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<p>Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Top news headlines: What happened in Franklin Park this week

<p>Youth boxing in Lake County. | Mark Ukena/for Sun-Times Media</p>

Top photos of the week: All about sports

We'll be featuring some of the best photos from the area each week. This week, check out the top pictures featuring area athletes.

Renee Schremser and Matt Raasakka are originally from the Chicago area, but now live in Denver. When they arrived for a visit Thursday, their first stop after leaving the airport was Johnnie's Beef in Elmwood Park. The restaurant only has outdoor seating, so the nicer weather has been a big plus. | Brian O'Mahoney/For Sun-Times Media

For Johnnie’s Beef, warmer temperatures heat up business

After a harsh winter, warmer weather is slowly making its appearance, bringing people out of their homes — along with their appetites.

Jose` Dolores Perez Benitez marches outside Triton College's Nuevos Horizontes Educational Center April 12 asking board President Mark Stephens not to close the campus. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

Despite protest, Latino-focused Triton campus moving classes to River Grove

Although Nuevos Horizontes will be closing its doors in the summer, the courses offered there will now be taught at Triton College.

NASA finds habitable 'Earth-like' planet

NASA has found a habitable Earth-like planet that they are calling Kepler-186f.

<p>Johnnie's&nbsp;Beef&nbsp;at 7500 of W. North Ave. in Elmwood Park.&nbsp; | Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Johnnie's Beef named Chicago's top Italian Beef

Thrillist.com recently named Johnnie's Beef in Elmwood Park on its Top 10 Italian beef sandwiches in Chicago list.

The Easter Candy hunt at North Park had Giulianna Shamie of Elmwood Park, picking up her share in Franklin Park Saturday morning. | Kevin Tanaka/For Sun-Times Media

Park District's North Park packed for Easter celebration

More than 800 people showed up for several Easter events organized by the Park District of Franklin Park over the weekend.

<p>Gene&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Jude's, 2720 River Road, River Grove. | Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

River Grove's Gene & Jude’s on '12 best' restaurants outside Chicago

Chicago often gets praised for its award-winning restaurants, leaving many worthy suburban restaurants in the dust. Recently, however, Thrillist picked "the 12 best Illinois...

Arthur McClellan, from Olive Harvey in Chicago.  He was in CAAEL as a student and then came back to teach and coach

Alternative education league hosts annual basketball tournament for troubled youth

At the Chicago Area Alternative Education League basket tournament held March 22 and 23, the biggest trophy at the biggest basketball tournament in the state didn’t go to the...

<p>Sun-Times Media file photo</p>

Deliveryman sues Northlake police, claims van was unreasonably searched

A deliveryman from Gary, Ind., has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Northlake police, claiming they unreasonably stopped, searched, arrested and charged him.

North Park homeowners Helen Rosenberg (left) and her husband, Joel Frankel; Sauganash homeowner Diane Yost , and Indian Park homeowner Joyce Viglione all won property tax appeals after they argued that the value of their homes had decreased because of jet noise from the new flight patterns at O'Hare airport.  |  Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

Homeowners upset with O’Hare noise win property tax appeals

Residents of three choice Northwest Side neighborhoods have won property tax appeals — of up to nearly 12 percent — after arguing that the value of their homes has taken a...

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