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Low Temps Set Record, Area Murderer Sentenced: Week in Review

Patch looks back at five of the biggest Western Springs stories from the week of Jan. 6.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
1. Chicago Breaks Cold Weather Record: Chicago set a record low temperature Monday morning with a frigid -16 degree reading, according to the National Weather Service.

2. Man Gets 3 Life Terms for Aunt's Murder in La Grange Park: David Brown gets three life terms for the murder of his 81-year-old aunt in La Grange Park.

3. Floods Possible in Western Springs Area This Weekend: Rising temperatures and rain are expected to cause rising waters this weekend.

4. Mécénat Bistro Now Open for Lunch: Our latest Facebook Find comes from the Western Springs eatery that opened for lunch for the first time Tuesday.

5. Beanie Babies Creator Ty Warner Should Get Prison Time, Prosecutors SayThe 69-year-old Oak Brook resident who pleaded to tax evasion says probation is enough, considering he's agreed to pay a $53.5 million civil penalty.

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