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Six People Shot at Easter Party: Police

Patch Recap: Man Charged with Child Porn, Tellabs Lay Offs, State of the City, Marathon Sells Out

Taking a look back at the week's top Naperville headlines.

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Bail Set at $1 Million for Naperville Man Charged with Child Porn

50-year-old Mitchell James Brady has been charged with six counts of child pornography, according to the Naperville Police Department.

VIDEO: State of the City: Naperville Continues to Break New Ground

Growth, community and volunteerism were highlighted during Mayor A. George Pradel's 18th State of the City address on Monday at the Chicago Naperville Marriott.

Naperville-Based Tellabs to Lay Off 300; Stock Sinks

Tellabs shares fell to an almost 20-year low Friday, prompting the company to announce plans to cut jobs this year, Businessweek reports.

Police said a stiletto style shoe injured one person after it was intentionally used as a weapon during a downtown Naperville bar fight Sunday.

Naperville Native Inks Deal with MLS Chicago Fire

Chicago Fire announced Thursday that 22-year-old midfielder Brendan King has been signed to play for the club.

 

Around Town

Walmart Stores Ration Ammo as Gun Debate Triggers Rise in Sales

Naperville Walmart joining stores across the country in limiting sales of ammunition to customers, CNN Money reports.

Unemployment Report: Naperville Jobless Numbers Dip Slightly

Year-over-year unemployment rates drop slightly in Naperville, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Barnes & Noble Plans to Close 20 Stores Per Year

Since 2003, the bookstore has closed an average of 15 stores annually.

Inaugural Naperville Marathon Sells Out in One Day

After fees were slashed due to a flood of complaints on social media, the inaugural Naperville Marathon sold out on the first day of registration.

Coyote Mating Period Begins Soon

Coyote mating season is approaching and sightings may become even more common throughout the next few months.

Wheatland Candidate Withdraws from April Election

Scott Bishop was on the Wheatland GOP slate for highway commissioner.

Naperville Park District Participating in 2013 Gym Shoe Rescue

Naperville Park District is partnering with Players Indoor Sports Center and SCARCE to host a gym shoe collection this winter.

 

Police and Fire

Police said three people may be responsible for the theft of a Chevrolet Camaro and multiple burglaries.

Naperville Bicycle Shop Burglarized: Police

Police said the Bike Line Store, 1277 S. Naper Blvd., was burglarized sometime in the afternoon or evening hours on Jan. 20.

 

Opinion

Letter: Smart Meter Arrests: 'No Longer a Free Country'

Naperville Patch welcomes letters to the editor. Letters may be submitted to Local Editor Collin Czarnecki at collin.czarnecki@patch.com.

Naperville Patch welcomes letters to the editor. Letters may be submitted to Local Editor Collin Czarnecki at collin.czarnecki@patch.com.

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