| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:29 AM
A former Chicago resident was found guilty today of drug-induced homicide for supplying the heroin that caused the overdose death of a Wheaton man.
A DuPage County judge found Malcolm Brown, 25, guilty in the death of Stephen Britson, 38, who died in...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Boyle hits grand slam
Wheaton's Joe Boyle, who plays baseball for Benet Academy, drove in seven runs and hit an inside-the-park grand slam in the Redwings' 12-7 victory over Downers Grove South on April 1.
It was the Redwings' first win after dropping...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:08 PM
A financial consultant pointed at economic revitalization and development as key ways to improve Glen Ellyn's revenues, underscoring a familiar point during a presentation Monday night.
An outside accounting and auditing firm was brought in this year to...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Organizers say it's fitting that the winner of a statewide contest sponsored by libraries to bring recognition and readers to self-published authors is none other than a librarian.
Wheaton resident Joanne Zienty, a media specialist at the Forest...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The Wheaton City Council has formally objected to plans for a 21-house subdivision proposed for seven vacant acres immediately adjacent to the city's boundaries.
Since last fall, the Muehlfelt family, which owns the land, and developer M/I Homes have...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Both Republicans and Democrats have the opportunity to select candidates in Tuesday's primary election for a District 4 seat on the DuPage County Board.
There are three Republicans – incumbent Grant Eckhoff of Wheaton and challengers Ronald...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The morning after securing the Republican nomination for a seat in the Illinois House, Peter Breen was pulling yard signs, collecting the campaign material for a brief retirement.
The signs will be back out soon, in time to try to woo voters again for...
| Mar 12, 2014
Third of shots fall
Wheaton Academy sophomore Jamie Netzley was one of 32 sharpshooters to make it to the finals in the Class 3A Illinois High School Association 3-point shootout but failed to advance to the final four.
Netzley canned five out of 15...
| Mar 4, 2014
Gordon Delmar Chambliss, an engineer with Shell Oil for 33 years, sat on the board of the Wheaton Mosquito Abatement District and also served with the Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission.
Mr. Chambliss, 94, died Sunday, Feb. 23, at Central...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Philip Hackman taught his children how to ride bikes in the city of Chicago, where he was a cyclist for many years.
But, he said, it has been difficult to maintain the same lifestyle since moving to the suburbs.
"Since we moved here, they've biked...