NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago 14-year-old faces hate crime and other charges for allegedly posting on Craigslist a picture of an African American classmate with the caption, “Slave...
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago high school says it has disciplined a group of students for a racially insensitive ad posted on Craigslist.
CHICAGO (AP) — Police looking into an incident at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings found no indication that workers heard a white patron mention the race of a group of black customers when he...
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The president of Buffalo Wild Wings met with officials of a Chicago suburb where customers of a restaurant were asked to move to different tables because a patron didn't...
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the...
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Buffalo Wild Wings says multiple employees have been fired at one of its suburban Chicago restaurants after a group of mostly African American customers said they were...
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A group of mostly African-American people celebrating a birthday party at a Buffalo Wild Wings in suburban Chicago allege they were asked to change tables because of their...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is announcing its fall schedule for collecting household hazardous waste .
CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a suburban Chicago teenager who killed himself after being confronted at his high school about whether he made a video of himself having sex with a classmate raised...
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago gas station clerk has been fired after a video posted on social media appeared to show him telling Hispanic customers to "go back to their country."
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A judge has given a Chicago man a 15-year prison term for choking his ex-girlfriend in her Naperville home in 2018 when he was on parole for murder.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A survivor of a northern Illinois private plane crash that left one dead says her husband, who piloted the plane, is a hero because of his efforts to prevent the...
CHEBANSE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee woman died and two suburban Chicago residents were injured after a small plane made an emergency landing in an Illinois field.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Residents of a historic district in a western Chicago suburb want to stop a college from tearing down an old house they say is unique and significant.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago probation officer has pleaded guilty to having inappropriate sexual contact with a woman whose case he was monitoring.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago suburb of Naperville has voted to demolish a 144-year-old house.
The Naperville Sun reports that the two-story home in the city's historic district has...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge has sentenced a Naperville man to 15 years in prison for opening fire on a group of people early on Thanksgiving Day 2016.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors have ruled that a Naperville police officer acted appropriately when he shot a man who pointed what police thought was a real gun at them but was later...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old high school junior.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Chicago man had been using crack cocaine for four days and had alcohol in his system when he drove into a 17-year-old girl as she crossed the...
CHICAGO (AP) — The survivors of a man who last year died of pancreatic cancer have filed a federal lawsuit in Chicago contending a shipping company lost some the man's cremated remains.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 22-year-old man, his girlfriend and mother are being held in the fatal shooting of a Naperville man whose body was stuffed in a trash bin in Chicago.
Ernest Collins, 21-year-old Cassandra Green and 38-year-old Candice Jones appeared Saturday in a DuPage County courtroom on first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, armed robbery and concealment of a homicidal death charges.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A man shot and injured by suburban Chicago police after pointing what authorities initially thought was a real gun at them has been charged with aggravated assault.
DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said in a release Friday that 27-year-old Zachary Kelley of Naperville was released last Friday from the hospital and taken to jail. He appeared in Bond Court the following day.
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NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Police say an officer shot and wounded a man who pointed a gun at them at a strip mall in suburban Chicago.
The Naperville Police Department says officers responded Wednesday night to a report of a suspicious person and found the 27-year-old man holding a gun to his head in the parking lot.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a lawsuit brought against a suburban Chicago school by parents of a student who killed himself after staff warned him he may have to register as a sex offender because they suspected he made a video of himself having sex with a classmate without her knowledge.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — First responders rescued an 11-year-old boy who fell through an icy suburban Chicago retention pond.
Naperville fire and police responded Sunday afternoon after receiving a 911 call reporting that a child had fallen through the ice at a pond near an apartment complex. Officials say the boy was able to communicate with rescue workers and told them his feet were stuck in the muddy bottom of the pond.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Documents show the Chicago suburb of Naperville and the city of Henderson, Nevada, have come to a resolution over use of the trademarked term "Water Street District."
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TINLEY PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials in a south suburb of Chicago are studying ways to regulate short-term house rentals after a party at one featured drummers, bagpipes and a horse paraded down the street.
The (Tinley Park) Daily Southtown reports that village officials discussed rules for homeowners who rent rooms or entire houses on online marketplaces such as Airbnb.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A student at a suburban Chicago junior high school has been arrested after allegedly posting online in a chatroom a threat to "shoot up the school."
In a news release, the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office and the Naperville Police Department announced that the male student at Washington Junior High School appeared in court on Tuesday morning and released to his parents for home detention.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — It lived for 250 years as part of a stately oak in the Chicago suburb of Woodridge. Then it survived a fire in Oswego.
Now it's been auctioned, as a guitar, not some sorry slab of wood, in Naperville.
The piece in question is the DeMont Verb, a handmade guitar fashioned by Nate DeMont and his employees at DeMont Guitars in Oswego, using wood from the historic Hobson Oak tree.
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NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Naperville will unveil a statue showing a lighter side of Abraham Lincoln.
The Naperville Sun reports that "Laughing Lincoln" will debut in Central Park on Dec. 2. Illinois celebrates its bicentennial a day later.
The statue depicts the legendary storyteller laughing with hand outstretched as if to slap his knee.
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WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman has been charged with stealing more than $11,000 worth of credit card points from the school district where she worked.
In a news release, the DuPage County State's Attorney's office says Marcia L. Boyan of Naperville is charged with felony theft counts and felony official misconduct.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Officials say Nokia has laid off about 100 more employees from its suburban Chicago office, bringing the total number of job cuts at the facility over the past couple years to about 300.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — When the Democratic Party told Lauren Underwood she needed to raise $100,000 in six weeks to get her campaign for Congress off the ground, she wasn't sure what to do. The nurse from suburban Chicago had never run for office, and her fundraising experience was mostly limited to selling Girl Scout cookies for $4 a box.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A public visitation will be held this weekend for former Naperville Mayor George Pradel, who led the Chicago suburb through enormous growth during two decades in office.
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CHICAGO (AP) — As soon as this year's Chicago Triathlon begins, Bob Scott will set a record.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet announced Monday that two retired priests accused of sexual misconduct will be out of a suburban Chicago retirement facility that is adjacent to a junior high school by midweek.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for selling the heroin that led to a 26-year-old's fatal overdose.
Thirty-four-year-old Kevin Liszka of Melrose Park was convicted in March on one count of drug-induced homicide for the 2015 death of Naperville resident Marcus Penton.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has pleaded guilty to stabbing the parents of a girl who called him "ugly."
The Daily Herald reports that 21-year-old Zachary Machnikowski faces up to 60 years in prison on charges of attempted first-degree murder.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An old library in a Chicago suburb could be turned into a distillation plant and tasting room for hand-crafted alcohol.
Derek Krauss and Joe Rehbein detailed their plan for the Nichols Library building to the Naperville Liquor Commission, The Naperville Sun reported.