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  • High school football: Second-half swing sinks Lyons Township vs. Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – Lyons Township sophomore quarterback Ben Bryant showed a healthy defiance following the Lions’ 51-21 West Suburban Conference Silver Divisi ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale South wins third straight

    FRANKLIN PARK – Hinsdale South notched its third straight win with a 28-7 victory against Leyden on Oct. 9.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • High school football: Defense, quarterback duo lift Downers Grove North against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Joseph Ward didn't score a touchdown, but he played a huge role in Downers Grove North's 21-14 football win against Downers Grove Sout ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • DuPage Foundation to launch new arts council

    A nonprofit funding organization in DuPage County will be expanding to help connect and advocate for artists, patrons and venues across the county.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner tries to crank up the pressure

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Oct. 7 painted his side of the budget-impasse picture, saying that while his department heads are saving the state ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Live Coverage: Suburban Life High School Football Week 7

    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West in battle of unbeatens, Downers Grove bragging rights highlight Week 7 games

    The Friday night lights of high school football bring some big matchups for several area teams on Oct. 9.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Rep. Frank Mautino likely Illinois’ next auditor general

    SPRINGFIELD — If confirmed by the Legislature, a longtime state representative from Bureau County will be the state’s next auditor general.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central learns from loss to Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – Hinsdale Central’s football team was on fire entering its game against Glenbard West and had a great chance to end the Hilltoppers’ 27-ga ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Edgar Allan Poe at play in Oak Brook mansion

    In a perfect confluence of place, script and talent, "The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story" creates a unique way to experience theater and the ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana board recommends adding chronic pain to approved uses

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board voted to add some chronic pain conditions to the qualifying list of conditions for medical ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Portillo's to open its first Wisconsin restaurant

    OAK BROOK – Wisconsin hot dog lovers, rejoice – Portillo’s is planning to open its first restaurant in the Badger State in 2016.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • AFSCME says Gov. Bruce Rauner trying to end step increases

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration wants to abolish step increases, or scheduled raises based on time in service, according to the state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove North, South looking to rebound in rivalry game

    Downers Grove SouthThe Mustangs held host Leyden scoreless in the second half of their West Suburban ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Best Chicago Cubs Wild Card watch parties in suburban DuPage, Cook counties

    The Chicago Cubs are in back in the Major League Baseball Postseason for the first time since 2008 and will face the Pittsburgh Pirates on Oct. 7 in t ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • College of DuPage cancels evening classes in response to bomb threat

    The College of DuPage canceled evening classes Oct. 5 after receiving a bomb threat, according to a post on the college's website.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • At Ditka’s, it’s all about da meat: Mystery Diner

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – It’s turning to fall, and the cooling temperatures seem to grant us permission to indulge in heavier meals, rich with the flavors o ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Fired College of DuPage administrators drop appeal

    Two fired financial administrators for the College of DuPage will be dropping their termination appeal against the school – but may be filing suit aga ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Four finalists named in Illinois state auditor general search

    SPRINGFIELD — The list of candidates to become Illinois’ auditor general has been narrowed to four.T ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth rolls ahead of showdown against Joliet Catholic

    LA GRANGE PARK – Julian Love goes through football jerseys almost as quickly as his big plays against opposing defenses.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • The Drake Oak Brook checks into future of hospitality

    A hotel whose register listed Prince Charles and Frank Sinatra among guests is back in business thanks to a west suburban couple who saw a bright futu ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth brings it on both sides of ball in big win against Benet

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Nazareth Academy football team’s big-play offense and a strong defense combined for a key 33-0 H\homecoming victory over Benet Ac ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • High school football: Downers Grove South loses against Leyden

    FRANKLIN PARK – After putting its early struggles behind it and winning two straight games Downers Grove South suffered a 28-24 loss to Leyden on Oct. ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale South win against Addison Trails puts Hornets in lead of conference race

