| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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 24, 2014
| 1:22 PM
In the days after defeating a veteran of the Illinois House to become the Republican candidate for State Senate from the 24th District, Chris Nybo has been pulling down election signs and is beginning to think about the November election.
In the March...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...