| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Another DuPage County resident stepped forward today, complaining that he asked last month to be considered for an appointment to Metra's board but never heard back from County Chairman Dan Cronin, who plans to name a fellow politician to the post....
| 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....
| Jul 27, 2013
The usual weekend crowd had packed up the picnics and swimming noodles for the day as Peggy Reyer accompanied her son, Bret, for a dip in Centennial Beach's calm, cool water.
Had the regular crowds still been at the popular park in Naperville, Bret, 37,...
| 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...
| May 9, 2013
In the face of troubling childhood obesity rates and what it sees as low milk consumption rates, the dairy industry says it has a solution: Offer kids flavored milk that uses low-calorie artificial sweeteners.
The only problem, industry...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Mourners were in tears as they gathered today around a small wooden casket outside St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Naperville following a funeral mass for 7-year-old Justin Plackowski.
The child's mother, Elzbieta "Magda" Plackowska, is accused of...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A judge ordered a psychiatric evaluation Tuesday of the Naperville woman accused of murdering her young son and the little girl she was baby sitting.
DuPage County prosecutors, anticipating a possible insanity defense, want to have a mental health expert...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2012
Consumers shopping for medicine on the Internet often are getting convenience, a good price and the cloak of privacy, but they may not be getting the real thing.
A burgeoning multibillion-dollar industry of counterfeit drugs — ranging from AIDS...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The town collector of Cicero surrendered to Naperville Police on Monday on charges stemming from an alleged battery and resisting arrest incident last month, authorities said.
Naperville Police officials said today that town collector Frances Reitz, 51,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:38 AM
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Axium, Carole | Chicago, IL | Jewelry
Barnish, Andrea | LaGrange, IL | Photography
Bank, Carla | Barrington, IL | Acrylic
Benes, Eugene | Homer Glen, IL | Wood
Benson, Jeffrey L. | Orland Park, IL |...