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Naperville Puts Off Decision On Most Of Proposed Alcohol Restrictions

The Naperville City Council voted Tuesday night to eliminate deep discounts on beer sales and increase training for bar security, but several other tough provisions aimed at reducing public drunkenness were tabled until the next meeting.

09/16/2014

Businesses Pitch In To Fix Driveway Of Wheelchair-Bound Four Year Old

It will soon be smoother sailing for a Naperville four-year-old who uses a wheelchair to get around, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.

09/16/2014

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First West Nile Case In DuPage County

A west suburban Naperville man is the first reported human case of West Nile virus in DuPage County this year.

09/16/2014

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Naperville Quintuplets Turning 18

They made headlines with their births and now a set of quintuplets from Naperville are turning 18 Tuesday.

09/08/2014

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New Revelations In Fatal Naperville Crash

A Geneva man accused of being drunk when his car plunged into a west suburban Naperville pond initially pointed the finger at his two friends who drowned as a result of the crash, according to prosecutors.

08/29/2014

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Four Escape Safely From Naperville House Fire

Naperville Fire Department investigators were seeking the cause of a blaze that did significant damage to a house Tuesday night.

08/27/2014

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Council Member Wants Naperville To Consider Earlier Closing Time For Bars

Bar patrons in Naperville may soon have less time to get their drink on after a string of incidents. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports on a proposal to move up last call.

07/29/2014

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Bar Employee Punches Boss; Injures Cops After Escaping Handcuffs

Israel Alcantar-Abrego, 24, of Aurora, remains in DuPage County Jail in Wheaton on $50,000 bail. He faces trial on charges of aggravated battery of a peace officer, resisting or obstructing a police officer and battery, according to police and DuPage County Circuit Court records.

07/25/2014

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One Hurt In Naperville Fire

The fire that damaged Dutchman Heating & Cooling Inc., 400 E. Ogden Ave., erupted one week to the day after fire ravaged Grandma Sally’s Family Restaurant, less than a block away at 450 E. Ogden Ave.

07/25/2014

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Naperville Asks Residents To Turn Up The Thermostat

Officials estimated power usage will be at its peak from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., so they want residents to turn up their thermostats a couple degrees, and avoid using other unnecessary appliances and electronics.

07/22/2014

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Driver Facing DUI Charges After Car Crashes Into Quarry, Killing Two Passengers

Two people died early Saturday morning in Naperville after the car they were riding in left the road and drove into a quarry.

07/19/2014

Grandma Sally's Family Restaurant was all but destroyed by a large fire early Friday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Grandma Sally’s Restaurant In Naperville Gutted By Fire

Since the late 1970s, people have been visiting Grandma Sally’s to try the famous cheesecake, waffles, and pancakes. Unfortunately for its owners, employees, and customers, the restaurant was all but destroyed by an early morning fire.

07/18/2014

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Naked Naperville Man In Car Sentenced On Drug Charge

A 28-year-old man who was found naked in the back seat of a car with his girlfriend earlier this year in west suburban Naperville has been placed on supervision and fined in that matter.

07/13/2014

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Charcoal Grill Sparks Townhouse Fire In Naperville

A fire caused by a grill on the balcony of a west suburban Naperville home caused $60,000 in damages Sunday evening.

07/07/2014

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Naperville Restaurant Damaged By Fire

Fire investigators are working to find out what caused a massive fire at a restaurant in downtown Naperville.

07/06/2014

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Naperville Fire Might Have Been Started By Lightning

Crews responded about 9:45 p.m. to the blaze in the 3600 block of Schillinger Court in Naperville when a resident reported smelling smoke after a nearby lightning strike.

07/01/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Loaves & Fishes Community Food Pantry

Fifteen hundred volunteers donate their time and energy to help run the organization. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield introduces us to some of them.

06/27/2014

A northern water snake spotted along the river walk in Naperville. (Credit: Gina Cooper)

Snake Influx Has Naperville Residents’ Skin Crawling

A snake invasion is making people’s skin crawl in the western suburbs. Viewer after viewer contacted CBS 2 with photos of snakes along the river walk and invading yards in Naperville

06/24/2014

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Naperville Gets High Marks — For Snobbery

Naperville residents have a lot to be snobbish about if they choose. It’s pretty, with hundreds of magnificent homes on tree-lined streets; and the education and income levels are high. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/19/2014

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Dogs Help De-Stress North Central Students At Finals Time

Students at North Central College in Naperville have been visited by nine therapy dogs to help relieve stress during the “stretch run” of their academic year.

06/05/2014

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