| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:31 PM
A Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old west suburban boy has been deported to his native Bolivia, federal immigration authorities said Wednesday.
Alejandro Flores, accompanied by two immigration agents on a...
| Jul 31, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Several bottles of wine were reported stolen from an unlocked garage in the 200 block of North Park Boulevary July 17 or 18.
•A weed trimmer that was left near the underpass...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:07 PM
A new bill would allow DuPage County to open discussions about using a fee-based system to fund stormwater projects, a development that would be something of a deja vu for Downers Grove residents.
House Bill 1522, sponsored by Rep. Mike Fortner, R-...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Bail was set at $500,000 Wednesday for a West Chicago teen who allegedly shot a man in the shoulder during a dispute, according to DuPage County prosecutors.
Juan C. Calderon, 15, of West Chicago has been charged as an adult in the shooting, which...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The West Chicago Historical Preservation Commission scheduled a July 3 vote on the city’s application to demolish the 144-year-old Joel Wiant house following another hour of debate and public comment during a Tuesday meeting.
A public hearing that...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:51 PM
A Wheaton North High School teacher was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to sexually assaulting a student.
Edwin Klemm, 43, who was charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault, received consecutive five-year terms,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:16 PM
With a federal lawsuit hanging over their heads, DuPage County Board members Tuesday reversed a resounding decision they made last year and voted to allow an Islamic prayer center to operate in a single-family house near West Chicago.
The 10-7 vote will...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
A man who was shot after he allegedly tried to run down a police officer in the Humboldt Park neighborhood over the weekend was ordered held.
Roosevelt Hartman, 26, of the 100 block of North Laramie Avenue was charged with attempted murder of a police...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Woodworker Wade Ellis didn’t realize the Wilmette tree he’d been hired to make into furniture was famous. “Was it in the news or something?” he’d …...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:35 PM
March is sweet at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago, and Cub Scout and Girl Scout groups are …...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The following incidents were taken from Wheaton police reports on May 1: Theft Electronic devices, valued at $195, were reported stolen from an office in …...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:34 PM
For Bill Bermes, the name Robert Worthel etched in Naperville’s police memorial wall is a reminder that his mother spent most of her life without …...