| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
A West suburban man was arrested and charged in connection with two attempted robberies in Glen Ellyn, police said Wednesday.
Dwayne K. Smith, 22, of the 29W200 block of Lee Road near West Chicago, was charged with attempted aggravated robbery and...
| 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...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:44 AM
A rare thunder snowstorm caused near white-out conditions just in time for the evening rush and pushed the city to its fifth-snowiest winter season ever.
Thunder, accompanied by lightning, rumbled through downtown and across the area as snow fell at a...
| 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....
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| 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...
| 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...