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Downers Grove

Downers Grove
Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

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Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Downers Grove.
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  • Candidates for state House clash over arrest, 'threat'

     Candidates for state House clash over arrest, 'threat'
    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,...
  • Man, 27, charged after mother fatally shot in church parking lot

     Man, 27, charged after mother fatally shot in church parking lot
    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...
  • Local Voices West: Jan. 23 edition

    Local Voices West: Jan. 23 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville, Glendale Heights, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove from the Jan. 23 TribLocal print edition.  O'Hare neighbors I cannot generate much sympathy for those in Wood Dale, Bensenville and nearby suburbs...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference 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)...
  • Pedestrian dies in Downers Grove accident

    Pedestrian dies in Downers Grove accident
    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...
  • Downers Grove area police blotter: Jan. 21

    Downers Grove area police blotter: Jan. 21
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove 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...
  • Recent decision to close is based on safety, school officials say

    Recent decision to close is based on safety, school officials say
    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...
  • 1 hurt when hit by Metra train in Downers Grove

    1 hurt when hit by Metra train in Downers Grove
    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...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week
    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...
  • Week 4 | Friday night football updates

    Week 4 | Friday night football updates
    Follow @ChiTribPreps on Twitter for live updates all night. At a game, update using hashtag #TribFB. HALFTIME 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...
  • DuPage investigates 4 E. coli cases, closes restaurant

    DuPage investigates 4 E. coli cases, closes restaurant
    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...
  • 1 dead after I-55 crash in Plainfield

    1 dead after I-55 crash in Plainfield
    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....