Dogs and cats are expected to have a better, quieter stay at DuPage County's Animal Care and Control facility after a roughly $930,000 renovation of the building. County officials on Tuesday celebrated the reopening of the animal shelter in Wheaton, which had been closed for construction since February. "It's exciting to see a new look and feel to it," said Kristie Lecaros, the … [Read more...] about The DuPage County Animal Care and Control center reopens with over $900,000 in Renovations
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Severe weather could not stop the "fight for 15" on May 25 in Oak Brook. If anything, the hundreds of protesters who remained to march on the corporate headquarters of fast food giant McDonald's were more enthusiastic in calling for an increase for minimum wage of quick service restaurant employees to $15 per hour. "The water, you could hear throughout the whole time you … [Read more...] about Protesters Fight for 15 Amid Thunderstorms in Oakbrook
An 18 year old was arrested May 3 after he reportedly hit a person on the head with a glass beer bottle during a home burglary. The victim told police he opened his bedroom door around 2:10 p.m., and he was struck with a bottle, according to Elmhurst police. When the victim's father ran downstairs, the burglar ran away. Read more about the Burglary over at Patch.com … [Read more...] about A Burglar in Elmhurst assaults a Homeowner with a Beer Bottle during Break-In
During a May 19 COD Board of Trustees meeting, the majority of trustees approved retaining the services of Kenneth Shaw, for a board retreat May 22. His fee is about $6,200, board Chairwoman Deanne Mazzochi said. Voting "no" were trustees Dianne McGuire and Joseph Wozniak, who said they would not be able to attend the retreat because of prior commitments. Wozniak also said … [Read more...] about CoD Trustees are attending a board retreat in order to work more productively
Sayannee Kim pleaded guilty to a single count of felony theft after milking 40,000 dollars from a former friend in Naperville over a fake wedding arrangement. She was sentenced to the time she already spent in jail and four years probation, and she must pay restitution. Read more about the Match Faker at Patch.com … [Read more...] about After Conning a Naperville Man out of $40,000 this Woman Pleads GUILTY!