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Daily Chronicle
Three-vehicle crash closed Route 23 at Chicago Road near Watermantime and hit the Ford, Burgh said. The female driver of the Equinox was airlif
Three-vehicle crash closed Route 23 at Chicago Road near Waterman
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
time and hit the Ford, Burgh said. The female driver of the Equinox was airlifted to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. A child passenger was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Medicine's Valley West Hospital in Sandwich.... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Is your child’s car seat in correctly? Tollway officials want to helpget your seat checked for free tomorrow at the Family Safety Fair. It will be
Is your child’s car seat in correctly? Tollway officials want to help
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
get your seat checked for free tomorrow at the Family Safety Fair. It will be held at the tollway facility on Ogden Ave in Downers Grove from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. You’ll also be able to get your children free ID cards. There will also be activities for... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Route 23 to be closed for hours after crash at Chicago Road near Watermantime and hit the Ford, Burgh said. The female driver of the Equinox was airlif
Route 23 to be closed for hours after crash at Chicago Road near Waterman
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
time and hit the Ford, Burgh said. The female driver of the Equinox was airlifted to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. A child passenger was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Medicine's Valley West Hospital in Sandwich.... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage County auditor candidates spar over qualificationsserve in the position. Michelle Gale, a Glendale Heights Democrat, is challeng
DuPage County auditor candidates spar over qualifications
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
serve in the position. Michelle Gale, a Glendale Heights Democrat, is challenging Republican incumbent Bob Grogan of Downers Grove in the November general election. During an endorsement interview this week with the Daily Herald editorial... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Springfield Scoop: A case where mercy, not scorn, should prevailwhy my heart goes out to former state Rep. Ron Sandack. He’s a good man who got
Springfield Scoop: A case where mercy, not scorn, should prevail
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
why my heart goes out to former state Rep. Ron Sandack. He’s a good man who got caught up in something awful. The Downers Grove Republican apparently is the victim of an extortion ring based in the Philippines. According to a Downers... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Skeleton Key Brewery brings good beer, education programs to WoodridgeEmily Slayton and her husband Paul Slayton – a trio of Lombard natives who are
Skeleton Key Brewery brings good beer, education programs to Woodridge
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 3 days ago
Emily Slayton and her husband Paul Slayton – a trio of Lombard natives who are now self-described beer nerds living in Downers Grove – are set to open the new Skeleton Key Brewery on Sept. 24 in Woodridge. The three said their beer was for... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Lisle Barkapalooza celebrates canines, West Suburban Human SocietyThe 23rd annual event acts as a fundraiser for the Downers Grove-based society,
Lisle Barkapalooza celebrates canines, West Suburban Human Society
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 3 days ago
The 23rd annual event acts as a fundraiser for the Downers Grove-based society, which rescues about 800 animals each year, according to Executive Director Carolyn Mossberger. “It’s just a fun event,” she said. “People enjoy coming out to things that... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove for Sept. 21Downers Grove Battery • Dennis A. Drechsler, 49, of the 2500 block of Ogden A
Downers Grove for Sept. 21
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
Downers Grove Battery • Dennis A. Drechsler, 49, of the 2500 block of Ogden Avenue, was charged at 10:43 a.m. Sept. 8 with battery and criminal damage to property at his residence. • Adam George Yoksas, 42, of the 100 block of North Harbor Drive,... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Two teens injured in ‘severe’ single-vehicle crash near Campton Hillsto Presence Saint Joseph hospital in Elgin while the trapped passenger was airl
Two teens injured in ‘severe’ single-vehicle crash near Campton Hills
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
to Presence Saint Joseph hospital in Elgin while the trapped passenger was airlifted to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, the release stated. Lancaster said he has not received an update on their medical status. Campton Hills... Read more
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McCook Suburban Life
Physical therapy for neck painindicated that this treatment can reduce pain immediately after it is applied,”
Physical therapy for neck pain
McCook Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
indicated that this treatment can reduce pain immediately after it is applied,” the report said. Main Street Chiropractic and Wellness Center, 5157 Main Street #200, Downers Grove IL 60515, (630) 435-6461 http://www.chiropracticdowners... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Local League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participationthings.” This year, the leagues representing Central Kane County, Glen Ellyn,
