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Oak Forest man guilty of sexually assaulting Wheaton mom and infant daughter

A former Oak Forest resident who confessed in a letter to acts of “pure evil” was found guilty Friday of the 2005 home invasion and … Read more ›

Jerry Payne (Police photo / May 3, 2012)

Cops nab naked man after escape from hospital

A man under guard at a hospital punched a police officer and ran naked two blocks to a car dealership, where he was turned away … Read more ›

Convicted sex offender on trial for attacking woman, 5-month-old daughter

A man already serving a lengthy sentence for sexual assault went on trial Wednesday for an alleged 2005 attack on a Wheaton woman and her … Read more ›

From the community

BMO Harris to Collect Donations for Loaves & Fishes

BMO Harris Bank and Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry are teaming up to end hunger in our community. The bank will hold a food drive … Read more ›

Woman gets community service sentence for pepper-spraying Metra conductor

A West Chicago woman has been sentenced to a month of community service for pepper-spraying a Metra conductor who asked to see her ticket. Read more … Read more ›

From the community

Do The Crime – Do The Time

The DuPage County Crime Stoppers wants to remind everyone if you See Something… Hear Something … Say Something. Contact Crime Stoppers either by Texting, Typing … Read more ›

Donald Ratcliff

Bail reduced for Wheaton College prof accused of possessing child porn

By Clifford Ward Special to the Tribune A judge Thursday reduced the bail for a Wheaton College professor accused of possessing child pornography but ordered … Read more ›

Man Shot By Off-Duty Officer in Wheaton Claims Self-Defense reports: The man accused of breaking into an off-duty police officer’s home wants to claim self-defense at his upcoming trial. The attorney for Kerin … Read more ›

Donald Ratcliff

Wheaton College professor charged with child porn possession

A Wheaton College professor has been charged with possessing images and videos containing child pornography, according to a statement released Thursday by the DuPage County … Read more ›

Prosecutor: Wheaton suspect’s text says, ‘Yes, I did rape you’

Daily Herald reports: One of three men accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in Wheaton last fall confessed in a text message to the victim, … Read more ›