| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Downers Grove North's softball team got good news and bad news on a day last week.
In the afternoon on Thursday, pitcher Dale Ryndak was announced as the Gatorade Illinois Softball Player of the Year.
But disappointment came a few hours later when the...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A Woodridge man has been charged with fleeing police after an early morning pursuit that began in west suburban Aurora.
Shortly after midnight, Kendall County sheriffs were notified about a vehicle that had fled a traffic stop being made by the Aurora...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:48 AM
The four Republicans vying for the party nomination in the race to replace retiring state Rep. Kay Hatcher share similar positions on almost every issue, including their stated focus – improving Illinois' business climate and economic health....
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Bolingbrook received a dubious distinction of sorts this month, as the real estate blog Movoto.com named it one of the 10 most boring places in Illinois.
"Bolingbrook is pretty peaceful," the blog notes, "but peaceful just means boring on this list."...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:53 AM
A West Chicago woman was charged with drunk driving after the vehicle she was driving was involved in an accident in Oswego that killed her passenger, police said today.
The accident happened at 12:02 a.m Sunday in the 5000 block of Minkler Road in...
| Jun 19, 2014
When faced in 2010 with a devastating diagnosis of ALS, Eric Gordon McLaren, then principal of Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, took his family to Idaho for a whitewater rafting trip.
Strapped into a chair secured to the raft, he...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:56 PM
An Aurora man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in southwest suburban Oswego in 2012, authorities said.
Joseph J. Evans, 38, of the of the 1500 block of Galway Drive in Aurora, is charged with predatory criminal sexual...
| 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 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,...