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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: World Cup dining

    Phil Vettel recommends: World Cup dining
    The World Cup is under way, continuing through July 13. Because just about all the World Cup matches begin at 5 p.m. or earlier Chicago time, this is more an early-bar event than a restaurant thing. Nevertheless, a few restaurants are stepping up (and...
  • Man found guilty of attempted murder of girlfriend in Lombard

    Man found guilty of attempted murder of girlfriend in Lombard
    A Chicago man who allegedly said he was “going to jail today” moments before he repeatedly stabbed his former girlfriend with a steak knife was found guilty Thursday of attempted murder. Jurors in the DuPage County trial of Demetrice...
  • Lombard shows initial support to rescind ban on gaming

     Lombard shows initial support to rescind ban on gaming
    Although Lombard trustees won't take a final vote on video gaming until mid-June, a slim four-to-three majority expressed support for allowing liquor license holders to have up to five video gaming terminals. President Keith Giagnorio was the tie-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Breen, Pihos face off in Republican primary

     Breen, Pihos face off in Republican primary
    A Lombard trustee and incumbent state representative are facing off for the Republican nomination for the seat representing the 48th Illinois House District. Peter Breen, of Lombard, thinks voters are ready to see new faces in Springfield and says his...
  • School districts rework calendars to make up snow days

     School districts rework calendars to make up snow days
    School districts in Hinsdale, Elmhurst, Lombard and throughout the area are coping with how to make up for school days canceled because of frigid cold, and even re-arranging such important events as graduations. Officials in Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills...