Glen Ellyn

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Glen Ellyn To Hold Meeting On Proposed Fire Alarm Requirement For Downtown Buildings

The village of Glen Ellyn holds an informational meeting Thursday night to talk about a proposed requirement for all the buildings in its downtown business district, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

03/25/2015

Migrating Birds Mark Advent Of Spring

Suburban Wildlife Center Preparing For Lots Of Injured Migrating Birds

As birds begin migrating back north this spring, many will end up injured or killed as they fly through downtown Chicago, and volunteers at a suburban wildlife center will try to nurse the survivors back to health.

03/19/2015

A monarch butterfly alights on a milkweed during the breeding process.  (Photo credit: SUSANA GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Glen Ellyn Students Lead Effort To Increase Monarch Butterfly Population

The monarch butterfly’s population has been going down because of the devastation of the milkweed plant, the only plant monarch butterfly caterpillars can use for food.

03/18/2015

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West Suburban College Student Injured In Rome

A University of Iowa student from west suburban Glen Ellyn was seriously injured Wednesday when he fell in Rome while taking part in a study-abroad program.

01/18/2015

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Glen Ellyn Grocery Store Dating Back To Civil War To Close To Make Way For Retail/Residential Complex

A Glen Ellyn grocery story in business since 1862 is closing its doors this weekend after the owner said it was time to sell to developers who plan a residential-retail complex on the site of the state’s oldest family business, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

10/01/2014

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Man Dies After Fire In Glen Ellyn Apartment

A west suburban man died Saturday morning after a fire broke out in his Glen Ellyn apartment Friday morning.

05/10/2014

A screen grab from Steve Yamamoto's video, "Thanks Safeway." (Steve Yamamoto)

Dominick’s Employee Posts Critical YouTube Video, Gets Suspended On Store’s Last Day

The two-minute, over-the-top film shows Steve Yamamoto’s fellow employees in the empty supermarket meeting their ends from a falling utility pole, a tornado, robots and even a fire-breathing dragon.

12/28/2013

A disabled freight train blocked several traffic crossings in Glen Ellyn, and delayed Metra trains on the Union Pacific/West Line on Wednesday morning. (Credit: Rick Kramer)

Stalled Freight Train Moved, After Snarling Traffic And Metra Trains In Glen Ellyn

The train was disabled and stopped near the Glen Ellyn Depot Metra Station since about 4:30 a.m., preventing traffic from crossing the tracks at three crossing gates, but moved out of the way by 8:30 a.m.

11/06/2013

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Bed Bugs Found At Glen Ellyn Middle School

A pest control company determined Hadley Junior High School has “a light case of bed bugs” and treated the areas where bed bugs were observed.

11/05/2013

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Man Charged With Murder Of Woman Found In Glen Ellyn Park

A man was charged Tuesday with murdering a Wheaton woman who was found stabbed to death in a park in west suburban Glen Ellyn.

10/01/2013

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Body Of Missing Wheaton Woman Found In Glen Ellyn

The body of a missing Wheaton woman was found in nearby Glen Ellyn Saturday, police said.

09/30/2013

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Volunteers To Conduct New Searches For Man Missing For 6 Years

DuPage County Sheriff’s deputies will assist in the searches, organized by John Spira’s sister, Stephanie McNeil.

08/14/2013

Residents of the Parkside and Park Plaza apartment complexes in Glen Ellyn have been told a proposed development might result in them being displaced from their homes. (Credit: YouTube)

Glen Ellyn Housing Complex Residents Could Be Forced Out

About 500 residents of a low-income housing development in Glen Ellyn have been told their apartments are part of a proposed TIF district, and they should reasonably expect to be displaced.

06/18/2013

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Controversial Book Gets Second Chance In Glen Ellyn

Last month, the parents of an eighth-grader at Hadley Junior High School in Glen Ellyn School District 41 complained about the content in “Perks of Being a Wallflower. The book includes topics such as sexuality, drugs and suicide.

05/28/2013

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

An armed robber strikes a Skokie beauty salon. (Niles Police)

Charges Expected Wednesday Against Hair Salon Robbery Suspect

Detectives from Chicago and the suburbs believe they finally got their man. Police plan to announce charges on Wednesday for a man arrested in connection with the robberies of more than a dozen local hair salons.

02/05/2013

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Man Robs Suburban Hair Salon At Gunpoint

A man who had his head and face covered by a hat and scarf robbed a west suburban hair salon at gunpoint Thursday morning.

01/03/2013

Glen Ellyn students participate in a drive to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. (CBS)

Glen Ellyn Students Help With Hurricane Goods Drive

At St. Petronille School in Glen Ellyn, the East Coast devastation is being felt. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.

11/09/2012

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Chicago, Several Suburbs Set To Vote On Buying Electricity In Bulk

One issue on the ballot next month is aimed at saving residents in Chicago and across the suburbs hundreds of dollars a year on their power bills.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

This man was caught on tape robbing a bank in Lockport. (Credit: FBI)

Glen Ellyn Police Arrest Elderly Bank Robber Wanted In Lockport

Police said the Indiana man was captured during the attempted robbery of a Bank of America branch in the 600 block of Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn.

10/08/2012

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