Wednesday Mar 12
Northwest suburban police blotter
His court date is March 25. • A Bartlett resident was scammed out of $2,856 March 3 after he received a phone call from a man claiming to work for the IRS.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Plainfield Blotter: Battery, Violation of an Order of Protection
Jan. 26 Eric Zetterlof, 30, of the 26000 block of Highland Circle, Channahon, was arrested at 4:04 a.m. in the 24000 block of Ottawa Street on a local battery charge, police said.
Candidate never voted Republican
Allow me to get the record straight. Republican candidate, 8th Congressional District, Manju Goel and her special interest super PAC, Indian Americans for Freedom, have taken her campaign against Larry Kaifesh straight into the gutter.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Suburban police to begin carrying Narcan to reverse heroin overdoses
There is growing support for the use of a drug commonly known as Narcan, which can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Brothers face marijuana, child porn charges
A search warrant executed at a village home on Wednesday led to the arrest of two brothers, one for possession of child pornography and one for possession of marijuana, according to police.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Bartlett police name officer of 2013
Crowley implemented a crisis intervention team last year. The department recognized her guidance and “invaluable training” for the team in a news release Thursday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bartlett to get state grant for bike path
Gov. Pat Quinn's office announced an investment of more than $36,000 to help develop a bicycle path in Bartlett.
Student, 16, charged with making bomb threat at Bartlett High School
A 16-year-old female student has been charged with making a bomb threat to Bartlett High School, authorities said.
Fugitive in Bartlett fatal crash extradited from South Korea
A former Schaumburg man accused of causing a fatal 1996 car crash in Bartlett while driving drunk was extradited Wednesday from South Korea, where he fled 16 years ago.
Man Brought From Korea To Face Trial For Fatal DUI After 17 Years On Run
Kyung Ho Song, 75, was extradited to the United States from South Korea and taken into custody by the Cook County Sheriff's Central Warrant Unit when he arrived at O'Hare Airport on Wednesday, according to a statement from Bartlett police.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Volunteers give spiritual help at DuPage courthouse
Sara Merritt of Naperville looks over some of the reading material that Courtside Ministries has set out at the DuPage County courthouse.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Buffalo Grove, Bartlett among country's safest towns, according to research firm
Bartlett and Buffalo Grove are among the 20 safest communities in the United States, according to a report issued recently by the community research firm Neighborhood Scout.
Master Gardeners: Outdoor winter seed starting
Many University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener volunteers in DuPage County have already started planting seeds outdoors! They follow a time-tested, inexpensive method of winter sowing and get a cold season gardening fix while they are at it.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Bartlett man pleads guilty to attempted robbery
A 26-year-old Bartlett man pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to rob three men at gunpoint last July 4. In exchange for Michael T. Foster's guilty plea, a Cook County judge sentenced him to five years in prison, with a recommendation for the Illinois Department of Corrections Impact Incarceration Program, also known as boot camp.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Wright brothers make a stop at Bartlett library
Mark Grimsich as Wilbur and David Korzatkowski as Orville Wright entertain the audience while reenacting their historic first flight at the Bartlett Public Library.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Elgin Academy ready to mark 175 years
The first settlers didn't even arrive in Elgin and the Dundees until 1835. But as Elgin Academy celebrates its 175th birthday this weekend, academy leaders claim it also is the oldest non-church-affilliated, coeducational college-prep school in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains.
Bartlett Youth Theatre presents 'The Little Mermaid Jr.'
Actors, from left, Alex Greiff as King Triton; Haley Hughes as Ariel, and Harrison Bretz as Flounder in the Bartlett Park District's Youth Theatre production of Disney's “The Little Mermaid Jr.” The musical will be presented March 6-8 at the Bartlett Community Center, 700 S. Bartlett Road.
Hanover Township, Crespo to host job fair in Bartlett
Veterans are encouraged to attend the free event from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Hanover Township Senior Center, 250 S. Route 59. The job fair opens to the general public from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crespo said in a news release the third-annual event meets the needs of both jobseekers and employers.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Bartlett considers plans for assisted-living facility
Virginia-based developers have pitched plans for an assisted-living facility in Bartlett, but village trustees are pushing for more details on the future of about five acres of the site along Route 59. Artis Senior Living unveiled an informal proposal Tuesday before the village board.
House District 45: Brinkman
Of the four thoughtful Republicans seeking the House District 45 seat in the March 18 primary, we like Daniel Brinkman of Carol Stream.