Patch Roundup: Library Discovers 'Secret' Nazi Tome, Three Suburban Murder Charges
Also this week: a women suing a hotel chain over bedbug bites, Betty White and Pat Quinn show up in Hinsdale for a fundraiser and a plea deal in the Elmhurst $3 million cocaine case.
Check out any or all of the following of our top Patch stories from the past week in the West Chicago region:
La Grange/La Grange Park—Rare Nazi Book Marked 'Secret' Found in Library Donation Bin—A rare Nazi artifact was found by library staff in La Grange Park this spring and recently donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.
Western Springs—La Grange Park Man Charged with First Degree Murder—The prosecutor in the case alleged that after beating his stepdaughter's boyfriend into unconsciousness, the man told his stepdaughter to "let [him] die."
Geneva—Man Accused of Murdering His Dad Held on $1.8 Million Bail—Martrell Harris of North Aurora remains in custody at the Kane County Jail after a Monday stabbing incident in which his father died.
Wheaton—Two Men Charged in Megan Boken Murder—Two 18-year-old men are charged in the Missouri shooting death of the 23-year-old Wheaton woman.
Lisle—Women Sue Hotel Chain Over Bed Bug Bites Received in Lisle—Lawsuit claims women and their children were bitten all over in 2011 at now-closed Marriott on Summerhill Drive.
Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills—Betty White, Pat Quinn Headline BraveHearts Fundraiser in Hinsdale—It was the third straight year that White, the star of "Golden Girls" and "Hot in Cleveland," spoke at BraveHearts' annual gala, but it was the first time the event was held in Hinsdale.
Elmhurst—Plea Nets 16-year Sentence for Man Busted by Elmhurst Police with $3 Million in Cocaine—Herasmo Herrera pleads guilty to cocaine possession in deal that would have him released in less than eight years.
Batavia—Elementary Principal Accepts Marriage Proposal In Front of Entire School —A Batavia school principal's boyfriend presented her with a rose, a diamond ring and the big question during an all-school assembly on Tuesday. Her response had students jumping for joy.
St. Charles—Tanner Conroyd of St. Charles Area Found Safe in Chicago—The woman who went missing Sunday was located Thursday in a Chicago-area hospital, where officials said media attention alerted them to call authorities.
Glen Ellyn—Woodridge Woman Charged with DUI After Fiery Crash on Roosevelt Road—A 22-year-old Woodridge woman was charged with driving under the influence after a two-car crash sent a teen to the hospital last week.
Burr Ridge—Burr Ridge Police Report Rash of Vehicle Burglaries—The public reported nine incidents of theft, burglary or trespassing to police over four days.
Downers Grove—Cases of West Nile Virus in Chicago's Suburbs—The CDC announced that this is the worst year for West Nile Virus since it started tracking in 1999. Check out how your area is faring in our interactive map of diagnosed cases in humans and mosquitoes.
Oak Park/River Forest—Rich and Single? Oak Park is Your Place—CNN 'Money' Magazine lists Oak Park as the ninth best place in America for rich singles.
Forest Park—Skrine Chops to Reopen Next Weekend—The roll-out will coincide with the one-year anniversary of a fire that devastated the beloved restaurant.