Glen Ellyn

Storm Damage

Tree Limbs, Brush Ripped Down By Storm Remains Piled Up In Glen Ellyn

A 200-foot-long brush pile, 20 feet high and 45 feet wide, is about half of all the debris west suburban Glen Ellyn had to haul from village streets after a 90 mph storm swept through on July 1.

WBBM Newsradio–07/11/2012

(credit: www.glenellyn4thofjuly.com)

Heat, Dry Conditions Prompt Extra Precautions For Fireworks Shows

As local residents prepare to celebrate the 4th of July amid record-tying heat, firefighters and fireworks companies were facing different kinds of challenges in getting ready for the night’s fireworks displays.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2012

Patrick Kolp, Matthew Kataura

Glen Ellyn Teens Charged With Shooting Out 30 Car Windows

Two Glen Ellyn teenagers are facing felony charges for allegedly shooting out car windows in three western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Wal-Mart (file; Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Man Shocked When $1.2 Million RV Is Towed From Wal-Mart Lot

A recreational vehicle owner has a warning for others — park at Wal-Mart at your own risk.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Woman Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Glen Ellyn

Metra Union Pacific West Line trains are delayed up to an hour and a half Monday afternoon after an outbound train struck and killed a woman in west suburban Glen Ellyn Monday afternoon.

04/02/2012

This is a photo of the Snowy Owl that recovered at Willowbrook Wildlife Center. (Willowbrook Wildlife Center)

Snowy Owl Set Free After Being Hit By SUV

Monday was flight day for a snowy owl whose journey spanned the Arctic, a car collision, rehab, and now, freedom.

WBBM Newsradio–01/23/2012

School lunch (CBS)

Milk Spiked With Alcohol Could Get Girl Expelled

A junior high school student from Glen Ellyn is suspended, and could be expelled, after bringing chocolate milk spiked with alcohol to school.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

DuPage Woodworkers

DuPage Woodworkers Produce Old-Fashioned Handmade Toys

The DuPage Woodworkers Club began making handmade holiday toys for good boys and girls six years ago. Now, business is booming.

WBBM Newsradio–12/05/2011

Glen Ellyn and Hanover Park compete in a dance off before the big game.

Don’t Miss This Video: Youth Football Dance Party

The pregame warmups for a Chicago area youth football team recently were filled with the usual drills. Until the refs didn’t show up for the scheduled kickoff in Hanover Park.

10/18/2011

Juan Granados

Glen Ellyn Woman Found Dead, Police Search For Ex-Husband

A woman found dead in her west suburban apartment was murdered, police said Monday as they continue searching for her ex-husband, with whom she still shared the home.

10/16/2011

James Jackson

Report: Man Stole Thousands Of Library Books For Resale

A 43-year old Glen Ellyn man is sitting in the DuPage County Jail this morning, charged with stealing thousands of library books.

WBBM Newsradio–08/30/2011

Police officers respond to a simulated bank robbery during a high-tech training session at the Homeland Security Educaiton Center at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. (Credit: CBS)

High-Tech Center Helps Cops Train For Counter-Terrorism

It looked and sounded like the real deal – police officers shooting in the middle of a street during a terror plot gone wrong. Fortunately, it was just a training session.

CBS 2–08/17/2011

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Emerald Ash Borer Problems On The Rise In Glen Ellyn

It’s barely the size of your pinky nail, but is rapidly changing the landscape of the Chicago area. Emerald Ash Borer infestations are leading to the removal of thousands of trees.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2011

Kristina Wesselman

Police Disclose Clue In Teen’s 1985 Rape And Murder

Fifteen-year-old Kristy Wesselman of Glen Ellyn was wearing a family heirloom ring when she was killed 25 years ago. Police hope the information leads to a break in the case.

07/21/2011

Kristina Wesselman

New Leads In DuPage County Murder 26 Years Later?

Twenty-six years ago today, someone raped and murdered a 15-year-old DuPage County girl.

WBBM Newsradio–07/21/2011

Glen Ellyn Fire

Fire Rips Through Home In Glen Ellyn

A fire ripped through a house in west suburban Glen Ellyn Monday morning, leaving the house seriously damaged.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Graduation Cap And Gown

College Of DuPage Seeks To Quit Glen Ellyn

The relationship between the College of DuPage and the village of Glen Ellyn may result in the school de-annexing from the town.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Stolen Truck Found In Suburban Lake

Police are questioning at least two people after a stolen truck and trailer plunged into a lake in the west suburbs. No one was found inside the vehicle.

06/04/2011

U.S. cash (Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images)

Glen Ellyn Firefigher Accused Of Stealing Over $200,000

A long-time Glen Ellyn firefighter has been charged with stealing more than $200,000 in department funds.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Children May Have Caused Motel Room Fire

Children playing with a lighter may have caused a fire in a Glen Ellyn motel room Thursday that caused minor injuries, authorities say.

04/28/2011

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