| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
She ran her own special events company for 20 years, sold vintage jewelry, studied theater in college. But, Cari Meyers says, "This part of my life is far more exciting."
Meyers is the president of The Puppy Mill Project, a nonprofit she founded in 2009...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The man charged with killing his new roommate in January in Naperville pleaded not guilty Monday to first-degree murder and other felony counts.
Grant Van Muren, 21, formally entered his plea during a brief Monday appearance in DuPage County court,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Naperville city councilmen are no longer eligible for pension benefits.
The majority declined to sign paperwork certifying they work the required 1,000 hours a year. The City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday to rescind the benefit.
"I think the best thing...
| 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 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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Four Republicans vying in a west and southwest suburban congressional primary said Friday that Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Foster is vulnerable because he voted for the Affordable Care Act and won’t have President Barack Obama at the top of the...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:26 PM
In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply.
This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:57 AM
A community association's board members have a huge responsibility.
They oversee the daily operations, maintain the common elements and manage the money. Sometimes they deal with unpleasantness like lawsuits and mean neighbors.
Mostly, they do it for...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:18 PM
There may be a blanket of white covering the ground right now, but Naperville is thinking green.
The city has signed on to the Cool Cities Program, a Sierra Club initiative that, since 2006, has encouraged energy efficiency and the use of renewable...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Naperville residents are likely to see their electric rates spike 6 percent this spring instead of the 2 percent they expected.
City officials discussed the rate hikes Monday in light of a $14 million deficit in the utility's budget. It also is short...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace.
General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...