| Feb 9, 2013
Peggy Parish, author of the original Amelia Bedelia books that tickle children with their literal translations and mischievous wordplay, shared a bit of the fictional housekeeper's innocence in her real-world encounters.
Her nephew, Herman Parish, tells...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The man accused of holding up hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs used a BB gun, picked places where there would be no male workers, and told police the robberies paid for his crack cocaine habit, authorities say.
Jason Logsdon, 41, also used his...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Evanston culinary student implicated in several beauty salon robberies in and around Chicago has been charged in four additional holdups in DuPage County, prosecutors said Friday.
Jason Logsdon, 41, has been held without bail in Cook County since...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
An armed Wheaton man accused of entering the Glen Ellyn home of a female acquaintance and firing a shot during an ensuing confrontation was being held Monday in the DuPage County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail.
DuPage prosecutors identified the man as...
| May 12, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Police arrested a limo driver Saturday night and charged him with driving under the influence after he drove 23 Oswego East High School students to prom, according to authorities.
Richard L. Madison, of the 9900 block of Walnut Terrace in Palos Hills,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:52 PM
James Whitney Wright
Jim Wright, 70, loving father and grandfather, died on October 10, 2012 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, CA.
Born and raised in Glen Ellyn, IL, Jim was a devoted alumnus of DePauw University, where he received his Bachelor’s...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Juanita Bogard Steadman died February 18, 2013 in her home of natural causes. Born April 28, 1908 in Cape Giradeau, Missouri, Juanita graduated from Glen Ellyn High School (Illinois) in 1923 and lived with her family in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1933, she...
| Sep 6, 2011
Did you ever wonder how someone becomes Mrs. Illinois? What exactly are her duties? We talked with the newly crowned Mrs. Illinois International 2012 Christine Garcia--who was crowned in a ceremony at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn--fresh off her...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Elmhurst officials can prohibit local leaders from serving on more than one elected board at the same time if residents support the idea at the polls, according to a legal opinion presented to a City Council committee Monday.
The opinion came after...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Two Glen Ellyn teens who police say used a pellet gun to shoot out 30 car windows and a residential window have been charged with four felony counts of criminal damage to property, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...