement Farm, 3428 Roth Road near Oswego.

  • 42nd Senate candidates promise different approaches Oct 9, 2012 5:50 PM
    As Democratic state Sen. Linda Holmes campaigns for re-election Nov. 6 in the 42nd district, she is promising to apply her fact-finding skills and willingness to work toward solutions to the state’s problems with finances, pensions, taxes and the business climate. Her opponent, Republican Peter Hurtado of Plainfield, is pledging to be a more fiscally responsible legislator who will represent community groups and Latino voters whom he says have been “neglected.”

  • Officials in 31 suburban townships get automatic raises Aug 29, 2012 1:58 PM
    While most American workers have spent the past four years getting by with stagnating wages, or making even less than in years before, a segment of government employees is doing just fine. Elected officials in 31 suburban townships combined to make $661,387 more this year than they did in 2009. In many cases, they gave themselves the raises -- and they're getting ready to do it again.

  • Which township road chief makes $45,866 to maintain four miles? Jun 1, 2011 5:08 PM
    Some township highway commissioners are getting paid substantial salaries despite caring for only a small number of miles of roads.

  • Health-care perk proves townships need scrutiny Apr 10, 2011 10:01 PM
    A Daily Herald editorial calls on voters and residents to pay more attention to township governments in the wake of an On Guard report that suburban townships have collectively spent more than $1 million of taxpayer dollars on free health care for elected officials.

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