    DARIEN – Robert Hall had a pair of first-quarter touchdown receptions, Marcus Curry had two third-quarter scoring runs, and Jon Gorney had a pick-six ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • High school football: Lyons Township's second-half strikes sink Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – Reggie Terrell firmly planted the momentum on Lyons Township's sideline.The junior r ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • High school boys soccer: Dylan Mobley scores twice in Downers Grove South win vs. Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – Dylan Mobley picked a great time to record the first two-goal game of his career.The ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West-Hinsdale Central among key games in conference races

    Week 6 of the high school football season brings with it plenty of stellar matchups. Glenbard North and Wheaton North face off in a crucial DuPage Val ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Suburban Life recognizes Best Under 40 award winners

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media honored a dozen young professionals Sept. 30 during its annual Best Under 40 awards banquet at the Seven Bridges Golf ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale South expects 'dogfight' against Addison Trail

    DARIEN – Playing poorly in a loss against Willowbrook didn't sit well with Hinsdale South's football team.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • High school cross country: Roman Drabchuk, Charlie Nodus set tone for Hinsdale South boys

    DARIEN – There wasn't much downtime for Roman Drabchuk and Charlie Nodus during summer break.The Hin ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Bald eagle being treated at Willowbrook Wildlife Center dies

    GLEN ELLYN – An injured American bald eagle being treated at DuPage County Forest Preserve District's Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn died o ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • High school football: After struggles, Downers Grove South finding success

    DOWNERS GROVE – For Riley Heavey and Downers Grove South’s football team, the first half against Morton was a microcosm of the early part of the seaso ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • High school boys soccer: Downers Grove South wins big before clash with Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – After failing to score in the first two games of a six-game homestand, the Downers Grove South boys soccer team held an impromptu meet ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Illinois state museums, Sparta shooting fields will close despite pause in layoffs

    SPRINGFIELD -- A pause in state layoffs won’t stop the planned closures of the state’s museum system nor its shooting facilities near Sparta, Gov. Bru ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central ready to line up against Glenbard West

    HINSDALE – With soon-to-be three all-state Division I offensive linemen, the Allens may be one of the most recognizable families in Hinsdale Central f ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Return of Rojas, St. John pays off for Hinsdale Central

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Rigoberto Rojas and Louis St. John played for Hinsdale Central’s soccer team as freshmen before deciding to concentrate on club socc ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Secretary of state not sending out renewal reminders to drivers

    SPRINGFIELD — The lack of a state budget soon will start to be felt by more people, namely Illinois drivers.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Community rallies to support reopening Buffalo Theater Ensemble at College of DuPage

    Members of the College of DuPage and the District 502 community are asking the school's Board of Trustees to reverse yet another decision by disgraced ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Hinsdale police: residential mail may have been stolen

    HINSDALE – Police suspect that mail was stolen from residential mailboxes in Hinsdale, according to a Hinsdale Police Department news release.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • College of DuPage passes 2016 budget filled with $7.5 million in cuts

    The College of DuPage will shave a few million dollars off of what college staff has called a "bloated budget" and will cut back on what it asks from ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale and Darien for Sept. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the area Police Departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Hinsdale police issue 92 traffic citations

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department announced Sept. 16 the results of special Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket ca ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Leibforth: Stress is good for you?

    As the school year gets underway, I observe children saddled with cargo too heavy for their slight shoulders.
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Riverside resident has rescued animals for 30 years with Hinsdale Humane Society

    HINSDALEJoining Jennifer Vlazny on her return road trip this summer to Illinois from Mississippi wer ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove South uses second half surge to get past Morton

    DOWNERS GROVE – There was no panic for Downers Grove South's football team.After playing three chall ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: Champaign man charged with 1985 murder of girl near Glen Ellyn

    This week, a cold case from 1985 had a significant new development when, thanks to DNA evidence, a Champaign man was charged with the murder of a 15-y ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Illinois House hears first details of Emanuel plan

