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  1. College of DuPage trustees, administrators bill alcohol to foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Chicago Tribune

    Waterleaf restaurant general manager Jean Pierre Leroux, left, helps with a table setting with Gabriela Trejo and Matt Wilkans. College of DuPage trustees and senior administrators used a separate - and previously undisclosed - account at the campus' high-end restaurant to charge thousands of dollars in alcohol to a foundation intended to fund student scholarships, a Tribune investigation found.

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  2. Suburban voters to pick Naperville mayor, College of DuPage trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Chicago Tribune

    Suburban voters next week will choose the first new mayor to serve Naperville in two decades, several trustees to help oversee the embattled College of DuPage and the leader of beleaguered Harvey, where a controversial mayor seeks a fourth term against six challengers. Tuesday's election will bring new leadership to suburbs like Country Club Hills - where the mayor is stepping down because of a new term limits referendum engineered by several challengers - and determine the fate of hundreds of other elected offices spanning municipalities and school districts across the region.

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  3. Sperm bank mix-up lawsuit to be decided in DuPage County after venue changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Chicago Tribune

    Jennifer Cramblett is interviewed in 2014 at the home of her attorney in Waite Hill, Ohio. Cramblett is suing a Downers Grove sperm bank over an apparent sperm donation mix-up.

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  4. Money flows from eclectic list of donors in College of DuPage trustees' raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Chicago Tribune

    Twelve candidates are vying for three six-year terms on the College of DuPage board, with many of the hopefuls citing continuous reports of financial blunders at the state's largest community college as their motivation to seek a board position. Twelve candidates are vying for three six-year terms on the College of DuPage board, with many of the hopefuls citing continuous reports of financial blunders at the state's largest community college as their motivation to seek a board position.

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  5. Macho Man's road to WWE Hall of Fame went through Downers GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Randy Poffo -- better known as wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage -- was inducted into the Downers Grove North High School Hall of Fame in 1994 and honored with a plaque that currently hangs by the school's athletic department office. It's easy to miss the Downers Grove North Hall of Fame plaque honoring class of 1971 alum "Macho Man" Randy Savage.

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  6. Kid scientists ignite last 'Late Show' performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    In this screengrab from video , Naperville students appear on the "Kid Scientists" segment on Friday night's "Late Show With David Letterman." In this screengrab from video , Naperville students appear on the "Kid Scientists" segment on Friday night's "Late Show With David Letterman." 1 comment

  7. Lawsuit alleging abuse is filed against Joliet Diocese, former priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    For the third time in three years, the Diocese of Joliet and a former priest are the subject of a lawsuit charging abuse. Attorneys for Stan Lewandowski, 47, filed the lawsuit in Will County last week.

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  8. Boy pulled from icy pond in Downers GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A boy was pulled from an icy pond in Downers Grove Tuesday afternoon. His condition was not available.

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  9. McDonald's latest bet: Custom burgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    McDonald's worker Sam Shin, left, helps London Cage, right, of Naperville and his 7 year-old daughter, Charlotte Cage, use the Create Your Taste self-ordering kiosk at the McDonald's in Downers Grove. This McDonald's is a test site for the new self-ordering kiosk.

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  10. Aurora police investigate shooting that killed man, injured anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A man died and another man was injured late Saturday night in a shooting on the West Side of west suburban Aurora. Police responded about 11:35 p.m. to a call of shots fired on the 200 block of West Park Avenue and discovered a man lying on the sidewalk.

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  11. Downers Grove man arrested after attack on officer, standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A Downers Grove man is facing felony charges for allegedly striking a police officer, taking his Taser and barricading himself inside his apartment for nearly three hours before surrendering, law enforcement officials said. The incident began at 2:50 p.m. when then officer went to an apartment building at 2415 Ogden Avenue in response to a disturbance.

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  12. Can Best Buy face-lift help lift Chicago-area stores?Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Best Buy poured $20 million into its 43 Chicago-area stores this year, giving an overdue face-lift to one of its oldest markets and adding several new features, such as high-end appliances and professional-grade cameras, that the electronics giant hopes help it stay relevant amid stiff competition. Best Buy, the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer with more than 1,000 stores, is in the midst of a plan to tackle declining sales and shrinking profit margins.

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  13. Man killed after colliding with semi on Tri-StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A 55-year-old man died Tuesday morning after his car struck the back of a semi on northbound Tri-State Tollway, police said. The accident happened about 4:50 a.m. near milepost 29 on the northbound Tri-State just south of the ramp onto westbound Int.

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  14. Towns let DUI drivers keep licenses - for a priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Lawyer on higher DUI fines to keep license: 'It's not a public safety issue. It's a money issue.'

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  15. Man charged with DUI in 2013 crash that killed woman, 78, in AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Paris T. Lisy, 22, of Aurora was arrested on Wednesday by Aurora police and has been charged with aggravated DUI. Paris T. Lisy, 22, of Aurora was arrested on Wednesday by Aurora police and has been charged with aggravated DUI.

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  16. Doctor killed in Naperville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Nikhil Siony, 45, of Aurora, was driving east on 75th Street at about 8:25 a.m. Friday when he was struck by a westbound vehicle turning south on Book Road, according a news release from police. Rescue workers had to extricate Siony from his vehicle and he was airlifted to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.

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  17. Aurora auto accident claims life of Plainfield manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A 51-year old Plainfield man has died after he was hit by a vehicle being driven by an 84-year-old woman he tried to assist during the Wednesday incident in Aurora. The DuPage County Coroner's Office said that Dennis C. Hunke II, of the 12900 block of Hadfield Drive in southwest suburban Plainfield, was pronounced dead at 6:43 p.m. Friday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Aurora spokesman Dan Ferrelli said in a statement.

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  18. Prosecutors: Man had 5 martinis before crashing Mercedes, killing passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A Tinley Park man drank five martinis before crashing his Mercedes into a steakhouse, killing the woman with him, a former high school classmate, according to police and prosecutors. Issa N. Issa, 25, of the 17400 block of Cambridge Place in the southwest suburb, was charged with felony aggravated DUI and ordered held on $500,000 bail Saturday.

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  19. Woman killed, driver critical in Burr Ridge crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A 23-year-old woman died early this morning and a 24-year-old motorist remains in intensive care after a bizarre crash in which a car flipped after hitting a steakhouse filled with patrons in Burr Ridge on Wednesday night. The name of the woman, from southwest suburban Manhattan, was not being made public, but she was pronounced dead at 2:01 a.m. at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, said Marc Loftus, deputy police chief in Burr Ridge.

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