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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control

    Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
    Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96. Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
  • 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...
  • Elmhurst, Hinsdale police blotter: March 18

    Elmhurst, Hinsdale police blotter: March 18
    The following items were taken from police reports: Elmhurst Two people were charged with retail theft March 13 for stealing jewelry valued at $482. The two, both age 48 and staying in Lombard, allegedly took the jewelry from a store in the 300...