    SPRINGFIELD — Sept. 24 marked another day of activity but little visible movement in the state Capitol.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Live Coverage: Suburban Life High School Football Week 5

    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West-Lyons Township and Riverside Brookfield-Wheaton Academy highlight Week 5 games

    As high school football teams hit the halfway point on the regular season, conference races are starting to take shape and each game has added signifi ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Family, friends happy with renaming College of DuPage building after local hero

    WHEATON – Amid the excitement and controversy of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees meeting Sept. 17 was a bit of celebration for a man who never ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale South gets wake-up call against Willowbrook

    DARIEN – Jon Gorney could sense something was off with Hinsdale South’s football team even before kickoff against Willowbrook.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Party with puppies at the Hinsdale Humane Society Oct. 3

    The Hinsdale Humane Society will host its first Puppy Party from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 3 at the shelter, 22 N. Elm St.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Hinsdale Central coach Mike Wiggins tabbed for All-American Game

    HINSDALE – Mike Wiggins coached Hinsdale Central's boys soccer team to its first state title in 39 years last season.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs stumps for college grant program

    SPRINGFIELD — State Treasurer Mike Frerichs is on the road in a push to get the General Assembly and the governor to restore funding for a need-based ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central unleashes entire arsenal in conference win

    ELMHURST – Averaging nearly 45 points a contest, Hinsdale Central has a wealth of offensive threats to give opposing defenses fits.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Bryan Loebig goal, Ethan Gama save lead to impressive win for Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – There is a lot less of Ethan Gama now, but Hinsdale Central soccer is getting much more out of him.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Hinsdale Central hosts Downers Grove North in dual tennis meet: 6 photos

    Hinsdale Central plays Downers Grove North at home on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Burr Ridge Kettlebell Club to host free women’s self-defense class

    BURR RIDGE – The brutal attack on a 26-year-old Willowbrook woman in her home last month sparked a firestorm of interest in women’s self defense, acco ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Snapshot: Clarendon Hills Park District celebrates Fall Family Fest

    CLARENDON HILLS – Kids bounce around at the Clarendon Hills Park District's annual Fall Family Festival at Prospect Park Sept. 19. Hundreds turned out ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • Illinois state puts employee layoffs on hold

    SPRINGFIELD — Layoffs of state unionized employees are on hold.Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration on ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy to host Columbus Day baseball, basketball camps

    GLEN ELLYN – The Bulls/Sox Academy will host Columbus Day Chicago Bulls and White Sox skills camps on Monday, October 12, at Ackerman Park in Glen Ell ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner signs "Breuder Bill" limiting severance pay for community college administrators

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill aimed at limiting future costly severance packages with community college employment contracts after ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • High school football: Weather delay robs Nazareth momentum in loss against Marian

    WOODSTOCK – Nazareth’s football team was undefeated entering its game against Marian Central on Sept. 18.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • High school football: Downers Grove South cracks into win column

    ADDISON – Downers Grove South desperately needed to win and got it done.The Mustangs picked up their ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Early challenges have Downers Grove South heading in right direction

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South’s boys soccer team loaded up its early schedule with some challenging games, and Peter Becht said those challenges ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 6:41 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Downers Grove North confident it can contend for conference title

    LA GRANGE – Downers Grove North’s boys soccer team has as many players as some football teams with 30 players on the roster.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove North looking to rebound after recent struggles

    DOWNERS GROVE – The first play of the game was a small but adequate sample of what was to come for Downers Grove North’s football team.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Smoking in Illinois beer gardens off limits?

