he Glen Ellyn Police Department has a new tool to address underage drinking. Village trustees on June 20 unanimously approved an ordinance that makes it illegal for anyone under the age of 19 to be at an unsupervised gathering where other minors are unlawfully consuming or beginning to unlawfully consume alcohol. Violators face getting a ticket. Trustee Dean Clark … [Read more...] about A New Ordinance in Glen Ellyn is cracking Down on Underage Drinkers
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Each night, 4-year-old Damian Aviles goes to bed with a book because he knows what's going to happen next: Dad is going to read to him. Damian and his father, Andres Aviles, have been bonding over books ever since their family participated in Fathers Reading Every Day, a new program offered through West Chicago Elementary District 33. The district teamed with West Chicago … [Read more...] about A West Chicago Program encourages Dads to read to their Kids
A chemical spill at the Willy Wonka Candy Factory in DuPage County sent a dozen employees to the hospital Friday morning. Officials say the workers were making Nerds and other popular sweet treats just before 1:30 a.m. in northwest suburban Itasca when a 5-gallon container of lithium chloride spilled. At least 18 employees complained of having problems breathing and 12 were … [Read more...] about A Lithium Chloride Spill at the Willy Wonka Factory sends 12 Employees to the Hospital
Charles Mitchell, of the 600 block of Roosevelt Road, is accused of severely beating his 61-year-old father. He's charged with attempted first-degree murder and two counts of domestic battery. Police said they responded to a domestic violence call at 1:19 a.m. Tuesday at a hotel room Mitchell shared with his father and brother at 677 Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn. Upon their … [Read more...] about A Glen Ellyn Man has been accused of attempting to Murder his Father
A DuPage County judge is expected on July 18 to hear a lawsuit brought by a father over procedures officials used when sanctioning his 9- and 11-year-old sons who were accused of planning to cheat during this year's National Geographic Bee regional competition in Oakbrook. The boys were banned from all academic competitions in the district after officials accused their parents … [Read more...] about An Oakbrook family is suing over a Cheating Scandal
A program on how to subtly and dramatically enhance your home’s curb appeal will be presented in Downers Grove and Wheaton this month. The free event will be offered by Bradford & Kent custom remodeling of Downers Grove. “Whether it’s dressing up your front entrance, adding architectural style windows, installing new artisan siding with decorative accents, putting … [Read more...] about Looking to Improve your Curb Appeal in Downers Grove and Wheaton?
The Elmhurst City Council approved a $192,026 reimbursement to the Hahn Street project developer for the installation of sprinklers in the public garage below the residential property. The recommendation from the Development, Planning and Zoning Committee was approved in a 10-1 vote. Alderman Michael Bram was the dissenting vote and Aldermen Michael Honquest, Patrick … [Read more...] about Elmhurst pays $192,000 to install Parking Garage Sprinklers
Around 2 AM last night 7 individuals were responsible for damaging 4 cars on the top of a Parking Garage on Chicago Ave. in Naperville. If you witnessed this incident or have any information about the suspects please contact CRIME STOPPERS AT 630-420-6006 or contact us through our website: www.napervillecrimestoppers.com. Your information is important to Crime Stoppers … [Read more...] about Naperville Police need YOUR Help finding Vandals
Musician Bobby Brown, but probably best known for his ill-fated marriage to the late Whitney Houston, will be at Anderson’s Bookshop to promote his new book, “Every Little Step.” Brown will appear at 7 p.m. June 17 at Anderson’s Bookshop, located at 123 W. Jefferson Ave. Brown, who first hit the world of pop culture as a member of New Edition, went on to break out on his … [Read more...] about Bobby Brown is Coming to Naperville!
A victim was shot in the leg during an attempted armed robbery June 9 in Elmhurst, according to a city of Elmhurst news release. The incident occurred at 1 p.m. June 9 in a parking lot at 257 E. First St. in Elmhurst, according to the release. The Elmhurst Police Department is looking for a green Buick LaCross that fled eastbound following the incident with 4 males … [Read more...] about Elmhurst Police are looking for 4 Men after an Armed Robbery leaves one Person Injured