| 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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
An armed Wheaton man accused of entering the Glen Ellyn home of a female acquaintance and firing a shot during an ensuing confrontation was being held Monday in the DuPage County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail.
DuPage prosecutors identified the man as...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Evanston culinary student implicated in several beauty salon robberies in and around Chicago has been charged in four additional holdups in DuPage County, prosecutors said Friday.
Jason Logsdon, 41, has been held without bail in Cook County since...
| Feb 9, 2013
Peggy Parish, author of the original Amelia Bedelia books that tickle children with their literal translations and mischievous wordplay, shared a bit of the fictional housekeeper's innocence in her real-world encounters.
Her nephew, Herman Parish, tells...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The man accused of holding up hair salons in Chicago and the suburbs used a BB gun, picked places where there would be no male workers, and told police the robberies paid for his crack cocaine habit, authorities say.
Jason Logsdon, 41, also used his...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that he has appointed a former Illinois Department of Transportation special projects manager to replace Sandi Jackson as 7th Ward alderman.
Natashia Holmes left IDOT in 2012 and recently worked as a project manager...
| May 12, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Police arrested a limo driver Saturday night and charged him with driving under the influence after he drove 23 Oswego East High School students to prom, according to authorities.
Richard L. Madison, of the 9900 block of Walnut Terrace in Palos Hills,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:52 PM
James Whitney Wright
Jim Wright, 70, loving father and grandfather, died on October 10, 2012 at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, CA.
Born and raised in Glen Ellyn, IL, Jim was a devoted alumnus of DePauw University, where he received his Bachelor’s...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Juanita Bogard Steadman died February 18, 2013 in her home of natural causes. Born April 28, 1908 in Cape Giradeau, Missouri, Juanita graduated from Glen Ellyn High School (Illinois) in 1923 and lived with her family in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1933, she...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Mar 16, 2012
In Lansing School District 158, the payroll looks a little like a family tree.
At least 14 relatives of school board members — from spouses to kids to grandkids — have landed jobs, with taxpayers paying the tab of some $550,000 in the last...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Two Glen Ellyn teens who police say used a pellet gun to shoot out 30 car windows and a residential window have been charged with four felony counts of criminal damage to property, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.