| Jan 23, 2012
| 12:37 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 6:21 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:15 PM
The DuPage County Sheriff’s police have arrested a Carol Stream man who allegedly tried to arrange a tryst with a person he thought was a teenage prostitute.
A judge Friday set bail at $350,000 for Frank Descetto, 60, on charges of patronizing a...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:35 AM
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...
| May 29, 2011
| 7:11 PM
The worst of the heavy thunderstorms have left the Chicago area, but the rain they left behind is resulting in flood warnings throughout northern Illinois.
A flood warning remains in effect for northern Cook, southern Lake, Lee, DuPage, DeKalb,...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 1:19 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 2:31 PM
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.
| Jun 17, 2011
| 7:55 AM
A former Carol Stream doctor lost a bid today to seal his 2005 conviction for fondling a female patient.
Dr. Angelo Consiglio -- who is building a medical practice in Florida -- argued that Illinois law at the time of his guilty plea allowed misdemeanor...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:33 AM
Bond was set at $500,000 today for a Carol Stream man accused of driving drunk when he drove his pickup truck into a freight train locomotive a week ago in Itasca, causing the death of a passenger in his car.
Jeffrey S. Fisher, 39, of the 700 block of...
| Sep 10, 2009
Start with the statue.
The idea sounds cliché, almost pedestrian, when gauging the impact of Michael Jordan's second, more dominant run with the Bulls from 1995-98.
But then you arrive outside Gate 4 of the United Center on a sunny, sticky day, 12...
| Jul 15, 2009
| 5:04 AM
(WGN-AM)- When Schaumburg and RedSpeed Illinois announced their intention to install red-light cameras in the village last September, both parties hoped it would be a long-term commitment -- producing safer intersections, with an added bonus of much-...