Local League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participation
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
things.” This year, the leagues representing Central Kane County, Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Naperville, Elmhurst, Palatine, Downers Grove, Woodridge, Lisle and McHenry County decided they would use their collective clout to accumulate as many... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage Medical Group acquires La Grange Women's ClinicDOWNERS GROVE -- DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent, multi-specialty
DuPage Medical Group acquires La Grange Women's Clinic
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE -- DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the Chicago area, recently welcomed six experienced obstetricians and gynecologists after its acquisition of La Grange Women's Clinic. The established... Read more
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Daily Herald
Man airlifted to hospital after crashing into tree in Campton Hillsprolonged extraction, Starr said they requested the man be flown by Superior Am
Man airlifted to hospital after crashing into tree in Campton Hills
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
prolonged extraction, Starr said they requested the man be flown by Superior Ambulance Service's Air Med 1 helicopter to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Starr said he did not have an update on the man's condition Wednesday eveni... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge reduces bond for ex-teacher accused of child porn possessiona Chicago-area educator. A spokeswoman for Community High School District 99 c
Judge reduces bond for ex-teacher accused of child porn possession
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
a Chicago-area educator. A spokeswoman for Community High School District 99 confirmed that Hornish was a music teacher at Downers Grove South High School from 2000 until November 2011, when she said he was laid off as part of a reduction in force... Read more
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Woodridge Reporter
High school football: Downers Grove South struggles against AT, but still eyeing conference titlethe Mustangs are among four teams at 1-1 in the league, along with AT, Hinsdale
High school football: Downers Grove South struggles against AT, but still eyeing conference title
Woodridge Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
the Mustangs are among four teams at 1-1 in the league, along with AT, Hinsdale South and Willowbrook. A third loss hurts Downers Grove South’s playoff chances, but they are far from out of it. “We still have a chance to win our conference and... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove North has tough time with Glenbard WestTrojans did force the Hilltoppers to punt, their first play from scrimmage went
Downers Grove North has tough time with Glenbard West
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 4 days ago
Trojans did force the Hilltoppers to punt, their first play from scrimmage went for a loss after a bad snap. In the end, Downers Grove North struggled to generate much offense and fell 35-0 in the West Suburban Silver matchup. “We get them... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Former Lyric Opera soloist Bernard Izzo dies at 92for 35 years. And when he chanted, wowie!" Izzo, 92, died of natural causes Au
Former Lyric Opera soloist Bernard Izzo dies at 92
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
for 35 years. And when he chanted, wowie!" Izzo, 92, died of natural causes Aug. 5 in Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, according to his son John. He had lived in Lombard for the last 25 years after more than 40 years in... Read more
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Forest View Life
Overtime strike lifts Morton against Downers Grove South in conference battleDuran said. “I shot it, he blocked it, and as soon as I saw the rebound I ran t
Overtime strike lifts Morton against Downers Grove South in conference battle
Forest View Life / Posted 4 days ago
Duran said. “I shot it, he blocked it, and as soon as I saw the rebound I ran to it and knew I had to beat the defense.” Downers Grove South (6-2-3) had taken a 1-0 lead 2:46 before halftime on a well-struck 30-yard free kick goal high inside the... Read more
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Glen Ellyn News Leader
Glenbard West impresses in home debutIt just happened to be his turn to shine Sept. 17 in the Hilltoppers’ home debu
Glenbard West impresses in home debut
Glen Ellyn News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
It just happened to be his turn to shine Sept. 17 in the Hilltoppers’ home debut against Downers Grove North. Diver rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns and caught three passes for 22 yards in West’s 35-0 win against the Trojans. DJ Ficarella (18... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Sandack's self-inflicted woundswhy my heart goes out to former state Rep. Ron Sandack. He’s a good man who got
Sandack's self-inflicted wounds
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
why my heart goes out to former state Rep. Ron Sandack. He’s a good man who got caught up in something awful. The Downers Grove Republican apparently is the victim of an extortion ring based in the Philippines. According to a Downers... Read more
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Daily Herald
Nypro expands in Gurneeand supply chain products and solutions. The company, owned by St. Petersburg,
Nypro expands in Gurnee
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
