Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's west Chicago region:
Naperville—Man Charged with Soliciting Naperville 12-Year-Old for Sex; Bond Set at $1 Million—A 35-year-old man tried to meet with a 12-year-old girl at a Naperville movie theater, according to police.
Batavia—Teen Charged With Putting Hidden Camera in Neighbors' Bedroom—A 16-year-old unlawfully places a camera in his neighbors' bedroom while babysitting their kids, North Aurora police said. Here's more info.
Downers Grove——Family members say there has still been no sign of 55-year-old William Foley, who was reported missing Feb. 6 after he didn't return home from work.
Lemont—Standing-Room-Only Crowd Packs Public Hearing on Sports Complex—$21 million project has been a hot topic in Lemont since its unveiling Jan. 28.
Wheaton——Wheaton police report fight involving about 20 people and warrant arrests.
Geneva——This 35-year-old Auroran was driving the crossover SUV that struck a utility pole Sunday. Here are more details.
Darien/Woodridge—Former D61 Employee Charged After Stealing From District—Downers Grove resident Rosemary Deno was charged with misdemeanor theft after turning herself in Friday. All of the stolen money has been reimbursed to the district.
Oak Park/River Forest/Forest Park—Felon Accused of Fondling Woman's Buttocks Outside Forest Park CTA Station—Robert Cobbins expected to appear in court Feb. 14.
La Grange/La Grange Park/Western Springs—LT Grad Directs Photography on New NatGeo Afghan War Documentary—Western Springs native David Clawson spent 49 days in Afghanistan with the “Pararescumen” of Kandahar Airfield for the filming of “Inside Combat Rescue.”
Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills/Burr Ridge—Teardowns.com Owner Defends Sale of 122-year-old Hinsdale House—Brian Hickey said that if a beautiful home goes up on the property, "you won’t hear anything about the old [house]."
Glen Ellyn—Village of Glen Ellyn Takes Steps Toward Greater Transparency—Last year, the Village of Glen Ellyn earned an “F” for transparency in an audit of its website.
Elmhurst—Elmhurst Mariano's is Starting to Take Shape—What is the magic in the mix that has residents almost giddy over the new store opening?
St. Charles—Hultgren Seeks to Kill the Death Tax—Congressman co-sponsors legislation to end tax code he calls "immoral" and "unfair."