| Mar 14, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Less than a week after Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill that bans the death penalty in Illinois, DuPage County prosecutors officially said they will not seek the execution of an Addison man going to trial in May for the murder of his mother and a prostitute....
| Dec 31, 2010
It's a dreary, chilly evening, when most folks want to hunker down with a book or favorite TV show. But Batavia Mothers' Club members Jennifer Baerren, Jennifer Meiring and Pam Kent are meeting at the public library to plan the 11th annual Fox Trot 5K...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:18 PM
The DuPage Water Commission's board has hired retired DuPage County Auditor Jim Rasins as the agency's treasurer and agreed to restart talks with three finalists who interviewed last year to be the commission's general manager.
Commissioners have said...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 8:40 AM
A woman was injured after a shooting incident between her and police early Friday afternoon in west suburban Westmont, police said.
The woman, identified only as being 45 years old, was transported to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove,...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:40 PM
DuPage County has charged a Texas man with having sexually explicit conversations over the Internet with a 13-year-old girl from Downers Grove, authorities said today.
Rudolph Figueroa, 45, of Corpus Christi, Texas, has been extradited to Illinois and is...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 11:06 AM
A Texas man was ordered held on $250,000 bond today after being charged with having sexually explicit conversations over the Internet with a 13-year-old girl from Downers Grove.
An arraignment hearing for Rudolph Figueroa, 45, of Corpus Christi, Texas,...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:38 PM
A Naperville man who reportedly stabbed his mother with a knife less than an hour after he was discharged from a psychiatric hospital was declared unfit for trial Monday.
DuPage County Judge Kathryn Creswell ordered Alexander R. Georg, 28, remanded to...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Shining light is a new non-profit organization that is hosting a spaghetti dinner on January 21st from 5:00-9:00 pm at Resurrection Catholic Church in Wayne, Illinois.
Did you know nearly 59, 730 people in DuPage County live below the poverty line? Well,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 2:06 PM
A former Addison man convicted earlier this year of killing his mother and another woman in 2006 was sentenced today to life in prison without possibility of parole.
Gary Schuning, now 28, was convicted in May 2011 in the February 2006 murders of his 40-...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 10:43 AM
A 53-year-old Westmont man was shot in the leg by police early this morning after the man pointed something that looked like a rifle in the direction of officers, police said.
The man was taken to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove with...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 12:10 PM
The Illinois Tollway should scale back its proposed 35-cent increase in tolls to a more modest 15-cent increase, tollway Director Bill Morris said today.
The tollway has a balanced budget and enough projected cash flow within its current rate structure...