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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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State audit report on COD coming Wednesday

Sep 27 2016 | 10:29 am - The Illinois Auditor General’s Office has announced that the results of its performance audit of the College of DuPage will be released on Wednesday.

Warrenville celebrates flood-relief projects

Sep 27 2016 | 5:33 pm - Municipal and county officials are celebrating the completion of a series of projects to alleviate flooding in Warrenville.

DuPage County auditor candidates spar over qualifications

Sep 23 2016 | 5:47 am - Both candidates for DuPage County auditor are trying to make a case for why their opponent shouldn’t serve in the position.

DuPage forest preserve OKs Fischer Farm improvements

Sep 22 2016 | 3:37 pm - A plan to improve the historic Fischer Farm in Bensenville has received the blessing of the land’s owner — the DuPage County Forest Preserve District.

DuPage: OK for Villa Park sanitary district to stay in business

Sep 20 2016 | 3:25 pm - DuPage County officials say Salt Creek Sanitary District in Villa Park should remain a stand-alone entity.

DuPage County: No traffic court at Naperville’s Safety Town

Sep 20 2016 | 7:24 pm - DuPage County has scrapped the idea of using Naperville’s Safety Town for traffic court, saying its building lacked the size and security requirements.

Enrollment drops at the College of DuPage

Sep 19 2016 | 2:57 pm - Enrollment at College of DuPage has declined for a second straight year. School officials say the most recent drop was caused by multiple factors, including more competition from four-year institutions and negative media attention.

Glen Ellyn-based police training firm: It’s not shoot first

Sep 18 2016 | 7:41 pm - Jim Glennon, a retired Lombard police lieutenant who trains officers nationwide, responds to a criticism of his “Bulletproof” class, which came under fire after a police shooting in Minnesota.

Glen Ellyn-based police training firm: It's not shoot first

Sep 18 2016 | 8:08 am - Jim Glennon, a retired Lombard police lieutenant who trains officers nationwide, responds to a criticism of his “Bulletproof” class, which came under fire after a police shooting in Minnesota.

COD board votes to hire in-house attorney

Sep 16 2016 | 1:20 am - An assistant U.S. attorney has been chosen by College of DuPage trustees to become the Glen Ellyn school’s first in-house attorney.

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