1 hr ago
DuPage to make pitch for more bus shelters
A proposal to build bus shelters with advertising was scrapped about eight years ago after several communities - including Glen Ellyn, Lombard, Villa Park and Wheaton - expressed concerns about the structures serving as mini-billboards.
8 hrs ago
Sussex high School building saved 25 years ago
Starting in 1988, 25 years ago, the former Sussex two-year high school was saved from destruction and converted from old Sussex Main Street School into the Sussex Village Hall.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Southtown Star
Joliet diocese and former priest facing sexual abuse lawsuit
A man who claims that a Joliet Diocese priest sexually assaulted him more than 36 times on various religious retreats during the 1970s has filed a lawsuit against the priest and the diocese.
Daley Slams Quinn, Lisa Madigan Over Pension Crisis
In his first public appearance since formally entering the race for governor, Bill Daley attacked his two likely Democratic primary opponents for the state's pension crisis, saying Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan have shown a lack of leadership on the issue.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Engagement: Ryan B. Curtis & Diana Winkler
The bride-elect's parents are Vince and Joan Winkler of LaGrange, Illinois. The groom-elect's parents are Kurt and Victoria Curtis of Mansfield, Ohio.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Report: horses at Danada healthy
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County announced Friday that a recent four-month-long review of its Danada Equestrian Center in Wheaton has reconfirmed that the 25 horses at the center are healthy.
Second of 4 BlackFinn brawlers sentenced to jail
The second of four men involved in a fight last fall that led to a heightened police presence to downtown Naperville's bar and nightclub district has been sentenced to jail in that case.
The Southtown Star
Stay-At-Home Dad: Battle summer boredom at Cantigny's Tank Park
Sometimes heavy artillery is needed to battle summer boredom. Well, there's a whole field of tanks and cannons to do just that at Cantigny Park in Wheaton.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Schillerstrom shares vision for Illinois
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Burt Constable Military roots nourish Elgin woman's veteran advocacy
As ChildServ's military programs manager, veteran Jacques Rene Hebert, left, goes over details for Saturday's military and veteran families fair in Palatine with fellow veteran and ChildServ President James C. Jones.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Have some fun while doing some good
Family Shelter Services has some wonderful activities coming up that they would like the public to know about.
Drug dealer turned in by potential customer sentenced
A 22-year-old man has been ordered to perform community service work and undergo counseling in a case in which he tried to sell Ecstasy inside a downtown Naperville bar, only to have his potential buyer call police.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The Business Ledger
SWA Architects moves to new Downers Grove office
The SWA Architects team in front of their new Downers Grove office. From left, Tess Kliros, office manager; Gregg Stahr, licensed architect, NAHB accredited Green Verifier, LEED, AP; Bill Styczynski, firm principal, licensed architect, NAHB accredited; Tom Fend, licensed architect, and ManHo Lam, CAD manager.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Burt Constable Runnersa personal bests come from helping others
With a trio of teachers as his "angels," 9-year-old Jeremy Johnson of Streamwood experiences the thrill of competing in Wheaton's Run for the Stars 5K race.
Legislation targets mug shot-removal websites
This screenshot shows a website that posts booking photos from DuPage County and accepts money to remove them.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The Business Ledger
Waukegan man sentenced in home-building scam
A 72-year-old Waukegan man has received a six-year prison sentence for stealing $750,000 from investors.
Naperville.DirectBuy.com Updates Selection of Sports and Recreation...
Naperville.DirectBuy.com, the leading members-only showroom and home design club worldwide, updates its wide selection of sports and recreation items with the newest technology and designs.
Man who fouled Naperville police holding cell sentenced
A man who urinated on the floor and spat on the walls of a prisoner holding cell at Naperville police headquarters last summer after being charged with trespassing at a downtown bar has been sentenced in that case.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Last Of Serial Pizzeria Robbers Sentenced
WHEATON, Ill. The third of three area men charged in a 14-month-long series of pizzeria robberies in Naperville and nearby communities has been sentenced to prison.
2 charged with using heroin in restroom
A man who was released from prison only 11 days ago for killing his girlfriend's dog and a convicted drug abuser are in trouble again, this time for allegedly using heroin inside a public restroom of a business in downtown Naperville.