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  • How to Respond to Prayer Shaming

    12/19/2015 9:18:14 PM PST · by TBP · 17 replies ^ | December 15 | R.J. Moeller
    So what are well-intentioned people of faith supposed to do? How does one respond to the incessant onslaught of negativity, criticism and legal action aimed at those who choose to make their religious convictions known in the public square? Perhaps a good place to start would be the example set by the young men of the Naperville Central High School football team in suburban Chicago. After representatives from The Freedom from Religion Foundation filed a complaint against Coach Mike Stine’s voluntary practice of allowing players who want to to gather on the field and pray before games, senior player Daniel...
  • Police: CBS reporter charged with DUI, battery

    01/05/2014 5:58:42 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 17 replies
    chicago tribune ^ | Jan 5, 2013 | Adam Sege
    Police: CBS reporter charged with DUI, battery By Adam Sege Tribune reporter 1:53 a.m. CST, January 5, 2014 An investigative reporter for CBS 2 Chicago was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the lives of children after a minor accident outside a Naperville fast food restaurant early Saturday, police said. Dave Savini, whose age was not released, was arrested shortly after 1:30 a.m. Saturday after fleeing the scene of the accident, Naperville Police Department Cmdr. Jason Arres said. Police were alerted about 12:20 a.m. to an incident involving Savini and another driver in the parking lot of a...
  • Naperville slayings: Boy stabbed 100 times, girl 50 times

    11/01/2012 7:26:19 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 1, 2012 | Christy Gutowski, Melissa Jenco and Vikki Ortiz Healy
    Bail was denied this morning for a Naperville woman accused of stabbing to death her young son and a 5-year-old girl she had been watching in a townhome in a quiet cul de sac. Elzbieta M. Plackowska, 40, stabbed her son Justin 100 times and Olivia Dworakowski 50 times, prosecutors disclosed during the bond hearing.
  • Naperville drafts ordinance to oust homeless 'protestor' from sidewalk

    08/19/2009 9:13:17 AM PDT · by Wardenclyffe · 4 replies · 747+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 19 August 2009 9:31AM | STNG Staff
    NAPERVILLE (STNG) -- Scott Huber has spent the past eight years living in front of Naperville's Central Parking Facility. Throughout the years the city has received comments and inquiries from residents about Huber, some expressing concern for him, while others want him removed. But officials have said Huber is breaking no laws in the space he occupies, and they cannot forcibly remove him. Tuesday night, in a 7-1 vote just before midnight, the Naperville City Council directed staff to draft an ordinance that would prohibit Huber from staying at the protest site he established next to one of the city’s...
  • After home raid Lake in the Hills man is charged with possessing neurotoxin ...-(IL)

    06/30/2008 8:07:50 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 9 replies · 219+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 6-30-08 | Jeff Long and Jason Meisner
    Chemical allegedly found in FBI-led search can cause muscle paralysis in humans ~~~~~ A Lake in the Hills man was charged Monday with possession of a powerful neurotoxin found in species of puffer fish and octopus after agents with the FBI-led counter-terrorism task force raided his home. Edward Bachner, 35, was charged in a criminal complaint with one count of illegal possession of tetrodotoxin. He was arrested Monday and appeared briefly before U.S. Magistrate Judge P. Michael Mahoney in Rockford and was being held pending a detention hearing Wednesday morning, authorities said. Tetrodotoxin is an extremely powerful neurotoxin that in...
  • Charges pit free speech against highway safety (Anti-Bush/War Freeway Blogging)

    07/30/2007 5:13:40 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 2 replies · 273+ views ^ | July 26, 2007 | Jennifer Golz
    Charges pit free speech against highway safety Attorney to work pro bono on pair's defense By Jennifer Golz Staff writer A Downers Grove man believes he is being prosecuted for his political views - and an area attorney has taken his case pro bono. Jeff Zurawski, 39, of Downers Grove and Sarah M. Hartfield, 45, of Naperville were initially charged with disorderly conduct for displaying a banner that read "Impeach Bush and Cheney - LIARS" on May 6 on the Great Western Trail above Interstate 355. But more charges were brought against the two war protesters last week in DuPage...
  • A first lady from Naperville?

