| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:03 PM
About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Less than two months ago, Naperville residents Tyler Hasper, Nick McKinney and Danny Riley were playing baseball for their high school teams, but after graduating and before college this fall, they're members of the DuPage Hounds.
"It's been great,"...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
| Jul 12, 2014
Retired College of DuPage administrator Joseph Barillari loved movies and shared his knowledge of film in reviews broadcast on the Glen Ellyn school's radio station, WDCB-FM 90.9.
He initially reviewed movies on the public radio station with fellow...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Midwestern University will add a new office and classroom building and an apartment building to its Downers Grove campus.
Downers Grove Village Council members voted unanimously this week to allow the two new structures at the 105-acre campus at 555...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:45 AM
Owners of a Downers Grove Walgreens received preliminary approval to keep its drive-through pharmacy window open for 24 hours.
Members of the village plan commission unanimously approved the application for the store at 1000 Ogden Avenue Monday.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Nurses, teacher's aides and other Downers Grove high school staff members will get pay bumps for the next three years under a new contract finalized with the district.
The Community High School District 99 school board unanimously approved the agreement...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:49 PM
An actor carrying a black backpack strode toward the entrance of the Alumni Hall on the Downers Grove Midwestern University campus at 8:30 a.m. Friday.
He stopped and yelled at a man passing by, pulled out a blue, fake pistol and fired. Snap. The man...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Downers Grove police and fire departments are doing training Friday morning to simulate scenarios that involve an active shooter in a school.
The two departments are conducting the training exercises at Midwestern University throughout the morning, in...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Downers Grove officials have begun lining up an extra supply of road salt to make sure the village has enough to get through another tough winter season.
Village council members unanimously approved a proposal Tuesday night to buy at least 1,600 tons of...
| Jul 3, 2014
Downers Grove South graduate Nick Tenerelli was named outstanding defensive player by the baseball coaches at Augustana University.
Tenerelli, made only two errors on 266 chances as a catcher, good for a fielding percentage of .993. Tenerelli also...