    SPRINGFIELD — Lighting up in an outdoor beer garden soon might get smokers ticketed.A committee of l ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Downers Grove South ready for shot against Morton

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South's boys soccer team will have a chance to shake up the soccer world on Sept. 22.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Med payments a mixed bag for Illinois state employees

    SPRINGFIELD — About 150,000 state employees, retirees or dependents are or soon will be stuck paying cash up-front for medical services, according to ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Payment to Illinois state employees’ medical providers may stop

    SPRINGFIELD — It’s cash up-front for many state employees needing medical services, or it likely soon will be.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale for Sept. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Law: District 86 opens even more lines of communication with school community

    Now that it is mid-September, we are firmly strapped in for the new school year and students have settled into the familiar routine. 
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: Sikh community gathers to condemn hate based crimes

    After being brutally beaten last week, Darien Sikh man Inderjit Singh Mukker returned to the spot where the alleged attack began to condemn the hate c ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • 90-year-old Burr Ridge man fulfills dream flying WWII bomber

    BURR RIDGE – When Doug Babitzke turned 18 during World War II he was automatically drafted into the U.S. Army.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • High school football: Willowbrook pushes past Hinsdale South

    DARIEN – Hinsdale South's football team received the opening kickoff on Sept. 19 and marched down the field for a touchdown.
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central rolls against York, improves to 4-0

    ELMHURST - Having to wait an extra day to play did nothing to slow down the Hinsdale Central offense.
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Western Springs resident Randy Porzel advises on finances, assists those with vision woes

    At just 29, Randy E. Porzel has already been working for the same company for nine years.Porzel was ...
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • High school football: Quick start sparks Glenbard West in rout of Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – The first play was of the game was a small but adequate sample of what was to come when Downers Grove North hosted Glenbard West in a ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • High school football: Games moved to Sept. 19 because of weather

    The stormy weather that rolled through the suburbs on Sept. 15 led to some football suffering delays and others being rescheduled.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • High school football: Impending weather forces schedule changes

    The weather forecast for Sept. 15 is impacting high school football.With impending thunderstorms exp ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:46 am
  • Live coverage: Suburban Life high school football Week 4

    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • High school cross country: Boys and girls athletes off and running on path to postseason

    The road to the cross country state finals is traversed in three-mile segments in meets during the regular season. With competitors already off and ru ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • High school cross country: Hinsdale Central, South boys could both contend in postseason

    The road to the cross country state finals is traversed in 3-mile segments in meets during the regular season. With competitors already off and runnin ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • College of DuPage board voids President Robert Breuder's contract, cuts severance package

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees has voted to void the contract of its controverial president, making him an at-will employee subject to termin ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • High school cross country: Returning runners have Hinsdale Central girls set up for success

    The girls cross country state meet is always a competitive affair, and several local athletes could shine on the big stage later in the season. Here’s ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 8:51 pm
  • Kevin Doyle's Oak Brook business rooted in perseverance

    There are moments that define us, for better or worse. Kevin Doyle had one of those moments.When he ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • High school football: West Suburban Silver clashes, Westmont-Lisle, Glenbard East-Glenbard North among big Week 4 games

    Nearing the halfway point of the regular season, Week 4 of the high school football season brings some key matchups.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • Newsweek spokeswoman says D86 error responsible for Hinsdale Central being left off top schools list

    HINSDALE – A submission error is likely the reason why Hinsdale Central High School was left off Newsweek's 2015 list of the top public high schools i ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • High school soccer: Hinsdale Central boys on track for another successful season

    HINSDALE – High school sports teams change year-to-year, but Bryan Loebig has a perspective on Hinsdale Central’s 2014 and 2015 boys soccer teams.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Wheaton's Macchia shares love of pizza, passion for giving

    Growing up in an Italian-American family in the suburbs of New York City, Chris Macchia developed an appreciation for food at an early age.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • High school football: Michael Sessa excelling in Hinsdale Central's surging offense

    HINSDALE – After throwing just three passes in a backup role in 2014, Hinsdale Central senior quarterback Michael Sessa is grabbing opportunity by the ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • High school football (video): Hinsdale South stakes claim to Rebel Canon with win against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Sean McCormack’s arms were getting tired as he kept a firm grip on the Rebel Canon. ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Relive Darien’s past with historical cemetery tour Sept. 19

