| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Police pulled a 2-year-old boy from a pond near Montgomery this afternoon and he was transported to Rush-Copley Hospital, intially in critical condition, officials said.
Oswego firefighters responded to a report of a possible drowning around 1 p.m. in a...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:46 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A mailbox in the 2700 block of Cedar Glade Drive was damaged about 12:30 a.m. Feb. 28.
•A vehicle was burglarized in the 800 block of Benedetti Drive between 7 and 9 p.m. Feb....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:35 PM
A veteran state lawmaker claimed the Republican nomination for Illinois treasurer Tuesday night.
Rep. Tom Cross, of Oswego, won nearly 57 percent of the vote, vs. just more than 43 percent from opponent Bob Grogan, a two-term DuPage County auditor...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:37 AM
A proposed state law that would expand the Plainfield Park District from five to seven members passed out of the Illinois House on Tuesday and moved on to the state Senate for consideration.
The measure, passed by a vote of 100-12, also would give the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A bill aimed at expanding the Plainfield Park District board — and effectively shifting power away from the board majority — is expected to go before the full Illinois House soon.
The bill recently passed the House Cities and Villages...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:52 AM
At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by the walkway, and possibly the state’s official “no guns” sign posted by the front door.
Realty firms, like other businesses,...
| May 11, 2014
Construction started on almost 5,000 new homes in the Chicago area in the 12 months that ended in March, but two of the top five communities weren't even in Illinois.
They were a short drive away, depending on traffic, in St. John and Crown Point, Ind....
| Mar 4, 2014
At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by the walkway, and possibly the state's official "no guns" sign posted by the front door.
Realty firms, like other businesses, are grappling with...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Amanda Drinkall may have grown up in a conservative Presbyterian family in Oswego, Ill., but that doesn't mean that her family isn't supportive of her decision to step into a pair of stiletto-heeled boots—and not much else—for her role in...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
To the citizens of Illinois: I am one of the few voters who will go to the polls on March 18 to select the candidates you will vote for in November.
No need to thank me.
— Dave Wrenn, Oswego
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A 2-year-old boy pulled from a pond near Montgomery Monday afternoon died Wednesday from near-drowning and hypthermia, officials said.
Mohamed Qattum, of the 208 block of Fernwood Drive in unincorporated Kendall County near Montgomery, was pronounced...