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Six People Shot at Easter Party: Police

Patch Recap: Babysitter Pleads Not Guilty, Naperville Home Sales Up, Holiday Shopping Guide

Taking a glance at this week's Naperville headlines.


Naperville Babysitter Pleads Not Guilty in Child Slayings

Elzbieta Plackowska, 40, pleads not guilty on 10 counts of first-degree murder for the alleged stabbing deaths of her 7-year-old son Justin and 5-year-old Olivia Dworakowski and 2 counts of aggravated animal cruelty.

Naperville's real estate market saw an increase in sales during October compared to 2011, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.

'Drano Bomb' Set Off at Naperville Residence: Police

Naperville Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information regarding a homemade explosive device detonated in Naperville last week.

VIDEO: Roskam on Fiscal Cliff: Let's Find a Solution and Move Forward

U.S. Rep Peter Roskam (IL-06) talks about avoiding the fiscal cliff on CNBC.


Around town

Charter One offers tips on spending and savings to avoid post-holiday sticker shock. Build your budget and prepare now for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.


Police and Fire

The toddler son of missing mother Linda Fellenbaum has not been seen by his family in months.

Mark McDonald and David Tepper deny charges they planned to bilk the DuPage County Forest Preserve of $150,000.

State's Attorney: Initiative Could Speed Up DUI Arrest Process

Officers now have the option of bringing an on-call phlebotomist to the police department to take a driver's blood to determine his or her blood alcohol content (BAC), speeding up the arrest process. DUI attorney says initiative is problematic.

The county and a private nursing company were also named in the suit filed by the attorney for an unidentified man with HIV.


Holiday Guide 2012

Contest: Enter the Great Patch Christmas Cookie Bake-off

Do you craft the most perfect Christmas cookie in town? Do your family and friends drool at the sight of your sugary creations? Enter your cookie in Patch's contest for a chance at a $100 gift card and other sweet prizes.

Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!


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