Women in the Lisle area interested in learning self defense can check out the Lisle Police Department's free self-defense workshop for women from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at 5040 Lincoln Ave., a news release on Lisle's website said.
Lake County residents who work with adolescents are invited to attend Youth Mental Health First Aid training sessions provided by the Lake County Health Department from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 9 and 23.
Lombard-area residents with leftover or expired prescription medicine can drop it off at the Lombard Police Department, 235 E. Wilson Ave., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 28, the village's website reported.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has joined four of her Illinois colleagues in supporting an end to gerrymandering, the longstanding process of redrawing state political maps to help guarantee power for a particular party, according to her website.
A majority party's grip on a state becomes more absolute and unfair when it is allowed to redraw district boundaries to protect itself, Rep. David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) argued recently in joining a coalition taking its gerrymandering case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Illinois townships will now be able to recycle leaves, wood chips and brush from unincorporated areas rather than add to the growing pile of garbage woes, Rep. David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) said in a press release.
The Illinois Attorney General Public Access Office has instructed the Naperville Police Department to provide information regarding the shooting death of Matthew Lange on Jan. 27 at Scullen Middle School in Naperville, according to the Edgar County Wathdogs (ECW).
Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) will lead the GOP on the House floor, succeeding Steven Andersson (R-Geneva), who was asked to step down after voting with Democrats to override vetoes by Gov. Bruce Rauner on state budget measures.