| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Sen. Dick Durbin's run for re-election against Republican Jim Oberweis promises to be a costly, rough-and-tumble contest in which the longtime Democratic lawmaker has key advantages.
In a closer-than-expected GOP primary race Tuesday, Oberweis emerged...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Both Republicans and Democrats have the opportunity to select candidates in Tuesday's primary election for a District 4 seat on the DuPage County Board.
There are three Republicans – incumbent Grant Eckhoff of Wheaton and challengers Ronald...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
A West suburban man was arrested and charged in connection with two attempted robberies in Glen Ellyn, police said Wednesday.
Dwayne K. Smith, 22, of the 29W200 block of Lee Road near West Chicago, was charged with attempted aggravated robbery and...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Turns out Kato, a 10-month-old German short-haired pointer and the newest addition to the DuPage County Sheriff Department's K-9 Unit, is a bit of a publicity hound.
The dog recently showed up for an interview with first grade students at Abraham...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Johnny Dudek had piercing blue eyes, swooping bangs and a perfect grin — thanks to the braces that came off not long ago. Soon to turn 16, he was excited about getting the white Grand Am his grandmother left him before she died, though his parents...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Glen Ellyn is working on a management plan to protect the village's water system that will involve regulating residents who have sprinkler and irrigation systems.
Adopting an ordinance and a management plan to make sure the water system isn't...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Before each performance of the five-hour "Einstein on the Beach," violinist Jennifer Koh must endure at least one hour in the makeup chair to transform her from a thirtysomething woman to the gray, wizened Nobel Prize-winning physicist — a head-to-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An arrest warrant was issued today for a limo driver who failed to appear in court on charges he was allegedly drunk when he drove a busload of students to their prom last spring.
Richard Madison was scheduled to appear in DuPage County court today. ...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:09 PM
A legal battle has erupted over a vacant piece of land located at the northeast corner of Butterfield Road and Illinois Route 53 near Glen Ellyn where a proposal to build a mega gas station was rejected last year by DuPage County board members.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A woman whose body was found in a shallow grave at a Glen Ellyn park last weekend was in an abusive relationship with a man accused of stabbing her 34 times, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Myron Ester, 45, was ordered held without bail, charged with first-...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in Glen Ellyn, authorities announced Tuesday.
Myron D. Ester is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Linda Valez...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Plans are moving forward for improvements along Crescent Boulevard by Glenbard West High School, with new features including a roundabout and planter medians.
The village's board of trustees supported the plans Monday during a workshop when Professional...