WESTERN SPRINGS—Defendant in Kelli O'Laughlin Murder Case Changes Mind Again—Kelli O'Laughlin's mom reacted to John L. Wilson's latest lawyer change on Facebook.
OAK PARK—Oak Park Man Held Without Bond for Murder—Oak Park man faces first-degree murder charges after the Oct. 23 death of a man shot in June in Chicago's Austin neighborhood.
ELMHURST—Elmhurst Woman Leads Cops on Slow Chase Through Five Towns—A 30-year-old Elmhurst woman who led police on a slow-speed chase through Elmhurst and four neighboring towns Tuesday is being held in DuPage County Jail. Bond was set Thursday at $50,000, The Daily Herald is reporting.
CLARENDON HILLS—Overdose in Clarendon Hills Highlights Danger of Prescription Drugs—An incident earlier this month serves as an example of why unused prescription drugs should be properly disposed of and why witnesses to an overdose should not hesitate to call the authorities.
DARIEN—Darien Resident's Daughter to Appear on TV's 'Cupcake Wars'—"She has loved to cook ever since she was little with her EZ Bake oven," says B.J. Ward Elementary School Bilingual Special Education Teacher Diana Sekura of her daughter.
GENEVA—Bishop Officiates Funeral Mass of Beloved ‘Father Mike’—The Rev. Michael Chernetzki of St. Peter Church was a people's priest, very down to earth and caring, and he showed courage and faith in his everyday role as well as in the manner in which he bore his pain.
BATAVIA—Coyotes Attack a Great Dane in Batavia? Probably Not—Rumors of major-league-sized dog’s death are greatly exaggerated.
ELMHURST—Unit District 205 Cracking Down on Non-resident Students—Administrators are finding and dis-enrolling students from outside District 205 attendance boundaries, and pursuing reimbursement of tuition. Comments on this story range from residents thanking the district to calling the action "disgusting."
ST. CHARLES—First Street LLC Revises Phase III to Cut City Subsidy—Developer presents proposal revised at city’s request to assure greater reduction of tax increment financing debt.
ST. CHARLES—‘In St. Charles’ Proposed as City’s Official Song—St. Charles City Council hears public performance of piece during Monday night’s meeting.
WHEATON—Wow House: Five-Bedroom Selling for $2.2 Million—This week's Wow House is located at 670 Revere Road in Glen Ellyn.
WHEATON—Manhunt Monday: Have You Seen Jason Zappe?—Sheriff Zaruba’s “Manhunt Monday” Pick of the Week.LEMONT—District 113A Superintendent Resigns—After just a year leading Lemont-Bromberek District 113A, Susan Birkenmaier abruptly resigned to pursue other opportunities. effective Oct. 31.
DOWNERS GROVE—Downers Grove Ranked as One of Top 10 Places to Live in Illinois—The friendly demeanor of Downers Grove folks, combined with top-notch education and low crime rate make it the 8th best Illinois city to call "home," according to real estate company Movoto.
WINFIELD—Central DuPage Hospital Tops List of Most Recommended Hospitals in Illinois—NerdWallet lists Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield as the top hospital in the state based on patient recommendations.