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  • ComEd will bring wireless meters to some DuPage towns

    ComEd will bring wireless meters to some DuPage towns
    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...
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    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...
  • Taxes and politics send Illinoisans running

    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...
  • Man charged in camera lens robbery

    Man charged in camera lens robbery
    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...
  • Fugitive convicted of sexual assault back in custody, authorities say

    Fugitive convicted of sexual assault back in custody, authorities say
    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...
  • 2013-2014 season now at 5th-snowiest winter ever

    2013-2014 season now at 5th-snowiest winter ever
    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...
  • Naperville police blotter: March 11

    Naperville police blotter: March 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Naperville •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....
  • 3 GOP candidates seek District 6 seat on county board

    3 GOP candidates seek District 6 seat on county board
    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...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference 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)...
  • Dad cuts off school bus, removes son, cops say

    Dad cuts off school bus, removes son, cops say
    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...
  • Cops: Body found in ravine may be missing Arlington Heights man

    Cops: Body found in ravine may be missing Arlington Heights man
    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...