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  • Butterfield voters to decide on tax increase for land buy

     Butterfield voters to decide on tax increase for land buy
    Voters will decide in November whether to fund the purchase of land in unincorporated areas near Glen Ellyn and Lombard, a move the Butterfield Park District is pursuing to keep developers from building a gas station on the site. The district's Board of...
  • Central Catholic's Mike Kopp given NHSCA National Girls Basketball Coach of the Year Award

    Central Catholic's Mike Kopp given NHSCA National Girls Basketball Coach of the Year Award
    Central Catholic’s Mike Kopp has been chosen as the 2014 National High School Coaches Association national girls basketball coach of the year. The announcement was made in a press release from the NHSCA this morning.   Kopp and coaches from 19...
  • Man sentenced to 22 years for stabbing girlfriend

    Man sentenced to 22 years for stabbing girlfriend
    A man who told his girlfriend he planned to go to jail for her murder before stabbing her repeatedly with a steak knife was sentenced today to 22 years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Demetrice Tompkins, 49, of Chicago, was found...
  • Indiana beckons homebuyers and builders

    Indiana beckons homebuyers and builders
    Construction started on almost 5,000 new homes in the Chicago area in the 12 months that ended in March, but two of the top five communities weren't even in Illinois. They were a short drive away, depending on traffic, in St. John and Crown Point, Ind....
  • ComEd will bring wireless meters to some DuPage towns

    ComEd will bring wireless meters to some DuPage towns
    Starting in May, Commonwealth Edison crews will begin installing wireless meters in several DuPage County communities. The rollout will affect customers in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Lombard, Warrenville, Oak Brook and West Chicago in the coming months, ComEd...
  • Downers Grove school band picked for state contest

     Downers Grove school band picked for state contest
    A stream of hyper teenagers bounded into Tom Tedeschi's band room at Lakeview Junior High School in Downers Grove for daily rehearsal. The room soon filled with the combating sounds of trumpets, trombones, percussion and woodwinds warming up. Then a...
  • Downers Grove, Woodridge, Westmont police blotter: April 1

    Downers Grove, Woodridge, Westmont police blotter: April 1
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove •A 42-year-old Wheaton man was arrested March 20 for stealing a $400 kitchen appliance from Kohl's on Finley Road. •A 43-year-old Manhattan woman was arrested March 23 for...
  • Glen Ellyn blaze claims man, 27

    Glen Ellyn blaze claims man, 27
    A 27-year-old man has died this morning after a fire in west suburban Glen Ellyn, fire officials said. Abdullah Rantissi died at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood after being admitted to the burn unit, according to a statement from the Glen...
  • Orland Park police to carry heroin overdose antidote

    Orland Park police to carry heroin overdose antidote
    Orland Park police soon will have a new tool to help curb the rising number of heroin overdoses in the Chicago area. During a meeting Monday, trustees approved the department's request for $4,000 to train officers and to purchase a drug that reverses the...
  • There are hidden costs of not moving forward with carbon reduction

    The discussion on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon rules has quite properly centered around cost. I have been dismayed, however, that the discussion has been entirely focused on whether electrical rates will rise or fall and...
  • Woman accused of husband's murder found mentally unfit for trial

    Woman accused of husband's murder found mentally unfit for trial
    The Lombard woman accused of stabbing her husband to death will be remanded to a state facility after being declared mentally unfit to stand trial, according to DuPage County prosecutors.  Anka Miscevic was found unfit at a Thursday hearing before Judge...