| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Aug 10, 2009
As a backlash against red light cameras starts to gain steam, a traffic camera firm serving Chicago and several suburbs says it is willing to explore charging a reduced fine to drivers caught making illegal rolling right turns on red.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Heading into next month's primary election, Republicans in Illinois are more unified on pocketbook concerns but remain divided on social issues — a split accentuated along geographic and ideological lines.
Republicans don't agree on same-sex...
| Apr 25, 2005
| 12:22 PM
In one of the biggest strikes in Chicago's history against the mob, federal authorities today began rounding up alleged organized crime figuresincluding outfit boss Joseph "The Clown" Lombardoin connection with a string of 18 unsolved murders and one...
| Nov 15, 2001
In an 8th-grade class in Kennedy Junior High School in Lisle, math pupils spent a recent morning discussing the finer points of skiing as they worked to understand the relationships between time and distance.
The purpose of the lesson--charting a skier's...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A 74-year-old business owner from Lombard was arrested and charged today with trying to hire someone to kill another business owner who had won an $8.2 million civil judgment from him, FBI officials said.
The man, Daniel Dvorkin, is the owner of Dan...
| Mar 6, 2011
A popular homeopathic flu remedy boasts that it comes with no side effects, no drug interactions and won't make you drowsy. But the product also lacks something most people expect to find in their medicine: active ingredients.
| May 15, 2012
I read a small article in the Tribune food section about apple slices and it reminded of an article from several years ago about Dressel's chocolate whipped cream cake. In it, there was mention that a baker from Dressel's was working on a recipe to...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
An investigation has been launched after the body of a fetus was found in a trash bin at the Yorktown Center Mall in Lombard, officials announced in a news release today.
An autopsy was performed on the fetus and pending results, no further...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:05 AM
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...