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City of Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission met February 26

City of Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission met Feb. 26. I. Call to Order: Chairman Ted Witte called the meeting to order at 7:30. Present: were Shamili Ajgaonkar, Cathy Coleman, Nancy Flynn, Kay McKeen, Tony Pope, David Popham, Christine Richardson, Allison Torrence, Carlo Treviso, and Bob


Sound check: Badflower rocks, rips your heart out at free WKQX show

Badflower has one foot in huge, hard-driving, modern rock while also dipping a toe in deliciously tortured, emotional pop. The lead single, "Ghost," nearly hit the peak position atop the rock charts, with follow-up "Heroin" chasing close behind, earning the band a nomination for iHeart Radio's Best


'We have a missing child:' Crystal Lake police release father's call to 911

The father of Andrew "AJ" Freund, 5, told Crystal Lake police in a 911 call Thursday morning that he hadn't seen his son since 9:30 the previous night. Police released the 911 recording today.


James Place, Wheaton, Illinois - April 2019

James Place is a subdivision of single family homes built in the 1990s. James Place is located in Wheaton, Illinois south of North Avenue and west of Schmale Road. There are currently 3 homes for sale ranging from $499,900 to $538,000.


CITY OF WHEATON: City of Wheaton Government Named Among America's Healthiest Companies

City of Wheaton issued the following announcement on April 17. City of Wheaton Government has been named one of the “Healthiest Companies in America” by Interactive Health, whose workplace wellness program helps businesses invest in the health of their employees. Wheaton is one of 151 companies acro


Wheaton church to present St. Charles Singers in ‘Victorian Flourish’

WHEATON – The St. Charles Singers will conclude their 35th concert season with an eclectic program of Victorian-era choral works April 27 in Wheaton and April 28 in St. Charles.


Brothers file federal lawsuit against Smollett's lawyers for defamation

CHICAGO (AP) - Two brothers who said they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself are suing the "Empire" actor's attorneys for defamation. A lawyer for Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo filed the federal lawsuit Tuesday in Chicago on behalf of the brothers


Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Search Expands to Park, Ponds

Police and first responders descended on wooded areas and ponds in a northwest Chicago suburb Tuesday as they continued their search for a 5-year-old boy who disappeared last week.


At Least 14 Overdoses Reported On West Side, Person Seen Distributing Drugs From Car

CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 14 people are confirmed to have overdosed in a two block area on Chicago’s West Side. The Chicago Fire Department said those being treated for overdoses in the 700 block of North Homan Avenue were taken to several hospitals including Norwegian, St. Mary and West Suburban.


This All-You-Can-Eat BBQ Buffet In Illinois Will Make Your Stomach Happy And Full

If you can’t get enough all-you-can-eat experiences, there’s a BBQ buffet in Oak Park, Illinois that belongs on your bucket list. This famous eatery is known for its ribs and award-winning sauce, and it’s about time you tried it for yourself.


Plainfield man charged with DUI in I-355 crash that injured pregnant driver

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- A man has been charged with DUI after he allegedly drove the wrong way on I-355 while drunk and crashed and injured a pregnant driver. Marco Alegria, 33, of Plainfield, was ordered held on $25,000 bail in connection with the Sunday crash near Butterfield Road, according to the


1 dead, 14 hospitalized for suspected heroin overdoses in East Garfield Park

CHICAGO — One person was found dead and 14 others were transported to area hospitals for possible drug overdoses. The incidents happened around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood.


Aurora woman arrested for firing at neighbor

An Aurora woman was arrested April 20 after she fired a gun during a fight with her neighbor. Lagwanda Hudson, 44, was charged with a felony count of aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to Aurora police.


Balboa's brings authentic Philly cheesesteaks to Naperville

Enjoy a Philadelphia cheesesteak without leaving town at Balboa’s, located in the heart of downtown Naperville. Since opening in October 2018, the family-owned eatery has been delighting diners who long for the east coast staple and introducing the classic hoagie to many more.


Atwater, Naperville, Illinois - April 2019

Atwater is a single family home subdivision built starting in 2016 by Pulte Homes. Atwater is located in Naperville, Illinois south of Diehl Road and west of Route 59. There are currently 7 homes for sale ranging from $474,950 to $635,000.


Sandalwood Estates, Frankfort, Illinois - April 2019

Sandalwood Estates, Frankfort, Illinois - April 2019. Sandalwood Estates is a single family home subdivision built from the late 1990's to mid 2010's. Sandalwood Estates is located in Frankfort, Illinois north of Laraway Road and west of Wolf Road. There are currently 5 homes for sale ranging from $


McIntosh, Downers Grove, Illinois - April 2019

McIntosh is a single family homes community located in Downers Grove, Illinois east of Belmont Road and south of Ogden Avenue. There are currently 3 homes for sale ranging from $160,000 to $955,000.


Cherry Hill, Aurora, Illinois - April 2019

Cherry Hill is a single family neighborhood located in Aurora, Illinois. Cherry Hill is located south of Galena Boulevard and west of Orchard Road. There are currently 3 homes for sale ranging from $74,900 to $259,900.


Bartlett Man Pleads Guilty To Second Degree Murder Of Wife

DUPAGE COUNTY, IL — DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced Monday that 60-year-old Carlo Madonia, of Bartlett, who is accused of strangling his wife, Nancy, to death, has entered a blind plea of guilty to one count of second degree murder, according to a release from DuPage County


Two Brothers Barrel House Set To Open Before May

NAPERVILLE, IL -- Two Brothers Brewing Company has been hard at work revamping their Naperville location into a new concept that is set to open before the end of April. Two Brothers Barrel House, which replaces The Craftsman and will occupy two floors of the space at 16 W. Jefferson Ave., will start