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Wheaton Man Will Run Cross-State To Fight Disorder That Afflicts Daughter

Bill Babiarz plans to run 150 miles in five days, from Fulton to Buckingham Fountain in an effort to cure Rett Syndrome. CBS 2′s Susanna Song reports.

02/26/2014

Anka Misocevic was charged Friday with murdering her husband in Lombard. (DuPage County Sheriff's office photo)

$3M Bond For Lombard Woman Charged With Fatally Stabbing, Beating Husband

A west suburban woman charged with fatally stabbing and beating her husband with a baseball bat in their Lombard home Thursday morning has been ordered held on a $3 million bond.

01/12/2014

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Wheaton Sees Resurgence Of Coyote Attacks On Pets

(CBS) – Wheaton Police say three dogs have been killed by coyotes in the past two weeks. There were two incidents in Wheaton this week alone. In one, two coyotes snatched a small dog from […]

12/12/2013

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Wheaton Middle School Cleaned Over Fears Of Stomach Bug

A Wheaton middle school was scrubbed down Monday, after many students and teachers called in sick with a gastrointestinal illness.

11/12/2013

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner and his running mate, Evelyn Sanguinetti. (Credit: Facebook)

Rauner Picks Wheaton City Council Member As Running Mate

Sanguinetti is a lawyer who was once an assistant attorney general in Illinois. She’s the daughter of immigrants and was born in Florida.

10/08/2013

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Body Of Missing Wheaton Woman Found In Glen Ellyn

The body of a missing Wheaton woman was found in nearby Glen Ellyn Saturday, police said.

09/30/2013

Jeanine Nicarico

DuPage Opens Children’s Advocacy Center Named For Jeanine Nicarico

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin did not handle the Nicarico case, but said it weighs heavily on him and everyone else who works with victims of child abuse, and the families of children who have been murdered.

09/18/2013

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Elementary School Bus Driver Accused Of Being Drunk On Duty

A northwest suburban elementary school bus driver charged with driving under the influence while on duty is behind bars Friday on a $100,000 bond.

09/13/2013

John Spira

Volunteers To Conduct New Searches For Man Missing For 6 Years

DuPage County Sheriff’s deputies will assist in the searches, organized by John Spira’s sister, Stephanie McNeil.

08/14/2013

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Man Sentenced To 12 Years For Raping Wife In Front Of Son

A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping his estranged wife in a vehicle in Carol Stream while the couple’s 3-year-old son was in the car with them.

08/06/2013

Donald Ratcliff (Credit: Carol Stream police)

Former Wheaton College Professor Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography

When he was arrested last year, Donald Ratcliff had on his computer at least 500 pornographic images of children — some of whom appeared to be younger than 13 years old, DuPage County prosecutors said during his brief court hearing.

08/05/2013

Michael Delaney

Wheaton Man Gets 55 Years For Killing Neighbor

A west suburban man was sentenced to 55 years in prison Tuesday for stabbing a neighbor to death in 2009 in Wheaton.

05/28/2013

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Witness: Ex-Nuclear Plant Engineer Wore ‘High-Quality’ Facemask During Carjacking

A former nuclear plant engineer wasn’t in court Tuesday when a suburban woman described how he allegedly used a lifelike latex mask and black handgun to steal her car last year.

04/16/2013

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State Trooper Involved In Muti-Vehicle Crashes

A state trooper had to be cut out of the squad car Thursday after a serious multi-vehicle collision in west suburban Wheaton.

02/28/2013

It is alleged on Friday at some point before 7:30 p.m., the two got into a verbal altercation, which ended with Lisa Davis stabbing her husband with a kitchen knife, the release said. (Credit: Dupage County Sheriff's website)

West Suburban Woman Charged With Fatal Stabbing Of Husband

An argument between a west suburban couple on Friday night ended with a 42-year-old woman stabbing her husband to death, police said on Sunday.

02/17/2013

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Suburban Hospice Patient Gets Spa Treatment

A 39-year old suburban Chicago woman whose deteriorating health forced her into a nursing home two years ago is receiving a full service spa treatment today, thanks to the kindness of others.

02/08/2013

A coyote wanders in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Feb. 6, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Coyote Sightings On The Rise

Local residents were being warned to keep their pets on a tight leash, as coyotes are out in bigger numbers, and acting more aggressively, likely due to their mating season.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

Coyotes are increasingly common in the western suburbs, putting small-pet owners on alert. (DuPage County Forest District)

More Coyote Sightings Possible During Mating Season

As coyote mating season winds down over the next couple of months, area authorities are alerting residents, especially pet owners, that they may encounter more coyotes than usual now through April.

02/02/2013

Coyotes are increasingly common in the western suburbs, putting small-pet owners on alert. (DuPage County Forest District)

Coyote Attacks Dog In West Suburb

A coyote attacked a dog in west suburban Wheaton Friday night, according to officials.

12/22/2012

West Suburban Bank Branch Robbed In Wheaton

Police and the FBI are seeking the two men who held up a bank in Wheaton late Tuesday afternoon.

12/12/2012

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