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  • DuPage deputies investigating 'MacGyver bomb' at Indian Knoll school near West Chicago

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage County Sheriff's Office is investigating the explosion of a “MacGyver bomb” Friday at a West Chicago area school, according ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:18 am
  • Lemont High School Marching Band Celebrates We Day

    The Lemont High School Marching Band performs alongside Jennifer Hudson and Lupe Fiasco for the final performance during the day long We Day event hel ...
    May 1, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Friend testifies to relationship between murder suspect, victim

    JOLIET – Brian Trainauskas and Monica Timar bonded over pet birds, according to a mutual friend.“Mon ...
    May 2, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Barrington nonprofit connects adoptive parents with foster children

    TOWER LAKES – When a stranger asks which country Carolyne Osterhues adopted any of her four children are from, she laughs.
    May 1, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Addison, Bensenville offer spring fun for residents

    With warm weather finally here, Addison and Bensenville are offering plenty of opportunities for fun for local families.
    May 3, 2015 - 7:06 am
  • West suburbs' young achievers honored as Suburban Life Scholars

    The west suburbs' best and brightest were recognized recently by Suburban Life Media.Two area high s ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:27 am
  • Huntley marks 'Look at Local History Month' in May

    HUNTLEY – Residents with an eye for photography and ones with an eye for historical preservation will help mark "Look at Local History Month" in Huntl ...
    May 1, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Elmhurst residents share feedback on Addison Avenue proposals

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents had the chance to share their take on proposals for two city-owned parcels along Addison Avenue at a Development, Planni ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Elmhurst to borrow $16M to fund projects

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst will issue $16 million in bonds to fund budgeted infrastructure improvements, including the remainder of the Addison Avenue parkin ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Woodstock teen accused of sex with 8-year-old girl pleads not guilty

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock teen charged as an adult pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he had sex with an 8-year-old girl.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Sears Hardware & Appliance Athlete of the Week: Megan Ramsden

    Megan RamsdenDowners Grove NorthSoftballSenior–Why Ramsden was selected: Senior pitcher Megan Ramsde ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Downers Grove North topples Glenbard West for first conference win

    DOWNERS GROVE – Megan Ramsden gave the Trojans a much-needed boost Monday as the team notched its first West Suburban Silver win of the season.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • District 48 to offer developmental screenings for kids

    VILLA PARK – Salt Creek School District 48 in Villa Park will conduct free developmental screenings of children 3 to 5 years old on May 8.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Lombard intersections to close for concrete rehab work

    LOMBARD – The village of Lombard's 2015 concrete rehabilitation program is underway, temporarily closing intersections this month.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Breen's license plate reader bill passes House

    A bill to regulate what police can do with information gathered by automated license plate readers and how long they can keep that information passed ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should all workers get paid sick and/or vacation leave?
    Paid sick leave only
    Paid vacation leave only
    Workers should not be entitled to either