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  • Police officer's death under investigation in DuPage County

    Police officer's death under investigation in DuPage County
    Police are saying very little about an investigation into the death of a west suburban police officer. Officer Amy Ruff was found dead Monday in her home in the Oak Meadows subdivision, an unincorporated area near West Chicago. An autopsy is being...
  • 'Highly unusual' fire in construction storage yard damages 10 vehicles

    'Highly unusual' fire in construction storage yard damages 10 vehicles
    Arson investigators are looking into an early morning fire that damaged 10 pieces of excavation equipment in a construction storage yard along North Avenue in West Chicago, officials said. Most of the earth scrapers were burning by the time...
  • Pedestrian struck, killed by car in West Chicago

    Pedestrian struck, killed by car in West Chicago
    A female pedestrian died after being hit a car Friday night in West Chicago, police said. According to a press release from the West Chicago Police Department, the victim, no age available, was struck by car about 9:11 p.m. near Illinois Highway 59 and...
  • Carpertersville man gets 10 years for fatal West Chicago crash

    Carpertersville man gets 10 years for fatal West Chicago crash
    A Carpentersville man who drove through a stop sign and killed another motorist in West Chicago before he fled the accident scene was sentenced today to 10 years in prison. Alonso Huerta-Perez, 24, had pleaded guilty in July to leaving the scene of a...
  • No charges against West Chicago cop in Fermi Lab shooting of teen

    No charges against West Chicago cop in Fermi Lab shooting of teen
    An off-duty West Chicago police officer who shot a Cicero teen on the grounds of Fermi Lab following an alleged hit-and-run accident will not face criminal charges after DuPage County authorities determined the officer had reason to believe his life was...
  • DuPage election commission chairman resigns

    DuPage election commission chairman resigns
    The chairman of the DuPage Election Commission has resigned in the wake of a report that criticized a broad range of practices at the bipartisan agency. J.P. “Rick” Carney of Wheaton, who had served on the election board's three-person...
  • 2010 Chicagoland farmers markets

    2010 Chicagoland farmers markets
    Once again area residents can find the fruits of the Midwest in farmers markets throughout the city and suburbs. Most are opening this month. Farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan will bring produce, baked goods, cheese,...
  • Volleyball | Conard pilots West Chicago turnaround

    Volleyball | Conard pilots West Chicago turnaround
    Three years ago, West Chicago lost all 35 of its matches. That's a distant memory for the Wildcats. "We've had some rough years here," West Chicago junior outside hitter Julia Conard said. "There wasn't much winning before some of us got here." The No....
  • Reader Review of the Week: 2009 Toyota Matrix

     
    Don???t always believe the hype. At least, that???s the lesson ???Lifetime Hatchback Owner??? from Chicago took away from his experience with the 2009 Toyota Matrix. Impressed by Toyota???s strong reputation of affordable, reliable cars, the purchase of a...
  • Man Who Murdered Pizza Deliever Sentenced to 81 Years

    (WGN-AM)- A 31-year old man who beat a widowed St. Charles mother of four to death with a hammer while she was delivering pizza was sentenced to 81 years in prison on Monday. Bradley Justice of Sandwich, Ill., showed no emotion when DuPage County Judge...
  • 8 13: BIG HEAD TODD (OF BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS)

    8 13: BIG HEAD TODD (OF BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS)
    Big Head Todd and The Monsters are celebrating the release their brand new studio album, Rocksteady (July 20, 2010/Big Records). As the Denver Post reported in a recent feature story, Rocksteady finds the platinum selling artists "centered and...
  • We Grow Dreams Fall Festival Weekend

    October 9-10-We Grow Dreams Fall Festival Weekend-4 K Walk for Dreams & Fall Open House to Benefit We Grow Dreams, Inc. Not-for-profit greenhouse trains people with disabilities. We Grow Dreams Fall Festival Weekend will feature multiple community events...