    DARIEN – Civil War veterans, movers and shakers and other colorful sons and daughters of Darien’s past will come alive Sept. 19 during a historical to ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Downers South-Hinsdale South play for the Southern Bell

    Downers Grove South wins the Southern Bell in the annual competition against Hinsdale South in Darien on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Law: Severance deals open to public

    The controversial severance package for College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has produced public outcry and a variety of reactions, and Gov. Bru ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Local legislators hosting recycling event Sept. 19

    BURR RIDGE – State Sen. Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, and State Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, will host a free community recycle event from 9 a.m ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Stanley Cup pops up at Oakbrook Center: 8 photos

    After being announced on social media a couple of hours earlier, fans show up to have their pictures taken with the Stanley Cup in front of the Blackh ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Law practice, service efforts leave Downers Grove native Kevin O'Flaherty little time for sleep

    Kevin O’Flaherty grew up in Downers Grove, a town where his parents owned a dental practice for 30 years and where the law firm he founded in 2011 now ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • 'Romeo and Juliet' comic sequel set '10 Years Later'

    If you've ever been wistful for a different ending to Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," playwright and director Mike Rago of Downers Grove offers his ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • District 86 calls out Newsweek for Hinsdale Central ommission on list of top high schools

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Superintendent Bruce Law sent a letter to Newsweek magazine, saying the publication made a mistak ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner says no to medical marijuana expansion

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration last week rejected efforts to expand by 11 the list of conditions for which marijuana can be prescrib ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • College of DuPage to vote on voiding Breuder contract, renaming Homeland Security Center

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will take a vote on voiding the contract of embattled President Robert Breuder on Sept. 17, marking yet anothe ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth notches big win ahead of test against Marian Central

    LA GRANGE PARK – Playing under the lights at home for the first time, Nazareth backed up the occasion with a stellar showing.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Second human case of West Nile reported in DuPage County

    A Glen Ellyn woman in her 60s is the second person to be diagnosed with the West Nile virus this year in DuPage County, according to a Sept. 14 DuPage ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • High school football: Downers Grove North endures struggles against Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – Beginning a grueling three-week stretch, Downers Grove North endured a number of problems against Hinsdale Central.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Sikh community applauds hate crime charge in beating of Darien man by Willowbrook teen

    DARIEN – Inderjit Singh Mukker returned Sept. 15 to the place he was beaten and left unconscious to deliver a clear and profound message: No American ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Hinsdale South lifts earlier shelter-in-place directive after police respond to gunshot in area

    HINSDALE – School District 86 announced at 2:08 p.m. Sept. 15 that it will lift a shelter-in-place directive at Hinsdale South High School and student ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Willowbrook teen charged with hate crime in beating of Darien man

    DARIEN – The Willowbrook teen accused of beating a Darien man now faces a new hate crime charge, according to a Sept. 15 news release from the DuPage ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Trial begins for pair accused of taking money from DuPage Forest Preserve District

    Almost three years to the day after they were formally charged, two of the three men who allegedly funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Oak Brook couple plead guilty to sending threatening letters to judges

    OAK BROOK – The Oak Brook couple accused of sending letters, one of which was of a threatening nature, to two DuPage County judges have both pleaded g ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • U.S. Chamber: Illinois' lawsuit climate is terrible

    SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 10 said Illinois’ lawsuit climate is nearly the worst in the country.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Sikh Coalition demands federal prosecution for Darien beating

    DARIEN – The Sikh Coalition denounced DuPage State Attorney Robert Berlin's decision not bring hate crime charges against the juvenile accused of beat ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Police officer killed in I-294 wrong-way collision in Oak Brook

    OAK BROOK – The man killed Sept. 13 in a wrong-way collision on Interstate 294 was an off-duty Chicago Ridge police officer, according to a Chicago Ri ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: More bad news for College of DuPage

