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  • Teen killed in drive-by shooting near Willowbrook

    Teen killed in drive-by shooting near Willowbrook
    An 18-year-old man died after he was shot in an apparent drive-by Monday evening near west suburban Willowbrook. Shortly after 6:30 p.m., DuPage County sheriffs responded to a call of shots fire near the area of Honeysuckle Rose and Lilac lanes in an...
  • Authorities: Mount Prospect worker dies after flash fire

    Authorities: Mount Prospect worker dies after flash fire
    One of three workers burned in a chemical flash fire earlier this month in unincorporated Willowbrook died Sunday, authorities said. Luis Macias, 29, of the 1400 block of Busse Road in Mount Prospect, was pronounced dead at 1:55 p.m. Sunday at Loyola...
  • DNA from flashlight illuminates home invasion suspect

    DNA from flashlight illuminates home invasion suspect
    A flashlight used to point the way during an Oak Lawn home invasion more than a year ago ended up pointing the way to a suspect, police said today, thanks to DNA and detectives who wouldn't give up. On Aug. 4, 2011 a 69-year-old homeowner and her 68-...
  • Quinn touts tax-form donations for military families

    Quinn touts tax-form donations for military families
    When Sgt. Jason Hoster deployed to Kuwait last year, the $500 checks supported his father while he underwent chemotherapy for lung cancer. During an earlier tour in Afghanistan, the cash helped his mother cover expenses. Those grants came from the...
  • DuPage County Board approves mosque

    DuPage County Board approves mosque
    The DuPage County Board today voted in favor of a group’s request to build a mosque in an unincorporated area near Willowbrook. The vote was 13-5. It came after another proposal to send the matter back to the Zoning Board was rejected. The board&...
  • Stowaway suspect linked to Chicago Internet firms

    Stowaway suspect linked to Chicago Internet firms
    The man arrested after allegedly sneaking aboard a New York-to-Los Angeles flight has been involved in several businesses in Chicago that offer Internet marketing for church ministries. Public records list Olajide Oluwaseun Noibi’s home address...
  • Two dead in apparent murder-suicide near Willowbrook

    A man and a woman were found dead following an apparent murder-suicide in unincorporated DuPage County near Willowbrook, law enforcement authorities said today. Officers were called to investigate a report of gunshots in the 10S400 block of Echo Lane...
  • Newton students win a chance to shadow Trevor Bayne by winning skills competition

    Newton students win a chance to shadow Trevor Bayne by winning skills competition
    In a face-to-face showdown of top student teams from all 50 states, the Kansas  team triumphed over the field to become known as the nation’s brightest young auto technology minds, as the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills concluded its 63rd year in...
  • Cops: Woman may have fallen asleep before I-55 crash

    Cops: Woman may have fallen asleep before I-55 crash
    A 20-year-old woman and a baby were injured on Interstate 55 late Saturday night after their car went over the edge of the Route 83 bridge above the highway and landed on its roof in the southbound lanes below, police said. Both suffered serious...
  • Couple suspected in 'rash' of home invasions involving elderly who had furniture delivered

    Couple suspected in 'rash' of home invasions involving elderly who had furniture delivered
    A man and his girlfriend have been charged in a suburban home invasions that was part of a rash of crimes targeting elderly homeowners who recently had furniture delivered to their homes, authorities said. Mark Stanko, 26, and Tracy Denell, 28, have...
  • Rehabbed snowy owl is set free in DuPage County

    Rehabbed snowy owl is set free in DuPage County
    Garnering the attention of a starlet stepping from a limo on Oscars night, a rare snowy owl rehabilitated after being struck by an SUV eight weeks ago was released into the wild today and floated northeast over the tree tops of a DuPage County Forest...