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Villa Park Couple Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Officers responded to the home in the 200 block of Julia Drive at 1:18 p.m., found the front door open, and no one answered inside, according to a statement from Villa Park police. The officers went inside and found two people who had suffered gunshot wounds, police said. Both were dead at the scene.


Todd Mandoline (DuPage County State's Attorney)

Villa Park Man Ejected From Birthday Party Gets 39 Years For Setting Fatal Fire

Todd Mandoline, 26, was sentenced to 27 years for murder and 12 years for aggravated arson, sentences that will run consecutively, prosecutors said.


rews battle a house fire in Villa Park late Sunday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Injured In Villa Park Fire

A man was injured and at least two cats were killed in a west suburban house fire late Sunday in Villa Park.



DuPage Narcan Program Saves Another Life From Heroin OD

First, a DuPage County Sheriff’s Deputy administered Narcan to a 32-year old woman having a heroin overdose Saturday near Villa Park. Then, Wednesday night, two Hanover Park police officers saved the life of a 29-year old man.


Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Bullwinkel Wins In Villa Park Mayor’s Race Over Controversial Ex-Police Chief

The race for Villa Park village president ended in a landslide, not a photo finish.


John Heidelmeier (Credit: Facebook)

Villa Park Candidate Not Dropping Out, Despite Racy Photos On Web

A candidate for Villa Park village president said Thursday he remains “steadfast in the race” even after acknowledging embarrassing photographs of himself have surfaced on the Internet.


Clockwise, from left: Jaime L. Aguirre, 22; Darwin Amador-Velasquez, 29;  Frederico Garcia, 26; Sabas G. Torres, 27. (Chicago, Villa Park police)

Man Calls For ‘Female Escort,’ Gets 4 Home Invaders Instead

A Villa Park man who called a “female escort” got more than he bargained for last week.


Illinois Lottery Register (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

College Student Wins $1 Million Lottery; Mom Offers Good Advice

A 21-year-old college student from Villa Park was presented with one of those over-sized lottery checks on Wednesday.


These birds are among the more than 350 rescued from the home of a hoarder in Aurora. The birds are being cared for at a Villa Park storefront by volunteers from the Greater Chicago Cage Bird Club. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM Newsradio)

Bird Club Caring For Hundreds Of Birds Rescued From Aurora Hoarder’s House

Hundreds of birds that had been flying free in a trash-strewn townhome in Aurora were in a new home on Saturday.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2012

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Teens Caught Smoking Pot–In Front Of Police Chief’s House

Two teenagers picked the wrong place to smoke pot in Naperville, police say.


VFW Hall Fire

9 Hurt In Fire, Explosion At Villa Park VFW Post

A fire and explosion overnight left nine people injured at a VFW hall in Villa Park Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

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Best Places To Get Your Jewelry Cleaned In Chicago

Nothing makes that unique piece of jewelry stand out quite like a good cleaning. Here are some of the best places to get your jewelry sparkling like new.


Anthony Hensley and his wife, Amy. (Credit: Facebook)

Father Of Two Drowns In Pond Near Des Plaines

A man who neighbors say was devoted to caring for the swans of a Des Plaines area apartment complex might have paid for that devotion with his life. A Villa Park man drowned in a pond in what witnesses said was a freak accident.


For the second time in a week, police say they have received reports of attempted abductions of teen girls. (CBS)

Another Attempted Abduction Reported In Villa Park

VILLA PARK, Ill. (CBS) — For the second time this week, two men have been tried to grab a child in villa park. The newest attacked happened near Madison and Wisconsin Thursday. A 13-year-old girl […]


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Police: 2 Men Robbed, Tried To Rape Juveniles In Villa Park

Police in west suburban Villa park have issued a community alert after two men allegedly robbed two juveniles and tried to sexually assault them as the victims were walking home from McDonald’s.


Ursula Nailor, 37, and her two sons, Darnell Holt Jr. and Daniel Nailor (Family Photo)

School Holds Memorial For Slain Villa Park Family

Family, friends, and a community said goodbye Sunday to a family ripped apart by senseless violence.

CBS 2–01/29/2012

DuPage County Fire

Cops: Man Killed 4 In Villa Park, Set Fire, Killed Self In Dolton

A man facing prison for heroin possession fatally shot his girlfriend, her two sons and niece as they slept in the home they shared in unincorporated Villa Park early Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Illinois Lottery Register (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Lucky Man Wins Two $1M Lottery Games

The odds of lightning striking twice may be slim, but so is winning the lottery more than once. Or maybe not.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012


Police: Villa Park Spa Was Offering More Than Massages

Two employees of a spa in Villa Park were doing more than giving massages, police say.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Eric Gilford

Downers Grove Man Gets 100 Years For Killing Wife, Unborn Child

A Downers Grove man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for stabbing his wife and their unborn child to death last year.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011