| Oct 25, 2011
| 5:39 AM
With Naperville Central High School senior Bridgette Caquatto posting the best score of the competition on the uneven bars, the U.S. women won the team gymnastics gold medal at the Pan American Games Monday in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Team USA had 219.750...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Gymnast Bridgette Caquatto, a senior at Naperville Central High School, won the gold medal Wednesday in the individual all-around at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Caquatto, 17, became the seventh straight U.S. woman to win the event at...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Gymnast Bridgette Caquatto of Naperville won the uneven bars Thursday, giving her three gold medals at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Caquatto, 17, edged teammate Shawn Johnson, a 2008 Olympic gold medalist, 14.525 to 14.500.
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Bridgette Caquatto was a lot better at gym than she was at Spanish this week in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Her teachers at Naperville Central High School should cut Caquatto some slack, since her mind was on her body.
"I got to Spanish 3 in school, and I...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Sisters Mackenzie and Bridgette Caquatto of Naperville made the 11-member senior women's national team after solid performances in the U.S. Gymnastics Championships that ended Saturday in St. Paul, Minn.
It was the third straight selection for Mackenzie,...
| May 17, 2012
| 2:11 AM
When Kaustubh “Stubhy” Pandav and Adam Krier wrote songs for west suburban-based rock band Lucky Boys Confusion, their melodies were never quite complete until guitarist Joe Sell got a hold of them.
“Joe would add the attitude and the...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Mike Burden sets his sights on another unsuspecting opponent who catches a screen pass and can't wait to turn upfield.
Burden, a 6-foot-1-inch, 205-pound Palatine junior who tracks adversaries with the certainty of a heat-seeking missile, unleashes his...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A man was sentenced to 120 years in prison Monday for a 2005 attack in Wheaton in which he sexually assaulted a young mother and her infant daughter, “an act the devil himself would be loath to commit, ” according to the DuPage judge who...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Exaggeration is a dying art form in this modern age.
Everything that moves is captured on videotape. No longer can an ex-high school football hero turn a 100-yard afternoon into a blockbuster 250-yard day a decade later. No longer must you store memories...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:31 AM
McDonald’s came to the Naperville City Council Tuesday night seeking permission to build a restaurant near downtown, but councilmen just weren’t lovin’ it.
The City Council unanimously turned down the proposed fast-food restaurant at...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:57 AM
"The Second City's Girls' Night Out": Not to be confused with "Girls Night: The Musical," which just opened in the city. This Second City touring show is geared for the gentler sex — though anyone who has seen the work Second City's alumnae have...