| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Downers Grove acted within its rights when two Ogden Avenue massage parlors were ordered closed after police uncovered evidence of prostitution more than three years ago, according to an appellate court ruling
The three-justice Illinois Appellate...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Downers Grove high schools are test-driving a strategy to equip all students with individual devices.
Community High School District 99 is completing a pilot program in which 200 students received their own Google Chromebooks and were allowed to use them...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The following items were taken from police reports in Downers Grove:
A 43-year-old Downers Grove man was arrested May 5 for not paying a $67 cab fare and for drug possession.
A 52-year-old Darien woman was arrested May 5 for using an invalid...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:35 PM
A Hillside man is facing a felony charge after he was accused of breaking into a Downers Grove home last week.
Louis Colella, 51, was charged with one count of residential burglary, a Class 1 felony, Downers Grove Police Lt. Michael Willison said in a...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Downers Grove high school officials are moving forward with plans to spruce up their campuses with electronic signs.
The Community High School District 99 school board recently agreed to continue talks with the village for new signs at North and South...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Downers Grove High School District 99 officials on Monday expelled three students for the rest of the school year and portions of next school year.
School officials declined to say what led to the action and only identified the students by six-digit...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Downers Grove's high school district is poised to make hundreds of thousands of dollars to in capital improvements at both high schools.
Community High School District 99 board members recently approved four separate bids worth more than $316,000 to...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Jeff Osowski of Downers Grove followed his father, Ray, onto the golf course as a pre-teen.
Some 20 years later, the 32-year-old's skills on the links have earned him a trip to New Jersey to compete in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Downers Grove's public high school district is chucking its school bus provider after years of poor service, and its two feeder districts have followed suit.
The Community High School District 99 school board recently approved a new three-year...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:33 AM
U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, who cites his successful push to raise Illinois' speed limit as the top accomplishment of his first year as a state lawmaker, has been ticketed for speeding 11 times since 1988, according to public records.
Two of the...
| Mar 5, 2014
Standing amid a few dozen supporters inside an Italian restaurant in Downers Grove on a recent Thursday night, Dan Rutherford drew an analogy to explain the setbacks in his bid for governor.
"Do you all know what a manatee is?" asked Rutherford, an avid...