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  • Two DuPage election board members are replaced in wake of review

    Two DuPage election board members are replaced in wake of review
    DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on Wednesday appointed two new trustees to the three-person board overseeing the DuPage Election Commission, one day after a report came out that criticized a broad range of practices at the bipartisan agency....
  • Ex-bookkeeper gets 3 years for stealing more than $50,000 from Elmhurst church

    Ex-bookkeeper gets 3 years for stealing more than $50,000 from Elmhurst church
    An Elmhurst man who said he heard voices ordering him to steal money from a church whose books he was keeping was sentenced to three years in prison Friday. Robert C. Drefs, 54, a volunteer bookkeeper who embezzled more than $50,000 from Messiah Lutheran...
  • DuPage election commission chairman resigns

    DuPage election commission chairman resigns
    The chairman of the DuPage Election Commission has resigned in the wake of a report that criticized a broad range of practices at the bipartisan agency. J.P. “Rick” Carney of Wheaton, who had served on the election board's three-person...
  • Some got a second helping

    As University of Illinois became increasingly competitive and costly, some well-connected applicants had a double advantage: Clout not only got them on campus, it also got them free tuition. University e-mails and a state report show that some students...
  • Blagojevich fundraiser held by Jackson allies Saturday

    As Gov. Rod Blagojevich was trying to pick Illinois' next U.S. senator, businessmen with ties to both the governor and U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. discussed raising at least $1 million for Blagojevich's campaign as a way to encourage him to pick Jackson...
  • GPS seen as way to aid abuse victims

    The young mother's long nightmare began to subside soon after her abusive ex-husband was outfitted with a satellite monitoring device that would electronically warn authorities if he ever got too close to her. The woman, who requested anonymity, can...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who were killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: Derek R. Banks, 24, of Newport News, Va.; specialist, Army...
  • Domestic violence services see cuts

    Nakia Adams said she was gripped by fear and confusion when her ex-boyfriend continued to violate an order of protection she had obtained from a Cook County judge. It wasn't until she turned to Family Rescue, an agency that serves victims of domestic...
  • GPS may help enforce restraining orders

    Anyone who violates an order of protection could be forced to wear a satellite tracking device that would issue an electronic warning if the offender gets too close to the victim, under legislation introduced Tuesday in Springfield. The proposed law...
  • Dual degree programs give motivated students head start

    Dual degree programs give motivated students head start
    Phil Swarbrick graduated from Chicago's DePaul University last year with a Bachelor of Science degree in network technology and a Master of Science degree in computer information and network security. Under normal circumstances, the undergraduate and...
  • Hold Steady

    Hold Steady
    Balance is such a fundamental part of each movement that it hurts -- sometimes literally -- when it's gone. But to strengthen our balance, especially as we age, it turns out we do need to lose it. Or at least test it a little. Kids do this naturally by...