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ATV DUI Kills Dory, the Pony

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 | 0 comments

ATV DUI Kills Dory, the Pony

A Yorkville man was charged with driving an all-terrain vehicle under the influence after he struck a Shetland pony that had gotten loose in Kendall County, officials said. The accident happened early Sunday at 3 a.m. as Quintin Wissmiller, 33, was driving a Polaris Ranger ATV in Yorkville, said Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig French. The pony had to be euthanized due to the severity...

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The Connection?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 | 0 comments

The Connection?

They believed the end of the world is near. They sold their belongings, packed up what they had left, and headed to Arizona. In the process, somehow the idea to blindfold, bind, and tape their five kids crossed this couple’s mind as a good idea. Adolfo and Deborah Gomez remain held on $50,000 bail, both charged with felony child abuse and endangerment. Police said the couple and five of...

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Big Bucks for Old Computer

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Big Bucks for Old Computer

Hoarding could pay off big. Keep that in mind as you are tripping over piles of your parent’s treasures, or perhaps even your own. A hoarder finds value in just about EVERYTHING and cannot stand to see ANYTHING go in the trash. Maybe you or your hoarder have one of these lying around, buried under that sack of empty toilet paper rolls covered with rubber bands. What is it? A rare,...

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Rooftops, Patios, and Beer Gardens

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Rooftops, Patios, and Beer Gardens

There’s no place like the city on a balmy summer evening. The soft breeze blowing in from the lake behaves as if it were Mother Nature’s own air conditioner. The city lights all aglow and sounds of life practically beg one to remain outdoors to enjoy this all too short season of beauty. An icy cold draft beer is calling YOUR name… Grab some bucks, your friends, your...

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Lucky Motorcyclist Survives 40-foot Fall

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 | 0 comments

Lucky Motorcyclist Survives 40-foot Fall

Evidently his number was not up. First, he slams into a concrete divider wall going 60 to 70 m.p.h. Then he flies off the cycle over a 40-foot ramp and LANDS ON HIS FEET on the embankment. Doing that, however, he shattered both of his thigh bones. Yesterday, the Chicago man was traveling south on the winding feeder ramp toward Interstate 55 on his 1999 Honda motorcycle when he lost control and...

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