Patch Roundup: Chaplain Wins $1 Million in Powerball; Firefighter Killed by Own Dog
Also: a child's body found in 2005 is finally identified, a 600-pound marijuana bust and a breach-of-contract fine for adult-film star Jenna Jameson.
Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's west Chicago region:
Glen Ellyn—Glen Ellyn Man Wins $1 Million in Powerball—After finding a pile of lottery tickets and checking the numbers, Ron Yurcus discovered he was a winner.
Geneva—UPDATE- Firefighter Died of Attack From Her Own Dog—Dawn Brown was home alone at the time of the attack. Here are more details.
Wheaton—Officials Identify Child Buried as "Johnny Doe" in Wheaton—Officials publicly identify a boy who was found dead in 2005 in Naperville Township as Atcel Olmedo.
Batavia—Police Sting Lands 600 Pounds of Marijuana in Batavia, Elburn and Other Areas—A handful of local residents are charged. Here's how the bust went down.
Naperville—Adult Film Star Jenna Jameson Ordered to Pay Naperville Theater for 'No Show'—A DuPage County judge ordered adult film star Jenna Jameson to pay breach-of-contract damages for not showing up at two heavily promoted events last year.
Elmhurst—'Mob Daughter' Puts Father's Notoriety Behind Her; New Life Includes Fund-raising at Flight 112—Come meet Nora Schweihs of "Mob Wives" this Saturday.
La Grange/La Grange Park/Western Springs—Rallying Local Support, Retired Officer to Drive Supplies to Sandy Victims—La Grange Highlands’ Jack Kielczynski has less than a week to fill his truck in order to reach Staten Island by Thanksgiving, and the community is answering his call.
Lemont—Lemont Man's Trial For Alleged Romeoville Road Rage Killing Set—Christopher Yeoman of Lemont faces second-degree murder charges in connection with the death of a man he allegedly punched at a Romeoville stoplight.
Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills/Burr Ridge—Heroin Use in DuPage County an 'Epidemic,' State's Attorney Says—District 86 hosted a drug symposium on Nov. 7 at Hinsdale South High School that featured several speakers, including DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin, with first-hand knowledge of the dangers of heroin in the suburbs today.
Oak Park/River Forest/Forest Park—Car Crashes Into Oak Park Home—A car sped into the front of a home in the 700 block of south Grove Avenue on Thursday Afternoon.
St. Charles—No Favored Treatment for East High Athletes Busted at Party—Teen party fallout: St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 chief says the district’s Code of Conduct holds student athletes to a higher, tougher standard than other students.
Downers Grove—Downers Grove North Lip-Dub Video Goes Viral—Students and teachers in the school's Fine Arts Department sing and dance to "It's Always a Good Time" by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen while showcasing various art and music classes.
Darien/Woodridge—Driver Gets $1,500 Fine, Community Service in Crash that Disabled Downers Grove Teen—Parents of 14-year-old Hunter Himes say he won't recover from injuries sustained in February, when he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle home from a friend's house.