DuPage County

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DuPage Chairman Cronin Plans To Push Consolidation Plan In 2014

DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin tells the Daily Herald his top priority is to move the DuPage ACT, accountability, consolidation and transparency forward.

12/31/2013

Joe Horton (DuPage County Sheriff)

Bell Ringer Stole More Than $1,000 From Salvation Army Kettle: Prosecutors

A Chicago man stole more than $1,000 from a Salvation Army Red Kettle while working as a bell ringer in Naperville, prosecutors allege.

12/05/2013

Michael Buhrman (Booking Photo)

Nuclear Engineer Convicted Of Carjacking Recaptured After Fleeing

Michael Buhrman is currently in custody of federal officials and is expected to be brought back to DuPage County “in the near future.”

11/01/2013

Same Sex Marriage

Suburban Mayors Back Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

The group is largely nonpartisan officials from Kane, DuPage, DeKalb and Kendall counties.

10/29/2013

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Fire In DuPage County Displaces 24 Families

A fire overnight in a three-story apartment building on Lynn Road in unincorporated DuPage County has displaced 24 families.

10/26/2013

Heroin

Coroner: Heroin Deaths On The Rise In DuPage County

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.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2013

Jeanine Nicarico

DuPage Opens Children’s Advocacy Center Named For Jeanine Nicarico

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.

09/18/2013

Michael Bassaly (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Cameras Allowed At Trial Of Man Charged With Killing Mother In Burr Ridge

The attorney for 27-year-old Michael Bassaly argued his client’s safety would be jeopardized by allowing cameras to cover the proceedings.

09/13/2013

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31 Charged In Connection To Heroin Distribution Operation

DuPage and federal drug hunters are celebrating what they see as a victory for the good guys with charges against 31 in a heroin distribution ring.

08/28/2013

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Police Release Sketch Based On Remains Found In 2010

CHICAGO (CBS) — The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in identifying the human remains that were found in April 2010 at the Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in unincorporated Wheaton. This past […]

07/01/2013

Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DuPage County Makes Last-Minute Push For Cubs

DuPage County is the latest Chicago area making a push to lure the Cubs out of Wrigleyville.

670 The Score–06/12/2013

Four people were found shot to death in this home near west suburban Darien, in what authorities believe might have been a murder-suicide. (Credit: CBS)

Four Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Near Darien

Four people have been found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide at a home in unincorporated DuPage County near Darien.

06/11/2013

Is this an image of a large, wild cat? Officials don't know. (Bloomingdale Police)

Mystery Animal Seen Lurking In Bloomingdale Preserve

The Meacham Grove Forest Preserve is 252 magnificent acres of prairies, fishing spots, jogging and bike trails and thick woodlands. In those woods, something lurks. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/06/2013

Richard L. Madison (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office)

Limo Company: Prom Driver Charged With DUI Was ‘Bad Apple’

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talked with the Alsip company that provided the so-called “party bus” to two dozen Oswego East High School students.

05/13/2013

A resident of Des Plaines walks through floodwater to get to his home on Friday. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Governor Asks For 11 Counties To Be Named Federal Disaster Areas

On Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.

05/09/2013

Johnny Borizov (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Prosecutors: Borizov Ordered Accomplice To ‘Kill Everybody In The House’

DuPage County prosecutors told jurors in the triple murder trial of Johnny Borizov that he convinced a mentally-challenged accomplice to kill his ex-girlfriend’s family in 2010, because Borizov was involved in a bitter custody battle with his ex.

04/23/2013

Flood waters poured into many homes in north suburban Northfield. (Courtesy: Brian Bell)

Red Cross Providing Shelter For 200 Affected By Floods

The American Red Cross has opened seven shelters to provide relief for nearly 200 people who were forced from their homes this week by flooding in Cook, DuPage, Lake, and DeKalb counties.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2013

Workers pile up sandbags outside a Gurnee barbershop on Thursday. (Credit: Ed Curran/CBS)

Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To Floods

The designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.

04/19/2013

Timothy Evans

Evans Hopes Cook County Courts Can Get Cameras Soon

With a high-profile triple murder trial underway in DuPage County with a camera in the courtroom, Cook County’s chief judge was left wondering when Chicago would be able to follow suit within its own court system.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2013

Daniel P. McDade (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's office)

Police: Man Threatened ‘Columbine’ Style Shooting At Courthouse

A man is accused of threatening a “Columbine type” shooting at the DuPage County Courthouse, reports, WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

04/08/2013

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