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Lou Malnati's Partners With High School Vocal Groups From 203 & 204 Districts To Benefit KidsMatter

On Monday, June 11 from 4:30 -10 PM, Lou Malnati's in Downtown Naperville will be celebrating the youth of Naperville by generously donating 20% of … Read more ›

Police warn about ‘stranger danger’

After a string of “stranger danger” incidents, police are urging residents to be vigilant in reporting suspicious behavior, Downers Grove police said. “The sooner police … Read more › 1 comment

Police investigating repeated toilet-clogging at industrial business

Police were called to a Downers Grove workplace this week after a supervisor at an industrial machining business told officers an unknown employee has been … Read more › 2 comments

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich returns to his Chicago home after the first day of his sentencing hearing last December. (Chris Sweda)

Blagojevich to serve sentence in Colorado prison

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will serve his 14-year sentence at a federal prison in Colorado as he had sought, sources said Tuesday. Blagojevich, who is … Read more ›

Gerald and Marybeth Ryan were injured in 2009 when a car driven by Raihan “Ray” Sayeed smashed into their car. Marybeth spent a week in a Joliet hospital’s intensive care unit with a lacerated liver and bile duct; broken facial bones, ribs and arm; and partially severed tongue, records and interviews show. Her husband suffered a broken arm and leg. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / December 20, 2011)

Wealthy teen on probation for reckless driving in crash told he can’t go to Grammys

A wealthy Frankfort teen who pleaded guilty last year to reckless driving after running a stop sign and smashing into a retired Downers Grove couple … Read more ›

Tollway worker accused of misconduct

A Downers Grove woman who worked for the Illinois State Tollway was charged with official misconduct for allegedly accessing a police computer system and sharing … Read more ›

Police warn of uptick in phone scams

Downers Grove police are urging residents to be cautious of phone calls from people seeking money following an increase in one type of phone scam … Read more ›

Booking photo of Jose Alfredo Quezada Ruvalcaba (Via DuPage County Sheriff's office)

Arrest announced in 1997 DuPage County slaying

A man sought since 2008 in the 1997 slaying of a 39-year-old man outside his DuPage County home is in custody in South Carolina, officials … Read more ›

From the community

My Christmas list is a little different this year…

All I want for Christmas is Kindness; I am fine without my two front teeth. My family did not receive a surprise gift from a … Read more ›

Suit alleges former Downers Grove officer stole medicine to sell illegally

  UPDATE: Suit against Downers Grove officers dismissed A Utah man, whose prescription medication was seized by police during a DUI arrest, alleges that a … Read more ›