| 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 5, 2014
Standing amid a few dozen supporters inside an Italian restaurant in Downers Grove on a recent Thursday night, Dan Rutherford drew an analogy to explain the setbacks in his bid for governor.
"Do you all know what a manatee is?" asked Rutherford, an avid...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:04 AM
A DuPage County Clerk's Office employee is challenging State Rep. Jeanne Ives for the Republican nomination to Illinois House District 42.
Adam Johnson, of Warrenville, believes his work in the clerk's office can help him bring relief to taxpayers.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The former president of a Wheaton high school booster club who prosecutors say used the organization as her "personal piggy bank" has pleaded guilty to theft charges.
Dorothy "Dee" Horky, 58, of Carol Stream, admitted guilt Thursday to felony theft over...
| 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...
| 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...