| Mar 1, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The Wheaton City Council has formally objected to plans for a 21-house subdivision proposed for seven vacant acres immediately adjacent to the city's boundaries.
Since last fall, the Muehlfelt family, which owns the land, and developer M/I Homes have...
| Mar 4, 2014
Gordon Delmar Chambliss, an engineer with Shell Oil for 33 years, sat on the board of the Wheaton Mosquito Abatement District and also served with the Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission.
Mr. Chambliss, 94, died Sunday, Feb. 23, at Central...
| 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...
| 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:...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM), from 2010 through Dec. 17, 2012, a reported 2,674 dogs were sickened as a result of eating chicken jerky treats made in China. A reported 501 dogs died as a...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2014
When Bruce Rauner initially came onto the political scene as a Republican candidate for governor, I was interested in what he had to say. As a registered Democrat, I consider myself to be a moderate. Springfield really does need new leadership, and at...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:13 PM
WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Bill Enyart, a retired general from downstate Illinois, said Thursday from the House floor that his wife had gotten a call from one of her best friends, a woman he said was angry, disappointed and frightened.
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:51 PM
A former Wheaton College professor pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of aggravated child pornography possession and could be sent to prison.
Donald Ratcliff, 62, admitted guilt to the felony in DuPage County court before Judge John Kinsella, who set...