| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports:
A 33-year-old man from the 1200 block of S. Oak Street in West Chicago, was arrested on Aug. 21 in the 400 block of South County Farm Road on a charge of retail theft of clothing, police...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:13 AM
A driver who authorities say was operating her school bus in West Chicago while under the influence of alcohol was sentenced Monday to jail time and probation, according to DuPage County prosecutors.
Judge George Bakalis ordered Jill Beebe to spend 20...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:57 PM
There's a reason most of you never make it to the early performances at Lollapalooza.
The festival parties are often the best parties of the year in Chicago and allow you to mingle with celebrities and watch big name artists perform in smaller venues...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Some weeks ago, in my mailbox, I received DuPage County Treasurer Gwen Henry’s annual invitation for me to slap myself in the face.
"THIS IS YOUR REAL ESTATE TAX BILL," warned the envelope.
I opened it, feeling a mixture of trepidation and...
| May 20, 2014
Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen.
Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Three Republicans are on Tuesday's primary ballot for the chance to take on the Democratic incumbent in November for the District 6 seat on the DuPage County Board.
The GOP candidates are Valerie Bruggeman of West Chicago, Kevin Wiley of...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Starting in May, Commonwealth Edison crews will begin installing wireless meters in several DuPage County communities.
The rollout will affect customers in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Lombard, Warrenville, Oak Brook and West Chicago in the coming months, ComEd...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:46 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A mailbox in the 2700 block of Cedar Glade Drive was damaged about 12:30 a.m. Feb. 28.
•A vehicle was burglarized in the 800 block of Benedetti Drive between 7 and 9 p.m. Feb....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A West Chicago man used his vehicle cut off a school bus and then entered the bus to remove his son and another student, according to the DuPage County sheriff's police.
Police say the incident took place Thursday afternoon when the bus was completing...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:25 PM
A fugitive who was convicted in absentia in 2008 of sexually assaulting a west suburban woman was back in custody today, according to DuPage County sheriff’s police.
Pedro Cerritos Seriteno, 35, formerly of Warrenville, was taken into custody in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Police are investigating whether a body found in a West Chicago ravine Thursday is that of an elderly Arlington Heights man reported missing last month.
West Chicago Police Commander Eric Shipman said a partially decomposed body was found next to a...