| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Leggett and Platt, Inc., a manufacturer of engineered components, announced Monday that it will consolidate parts of its Kentucky-based manufacturing operations here, creating up to 30 new jobs by 2012.
The company, which manufactures residential...
| Aug 26, 2011
Anchor a stairway with an antique cast-iron newel post. Dress a window with vintage schoolhouse maps instead of shades. Turn a jettisoned apothecary cabinet into a bathroom vanity. Adorn walls with mantels from previous lives.
Use those tips and many...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 3:38 AM
A young woman--a refugee from Myanmar--imprisoned after giving birth to a baby boy in a backyard near her Wheaton apartment and then abandoning him is scheduled to be in DuPage County Juvenile Court today for a hearing on whether she should lose her...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Fall Festival Open House and Pet Expo
Saturday, September 17t
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
DuPage County Animal Care and Control
120 N. County Farm Road
| Oct 21, 2011
| 2:31 PM
A Carol Stream man was charged today with bank robbery in connection with a holdup that occurred in that community earlier this month, authorities said.
Stephen Bolf, 28, was arrested Thursday by Carol Stream police, according to the FBI.
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Two witnesses said Monday they saw a Pennsylvania man at a local dog show last year feeding something to a Siberian Husky that was later found to have ingested at least one drug intended for human use.
The testimony came on the opening day of the trial...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 3:02 PM
Inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific West Line trains were delayed this afternoon after a suspicious package -- later determined to be a device used in a treasure hunt game -- was discovered hanging over the train tracks, officials said.
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:35 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a severe stroke in January, met Thursday with Rep. Judy Biggert, who said he is “back on his game” and even wisecracking about his treadmill — which he calls his “dreadmill.”...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Reeling from the weekend attack that left six worshippers and the gunman dead at a suburban Milwaukee temple, local Sikh leaders Monday offered guests sweet hot tea, a vegetarian meal and an education.
They welcomed outsiders to join them for prayer...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Father and Son Outings
First Division Museum at Cantigny Park
Cantigny Park was the home of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, former editor and publisher of The Chicago Tribune. Now it houses the McCormick Museum, beautiful gardens, the First...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:24 AM
The chairman of the DuPage Election Commission has resigned in the wake of a report that criticized a broad range of practices at the bipartisan agency.
J.P. “Rick” Carney of Wheaton, who had served on the election board's three-person...