| May 8, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Naperville native Vanessa DiBernardo was a Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient. The soccer star from the University of Illinois won the award, which recognizes athletic and academic accomplishments. Only 24 of the 8,000-plus Big Ten athletes win the award....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:46 PM
State officials are continuing their fight to keep Naperville's police chief from collecting both a police pension and his chief's salary.
The Illinois attorney general's office this week filed an appeal of a DuPage County judge's ruling that police...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:06 PM
With the number of runners for this year's Naperville Marathon doubled to 7,000, plenty of slots remain open as registration nears the end of the first week.
Following pre-registration to run for 26 charities and two days of open registration, race...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A fire that broke out near downtown Naperville Thursday night killed a 39-year-old woman who is believed to have been cooking at the time, according to authorities.
Firefighters were called to a three-story apartment building in the 100 block of Douglas...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A woman stole roughly $700 worth of perfume from a store in the 2700 block of Aurora Avenue about 3:33 p.m. March 11.
•An employee stole $63 from a business in the 1600...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:16 PM
The Naperville Park District plans to allow sports teams to start using its parks for practice next week, but the start of youth soccer games has been delayed, officials said.
Spring sports teams typically would have been practicing by now, but the...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The state’s felony hazing law withstood a constitutional challenge today in a case involving an NIU student who authorities said died after drinking too much alcohol at a pledge party.
The law prohibiting hazing is not overly broad or so vague...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
North Central College and Naper Settlement are each moving forward with plans for projects in and around Naperville's downtown.
The city's Downtown Advisory Commission recently received updates from the liberal arts school and living history museum on...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:05 AM
If you're looking for a vivid start to spring (and don't mind getting a little messy), then celebrate the long-awaited season at Holi - The Festival of Colors, which takes place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Riverwalk's Grand Pavilion in downtown...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Three years after becoming the first couple in DuPage County to obtain a civil union license, Roseann Szalkowski and Barb McMillan became the first same-sex couple in the county to marry Monday.
While officially becoming spouses won't change much in...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Orland Park police touted a reduction in crime in its 2013 annual report, but it also drew attention to a statistic that jumped 3,450 percent in two years: the number of people police brought to hospitals or mental health facilities for evaluation for...