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Family Of Woman Killed By Car While Walking Dog Taking Legal Action

The family of a young Naperville woman killed as she walked her dog Sunday evening is now taking legal action.

11/12/2014

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Visitation Set For Woman Killed By Car While Walking Dog

Emily Driscoll was walking her 6-year-old greyhound Quincy when they were both hit by a car at a Naperville intersection on Sunday. Both died.

11/11/2014

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Woman Fatally Struck By Car While Walking Dog Across Street In Naperville

Naperville Police say a 22-year-old woman was killed last night – as she was walking across the street with her dog.

11/10/2014

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2 Investigators: Schools Using Football Helmets With Low Safety Ratings

2 Investigator Dave Savini took helmets belonging to a middle-school player and had them tested at a Virginia lab. The outcome raises concerns for many young players.

11/03/2014

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Naperville Woman Charged With Drunk Driving In Four-Vehicle Crash

A Naperville woman is free on bond and awaiting trial, after she allegedly triggered a four-vehicle traffic crash late Thursday night near Neuqua Valley High School while drunk.

10/20/2014

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Naperville’s New Liquor Laws Include Restrictions On Beer Sizes, Shot Sales And Late-Night Entry

You can still order one shot, one bourbon and one beer at Naperville bars, but you might need to get your order in a little earlier, thanks to new regulations.

10/10/2014

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Woman Paralyzed In Crash, Two Others Sue Driver Who Fled

Kelsey Ibach and three others got into Philip Cho’s 2008 BMW 535i on Sept. 13, according to the suit and police. Cho, who was allegedly drunk, lost control of the vehicle, which struck a utility pole and rolled over in the 700 block of West Erie, the lawsuit said. Cho allegedly fled the scene, leaving the other occupants behind.

10/09/2014

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Naperville Hospital Preparing For Possibility Of Ebola Patients

Although the only confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. so far is a patient in Texas, a west suburban hospital has been preparing to treat patients with the virus, just in case.

10/02/2014

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Suspect In Air-Traffic Disaster Apologizes Online For ‘Leaving Big Mess’

Brian Howard was charged in federal court with one count of destruction of aircraft or aircraft facilities, the FBI said in a news release.

09/26/2014

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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

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