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State charges DuPage tobacco store owner with tax fraudA DuPage County man who ran tobacco store in Glendale Heights was arrested on charges of tax fraud and theft following a Illinois Department of Revenue investigation.Last Updated Aug 28, 2015 11:42 AM
New DuPage forest preserve director talks about the futurePosted Aug 29, 2015 7:16 AM
The arrival this week of new Executive Director Michael Hullihan isn’t the only significant change at the DuPage County Forest Preserve District. Hullihan spent his first week as on the job bidding farewell to dozens of the agency’s most experienced employees.
Jail time for West Chicago woman who stole from PTOUpdated Aug 28, 2015 4:15 PM
A former West Chicago PTO treasurer pleaded guilty to stealing $15,000 from two PTOs to "put out fires" and solve her personal finance issues. She was sentenced to 60 days in jail.
Dawn patrol: Investigators seek clues in hazmat deaths; Ingleside victims identifiedUpdated Aug 28, 2015 6:02 AM
Investigators comb scene for clues in deaths at Des Plaines-area home. Two victims of Ingleside car crash identified. Glen Ellyn mulls how to handle downtown construction zones. Carpentersville receives federal grant for new ambulance equipment. Bulls' Rose 'confident' he'll be proven innocent of rape accusations. Giants club Chicago Cubs 9-1. Sox beat Seattle 4-2. Blackhawks, Elgin Country Club members team up for help former colleague's family.
Chicago man guilty in Addison garden-tool assaultUpdated Aug 27, 2015 12:09 PM
A judge found a Chicago man guilty of attacking an Addison man with a garden tool. Runaldo Ramsey, 35, was convicted of aggravated battery and home invasion. Prosecutors said an ex-girlfriend’s $50 debt sparked the attack.
DuPage County Board member set to announce bid for CongressUpdated Aug 26, 2015 7:52 PM
Republican DuPage County Board member Tonia Khouri of Aurora is set to announce her bid for Congress in the 11th Congressional District now occupied by Democrat Rep. Bill Foster of Naperville.
Geneva man pleads guilty in DUI crash that killed two in NapervilleUpdated Aug 26, 2015 6:58 PM
A Geneva man pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges from a fatal DUI crash last year in Naperville — a tragedy that spurred the city’s crackdown on late-night drinking in its downtown taverns. Michael Szot, 22, faces 6 to 28 years in prison for causing the accident that killed two of his friends. He will be sentenced this fall.
Schaumburg Business Association watching 8th District race closelyUpdated Aug 26, 2015 5:11 PM
Members of the Schaumburg Business Association say they're eager to work with the person who replaces U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who is running for U.S. Senate. Duckworth, who spoke to the group Wednesday, "has done an exemplary job in reaching out to businesses," SBA President Kaili Harding said.
DuPage keeping lobbyists for another yearUpdated Aug 25, 2015 8:03 PM
DuPage County officials defended the county’s use of lobbyists before awarding nearly $300,000 in contracts to several firms. "It is critically important that the county maintain an effective presence in both Washington, D.C. and Springfield,” county board Chairman Dan Cronin said.
- Addison man testifies about vicious attack, says it was over $50 debt
- Algonquin man accused of sex toy attack at haunted house gets probation, fine
- DuPage may discuss using bailiffs for court security to save money
- Villa Park mayor to run for Congress
- DuPage County might spend $284,000 to keep lobbyists
- Get answers to your college questions Saturday in Aurora
- Dawn Patrol: Antioch woman charged in hit-and-run; missing Algonquin dog found after 15 days
- Dawn Patrol: Man killed in Wauconda robbery had BB gun, police say; Pedestrian killed by train in Mt. Prospect
- Duckworth, Foster, undecided on Iran deal
- Dawn Patrol: Body found along I-290; industrial building burns near Elk Grove
- Study: While heroin use spikes, treatment options drop in Illinois
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