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  • Former Deacon charged with stealing from suburban church

    Former Deacon charged with stealing from suburban church
    The former Deacon and Business Manager at St. Mary's Parish in West Chicago, 58 year-old George Valdez of West Chicago, has been charged with allegedly stealing more than $315,000 from the Parish. That's according to DuPage County State's Attorney Joe...
  • `Most distasteful thing I've ever done' nears for Fawell

    When Scott Fawell takes the stand to testify against his close friend and mentor, George Ryan, it will be the "the most distasteful thing I've ever done," he wrote in a recent letter to the Tribune. Once as close as a son to the former governor and now...
  • No more excuses. Go to the tape

    In one of the Kankakee County sheriff's first attempts at videotaping an interrogation, suspect Christopher Connery was led into a small room. It was bare but for two chairs, a table and a wall thermostat the size of a cigarette pack. Detectives listened...
  • Charges reach Ryan's inner circle

    A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Dean Bauer, the main anti-corruption official for George Ryan when he was secretary of state, on charges of racketeering and obstruction of justice, accusing him of repeatedly covering up misconduct to protect...
  • Medical school charges expanded

    A one-time top adviser to former Gov. George Ryan was charged Wednesday with aiding and abetting an alleged fraud on a suburban Chicago medical school by acting as a middleman in a kickback scheme. John Glennon, an influential Republican real estate...
  • Insider linked to hospital inquiry

    For years, Stuart Levine has been one of the consummate insiders of Illinois Republican politics, a multimillionaire businessman and attorney who donated nearly $2 million to state and federal candidates while finding his way onto several state boards....
  • DuPage's crime tally holds steady

    Though reports of crime dropped for an unprecedented seventh straight year statewide, DuPage County's annual crime statistics showed little change, according to state figures released Sunday. Statewide, 2.9 percent fewer major crimes were reported in...
  • With successor in mind, GOP plots Ryan's exit

    Anticipating a quick end to Jack Ryan's candidacy for the U.S. Senate, state Republican leaders on Thursday began looking ahead to replace him on the November ballot, with former State Board of Education Chairman Ron Gidwitz emerging as the leading...
  • Lemak gets life term for killing her 3 kids

    Saying he wanted Marilyn Lemak to ponder her "terrible acts" the rest of her days, a DuPage County judge Monday sentenced the Naperville woman to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 1999 drugging and suffocation of her three children....
  • DuPage schools meet the test

    In an 8th-grade class in Kennedy Junior High School in Lisle, math pupils spent a recent morning discussing the finer points of skiing as they worked to understand the relationships between time and distance. The purpose of the lesson--charting a skier's...
  • Ryan won't appeal ruling on files

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jack Ryan said Friday that he and former wife Jeri Ryan will not appeal a California judge's ruling ordering the unsealing of divorce files that could be politically damaging and would move to expedite their release....