| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Arlington Heights officials recently approved a 2.75 percent raise for the village manager.
Bill Dixon's full salary package, effective Jan. 1, is now $207,092, according to Mary Rath, human resources director for the village.
Dixon, 67, said the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:35 PM
After months of debate fueled by environmental concerns over a proposed mega gas station at the northeast corner of Butterfield Road and Route 53 near Glen Ellyn, DuPage County board members Tuesday soundly defeated the proposal in a 14 to 4 vote....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A woman whose body was found in a shallow grave at a Glen Ellyn park last weekend was in an abusive relationship with a man accused of stabbing her 34 times, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Myron Ester, 45, was ordered held without bail, charged with first-...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Before each performance of the five-hour "Einstein on the Beach," violinist Jennifer Koh must endure at least one hour in the makeup chair to transform her from a thirtysomething woman to the gray, wizened Nobel Prize-winning physicist — a head-to-...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Johnny Dudek had piercing blue eyes, swooping bangs and a perfect grin — thanks to the braces that came off not long ago. Soon to turn 16, he was excited about getting the white Grand Am his grandmother left him before she died, though his parents...
| Sep 17, 2013
Preliminary Illinois Standard Achievement Test, or ISAT, results in Glen Ellyn's Community Consolidated School District 89 show a 12 to 15 percent drop this year in both reading and math scores for students in grades three to eight.
With the state...
| Oct 31, 2013
The number of students at Glen Ellyn School District 41 meeting standards on a state achievement test has dropped this year.
The range of students who met proficiency in the Illinois Standard Achievement Test was between 96 percent to 85 percent in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Linda Valez's family begged her to come live with them. But the mother of seven repeatedly refused, cheerfully offering relatives a tour of her "home" underneath a stairwell in a Wheaton parking garage.
A pile of blankets and a pillow served as her...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Someone stole $45 in cash from an unlocked cabinet drawer inside of a business in the 200 block of West Wesley Street between noon and 12:30 p.m. Nov. 9.
•An unlocked mountain...
| Nov 28, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 28 TribLocal print edition from Wheaton, Naperville, Woodridge, Glen Ellyn and La Grange.
A Nov. 19 Chicago Tribune editorial dealt with us doing what we can to help those whose lives were upended...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Getting kids interested in science and technology is one area the Illinois State Board of Education is hoping to improve upon in the next few years when it unveils what's expected to be rigorous new science standards with a particular focus on its...