Metra talks funding, projects with DuPage officials
Before a strategy can be developed to improve how mass transit is funded, Metra Chairman Martin Oberman says the six counties in the region must work in a unified way.
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Tuesday Mar 11
Prospect Heights considers adding French Market
Prospect Heights is in talks to bring a French Market - a more eclectic version of a traditional farmers market - to its Metra Station parking lot this year.
Tuesday Mar 11
Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed Villa Park Teen
Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurred along I-88 near Joslin, Ill., and killed Emilio A. Perez, 17, of Villa Park who was a student at Willowbrook High School, according to the Daily Herald.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
New Bridge Planned for Elmhurst, Villa Park
A bridge in Elmhurst will be replaced as part of a $2.9 million state capital construction program, according to a press release from the Office of Gov. Pat Quinn.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
New North Avenue bridge planned at Villa Park, Elmhurst border
A bridge over the Salt Creek on the border of Villa Park and Elmhurst will be replaced through the state's capital construction program.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Values, party division debated in 48th House race
Editor's note: This story was updated to correct the amount of spending Peter Breen help cut from Lombard's budget, which was $500,000.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Deicke Home raises money to stay open through July
Resident Sherry Ubert, who has lived at the Deicke Home for 30 years, spends some quiet time alone with her Bible in the living room.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Lombard's Deicke Home fundraising to stay open
For 30 years, Cynthia Sommerman was accustomed to a simple routine of working in the cafeteria at Loyola Medical Center and sitting around at home with her parents.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
DuPage police learning to use drug to reverse heroin overdoses
DuPage County sheriff's Col. Peter Sterenberg remembers the first time he saw Narcan, an opiate overdose reversal drug, used to save a life.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Antione Day: finally 'vindicated'
"I had pretty much been vindicated. I had reached a place of feeling like I succeeded in showing these people that I didn't do these crimes."
Lawsuit could pave way for Cullerton to lead DuPage Democrats
With state Sen. Tom Cullerton considering a bid to become chairman of the DuPage Democratic Party, two of his supporters are mounting a legal challenge that could help clear the way.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Chicago man gets 24 years in Villa Park robbery
A Chicago man was sentenced Thursday to 24 years in prison for his role in a Villa Park home invasion in which three people were tied up and robbed.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Three DuPage students advance in spelling bee
Jibran Haque from the College Preparatory School of America in Lombard, Ananya Asthana from Avery Coonley School in Downers Grove and Eva Analitis from St. Raphael Catholic School in Naperville each advanced to the next round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee with stellar performances on Wednesday.
Pihos, Breen disagree on pension reform
Longtime 48th state House Rep. Sandra Pihos is standing by her decision to vote against a bill in December that made cuts to public pensions.