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DuPage County

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  • DuPage police searching for missing man near Addison

    DuPage police searching for missing man near Addison
    DuPage County officials are searching for a University of Illinois at Chicago student whose car and backpack were found near an Addison-area creek Thursday. Mateusz “Matt” Rybarski, 21, who lives in unincorporated DuPage County near Addison,...
  • Chicago's population drops 200,000

    Chicago's population drops 200,000
    Chicago lost a hefty 200,000 residents in the last decade, most of them African-Americans, while suburban counties grew dramatically in numbers and diversity, according to 2010 census data released Tuesday. People continued to spread out far from the...
  • DuPage sheriff's campaign relies heavily on deputy support

    DuPage sheriff's campaign relies heavily on deputy support
    DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba has amassed the biggest campaign war chest of any sheriff in Illinois — thanks in part to cash given by deputies he oversees. His deputies also have gathered petitions for his campaign, kept vandals away from pro-...
  • Durbin proposes 'Bringing Fugitives to Justice Act'

    Durbin proposes 'Bringing Fugitives to Justice Act'
    Illinois U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin today announced a host of measures aimed at capturing the growing numbers of criminal suspects who find haven across America's borders after they are charged with violent felonies in the United States. In the long term,...
  • Republican challenger to Rep. Joe Walsh won't run in primary

    Republican challenger to Rep. Joe Walsh won't run in primary
    The most high-profile Republican primary challenger to freshman Rep. Joe Walsh in the state’s new northwest suburban 8th Congressional District announced today she was dropping out of the race. Darlene Ruscitti, the DuPage County superintendent...
  • Birkett: From heavy hitter to double dipper?

     
    Fifteen months ago, DuPage County State's Attorney Joe Birkett (right) was one of the most prominent Republican politicians in Illinois. He was a two-time party nominee for statewide office and the odds-on favorite to be the GOP candidate for attorney.......
  • Column goes wrong: Simple correction isn't enough

     
    Apologies to DuPage County State's Attorney Joe Birkett. My column Friday greatly and unfairly overstated the potential financial benefit to him if he were to be appointed associate Circuit Court judge before Jan. 1, and was based on the assumption......
  • DuPage County State's Attorney Joe Birkett named to Illinois Appellate Court

     
    The seat he will be taking was held by former Cook County State's Attorney Jack O'Malley....
  • Quinn, Kirk should raise a glass to good fortune

     
    Sen.-elect Mark Kirk bought a beer Wednesday evening for his vanquished opponent, state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. But before Kirk leaves for Washington, he should also be sure to send a case of the finest spirits to the man who gave......
  • Monster Mash: Tim Burton exhibition opening in Toronto; NYU professor implants camera in head

     
    Dark sensibility: An exhibition featuring the art of filmmaker Tim Burton opens at Toronto's Bell Lightbox this week. The next stop on its tour will be the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in May. (CBC) Extreme: A New York......
  • Old case sheds new light on the death penalty debate

     
    A man posing as a neighbor needing to borrow a plunger raped a 29-year-old woman in her living room at the Maple Tree Apartments complex in west suburban Woodridge. Police quickly arrested and charged Marcus Lyons, also 29, and a......