| 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 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...
| 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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Dan Piela of Wheaton, Ill., won Event 1 of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Monday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
First prize paid $144,294.
The event, which cost $560 to enter, drew 1,966 entrants. The Seminole Hard Rock needed 2,...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Got a question about how your community association should spend its money or run an election? Or what kinds of insurance you need?
You'll get answers at a new interactive website, PropertyU.net. Dozens of Illinois association experts are standing by...
| Dec 25, 2013
It didn't matter how many times Elaine Cornett walked in and out of Leighton Criminal Court Building without saying hello. The volunteers for Courtside Ministries Chicago who prayed outside every day would not give up.
Sure enough, one day Cornett...
| 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 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.
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in Glen Ellyn, authorities announced Tuesday.
Myron D. Ester is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Linda Valez...
| 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...