Cautious Concern at 7-Eleven Franchisee Trade Show
VILLA PARK, Ill. Chicago-area 7-Eleven franchisees heard a lot of harsh talk during their annual trade show this past week.
Sun May 19, 2013
Gender pay gap starts right away for college grads
Sarah Ridder and Liz Tsybulski are about to wrap up their studies at National Louis University and graduate with degrees in human services - credentials directing them to a traditionally female-dominated field where Ridder says they will "do a whole lot for a little money." The two seniors say they are grateful for an education that has given them ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Bill to Allow Additional County Cutbacks Passes General Assembly
The Illinois House of Representatives Wednesday passed legislation that will allow DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin authority to reduce the size of local government.
Tue May 14, 2013
Marijuana, Drug Equipment Charges: Police Blotter
FRIDAY, MAY 3 Aggravated Assault, Controlled Substance Anthony L. Hicks, 44, of the 1400 block of South 19th Avenue in Maywood, was charged with the following: Unlawful use of weapon Aggravated assault Criminal trespass to residence Possession of drug equipment Possession of a controlled substance Police arrested Hicks at 6:14 a.m. on the first ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Joliet Man Sexually Abused Girl, 13, He Met Online, Prosecutor Says
A Joliet man who had sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl he met online has been arrested on a slew of charges, including six counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
The Doings Weekly
Oak Brook Pink 5K Run raises $10,000 for Hinsdale Hospital mammograms
Barry Brandy of Villa Park puts his arms around his son, Tyler, after they cross the finish line during the Pink 5K run.
Sat May 11, 2013
Tue May 07, 2013
Two men charged in Lombard beating Updated May 7, 2013 10:24 AMTwo...
The suspects were at 7-Eleven, 594 S. Main St. in Lombard, about 11 p.m. Saturday when they began interacting with the victim, prosecutors said.
Job Central: District 205, Elmhurst Hospital, Kellogg's
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Mon May 06, 2013
Cannabis Possession Arrests: Police Blotter
THURSDAY, APRIL 25 Possession of Cannabis Vanessa B. Fragoso, 20, of the first block of Oxford Lane, Glendale Heights, was charged at 2:45 p.m. with possession of cannabis 30 grams and under at Glenbard West High School on the 600 block of Crescent Boulevard.
Thu May 02, 2013
Fitz's Pub Owner Expanding Reach into DeKalb County
Elmhurst business owner Brendan Fitzharris, known for his bars, Fitz's Pub , Fitz's Spare Keys and Fitz's Irish Bulldog in neighboring Villa Park, is embarking on a new venture with two of his current employees that will have him expanding his business into DeKalb County.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Starbusters to undergo construction, name change
DeKALB – New management at Starbusters Bar & Grill in DeKalb are preparing to transform the bar into Rosy's Roadhouse by the end of this year.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
DuPage DUI Arrests, April 28
March 30: Laura Hughes, 44, of the 11600 block of South Lavergne, Alsip was charged with driving under the influence.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Three Men Taken to County Jail on Warrants Thursday
Warrant Arrests Jesse A. Smetters, 29, 443 Maple, Wood Dale, and Adam S. Blair, 23, 504 E. Park Ave., Villa Park, taken to DuPage County Jail after police pulled over the black Buick Regal they were riding in for speeding at Interstate 290 and Route 83 at 4:11 p.m. April 25.
Bond Set for Caretaker Charged with Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
Bond has been set for a Villa Park man charged with stealing more than $45,000 from an elderly woman for whom he provided in-house care, according to the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office.
Villa Park Driver Charged with Aggravated DUI, Man Allegedly Passes Out in Drive-Through
The following DUI arrests were reported between April 18 and 21. Tomas Aparicio, 44, 251 E. Plymouth St., Villa Park, was arrested and charged with aggravated DUI, transportation of alcohol and driving with a revoked license after police pulled over his black GMC Yukon for improper lane use at North and Maple at 5:33 a.m. April 21.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Senate: Let DuPage leaders eliminate governments
DuPage County officials might soon have the option to eliminate about a dozen local governments after an Illinois Senate vote Thursday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
The Capitol Fax Blog
Suntans and speed limits
Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno of Lemont shepherded to passage a bill that would ban people younger than 18 from using tanning beds in commercial tanning salons.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Homeless Subject Stealing Laundry in Wilmette
Theft A resident on the 1500 block of Washington Ave. reported that scrappers took away his metal compost frame and then sped away down the alley, police reports state.