| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports:
A 33-year-old man from the 1200 block of S. Oak Street in West Chicago, was arrested on Aug. 21 in the 400 block of South County Farm Road on a charge of retail theft of clothing, police...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When telling people that I would be camping in Brooklyn — yes, that Brooklyn, the borough of New York — a swift, two-pronged response usually followed.
"You can do that?"
Wait a moment and then …
"Why would you want to do that?"...
| Jul 5, 2014
Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, near Darien, is best known for its dramatic tiered falls constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. But a naturally occurring waterfall, tucked back in the woods of the preserve and almost unknown to the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Many police departments will be focused on catching drunken drivers this weekend, but one group is recognizing those like Naperville that make it a priority year-round.
For the fourth straight year, Naperville logged the second highest number of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Three Republicans are on Tuesday's primary ballot for the chance to take on the Democratic incumbent in November for the District 6 seat on the DuPage County Board.
The GOP candidates are Valerie Bruggeman of West Chicago, Kevin Wiley of...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The former president of a Wheaton high school booster club who prosecutors say used the organization as her "personal piggy bank" has pleaded guilty to theft charges.
Dorothy "Dee" Horky, 58, of Carol Stream, admitted guilt Thursday to felony theft over...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A Carol Stream man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing his wife to death, according to DuPage County prosecutors.
In a negotiated plea, Clifford Bolden, 38, entered a plea of guilty but mentally ill to the first-degree murder of Hope Taylor in a Friday...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:15 PM
A former Schaumburg police narcotics officer took responsibility for his role in running an illicit drug operation with two fellow cops before he was sentenced Tuesday to 26 years in prison.
“The path I chose led me to the darkest chapter of my...
| 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 7, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 34-year-old Montgomery man was arrested and charged with speeding after driving 90 mph in a 45-mph zone about 10:36 p.m. March 28 at 75th Street and Illinois Route 59.
| Nov 27, 2013
At least six Illinois companies have a stake in the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to consider employers' religious objections that they cover contraception in the health care benefits they provide their workers.
The high court announced it would...