| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Major crime dropped again in Naperville, bringing it to the lowest point in more than two decades, according to preliminary statistics from the Naperville Police Department.
Police Chief Bob Marshall attributed the declines to staffing changes,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When he first launched the Kickstarter campaign for his documentary film, Brett Culp could have hardly imagined the response he'd receive. The director of "Legends of the Knight" -- described as "a documentary film exploring the power of heroic stories &...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
A third person has died after being injured in a fire that killed a husband and wife at their home in Naperville in December.
Allen Belaguas, 21, of the 9100 block of Franklin Court, in Orland Park, was pronounced dead at a Rainbow Hospice facility at...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:58 PM
A DuPage County judge is expected to decide early next month whether Naperville's police chief is allowed to collect both a salary and pension at the same time.
Judge Paul M. Fullerton's ruling is expected to settle a legal dispute over whether Chief...
| Feb 13, 2014
Letters to the editor from Aurora, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Western Springs, Brookfield, Naperville, Forest Park, Addison and Oak Park.
With the celebration of the Beatles' 50th anniversary of "storming" the U.S. shores, it brought...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Glen Ellyn will start regulating sprinkler and irrigation systems in the village, a move to protect its water system, although how the program will be carried out is still to be decided.
The board of trustees voted unanimously Feb. 10 to adopt cross-...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A basement in the 900 block of Hidden Lake Road was flooded after someone turned on the outside water spigot between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Jan. 30.
A wallet was stolen after being left...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
BUCKNELL (18) Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/High School Thomas Adams LB/LS 6-2 215 Sparta, N.J./Pope John XXIII Abdullah Anderson DE 6-4 240 Absegami, N.J./Absegami Mac Atkins S 6-0 200 Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon Craig Cassidy DE 6-1 235 Mount Laurel,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Erin Ferrell didn’t have a problem with Naperville’s decision to try and conserve road salt amid a regional salt shortage. That is, until she attempted to drive to work on Wednesday morning.
“You couldn’t even see the lanes...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Quinn Smith got up at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday — "It's different for a California kid getting up that early," he said later — because he didn't want the Lafayette football coaches to think he had changed his mind.
So, he sat around his San...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Nine video gambling cafes with friendly names like Stella's Place and Dotty's have opened in the last several weeks from Oak Lawn to Matteson.
These cafes are essentially mini-casinos with each one having the state limit of five video gambling machines....