| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:27 PM
A Wheaton woman died of an apparent drowning after a boating accident on the Illinois River in Grundy County.
Emily Anne Hendricks, 24, was pronounced dead around 12:35 p.m. Wednesday by the Grundy County Coroner's Office. She was pulled out of the river...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:54 PM
The Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. showed again this year that it is playing a long game, writing opinions that move the law in small but steady steps in a conservative direction.
At first glance, many of its decisions appear...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:48 AM
This year's 4th of July events in Wheaton will celebrate the history of the community.
The theme will be "Generations of America," to commemorate the 175th anniversary of DuPage County, said Kristina Nemetz, of the Wheaton Park District, which organizes...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter Roskam is likely to run for the third-ranking spot in GOP House leadership, according to Rep. Randy Hultgren, one of his Illinois colleagues.
“He’s letting people know that if there’s an opening for the...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:14 AM
A Chicago man who sold the heroin used in the fatal overdose of a Wheaton man was sentenced Monday in DuPage County to a 10-year prison sentence.
Malcolm Brown, 26, of the 2700 block of West Lexington, had been found guilty in March of the 2011 drug-...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The city of Wheaton will be purchasing salt through DuPage County's joint purchasing program this year instead of the state's, after a record-breaking winter that left many communities in supply shortages.
Council members voted unanimously to approve...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:08 PM
The gridlock on a key development site in downtown Wheaton may be coming to an end.
A settlement has been presented on a lawsuit between developers who wanted to build senior housing at the site of the former DuPage County Courthouse on Reber Street and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The Wheaton White Sox college-level baseball team will compete in the East Division of the Metro Collegiate Summer Baseball of Illinois Conference this year.
The season opens for the White Sox on Thursday against the Suburban Thunder.
| May 10, 2014
| 10:37 AM
A 27-year-old man has died this morning after a fire in west suburban Glen Ellyn, fire officials said.
Abdullah Rantissi died at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood after being admitted to the burn unit, according to a statement from the Glen...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Bail was set at $500,000 today for a Bolingbrook man who was the driver in an alleged joyriding accident in Wheaton that killed one passenger and injured another, authorities said.
Luis Jimenez, 22, of the 500 block of Racine Street, is charged with...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The Kane County Coroner's Office has moved its county morgue and its autopsy operations to DuPage County following the discovery of "black mold" at the morgue in Geneva.
Rob Russell, Kane County Coroner, said the mold was discovered last week as county...