| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A 14-year-old boy from the Downers Grove area remains in critical condition and is in a coma after he was stuck by a car while …...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus were found in five DuPage County communities this month, the county health department announced Wednesday. Mosquitoes that …...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Artists from Palatine, Oak Brook, Villa Park, Naperville, Elmhurst, Roselle and Woodridge are among Elmhurst Artists’ Guild members who have entered their works in the …...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
ELMHURST, Ill, March 5, 2012 – America’s recovery from its worst financial crisis since the Great Depression some 80 years earlier has been slow, but …...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 1:36 PM
A former Illinois Tollway employee who was accused of pocketing more than $800 in tolls and allowing acquaintances to pass through toll plazas without paying pleaded guilty to official misconduct today in DuPage Countycourt.
Cheryl Olds, 51, of Chicago,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:34 AM
A graveside service for Richard A. "Rick" Fochtman Jr., 61, formerly of Charlevoix, who died June 29, 2012, at his home in Woodridge, Ill., will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Brookside Cemetery in Charlevoix. The Rev. Gayle Gennett will officiate.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Around 3 a.m. on a February morning, after a night of drinking, a Rosemont woman stopped at a gas station, where, authorities said, she not only filled up her tank, but soaked a rag with gasoline.
She then drove to the Woodridge apartment of an ex-...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:08 PM
A woman with a history of theft – including using tape and a weighted string to fish cash out of a lock box-- was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for stealing more than $500,000 from a Downers Grove law firm where she worked as a secretary....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A legal secretary who, according to DuPage County prosecutors, used her law firm’s money “as her own personal ATM machine,” pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than a half-million dollars over a five-year period.
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 11:35 AM
A 29-year-old Grand Rapids police officer died Saturday night after suffering a heart attack while jogging.
Officer Andrew Rusticus suffered a heart attack while jogging near his residence in Dorr while training for an upcoming physical agility test...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 9:03 PM
Richard Nipp, 69, of Faulkton passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the Faulkton Healthcare Center after a short battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at the United Church of Faulkton, with Pastor Bill Hoffman...