| 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 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,...
| May 11, 2014
Construction started on almost 5,000 new homes in the Chicago area in the 12 months that ended in March, but two of the top five communities weren't even in Illinois.
They were a short drive away, depending on traffic, in St. John and Crown Point, Ind....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:16 AM
There's a new way to train your dog, and it has nothing to do with obedience school.
Amtrak on Monday announced a six-month pilot project to allow small dogs and cats aboard its trains between Chicago and Quincy. The furry traveling companions won't get...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's worth noting when a school building reaches 50 years of educating students, but it's a point of pride when many graduates go on to become famous athletes, performers or successful businesspeople.
A celebratory picnic after school on Friday paid...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Eastern Illinois University's men's tennis team was bounced out of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament in the first round last weekend.
Naperville Central graduate Kevin Bauman won his singles match and ended his senior season with the Panthers with...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Republican candidates vying for the post of president of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County agree on a couple of things. They don't think the forest preserve district should be dissolved and have opposed another measure that would have...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:41 PM
As smoke and flames poured from an apartment building on Douglas Avenue in Naperville last month, neighbor Juan Carlos Hernandez rushed into the building.
Armed with a fire extinguisher, he knocked on apartment doors and urged people to evacuate as...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Just two days after the temperature flirted around 50 degrees, Naperville residents found their city covered in snow once again.
"It's awful," resident Beth Vogel said as she wiped off her car windows with a glove-covered hand. "This back and forth is...