| Jul 11, 2014
Norman P. Sturm, who spent more than 30 years as an industrial arts teacher and administrator in DuPage County, created Addison Trail High School's first graphic arts program.
Mr. Sturm, 67, died Saturday, June 14, at Gibson Area Hospital in downstate...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:46 AM
There are certain CTA stations that seem almost impossible to navigate, even if you are in good shape.
Take the Sheridan Red Line stop, for example. The stairwell is narrow and is known to get slick with puddles after rain. Or the Central Purple Line...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The following items were taken from Plainfield police reports:
A 21-year-old Plainfield man was arrested just after midnight on June 4 in the 14900 block of South Hawthorne Circle and charged with burglary from motor vehicle, criminal trespass to...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:47 PM
About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs on Tuesday and Wednesday after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association.
The proposal, which would have covered suburban drivers outside...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports:
A 62-year-old Elmhurst man was charged with impersonation of a police officer, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia April 28. A neighbor told police the man...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Downers Grove District 58 will eliminate free busing for the upcoming school year, following a vote this week by the school board.
School board members argued that transportation is becoming too big a drain on the budget to sustain the expense without...
| Apr 2, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 42-year-old Wheaton man was arrested March 20 for stealing a $400 kitchen appliance from Kohl's on Finley Road.
•A 43-year-old Manhattan woman was arrested March 23 for...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:40 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
A 22-year-old Oak Park man was arrested at 6 p.m. April 23, at his house on the 1100 block of South Lombard Avenue in connection with a theft that occurred Jan. 3 on the 900...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:37 AM
A 27-year-old man has died this morning after a fire in west suburban Glen Ellyn, fire officials said.
Abdullah Rantissi died at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood after being admitted to the burn unit, according to a statement from the Glen...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
A former Addison woman who admitted cutting her throat and then stabbing her three-year-old was sentenced today to seven years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors.
Sameera Samreen, 30, pleaded guilty in February to one count of...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A woman walking home from a Lakeview gas station was sexually assaulted by a man who ran up from behind, pulled out a knife and said, "Don't do anything, I'll slit your throat," according to police.
The man assaulted her, then fled with the woman's purse...