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City may fast-track Central Park restrooms

Central Park may be getting long-awaited permanent restrooms earlier than planned. Naperville planners told the City Council Tuesday they have been looking for creative ways … Read more ›

Roughly 30 members of Move to Amend gathered in Naperville City Council chambers Tuesday night to object to a Supreme Court ruling that lifted federal restrictions on what corporations can spend to influence elections. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Group pushes to limit corporate influence on elections

Area residents seeking to limit corporate spending on elections turned to the Naperville City Council for support Tuesday night, but got little backing on their … Read more › 2 comments

( Family photos / June 5, 2012 )  Brian Herrera, of Plainfield, left, Alexis Banuelos, 18, of Naperville, and Tyler Montgomery, also of Plainfield were killed when Herrera, who was driving a black Ford south on Schlapp Road around 3:15 p.m. Monday, pulled in front of the semi heading east on Illinois Route 126, according to Illinois State Police Trooper Jason Shrake. The car ended up underneath the truck, police said. "They pulled in front of the semi, it was a bad split-second decision," said Shrake. "Everything points to the driver of the car causing the accident." Herrera and 19-year-old Tyler Montgomery, also of Plainfield, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Another passenger in the car, Alexis Banuelos, 18, of Naperville, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Three teens are mourned after crash near Oswego

The family and friends of three teens killed in a crash near Oswego spent Tuesday in mourning, gathering at the victims’ homes to leave flowers, … Read more ›

Bodhi Coffee, 8, of Oak Park, wears solar viewing glasses to see the transit of Venus on Tuesday at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / June 5, 2012)

Transit of Venus transfixes folks across Chicago area

Amateur Chicago-area astronomers turned their attention skyward Tuesday evening to catch a glimpse of a pinprick-size disc — Venus floating past the sun. The planet’s … Read more ›

Naperville Unit District 203 has changed its 2013 graduation date to May 20, two days later than originally planned. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Dist. 203 changes 2013 graduation date

High school graduation will be pushed back two days next spring in Naperville Unit District 203. The ceremony had been scheduled for Saturday, May 18, … Read more › 1 comment

Chamber appoints VP as interim president

The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen a leader from its own ranks to serve as interim president and CEO. Tami Andrew, vice president … Read more ›

Woman pushes police officer, and more

The following items were taken from Naperville police records June 4. Battery A 42-year-old man from the 3S500 block of Burk Avenue, Warrenville, was arrested … Read more ›

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Lawyer for man held in Naperville teacher stabbing doesn’t object to DNA test on blood

The lawyer for the man accused of fatally stabbing a Naperville teacher said Monday that he didn’t object to a DNA test on blood taken … Read more ›

In April, the Chicago Rush hosted a scrimmage between Homer Glen and Joliet youth teams. The Rush will host an All-Game Saturday, June 16. (Chicago Rush photo)

Area football youth standouts to compete in All-Star game at Allstate Arena

Several TribLocal-area youth players have been invited to the Chicagoland Youth Football League All-Star game at 3 p.m. June 16 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont. … Read more ›

Naperville North's Jen Korn, left, and Zoe Swift were all smiles all weekend as the Huskies won the Class 3A state title. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Naperville North, Wheaton St. Francis claim state soccer titles

The state championship trophies stayed close to home. Naperville North and Wheaton St. Francis won Illinois High School Association state girls soccer championships Saturday, June … Read more ›