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.
DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin tells the Daily Herald his top priority is to move the DuPage ACT, accountability, consolidation and transparency forward.
A Chicago man stole more than $1,000 from a Salvation Army Red Kettle while working as a bell ringer in Naperville, prosecutors allege.
Michael Buhrman is currently in custody of federal officials and is expected to be brought back to DuPage County “in the near future.”
The group is largely nonpartisan officials from Kane, DuPage, DeKalb and Kendall counties.
A fire overnight in a three-story apartment building on Lynn Road in unincorporated DuPage County has displaced 24 families.
DuPage County is seeing a spike in heroin deaths, and the man who sees most of those victims is trying to educate people of the drug’s evils.
DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin did not handle the Nicarico case, but said it weighs heavily on him and everyone else who works with victims of child abuse, and the families of children who have been murdered.
The attorney for 27-year-old Michael Bassaly argued his client’s safety would be jeopardized by allowing cameras to cover the proceedings.