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  • Oberweis faces tough race against Durbin

    Oberweis faces tough race against Durbin
    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...
  • 5 candidates seek District 4 county board seat

    5 candidates seek District 4 county board seat
    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...
  • Man charged in camera lens robbery

    Man charged in camera lens robbery
    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...
  • Glen Ellyn students 'interview' police dog

     Glen Ellyn students 'interview' police dog
    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...
  • Heroin: The human toll

     Heroin: The human toll
    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...
  • Glen Ellyn creating plan to protect village water system

    Glen Ellyn creating plan to protect village water system
    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...
  • Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'

    Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'
    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-...
  • Warrant for driver accused of being drunk while driving kids to prom

    Warrant for driver accused of being drunk while driving kids to prom
    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. ...
  • Suit filed over plan for gas station at Butterfield and Route 53

     Suit filed over plan for gas station at Butterfield and Route 53
    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. A...
  • No bail for man charged in DuPage stabbing death

    No bail for man charged in DuPage stabbing death
    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-...
  • Man charged with murder of woman found in Glen Ellyn park

    Man charged with murder of woman found in Glen Ellyn park
    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...
  • Glen Ellyn plans for roundabout near Glenbard West

    Glen Ellyn plans for roundabout near Glenbard West
    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...