    The College of DuPage is again in the news, and it's not good news for everyone. Two administrators were fired for questionable investment policies, a ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Police: 1 dead after wrong way crash on I-294 at Cermak Plaza

    OAK BROOK – One person was killed and two others were injured in a three-vehicle collision at 3:45 a.m. Sept. 13 on Interstate 294 at the Cermak Road ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Keefe: Public libraries are still the People's University

    As part of our strategic planning process, the Hinsdale Public Library surveyed our community in a variety of ways this summer.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Big first half carries Hinsdale Central past Downers Grove North

    HINSDALE – Quarterback Michael Sessa and the Hinsdale Central defense were both nearly perfect in the Red Devils' 43-0 win over Downers Grove North on ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale South hits on all cylinders in win against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – For the first time this season, Downers Grove South's football team scored the first touchdown in the game.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • DuPage Medical Group doctor on cutting edge of oncology care

    Dr. Ciarán Bradley is one of the first doctors in the nation to earn the American Board of Surgery's subspecialty certificate in complex general surgi ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Willowbrook teen charged for attacking Sikh man in Darien

    WHEATON – A Willowbrook teen has been charged with aggravated battery for allegedly attacking and hospitalizing a Sikh man in Darien, according DuPage ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Hinsdale Falcons JV Silver starts season with big win vs. Glen Ellyn

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Falcons JV Silver squad brought the thunder against the Glen Ellyn Eagles in a rain-soaked, lightning-delayed victory at Brook ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Illinois Senate passes nearly $4B spending bill

    SPRINGFIELD — With entirely Democratic support, the state Senate on Sept. 9 passed a bill to fund human service providers, to let road money flow thro ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Hinsdale Falcons stifle Arlington Heights in season-opening win

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Falcons 103-pound NFC Gold team won its season opener 12-2 against Arlington Heights on Sept. 5.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Hinsdale doctor to become sports medicine society president

    HINSDALE – Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, sports medicine orthopedic surgeon and managing partner at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, was elected to the presid ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Live coverage: Suburban Life high school football Week 3

    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Man gets 12 years in prison for Willowbrook arson

    WILLOWBROOK – A man who intentionally set a fire in front of his sister's Willowbrook apartment in December 2014 has been sentenced to 12 years in pri ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Proposed county budget calls for no property tax increase

    The DuPage County section of property tax levies will again stay flat, despite being in what county board Chairman Dan Cronin calls the “awkward posit ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale and Darien for Sept. 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school girls volleyball: Hinsdale Central, South have talent to make playoff runs

    The high school girls volleyball season culminates at the state finals on Nov. 14, and teams from across the state harbor dreams of reaching Redbird A ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Illinois comptroller: Finances bad and getting worse

    SPRINGFIELD — If nothing changes, Illinois will enter calendar year 2016 with about $8.5 billion in unpaid bills, the state comptroller said Sept. 9.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Learn to make a miniature garden at the Oak Brook Public Library

    OAK BROOK – More and more people are downsizing these days, to condos, apartments and smaller houses.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Oak Brook holding Sept. 11 memorial ceremony, Darien and Clarendon Hills will also have tributes

    OAK BROOK – The village of Oak Brook will honor those who died Sept. 11, 2001, with a memorial ceremony at 11 a.m. Sept. 11 at the Oak Brook Village H ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Woman sexually assaulted in Willowbrook speaks out, says she wants to help others with testimony

    WILLOWBROOK – Melissa Schuster, 26, was released from Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove on Sept. 4 after she was attacked in her Willowbrook ho ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • First human case of West Nile reported in DuPage County

    DuPage County has seen its first human case of the West Nile virus for 2015, according to a Sept. 10 news release from the county health department.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Darien police: Sikh man beaten, hospitalized in apparent hate crime

    DARIEN – A Darien man says he was called a "terrorist," beaten and hospitalized as a result of a Sept. 8 hate crime attack.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:23 pm
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