Patch Roundup: Local Sikhs Grieve Shooting, Lightning Fire Guts Home
Also this week: a deadly accident at the Blue Line "L" terminus, a teenager charged with a Tri-Cities stabbing and an upcoming FOX mob-themed TV show films in the suburbs.
Check out any or all of the following best stories from our west suburban Chicago Patch sites:
Wheaton—Area Sikh Community Grieves Wisconsin Shooting Victims—A candlelight vigil in Wheaton honors the victims of the shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
Elmhurst—Oak Street Couple Watches as Their House Burns Saturday [VIDEO]—The homeowners, who were home when their 1927 house was struck by lightning, were not injured.
Oak Park/River Forest—Frankfort Man Killed After Fall at Forest Park El Stop—Authorities say Jeffrey Knoll, of Frankfort, electrocuted after fall onto rail tracks.
Batavia—POLICE: Chicago Woman Accused of Stabbing in Batavia Thursday—An 18-year-old Chicago woman faces two counts of aggravated battery after a stabbing Thursday on Batavia's east side, according to police.
Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills—$54,000 Worth of Items Stolen from 2 Homes in Separate Incidents—The stolen items include two pairs of diamond earrings, a Rolex watch, and an iPad.
Western Springs—Fall FOX Show "The Mob Doctor" Films in Countryside—The former Flame restaurant in Countryside (803 Joliet Rd.) was busy throughout Wednesday with trailers and film crews as the building served as a location for the filming of scenes from the FOX network’s fall TV show.
Downers Grove—Two Lemont Teens Accused of Residential Burglary in Unincorporated Downers Grove—Two Lemont teens were charged Tuesday with burglarizing a home in unincorporated Downers Grove, according to the DuPage County Sheriff's Office.
Lisle—FBI Investigates DuPage Forest Preserve Contracts—The FBI has joined an investigation of contracts that allegedly benefited two former DuPage Forest Preserve District employees, the Better Government Association and Daily Herald report.
Glen Ellyn—Glen Ellyn Meatheads Grand Opening Aug. 17—Meatheads will hold its grand opening on Aug. 17 at its location at 549 E. Roosevelt Road; two days prior to the grand opening, the burger joint will host private fundraising events for three local groups.
La Grange/La Grange Park—Teen Artist Natalie Krause and her Hirsute Creatures—At only 14 years old, Natalie Krause, of La Grange, is selling her line of collectible Hirsute Creatures locally and avoiding the need to babysit.
Geneva—Community Remembers Coach John Barton—John Barton, who coached some of Geneva's legendary football and basketball teams, died at age 71. A community gathers to remember him.
St. Charles—Norris Recreation Center Mold Cleanup Complete—The cleanup of mold at Norris Recreation Center has been completed, and St. Charles Community School District 303 believes the building will be safe for occupancy once air sample tests are completed.
Burr Ridge—District 86 'Failing' in Terms of Transparency, Study Says—The Illinois Policy Institute's released the latest edition of its "Local Transparency Project" this week, and rated 22 DuPage County area government agencies.