Dupage County Newswire

Dupage County Newswire

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  1. Forest preserve plans to stabilize river at Mallard LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... to restore and stabilize part of a river that runs through the preserve. The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is planning to spend roughly $2.4 million to restore and stabilize a stretch of the West Branch of the DuPage River that flows ...

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  2. Sentence coming for gunman in 2014 slaying of Bensenville shop clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    He'll learn his fate Wednesday when DuPage County Judge Daniel Guerin, who presided over his 2016 murder trial, imposes a sentence ranging from 49 years to life in prison. Guerin on Monday continued Russell's sentencing hearing until midweek, saying he needs more time to review evidence and letters written in support of Russell.

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  3. 'A day that part of me died': Statement from widow of slain ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... a half-century in prison after being found guilty of fatally shooting a Bensenville store clerk in 2014. (DuPage County sheriff's office) A Chicago man found guilty of the 2014 shooting death of a Bensenville store clerk will be sentenced Wednesday, ...

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  4. DuPage Friends of Extension to host garden brunch to support community programsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | Daily Herald

    ... gardens while supporting local community programs provided by the University of Illinois Extension throughout DuPage County. "This event is a wonderful opportunity to get an exclusive look at the famous Ball Horticulture Gardens, while supporting ...

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  5. Elgin teens post warnings against underage drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Daily Herald

    ... to display warning messages at the same time, said Jordan Esser, community initiatives coordinator for the DuPage County Health Department. The project has been going on for three years in DuPage to warn adult consumers about the legal pitfalls of ...

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  6. One dead, one hurt in fiery Glendale Heights crashRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | Daily Herald

    ... Heights for treatment. The driver of the second car was trapped inside and pronounced dead at the scene. The DuPage County Accident Reconstruction Team was called to reconstruct the crash. Eastbound North Avenue was closed between Bloomingdale and ...

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  7. Army vet sentenced to probation for threats against Naperville school ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... answering machine at a Catholic school in Naperville and for threatening two Wheaton public safety employees. (DuPage County Sheriff's Office) An Army veteran from Massachusetts with a troubled mental health history was sentenced to probation ...

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  8. Bottle of urine at mall touched off incident that led to 2 people being shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | The Daily Gazette

    A shooting at a Bloomingdale shopping mall Tuesday was sparked after a man accidentally kicked over a bottle of his own urine in a store dressing room, DuPage County prosecutors said. After a store loss prevention officer escorted Keonte Griffin out of the Burlington Coat Factory in Stratford Square mall, Griffin pulled out a pistol and shot the employee, prosecutors said Wednesday at a hearing where a $750,000 bail was set for Griffin.

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  9. Decomposed bodies' odors prompt new calls for new Kane County morgueRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Daily Herald

    ... in perpetuity DNA evidence from local homicides. Kane County Coroner Rob Russell has worked out a deal with DuPage County officials to store some of the bodies at their morgue. But there has still been some need to keep bodies in coolers. "The ...

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  10. Kicked-over bottle of urine at Bloomingdale mall touched off incident ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Chicago Tribune

    A shooting at a Bloomingdale shopping mall on Tuesday was sparked after a man accidentally kicked over a bottle of his own urine in a store dressing room, DuPage County prosecutors said. After a store loss prevention officer escorted Keonte Griffin out of the Burlington Coat Factory in Stratford Square mall, Griffin pulled out a pistol and shot the employee, prosecutors said Wednesday at a hearing where a $750,000 bail was set for Griffin.

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  11. Man gets 22 years for role in 2014 killing of Bensenville store owner Sun-Times WireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Bellwood man was sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in the 2014 fatal shooting of a tobacco store owner in northwest suburban Bensenville. Kenneth Bardlett, 24, pleaded guilty to a single first-degree murder in the killing of Hussein Saghir, according to the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office.

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  12. DuPage coroner names victim 9 days after shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Daily Herald

    It took nine days, but the DuPage County coroner's office on Tuesday finally released the victim's name in a June 3 fatal shooting near Roselle. The office identified the victim as Sanchez Townes-Elliot.

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  13. Bartlett man charged with felony drug crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Daily Herald

    The DuPage County State's Attorney's office has charged an 18-year-old man with three felony charges after police arrested him June 9 during an investigation of alleged illegal drug activity at a home on the 900 block of Foster Avenue in Bartlett. Michael A. Venegas, of the 400 block of Taylor Avenue in Bartlett, is charged with Class X felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, Class 3 felony unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and Class 3 felony unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver.

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  14. DuPage County Calendar of Events June 13 - June 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Legal Record

    The Wheaton French Market will be open from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 16 at Main and Liberty streets, Wheaton. Big Suit, a Talking Heads tribute band, is the headliner band on the 95.9 The River stage.

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  15. Suspect charged with making threats to Glenbard West H.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | The Legal Record

    ... seriously and anyone found guilty of making any threat directed at a school will be held accountable," DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said. "I would like to thank the authorities at Glenbard West High School for bringing this matter to ...

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  16. We're doing everything we can with suicide, just not enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Daily Herald

    ... could." National Suicide Prevention 24-hour Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK Crisis Line of Fox Valley: (630) 966-9393 DuPage County Crisis Intervention Unit: (630) 627-1700 Lake County Crisis Care Program 24-hour Hotline: (847) 377-8088 Alexian Brothers ...

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  17. Ives-led group of GOP lawmakers and candidates call for Madigan to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Illinoisreview

    ... of Illinois... Others that spoke out against Madigan's abuse of power were GOP candidates Tonia Khouri of DuPage County and Ammie Kessem of Chicago. "You thought I was a strong person, look at these candidates committed to a culture of change, and ...

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  18. 7-year-old girl among Darien shooting victimsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 11 | Daily Herald

    A 7-year-old girl was among the three people found shot to death early Sunday morning at a home in Darien, authorities said Monday in a terse news release. Officials from the Darien Police Department, DuPage County state's attorney's office and DuPage coroner's office identified the three gunshot victims as Bourk Esho, 33, and Olivia Esho, 7, of Darien and Olasunkanmi Esho, 42, of Chicago.

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  19. Family members found fatally shot in Darien apartment identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Chicago Tribune

    ... to a call about shots fired at an apartment complex on June 10, 2018. (Kimberly Fornek / Pioneer Press) The DuPage County Coroner's Office has identified the victims in a shooting early Sunday morning in Darien . Bourk Efon Esho, 33, Olivia Esho, 7, ...

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  20. Glendale Heights teen charged in gang-related shooting death of Carol ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Chicago Tribune

    A Glendale Heights teenager has been charged as an adult in Thursday's gang-related shooting death of a Carol Stream man, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Jesse Garza, 17, was charged during the weekend with first-degree murder in the death of Miguel Reynoso, 20, whom authorities described as a gang rival.

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