| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:29 PM
A candidate for state representative issued a press release about a 23-year-old misdemeanor arrest, saying he believes his opponent threatened to make it public.
Keith Matune, who is seeking the Republican nomination for a seat in the Illinois House,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A 27-year-old Downers Grove man faces first-degree murder charges after his mother was fatally shot and found in the parking lot of a Burr Ridge church, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Michael Zaky Bassaly of Downers Grove is scheduled to...
| Jan 23, 2014
Letters to the editor from Naperville, Glendale Heights, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove from the Jan. 23 TribLocal print edition.
I cannot generate much sympathy for those in Wood Dale, Bensenville and nearby suburbs...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:48 PM
A Bolingbrook man died late Saturday night after he was hit by a car in west suburban Downers Grove, police said Sunday.
Stephan Szela, 60, was crossing the street at the 4200 block of Main Street around 9:15 p.m. when a vehicle driving south in the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Batteries, a set of tools and gasoline were stolen from a truck between Jan. 12 and 13 parked in the lot of Extended Stay at 3150 Finley Road.
Several batteries were stolen from...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Below-zero temperatures and dangerously low wind chills again closed Downers Grove public schools Monday and Tuesday, marking four days of canceled classes in January and an uncertain end date for the 2013-14 school year.
Officials at Community High...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:42 PM
A Metra train hit a pedestrian, injuring the person, in Downers Grove this evening, authorities said.
The person was struck by inbound train No 1288 on the BNSF line about 5:45 p.m. near the Main Street station in Downers Grove, said Meg Reile, a...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Chicago Restaurant Week is back — bigger and extended.
Running a full 14 days (Friday through Feb. 6), this seventh annual rendition is officially the longest ever. In practice, though, the promotion, in which participating restaurants offer...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Follow @ChiTribPreps on Twitter for live updates all night. At a game, update using hashtag #TribFB.
No. 1 Mount Carmel 21, Brother Rice 10
It was legendary coach Frank Lenti’s birthday Friday, but it’s safe to say nobody was...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The DuPage County Health Department closed a Lombard restaurant in connection with the investigation into four confirmed cases of E. coli in people admitted to a county hospital this week, officials said today.
Jason Gerwig, a public information officer...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:48 PM
One Joliet man died after his car went out of control, hit a median and was struck by another car and a tractor-trailer truck, on Interstate 55 near Plainfield early this morning, according to the Illinois State Police.
The crash happened about 1:30 a....