| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 22-year-old Riverdale woman was arrested Jan. 16 on battery charges after she threw a beverage at a clerk at the Red Roof Inn on Butterfield Road.
A laptop computer valued at $1,500...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:42 PM
A Metra train hit a pedestrian, injuring the person, in Downers Grove this evening, authorities said.
The person was struck by inbound train No 1288 on the BNSF line about 5:45 p.m. near the Main Street station in Downers Grove, said Meg Reile, a...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:20 PM
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No. 1 Mount Carmel 21, Brother Rice 10
It was legendary coach Frank Lenti’s birthday Friday, but it’s safe to say nobody was...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The DuPage County Health Department closed a Lombard restaurant in connection with the investigation into four confirmed cases of E. coli in people admitted to a county hospital this week, officials said today.
Jason Gerwig, a public information officer...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:08 PM
A Republican challenger to Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin emerged Monday as a political newcomer and suburban business executive with a military background announced he’ll seek the GOP nomination next year.
Doug Truax, managing partner and co-...
| Oct 10, 2012
For a generation, hospital and nursing jobs were considered some of the safest in the economy, recessionproof.
Even during the latest downturn — the worst since the Great Depression — hospital employment remained relatively steady,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 2:57 PM
David Edwards didn't look like a quarterback during his youth football playing days.
He was too big, literally, surpassing the maximum allowable weight at the position.
"I was a right guard and a defensive end in grade school," Edwards said. "All my...
| Sep 5, 2012
We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
| Oct 6, 2012
There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word.
Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A 27-year-old Downers Grove man faces first-degree murder charges after his mother was fatally shot and found in the parking lot of a Burr Ridge church, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Michael Zaky Bassaly of Downers Grove is scheduled to...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:48 PM
One Joliet man died after his car went out of control, hit a median and was struck by another car and a tractor-trailer truck, on Interstate 55 near Plainfield early this morning, according to the Illinois State Police.
The crash happened about 1:30 a....