| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| 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:...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...