| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Former DuPage County Board chairman Bob Schillerstrom said Wednesday that he has formed an exploratory committee as he weighs a bid for the Republican state treasurer nomination.
Schillerstrom, 61, said his years of budgeting experience are well...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association.
| Jun 17, 2013
What if the Chicago Cubs leave Wrigley Field for the suburbs and DuPage County officials hadn't courted the team? That's the question one Naperville business leader posed to explain why suburban leaders are working together to find a DuPage County...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:20 PM
As John Giannini stared into an empty Sprint Center on Sunday night in Kansas City, Mo., he never felt more fulfilled as head coach at La Salle.
One hour earlier, Giannini's Explorers somehow discovered in the final seconds how to beat Mississippi for...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:57 AM
An executive who formerly ran a Naperville-based social service agency devoted to finding homes for children with special needs fled the country days before he was charged with diverting more than $200,000 from the agency, according to authorities.
| May 21, 2013
| 6:28 PM
William Shatner jokingly told new “Star Wars” director J.J. Abrams during a sketch on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last week that the franchise should revolve around Captain Kirk, the character Shatner famously played on “...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Randy Brown, age 60 of Belle Fourche, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Belle Fourche Health Care Center.
The funeral will be held 10am Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at Funeral Home of the Northern Hills in Belle Fourche with Pastor Paul Howard...
| Mar 17, 2013
A Plainfield man was enveloped in a "fog of rage" when he turned abruptly in front of a motorcyclist and caused a fatal crash last year, a DuPage County prosecutor said Friday at the conclusion of the man's trial.
After hearing closing arguments, DuPage...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:58 PM
As everyone knows, America's jazz hotspots are Chicago, New York, New Orleans and … Elmhurst?
Well, as of tomorrow evening, at least, the western suburb will indeed be pulsing with the music, as jazz stars and student ensembles from across the...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:46 PM
SPRINGFIELD --- A plan to allow Mayor Rahm Emanuel to skip a large chunk of Chicago Public Schools pension payments for two years failed today after Gov. Pat Quinn vowed to veto it unless lawmakers also approve comprehensive government worker pension....
| May 22, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Lisa and Eric Grevin's southern Anne Arundel County home bustles with activity, with six children playing, doing homework and getting ready for dinner.
With three adopted children and three foster children, it's not exactly what the Grevins pictured when...