New Food Pantry To Open At DuPage County Elementary School"Thirty-seven thousand children in DuPage County are uncertain where their next meal is coming from," said Deb Baker, executive director of HCS Family Services.
Woman And Daughter Killed In Crash Near BensenvillePaulette Jones, 73; and her daughter were in a Nissan Altima heading west on Grand Avenue near Wilson Street about 2:35 p.m. when their car was hit head-on by a Mercury Grand Marquis that had crossed into oncoming traffic, according to the DuPage County sheriff’s office.
Reward Offered For Information About Police Shooting PlotsThe executive director of the Illinois Crime Commission is offering a public reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone conspiring to kill police officers in DuPage County.
DuPage County Officials Warn Of Rising Heroin CrisisHanover Park Deputy Police Chief Andrew Johnson said the heroin problem is not just a law enforcement issue.
2 Investigators: Deaths Related To Powerful Drug Fentanyl On The Rise In DuPage CountyIt started as a painkiller for cancer patients. Now, it's a street drug being manufactured in illegal pill labs by drug cartels and it is killing users.
DuPage County Sees Rise In Fentanyl-Related DeathsAnother county in the Chicago area is seeing an increase in the number of Fentanyl-related deaths.
DuPage County Animal Shelter Getting Big UpgradesA $900,000 renovation was underway for the DuPage County facility for lost or stray animals, and officials said it will keep the animals healthier and calmer.
Chicago Caretaker Sentenced To Six Years For Stealing From PatientsOne victim was a woman receiving hospice care in her home, and has since died, authorities said.
Police: Man Found On Side Of Road In DuPage County Is HomicideThe DuPage County sheriff’s office has opened a homicide investigation after a man was found unresponsive on the side of a road on Friday night, a statement from the sheriff’s office said.
Lake County Offering Free Mumps Vaccines For U Of I StudentsThe university is trying to stop an outbreak that sickened dozens of students this summer.
Are Vandals Trying To Sabotage DuPage County Flood Control Project?DuPage County Board Member Jim Zay, who chairs the DuPage Water Commission, said it was thought at first that kids were behind the broken construction vehicle windows, doors, and control panels at Armstrong Park, where the Klein Creek Flood Mitigation Project began a year ago.
Prosecutors: Alleged Kidnapper Was Obsessed With ChildrenGuiseppe Ressa, 34, was charged with three counts of aggravated kidnapping, three counts of child abduction and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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