| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
An armed Wheaton man accused of entering the Glen Ellyn home of a female acquaintance and firing a shot during an ensuing confrontation was being held Monday in the DuPage County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail.
DuPage prosecutors identified the man as...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:36 PM
A DuPage County judge today set an August date to hear testimony that a Wheaton man accused of a stabbing a neighbor to death may have been suffering frompost-traumatic stress disorder from a 1980s military accident.
Judge Daniel Guerin set the Aug. 21...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:35 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a severe stroke in January, met Thursday with Rep. Judy Biggert, who said he is “back on his game” and even wisecracking about his treadmill — which he calls his “dreadmill.”...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Reeling from the weekend attack that left six worshippers and the gunman dead at a suburban Milwaukee temple, local Sikh leaders Monday offered guests sweet hot tea, a vegetarian meal and an education.
They welcomed outsiders to join them for prayer...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:56 AM
A Northlake man pleaded not guilty today in the December stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend in her DuPage County apartment.
At a court hearing at the DuPage County Courthouse in Wheaton, Adam Belmont, 23, entered the plea in connection with the...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:49 PM
WASHINGTON — Asking for mercy for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote to a federal judge last month calling Jackson intelligent, charming and entertaining – the “highlight of our karaoke...
| May 8, 2013
— Asking for mercy for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote to a federal judge last month calling Jackson intelligent, charming and entertaining — the "highlight of our karaoke nights."
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:11 PM
With a few more rain showers and even snow flurries predicted in the Chicago area Friday, rescue workers pulled stranded residents from their flood-damaged homes while Gov. Pat Quinn declared 38 counties state disaster areas.
Gov. Quinn’s office...
| Nov 14, 2012
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has conducted private business ventures through a little-known government office that has cost taxpayers about $1.8 million, a Tribune investigation has found.
Federal law allows former House speakers to...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:40 PM
For the first time ever, more than 3,000 DuPage County police officers, firefighters and emergency responders are on the same wavelength.
After years of delays, county political and public safety officials on Tuesday announced the full implementation...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:37 AM
A 38-year-old Wheaton man was charged with breaking into a school and several churches in unincorporated DuPage County, officials said.
Jason Schultz, of the 700 block of Liberty Avenue, was charged with burglary from a school or place of worship, a...