| Feb 4, 2011
| 7:30 AM
It was back to class for Chicago public school students today -- but that often meant late to work for their parents.
While classes resumed after two days, there was no bus service for 24,000 of the system's 409,000 students. At least half those students...
| Feb 8, 2011
Keenan Cahill is a YouTube superstar, now known the world over for his hilarious lip-syncing of hit songs. But though the 15 year old freshman from Elmhurst, Illinois can count Jennifer Aniston, Jimmy Kimmel, Katy Perry, Chelsea Handler, 50-Cent, and DJ...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 2:24 PM
In addition to facilitating a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group in Waukegan Township, Cheri Pierson-White works with the grandparents one-on-one to make sure they have everything to which they are entitled.
Many of the grandparents are on...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:36 AM
A rollover crash in Elmhurst this morning involving a semitrailer truck forced officials to close the ramp from northbound Illinois Highway 83 to the Eisenhower Expressway.
The rollover happened at about 10:30 a.m. as the the truck traveled the ramp,...
| 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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:59 PM
With the state’s primary election less than three weeks away, just how much Illinois will be in play in the Republican presidential contest could depend upon next week’s Super Tuesday contests.
Mitt Romney’s twin primary victories in...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:55 PM
An Elmhurst man who stole about $45,000 from the church where he served as a volunteer bookkeeper pleaded guilty to theft charges today.
Robert C. Drefs, 54, took the money during about a two-year period from 2008-2010, Assistant DuPage County State's...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Elmhurst Choral Union and Orchestra perform rapturous music of spiritual love in "Spiritual Romantics" on Sunday, April 22 at 3:00 p.m. in Hammerschmidt Chapel on the campus of Elmhurst College.
A full professional orchestra and soloists join the ECU for...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:11 PM
The DuPage Water Commission has made significant strides toward cleaning up a financial fiasco that came to light in late 2009, but the agency can benefit from further reforms that would increase its transparency even more and make its operations and...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:17 PM
The road to the White House traveled through the Chicago area Friday, just before the Illinois Primary on Tuesday.
Republican Mitt Romney stopped at "Pancakes Eggcetera" in Rosemont, and spoke to about 100 supporters. Then, he left for Puerto Rico, which...
| Mar 21, 2012
The new 866,000-square-foot Elmhurst Memorial Hospital features a state-of-the-art emergency department, 259 private in-patient suites, the da Vinci robotic surgical system, the first Aquilion ONE 320-slice CT scanner in Illinois, and an Open Bore MRI....