and supply chain products and solutions. The company, owned by St. Petersburg, Florida-based Jabil Co. with offices in Downers Grove, makes EPI-pens, inhalers, diabetes care products, as well as kidney dialysis machines and scanners. In 1955,... Read more
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Itasca Press
League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participationopinions are on these things.” This year, the leagues representing Glen Ellyn,
League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participation
Itasca Press / Posted 5 days ago
opinions are on these things.” This year, the leagues representing Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Naperville, Elmhurst, Palatine, Downers Grove, Woodridge, Lisle, McHenry County and central Kane County decided they would use their collective clout to... Read more
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Daily Herald
DeVry voluntarily dials back revenue from federal student aidDowners Grove-based DeVry Education Group said Tuesday that it will cap the amo
DeVry voluntarily dials back revenue from federal student aid
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Downers Grove-based DeVry Education Group said Tuesday that it will cap the amount of revenue it receives from federal student aid, including veterans and military tuition assistance. The move puts DeVry, one of the largest operators of for-profit... Read more
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Oakbrook Suburban Life
Crowns protect your teeth and improve your smiledentist for a routine check-up twice a year, will go a long way in helping you
Crowns protect your teeth and improve your smile
Oakbrook Suburban Life / Posted 5 days ago
dentist for a routine check-up twice a year, will go a long way in helping you maintain and protect your dental crowns. For more information, please contact: Webster Cosmetic Dentistry, Ltd. 1121 Warren Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515 (630) 663-... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner mum on former ally's 'inappropriate online conversations'line and sinker." The governor stuck by that strategy Monday despite the new,
Rauner mum on former ally's 'inappropriate online conversations'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
line and sinker." The governor stuck by that strategy Monday despite the new, widely reported revelations from Sandack and Downers Grove police. "I really can't comment on that. I don't know all the facts on that," Rauner told reporters after... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
How a former Illinois State Rep. got involved in a “cybersecurity” scam, that originated in the philippinesthe Illinois House Republican floor leader who abruptly resigned in July citing
How a former Illinois State Rep. got involved in a “cybersecurity” scam, that originated in the philippines
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
the Illinois House Republican floor leader who abruptly resigned in July citing “cybersecurity” issues, Ron Sandack. Sandack allegedly exchanged social media messages with a woman who then demanded money from him, according to Downers Grove p... Read more
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Daily Herald
Fuddruckers in Algonquin Commons closes for good-- which allows patrons to create their own burgers and chicken sandwiches -- t
Fuddruckers in Algonquin Commons closes for good
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
-- which allows patrons to create their own burgers and chicken sandwiches -- to other Fuddruckers locations in Schaumburg, Downers Grove and Northbrook. However, this is not just any pajama party. While footie pajamas and nightgowns are welcome,... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage Medical Group adds OB-GYN in NapervilleDOWNERS GROVE -- Dr. Michele Carney has joined DuPage Medical Group, the larges
DuPage Medical Group adds OB-GYN in Naperville
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE -- Dr. Michele Carney has joined DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the Chicago region. Carney joins DMG with more than 14 years' experience and focuses on minimally invasive surgery using... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove North class of 1976 celebrates 40th reunionfootball game against Oak Park. Alumni will meet before the game at the Alumni
Downers Grove North class of 1976 celebrates 40th reunion
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 6 days ago
football game against Oak Park. Alumni will meet before the game at the Alumni White Tent onsite. The main event is the reunion dinner Sept. 24, with all information available at Eventbrite.com by entering "Downers Grove North Class of 1976 Reunio... Read more
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Daily Herald
Local birders dream up ways to spend $500idea of the magnitude of birding potential that was at our fingertips, includin
Local birders dream up ways to spend $500
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
idea of the magnitude of birding potential that was at our fingertips, including my most wanted bird: green jay!" -- Joan, Downers Grove "I'd apply it toward a pair of Swarovski binoculars." -- Rob, Darien "I would put the money toward a VENT... Read more
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Daily Herald
Becker Professional partners with Chicago Medical Training CenterDOWNERS GROVE - Becker Professional Education, part of DeVry Education Group, a
Becker Professional partners with Chicago Medical Training Center
