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  • Sister: Eisenhower crash victim 'always put others before herself'

    Sister: Eisenhower crash victim 'always put others before herself'
    Arquilla Jones was driving home early Sunday morning after a visit with her sister when she stopped the car along the shoulder of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), officials and a relative said. Minutes later, another driver, who authorities say was...
  • Boy Scout files on suspected abuse published by The Times

    Boy Scout files on suspected abuse published by The Times
    The Times on Tuesday released about 1,200 previously unpublished files kept by the Boy Scouts of America on volunteers and employees expelled for suspected sexual abuse. The files, which have been redacted of victims' names and other identifying...
  • State Senate GOP leader endorses 'Mittney' for president

    State Senate GOP leader endorses 'Mittney' for president
    Illinois Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno was so enthused today in her endorsement of Mitt Romney for president that she flubbed his name. The lawmaker from Lemont was on a conference call to announce that she and a half-dozen state senators...
  • Judge lowers bail for Wheaton College professor charged with child porn

    Judge lowers bail for Wheaton College professor charged with child porn
    A judge Thursday reduced the bail for a WheatonCollege professor accused of possessing child pornography but ordered that he would have to wear a GPS monitoring unit and be confined to his house should he post bond. Donald Ratcliff, 60, had been held...
  • College student charged with trying to have sex with 13-year-old girl

    College student charged with trying to have sex with 13-year-old girl
    A 19-year-old Benedictine University student has been charged with trying to have sex with someone he believed was a 13-year-old girl he met on the Internet, authorities said today. Andrew Franchett of the 5700 block of College Avenue, Lisle, has been...
  • Carol Stream man gets 40 years for '08 slaying of mother

    Carol Stream man gets 40 years for '08 slaying of mother
    A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday for stabbing his mother to death and then defiling her body with household chemicals. Robert Lyons, 39, had been found guilty last year of the March 14, 2008 first-degree...
  • Carol Stream man: I 'lost control' before killing mom

    Carol Stream man: I 'lost control' before killing mom
    In a long statement today to the judge who could send him to prison for life, Robert Lyons admitted stabbing his mother to death in 2008 and said he snapped after 27 years of verbal abuse from her. The remarks came during a 45-minute statement the...
  • Man pleads guilty in death of girlfriend in train-car crash

    Man pleads guilty in death of girlfriend in train-car crash
    A Carol Stream man who drove his pickup into a freight train locomotive, killing his girlfriend, pleaded guilty today to aggravated driving under the influence. In a plea deal with DuPage County prosecutors, Jeffrey S. Fisher, 40, admitted to being under...
  • Man charged in Carol Stream bank robbery, suspected in others

    Man charged in Carol Stream bank robbery, suspected in others
    A Carol Stream man was charged today with bank robbery in connection with a holdup that occurred in that community earlier this month, authorities said. Stephen Bolf, 28, was arrested Thursday by Carol Stream police, according to the FBI. Bolf was...
  • DuPage GOP chief pleads guilty to DUI

    DuPage GOP chief pleads guilty to DUI
    State. Rep. Randy Ramey, the DuPage County Republican Party chairman, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge Monday court and was fined $1,750 and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service. Ramey, who became county...
  • Mom's refusal to help score concert tix led to slaying, prosecutors say

    Mom's refusal to help score concert tix led to slaying, prosecutors say
    Robert Lyons wanted his mother to pull strings to get him skybox seats for an Avril Lavigne concert, but when she refused, her son savagely attacked her and stabbed her to death, prosecutors said today on the first day of his murder trial.   A DuPage...