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DuPage County

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  • Judge says Naperville man accused of stabbing mom is unfit for trial

    Judge says Naperville man accused of stabbing mom is unfit for trial
    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...
  • 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...
  • Shining Light Spaghetti Dinner

    Shining Light Spaghetti Dinner
    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,...
  • Former Addison man gets life sentence for killing mother, escort

    Former Addison man gets life sentence for killing mother, escort
    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-...
  • Local vocational programs open new career opportunities

    Local vocational programs open new career opportunities
    Successful careers can start at a vocational or trade school where you can pick up training for a variety of skilled jobs. Programs can be completed in as little as a week, though most take about a year. Graduates typically earn a certificate in a...
  • Check out these historic forest preserve structures built by the CCC

    The dismal economy has me thinking a cheerful outdoors thought: Bring back the CCC!The Civilian Conservation Corps was the silver lining of the dark cloud that was the Great Depression. Nicknamed "Roosevelt's Tree Army," it did double duty of...
  • Lose yourself in isolated Visitation Prairie

    Nothing beats a good walk in the woods. You get the restorative contentment of cherishing nature. You get a good walk. And you get away from crowds in a way that only your feet -- which can navigate the narrowest trails and the thickest thickets -- can...
  • Bong Recreation Area, Wayne Woods more than just pun-worthy names

    You've seen the sign on Interstate 94 near Kenosha: Bong Recreation Area.Maybe you've snickered. Maybe you've kept a poker face in an attempt to maintain parental authority as adolescent hilarity erupted from the back seat. Or maybe you have a T-shirt...
  • Some got a second helping

    As University of Illinois became increasingly competitive and costly, some well-connected applicants had a double advantage: Clout not only got them on campus, it also got them free tuition. University e-mails and a state report show that some students...
  • DuPage Official To Run For State Attorney General

    (WGN-AM)- After spending more than a year as a featured speaker at Republican events throughout Illinois, DuPage County State's Atty. Joe Birkett has decided to forego a run for governor and instead will seek the attorney general's post that he...
  • Domestic violence services see cuts

    Nakia Adams said she was gripped by fear and confusion when her ex-boyfriend continued to violate an order of protection she had obtained from a Cook County judge. It wasn't until she turned to Family Rescue, an agency that serves victims of domestic...