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Wheaton
The DuPage County seat's historic Cape Cods, four-squares and Victorians stand untouched in the teardown craze. Read more about Wheaton.

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The DuPage County seat's historic Cape Cods, four-squares and Victorians stand untouched in the teardown craze. Read more about Wheaton.

Find community news and events at TribLocal Wheaton.
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  • Chicago Overnight Crime Report

    Chicago Overnight Crime Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A Chicago police officer working an investigation in East Hazel Crest fatally shot a driver who sped toward him, authorities said. Chicago detectives were conducting surveillance around 9:...
  • Popping pills — out of a machine

    Popping pills — out of a machine
    Automated vending machines that dispense prescription drugs are popping up in health care facilities across the country, and MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island this year became the first hospital in Illinois to embrace the new technology....
  • Plant yourself at a garden sale

    Plant yourself at a garden sale
    Plant sales offer splendid opportunities to buy a variety of plants – often unusual and/or heirloom varieties hard to find anywhere else, and a chance to talk shop with fellow gardeners. Most sales are held rain or shine; each listing has contact...
  • Many driver's ed cars have poor crash ratings

    Many driver's ed cars have poor crash ratings
    A west suburban school district puts its driver's education students in a fleet of Chevy Cobalts, small cars that earn poor side-crash ratings. A Will County district teaches fledging drivers in cars that are more than a decade old. And some north...
  • Hearing set on stress disorder impact in Wheaton murder

    Hearing set on stress disorder impact in Wheaton murder
    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...
  • Democratic fundraising heats up in 8th Congressional District

    Democratic fundraising heats up in 8th Congressional District
    The Democratic primary contest in the newly drawn northwest suburban 8th Congressional District is heating up financially as well as politically. Tammy Duckworth outraised Raja Krishnamoorthi in the last three months, but Krishnamoorthi holds a cash-on-...
  • Judge dismisses Wheaton College lawsuit against Obama administration over contraception mandate

     Judge dismisses Wheaton College lawsuit against Obama administration over contraception mandate
    A federal judge has dismissed Wheaton College's lawsuit against the Obama administration for requiring the evangelical Christian college to offer health insurance that covers the cost of contraception, including the morning-after pill, for employees. The...
  • Federal judges hear Republican complaints on Democratic congressional map

    Federal judges hear Republican complaints on Democratic congressional map
    Several of Illinois' Republican members of Congress came to Chicago to testify today on the first day of their legal challenge to a new Democratic-drawn congressional map. Rep. John Shimkus was the first of four Republican incumbent congressmen to...
  • Home-like settings improve the lives of frail residents

    Home-like settings improve the lives of frail residents
    Most of us would prefer not to live in a nursing home. But today's facilities are nothing like the nursing homes of the past. Instead of hospital-like settings, many nursing homes now have a homey look. Rooms are often clustered in small neighborhoods...
  • New wellness program expands options for seniors

    New wellness program expands options for seniors
    As the manager of a new outpatient wellness program at a nursing home, Anita Rajagopal is focused like a laser beam on healthy lifestyles for seniors. Rajagopal has three goals: to help people age in place, no matter where they live. She also wants to...
  • Women, girls herald Scouting's 100th anniversary

    Women, girls herald Scouting's 100th anniversary
    Soon after Melissa Contri gave birth to twin daughters 11 years ago, she looked up at her mother, who was in the delivery room, and said, "Mom, in five years they can be in Girl Scouts!" And why not? After all, Melissa had been a Scout, and her mother,...