| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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-...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A woman stole roughly $700 worth of perfume from a store in the 2700 block of Aurora Avenue about 3:33 p.m. March 11.
•An employee stole $63 from a business in the 1600...
| 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...