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE - Becker Professional Education, part of DeVry Education Group, announced a new partnership with the Chicago Medical Training Center. A quality medical education provider, CMTC develops domestic and international physicians-in-training... Read more
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Daily Herald
Aurora woman killed when ATV collides with SUVwas taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, and then flown to Advocat
Aurora woman killed when ATV collides with SUV
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, and then flown to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, where she was pronounced dead early Sunday. No one was injured in the Explorer, which did not have a stop... Read more
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Philly.com
The mystery of the disappearing engine oilmoldy smelling vents. I checked Google and found a product by that name. Would
The mystery of the disappearing engine oil
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
moldy smelling vents. I checked Google and found a product by that name. Would you recommend it for moldy vents? - G.V., Downers Grove, Ill. A: We were not familiar with the product but checked it out. It sounds similar to Febreeze, which does... Read more
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Glen Ellyn News Leader
Glenbard West finds its footing, breezes by Downers Grove NorthDiver could have just as easily been talking about the Hilltoppers' performance
Glenbard West finds its footing, breezes by Downers Grove North
Glen Ellyn News Leader / Posted 8 days ago
Diver could have just as easily been talking about the Hilltoppers' performance against Downers Grove North on Sept. 17. West's two first-quarter drives ended on a punt and a failed fourth down conversion, but the Hilltoppers got on track, scoring... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US pol says Pinay scammed him onlineengaged in “inappropriate online conversations” with a woman who extorted money
US pol says Pinay scammed him online
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
engaged in “inappropriate online conversations” with a woman who extorted money from him that he wired to the Philippines. Downers Grove ex-Rep. Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of additional... Read more
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Daily Herald
Why Jason Segel isn't afraid to take riskslesson he shared with young fans of his "Nightmares!" book series during two ap
Why Jason Segel isn't afraid to take risks
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
lesson he shared with young fans of his "Nightmares!" book series during two appearances hosted by Anderson's Bookshop in a Downers Grove theater and a Glen Ellyn school this week. Segel, 36, is promoting "Nightmares! The Lost Lullaby," the third... Read more
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Forest View Life
High school football: Morton cracks win column against Proviso Eastthe season, Morton's football team cracked the win column with a 27-6 win again
High school football: Morton cracks win column against Proviso East
Forest View Life / Posted 8 days ago
the season, Morton's football team cracked the win column with a 27-6 win against Proviso East on Sept. 23. The Mustangs' record moved to 1-3 on the season and 1-0 in the West Suburban Gold before a Sept. 30 home game against Downers Grove... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Ex-Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Ex-Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 8 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Ex-Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookin “inappropriate online conversations” with a woman who extorted him into wiri
Ex-Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
in “inappropriate online conversations” with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove, the former GOP floor leader, released a statement Friday alleging that the woman “lured” him into the... Read more
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Raw Story
Illinois lawmaker quit after being blackmailed by Filipino ‘sextortion’ ring: policeon the floor of the Democratic-dominated House, was up for re-election in Novem
Illinois lawmaker quit after being blackmailed by Filipino ‘sextortion’ ring: police
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
on the floor of the Democratic-dominated House, was up for re-election in November. Police in the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove disclosed in their report that Sandack twice wired an undisclosed amount of money to a source in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on FacebookFriday alleging that the woman 'lured' him into the inappropriate discussion on
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Friday alleging that the woman 'lured' him into the inappropriate discussion on Facebook. The former GOP floor leader, of Downers Grove, accepted a 'friend' request with the woman on Facebook and exchanged messages and a Skype phone call before... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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WALB Albany
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
WALB Albany / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebookhe engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted hi
Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook
WGEM Quincy / Posted 9 days ago
he engaged in "inappropriate online conversations" with a woman who extorted him into wiring money to the Philippines. Downers Grove Republican Ron Sandack, who had been the GOP floor leader, issued a statement following the release of... Read more
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