| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Q: I have a 1995 Jeep Wrangler with a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine with 135,000 miles on it. The engine has a small coolant leak at a freeze plug somewhere between the back of the engine and the front of the transmission. My mechanic informed me that...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Q: The windshield wipers will periodically just stop working on our 2009 Chevy Equinox. We never know when it will happen. So far, they have begun working again after several seconds, but then quit again. This poses a safety problem now that winter is...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Law enforcement officials issued 27 search warrants, conducted more than 200 interviews and filled dozens of boxes with evidence in order to help charge those responsible for the Kramer family homicides in 2010, according to Darien police officials....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:40 AM
State Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove is bidding for a second term in the House of Representatives.
The Republican lawmaker announced his re-election bid Oct. 29.
Sandack represents the 81st District, which includes parts of Bolingbrook, Downers...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:03 PM
A flooding problem on a portion of a popular multi-use forest preserve trail near Darien and Woodridge has been repaired and the entire 10-mile trail is now open to the public.
A section of the trail near 101st and Lemont Road inside the Waterfall...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Communities that allow video gambling at liquor establishments have not seen an increase in crime and criminal activity, according to a limited survey conducted by the Darien Police Department.
Darien Police Chief Ernest Brown told the City Council last...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Someone spray-painted several signs at Gilbert Park with pink, blue and black paint Aug. 9-13.
•A hole was drilled into a grease trap Aug. 7 at Scarletti's Italian Kitchen,...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Over three days in April, Jacob Nodarse spent almost 10 hours in a DuPage County courtroom answering questions about the troubled path that had led him to commit a triple murder in a Darien neighborhood in 2010.
Nodarse's methodical testimony provided...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The good deeds Jacob Nodarse performed after he murdered three people could not diminish the awful crime, a DuPage County judge said Monday before sentencing the former auto mechanic to 75 years in prison.
"For the terrifying minutes you spent inside...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:16 PM
The key witness in the region’s first-ever televised trial also will face cameras during his sentencing hearing next week, a DuPage County judge ruled today.
Judge Daniel Guerin agreed to allow a photographer and video camera at Monday’s...
| Jul 25, 2013
I found Rex Huppke's article today ("Something’s fishy about that huge magnet," July 25) humorless and insulting to our scientists. His use of the cliché "nerd herd" isn't funny anymore. Anyone who reads the Tribune knows that American students...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:30 PM
In a crowded DuPage County courtroom Monday, Angela Kramer vowed to go on with her life.
She said so minutes before a judge handed down a life sentence for Johnny Borizov — her former boyfriend and father of their son — who was convicted...