| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:26 PM
A man who broke into a DuPage County home over the weekend and carried a sleeping 6-year-old girl to her mother later told authorities that "God told me to do it and shed some blood," officials said.
No one was physically harmed in the incident, which...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The nationally known handbell ensemble, The Agape Ringers, will be performing a concert to create their first ever DVD on Sunday October 14 at 4:00 pm at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 West Brush Hill Road in Elmhurst.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Brittany Smith, a medical assistant from west suburban Elmhurst whose specialty is Irish dancing, was named Miss Illinois Saturday night.
Smith, who had earlier won the title of Miss Northern Suburbs to advance to the finals of the pageant, was...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:05 PM
An Elmhurst man has been arrested for selling marijuana and cannabis-laced candy, police said Friday.
After what police described as an ongoing investigation, authorities charged Brandon J. Biggs, 23, of the 200 block of West Kimbell Avenue with...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The federal government has signed off on an agreement allowing the existing Elgin-O’Hare Expressway to be converted into a tollway, officials said today.
The U.S. Transportation Department approved an agreement allowing the Illinois Tollway to...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:35 AM
SPRINGFIELD --- The Illinois House today approved a measure to allow illegal immigrants to get temporary driver's licenses, sending it to a supportive Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
The 65-46 vote came after a lengthy debate in which backers and foes laid...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eileen H. "Pat" van Breemen, an advocate for children suffering from learning disabilities and a Wicomico County political activist, died Tuesday, from multiple organ failures, at her Salisbury home.
She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday.
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Burr Ridge Mayor Gary Grasso is stepping down following his election to the DuPage County board despite an earlier vow to serve in both seats.
“I concluded that I could not do both jobs well,” said Grasso Monday. “With a heavy heart,...
| May 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A Franklin Park man has been charged with leaving his cellphone behind to videotape women using a bathroom at Elmhurst Hospital, DuPage County officials said today.
Salvador Perez, 49, was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 bail and charged with unlawful...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:51 AM
The former head of the Maywood Housing Authority pleaded guilty to theft and official misconduct today and was sentenced to six years in prison, according to the Illinois Attorney General's office.
In a press release, Attorney General Lisa Madigan...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:51 PM
A man and woman were killed this morning on I-294 in Cook County after a semitrailer truck rear-ended a vehicle, causing a six-vehicle chain-reaction crash, officials said.
The crash happened at 5:47 a.m. on the I-294 Southbound at milepost 33.5 near...