| Jul 3, 2014
Nick Blackburn of Naperville has an 0-2 mark in four starts in the Northwoods League, but has a sparkling 2.36 ERA.
Blackburn, who finished his sophomore season at the University of Illinois in May, is playing for the Wisconsin Rapids River Rapids in...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:27 PM
A Wheaton woman died of an apparent drowning after a boating accident on the Illinois River in Grundy County.
Emily Anne Hendricks, 24, was pronounced dead around 12:35 p.m. Wednesday by the Grundy County Coroner's Office. She was pulled out of the river...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Naperville Central's softball team was a game away from making the final four in Class 4A at the Illinois High School Association state tournament.
But the Redhawks came up short in a 4-2 loss to Sandburg at the Naperville Super Sectional on June 9 at...
| Jun 19, 2014
Animal-rights activists are calling for Naperville to ban the sale of dogs from large-scale breeders they consider puppy mills.
Residents in favor of such a ban made their case before the Naperville City Council Tuesday night saying dogs from such...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The Naperville Jaycees are planning a night of love and memories as O.A.R. headlines the annual Last Fling in the city's downtown.
The rock band is one of several the group has booked to help it bid farewell to summer at the fest that runs from Aug....
| Jun 23, 2014
Bill Young's introduction to wrestling began after he was involved in a little "scuffle" while a student at Thornton Township High School in Harvey in the 1950s.
"They told him either we're going to call your parents, or you can join the wrestling team,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:34 AM
A violent line of storms pounded the Chicago area late Monday, bringing torrential rains and powerful wind gusts and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes without power.
The storm system may have produced small tornadoes in areas south of Chicago,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Naperville Unit District 203 has hired two new administrators for the upcoming school year.
Michelle Fregoso of Naperville has been named director of communications, replacing Susan Rice, who left in January. Her annual salary is $90,000, district...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Naperville police have arrested two men in connection with two armed robberies at a 7-Eleven.
The store in the 300 block of East Bailey Road was robbed by a masked man who implied he had a weapon on both May 15 and May 22.
Adam R. Zace, 30, of the 400...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Brandon Marshall knows first-hand the pain of mental illness.
Treated for borderline personality disorder after a 2010 diagnosis, the Chicago Bears wide receiver offered support and his personal narrative as he helped kick off a 60-mile motorcycle...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:19 PM
North Central College students traded labs for Labradors Thursday as they found a unique way to get their minds off upcoming final exams.
Dogs from Edward Hospital's Animal-Assisted Therapy program visited the Naperville liberal arts school to provide a...