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Tea Party Group Protests Outside IRS Office in Downers Grove
Dozens of tea party activists rallied outside the Internal Revenue Service office in Downers Grove on Tuesday to protest the tax agency's improper targeting of conservative groups.
Tue May 21, 2013
Joshua M. Trahan, 31, was arrested at 12:39 a.m. Monday during a traffic stop on U.S. 34 near East Seventh Road in Meriden Township on complaints of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving in the wrong lane, improper lane usage and trespass to a vehicle.
Motorcyclist, Passenger Injured in Romeoville Crash
A 52-year-old Joliet man was seriously hurt and his passenger was also injured when their Harley-Davidson was involved in a crash with another vehicle Sunday evening.
Your Take: Should DUI Alcohol Limit Be Lowered To 0.05 Percent?
One drink could be the standard for drunken drivingat least for some people if the National Transporation Safety Board has its way.
Darien, Downers Grove Hit with Phishing-Scam Phone Calls
Several residents of Darien and Downers Grove were targeted over the weekend by automated calls that appear to have been part of a "phishing" scam attempt, the Darien Police Department said Monday.
Mon May 20, 2013
Crain's Chicago Busines
DeVry chairman to step down in November
The chairman of DeVry Inc., Harold Shapiro, will retire in November, at a time when the education company is struggling with shrinking U.S. enrollments.
'Does Someone Have to Go?' review: A pain
Employees of Velocity Merchant Services in Downers Grove, IL, are given the power to make some tough decisions at the company in the premiere episode of "Does Someone Have To Go?" airing May 23 on Fox.
$1.5 Million For Acreage, Gated Property and Custom Details
Address: 4028 Belle Aire Lane , Downers Grove Cost: $1,499,999 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 7 Square footage: 7,000 Built: 1998 Details: With a gated entry, this home offers its buyer security along with the custom built property.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Southtown Star
Answering the call to priesthood
The procession into the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus in Joliet, where five men are ordained to the Order of Priesthood by The Most Rev.
Sat May 18, 2013
Man Threatens To Shoot Trespassers: Police Blotter
THURSDAY, MAY 9 Theft from Motor Vehicle Someone took about $5 in loose change from an unlocked car on the first block of Oxford Avenue, according to a report.
Omg PD: Magic-Marker Threat, Apartment Climbing
NAPERVILLE Spider-Woman, 'Burbs Edition A woman who moved out of an apartment in the 200 block of East Bailey Road two months ago returned to the apartment May 15 and asked the property manager if she could get her belongings.
Thu May 16, 2013
Evelyn Jane Boutique Draws Customers Seeking Distinctive Items At Fair Price Point
Last summer, before she was certain she wanted to open her shop, Evelyn Jane Boutique, Amy Brown began participating in French Markets around the area, bringing artisan made products to shoppers.
Eagle Restaurant in Downers Grove Inducted in 'Hot Dog Hall of Fame'
Downers Grove's Eagle Restaurant , a Village Greek- and American-food staple since 1981, has been inducted into the Vienna Beef Hot Dog Hall of Fame for "hav[ing] built esteemed reputations within their local communities through innovation, philanthropic leaderships and by featuring Vienna Beef fare over the years." A celebration held on May 7 ... (more)
Downers Grove Home Badly Damaged During Fire; No Injuries Reported
No one was injured in a fire that caused extensive damage to a Downers Grove home Wednesday night, officials said.
Wed May 15, 2013
State Rep. Ron Sandack Withdraws from GOP Chairman Race
State Rep. Ron Sandack has formally pulled out of the race for the next chairman of the Illinois Republican Party.
Tue May 14, 2013
Crain's Chicago Busines
DeVry acquires Brazilian school Facid
DeVry Inc. said Tuesday that it is acquiring a Brazilian education company, expanding its presence in the country as enrollments drop in the U.S. DeVry is buying privately-held Faculdade Diferencial Integral, known as Facid, for an undisclosed amount.
Getting pumped: manufacturers invest in America, infrastructure
Some of the major players in the pumping industry are investing in the U.S., and its deteriorating infrastructure.
Suspect on the Run, Possible Public Urination: Police Blotter
SUNDAY, MAY 5 The Storage Shed: Suspect's Hideout? A suspect might have used a couple's wooden storage shed as a hideout spot while police were looking for him, according to a report.
Downers Grove Business Featured on Fox Reality Show 'Toxic Office'
Velocity Merchant Services , a credit card processing company in Downers Grove, will be featured this month on the new Fox reality television show "Toxic Office." The six-episode series follows several business owners as they hand over the reins of their companies to their employees, giving them the chance to make tough decisions and changes in the ... (more)