Robert Sanchez

Assistant City Editor
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Robert Sanchez is a lifelong suburbanite who joined the Daily Herald in 1995 as a weekend police and Warrenville reporter. He has since done the rounds in the newspaper's DuPage County bureau, covering the communities of Lombard, Villa Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Oak Brook, Lisle, Winfield and Wheaton.

During that time, Sanchez chronicled the rise of the Cantera development in Warrenville, the demise of the DuPage Theatre in Lombard, and Kelly Jo Kuharski's heartbreak during the fourth season of "The Bachelor."

As a metro writer from 2004-07, Sanchez covered a variety of issues related to DuPage County government and politics, including various budget battles and efforts to build a western access road to O'Hare International Airport. He was named Assistant City Editor in 2007.

Sanchez graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a journalism major and a political science minor. He lives in Bolingbrook with his wife and their three children.

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Mettawa trustee remembered as ‘humble man’

Oct 22 2016 | 7:11 pm - Mettawa Trustee Bill Armstrong died Friday from viral pneumonia died Friday from viral pneumonia. Friends and family are remembering him as a deeply religious, “gentle” man.

Suburban emergency crews put to the test during airport drill

Oct 22 2016 | 4:34 pm - More than a dozen local and federal agencies participated in a plane crash simulation Saturday at the DuPage Airport in West Chicago

USDA kills pig at Naperville-area forest preserve

Oct 21 2016 | 6:36 pm - A male pig that spent weeks roaming Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve near Naperville was killed Thursday by a hunter from the USDA.

Emergency exercise planned for DuPage Airport

Oct 19 2016 | 4:53 pm - More than a dozen local and federal agencies will participate Saturday morning in a plane crash simulation at DuPage Airport in West Chicago.

Rauner talks budget impasse, education funding

Oct 17 2016 | 5:37 pm - Gov. Bruce Rauner sounded off on several topics, including education funding and the state budget impasse, during a Monday question-and-answer session with area business leaders.

Rauner orders statewide review of rules and regulations

Oct 17 2016 | 4:08 pm - In a move to promote economic growth and job creation, Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday signed an executive order calling for a review of all state agency rules and regulations affecting businesses.

Addison firefighters getting bulletproof vests

Oct 14 2016 | 4:51 pm - Addison Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics soon will be outfitted with bulletproof vests and ballistic helmets so they can treat and remove victims during active shootings and other situations where they need protection.

Wheaton College celebrates future performing arts center

Oct 13 2016 | 11:35 pm - Armerding Hall on the campus of Wheaton College is being transformed into the Armerding Center for Music and the Arts and will become the new home of the school’s Conservatory of Music.

Nearly 1,000 sign petition to save McKee House at forest preserve

Oct 12 2016 | 8:41 am - Nearly 1,000 people have signed a petition calling on the DuPage County Forest Preserve District to save the McKee House, which it owns near Glen Ellyn.

DuPage teens back Clinton in mock election

Oct 12 2016 | 6:19 pm - If the political leanings of high school students are an indication of how their parents will vote on Nov. 8, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will be the top vote-getter in DuPage County.

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