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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...
  • 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...
  • Traffic camera firm open to two-tiered ticketing

    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. Australian-owned...
  • Poll: Same-sex marriage still divides GOP voters in Illinois

    Poll: Same-sex marriage still divides GOP voters in Illinois
    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...
  • Prosecutors boast of 'a hit on the mob'

    In one of the biggest strikes in Chicago's history against the mob, federal authorities today began rounding up alleged organized crime figures—including outfit boss Joseph "The Clown" Lombardo—in connection with a string of 18 unsolved murders and one...
  • DuPage schools meet the test

    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...
  • Lombard man, 74, charged in murder-for-hire plot

    Lombard man, 74, charged in murder-for-hire plot
    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...
  • Homeopathy prospers even as controversy rages

    Homeopathy prospers even as controversy rages
    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. Oscillococcinum (O-sill-o-...
  • Hankering for one of those famous Dressel's cakes

    Hankering for one of those famous Dressel's cakes
    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...
  • Officials: Fetus found in trash bin at Yorktown mall

    Officials: Fetus found in trash bin at Yorktown mall
    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...
  • 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...