If you thought Chicago’s 40 percent turnout on Tuesday was poor – and it was – pity the surrounding suburbs. The Cook County Clerk’s office said suburban turnout was only about 14 percent on Tuesday. McHenry County barely reached 11 percent. Lake County was little better at 11.25 percent.
While voters in most suburban counties will receive an “I Voted” sticker in exchange for their completed ballot Tuesday, Lake County voters haven’t had the option to receive the coveted sticker in years.
An Incident Management Assistance Team, or IMAT, will help local police departments in DuPage with the command and control of large-scale events such as an active-shooter situation or big protest.
Every three days someone living in the suburbs dies from heroin. A medication that can reverse an overdose from heroin, and other opioids, is being carried by some first responders but not others.
Ten people who have been infected with measles are associated with KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, including this new case.
Three men, all in their early 60s, were shoveling snow at their respective homes when they collapsed, according to the DuPage County coroner’s office.
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It’s a nine-bedroom mansion, so there would be plenty of room for your friends to stay.
A Chicago woman who worked as caretaker allegedly stole from two patients — including a woman living her last days in hospice care — and was ordered held on a $300,000 bond Thursday.
John Euwema, 58, was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after he pleaded guilty to one Class 4 felony count of stalking and one count of interfering with the duty of a judicial officer for harassing Judge Kathryn Creswell.
According to DuPage County Board member Bob Larsen, who chairs the Health and Human Services Committee, there were 467 “intakes” last year in which social workers or others were needed to investigate calls about possible abuse of senior citizens or disabled adults under the age of 60.
Fifteen hundred volunteers donate their time and energy to help run the organization. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield introduces us to some of them.
Prosecutors allege that Wednesday, 20-year-old Jakarre Brown, of Maywood, and 29-year-old Deanna Nolan, of Lisle, called a friend’s grandfather and said his granddaughter would be killed if he failed to meet their demands for money.
Five years after the DuPage County Board banned video gaming machines, they could soon be coming to an establishment near you, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Prosecutors in Kane and DuPage counties charged Sosa in 2012 with multiple counts of criminal sexual assault involving 10- and 15-year-old family members. He is accused of raping, sodomizing and engaging in other sex acts with the female relatives in August 2012.
First, a DuPage County Sheriff’s Deputy administered Narcan to a 32-year old woman having a heroin overdose Saturday near Villa Park. Then, Wednesday night, two Hanover Park police officers saved the life of a 29-year old man.
The Chicago metro area had a growth of only 0.2 percent in 2013, with the fastest growing counties being Kendall and DuPage; and Porter County in Indiana.
Friday and Saturday are the last days for early voting in Illinois, ahead of the primary election on Tuesday.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin calls DuPage “ground zero” for heroin use.
Anka Misocevic, whose age was not immediately known, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.