    06/05/2007 10:07:59 AM PDT · by jellybean · 24 replies · 3,794+ views
    Daily Herald ^ | June 4, 2007 | Stacy St. Clair
    Five years ago, former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson and Naperville native Jeri Kehn exchanged wedding vows inside a DuPage County church.For richer, for poorer.For better, for worse.In good times and bad.The Washington power couple were talking about their marriage, but the words also are apropos of the ambitious political journey upon which the Thompsons are about to embark.On Friday, Fred Thompson, 64, took the first official step toward a presidential bid by establishing a preliminary campaign committee. The Tennessee Republican and Hollywood actor is expected to formally enter the race as early as July.His late start will put him behind...
  • Proposed shelter for immigrant children opposed (Naperville, Ilinois)

    02/06/2007 5:54:27 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 29 replies · 756+ views ^ | February 4, 2007 | Nathaniel Hernandez
    Proposed shelter for immigrant children opposed February 4, 2007 BY Nathaniel Hernandez Associated Press CHICAGO -- The children rarely leave the federal immigrant shelter, a former nursing home near the city's lakefront that houses undocumented children found alone in the U.S. Teachers and doctors are brought to them. And aside from occasional field trips or visits to a nearby park, the children spend almost all their time indoors -- although it may be months before they know whether they will be deported or allowed to stay. But plans to provide more room by converting a 2.5-acre estate near Naperville --...
  • Vatican display exhibits eucharistic miracles

    01/19/2007 11:12:09 AM PST · by NYer · 106 replies · 1,651+ views
    Catholic Explorer ^ | January 2007 | KATHRYNNE SKONICKI
    NAPERVILLE—The Great Hall of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Naperville was filled Jan. 13 with posters propped up on easels likening an art exhibit. The silence, which typically permeates an art museum, filled the air in the room with approximately 5,600 square feet.Interested onlookers read about the 120 eucharistic miracles described on 160 panels of the Vatican International Exhibition of the Eucharistic Miracles of the World. The accounts ranged from well-known visions such as Our Lady of Guadalupe to lesser-known ones such as the eucharistic miracle that occurred in 1412 in Herentals, Belgium. A variety of miracles, including healings and...
  • Police Investigate Allegations of Public Indecency at Strip Club Golf Outing (Eminent Domain)

    08/04/2005 8:29:47 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 16 replies · 1,715+ views
    ABC7Chicago ^ | By Chuck Goudie
    August 2, 2005 — Naperville Police are investigating complaints about a golf outing sponsored by a strip club. Neighbors say there was nudity and inappropriate behavior on the course. Blackjack's strip club's ninth annual golf outing had been advertised on a legends of pornography Web site. Men paid $375 to attend. Naperville Police had no advance warning that the so-called gentleman's club was going to stage a not-so-gentlemanly event at a public golf course right in the middle of a neighborhood. But the I-Team had been tipped off to the event, and what we found has two police departments conducting...
  • Golf Outing Allegedly Involves Strippers

    08/03/2005 8:52:58 PM PDT · by Mike Bates · 25 replies · 853+ views
    Yahoo News/AP ^ | 8/3/2005 | Yahoo News/AP
    Naperville, IL - Police on Wednesday were investigating a golf outing sponsored by a gentleman's club in this Chicago suburb that allegedly featured women strippers in bikinis giving male golfers lap dances. Residents who live along the Country Lakes Golf Club's course said they were surprised to see scantily clad women dancing and performing on the course. One resident called police to complain and videotaped some of the event from her back window. "It's not something you'd expect in a family-oriented town like Naperville," said Geoff Pacana, who lives near the 16th hole. "It's certainly not something you'd want any...
  • Out of Range (The Anti Self-Defense lobby's war on shooting ranges)

    04/06/2002 5:10:09 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 32 replies · 1,503+ views
    America;s 1st Freedom(NRA) | Apr 2002 | Kayne Robinson
    OUT OF RANGE Shooting Ranges have increasingly come under fire in recent years, prompting NRA to take action. If there were no paved roads, what would you do with your car? And if there were no places to shoot, how would you exercise your Second Amendment Rights? The right to keep and bear arms may have nothing to do with target shooting, hunting, or the shooting sports. But when a shooting range is shut down, shooters lose a place to learn safety, gun owners lose a place to practice, and in many cases, our firearm freedoms lose constituents, as one...