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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.

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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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Naperville Probes Allegations Of Bullying, Marijuana Use

Authorities in west suburban Naperville have opened an investigation into a complaint by a former city worker who claims human resources bosses have bullied employees, spewed derogatory language, and used drugs on the job.

05/30/2014

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Naperville Man Killed When SUV Veers Off I-55 And Strikes Pole

A west suburban man was killed when he apparently lost control of his SUV, which veered off I-55 and slammed into a utility pole near southwest suburban Lemont on Wednesday afternoon.

05/28/2014

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Naperville Credit Union Robber Sentenced To 17 Years In Prison

A U.S. District Court jury on July 11 found Wayne B. Hill guilty of a total of five counts of bank robbery, possession of stolen money and money laundering. Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman on Monday imposed Hill’s prison term.

04/09/2014

Eric Thor Hakala (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Bond Reduced, But Child Porn Suspect Still In Jail

Prosecutors allege 37-year-old Eric Hakala posed as a St. Charles East student on a fictitious Facebook account to contact minors in Batavia, Oswego and Naperville, engage in sexually explicit conversations and trade photos.

04/07/2014

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Feds Pull Naperville Firm’s Trucks Off Road After Fatal Tollway Crash

Federal regulators ordered a Naperville trucking company’s vehicles off the road this week, claiming its failure to stop its drivers from falsifying work records was a key factor in a “catastrophic” crash that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and injured a state trooper earlier this year, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

04/02/2014

Sanity Evaluation Ordered For Naperville Murder Suspect

The case against Mark R. Lewis has been on hold since last March, when he was deemed mentally unfit to stand trial for the June 6, 2011 slaying of his older sister, Cathleen A. Lewis.

03/25/2014

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