| 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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Two students at a Wheaton school have been charged as juveniles for posting obscene images involving school faculty and other students, school officials and DuPage County prosecutors said today.
The youths, both 14-year-old boys, are charged with...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The DuPage County Historical Museum in Wheaton will be getting a new roof, thanks to a state grant.
The museum has been awarded $600,800 from the Illinois Public Museum Capital Grants Program. Museum officials applied for the grant several months ago....
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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.
| 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...