WEST CHICAGO—West Chicago School Bus Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI While on Duty—A 42-year-old woman is accused of driving a school bus drunk on Friday, officials said.
BATAVIA—Batavia Police, Canine Help Capture Man Charged With Train-Station Car Burglaries—Quick action by a train conductor, Geneva and Batavia police and the well-trained nose of a police dog result in the capture and arrest of an athletic 21-year-old Geneva man on charges of burglary to motor vehicle.
FOREST PARK—I-290 Crash Kills 2, Injures 1—Two young women were killed and one woman was injured early Saturday after a minivan going the wrong way on the Eisenhower hit their car. The driver of the minivan has been charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI.
ELMHURST—State Police Investigating Fatal Accident on I-290 in Elmhurst—Coroner has identified the 49-year-old victim.
NAPERVILLE—Former Naperville Man Sentenced to 9 Years for Home Invasion, Domestic Battery—A jury found Kenny Edwards guilty of a 2011 home invasion and domestic battery after about 1.5 hours of deliberations and a four-day-long trial.
DOWNERS GROVE—Downers Grove Man Charged with Arson in McCollum Park Fires—Kyle McCreedy, 19, of Downers Grove, faces a felony arson charge for allegedly setting fires in the park's concession pavilion on July 2, police said.
WHEATON—Wheaton Man Gets 9 Years For Leaving Fatal Crash Scene—Kevin McCartney pled guilty to one felony count of failure to report an accident involving death. He was with Gregory Hoctor, 18, of Wheaton at the time of an Oct. 15, 2009 crash.
LISLE—Koch Brothers Buy Lisle’s Molex for $7.2 Billion—The company’s stock soared 30 percent in the wake of the announcement Monday that Koch Industries Inc. will pay $38.50 for 178.2 million outstanding Molex shares.
NAPERVILLE—Mail-Order Pot Business Foiled: Naperville Police—Three men are arrested—including one from Bolingbrook—after undercover police follow trail of postal deliveries of cannabis to a home in Bolingbrook.
BURR RIDGE—Accused Murderer: Cameras in Court Could Get Family 'Killed'—Michael Zaky Bassaly's attorney said his client fears Coptic Christian family members in Egypt could be in danger if photographs and video are taken in Judge Daniel Guerin's DuPage County courtroom.
HINSDALE—Woman Accuses Nursing Home Staff of Battering Husband—Hinsdale police said the nursing home reported the bruising on the husband’s arm and wrist.
WESTERN SPRINGS—Nearly $13K in Debit Card Fraud Reported—An unknown suspect made four fraudulent purchases over a three-day span.
OAK PARK—Oak Park Native Betty White Earns Spot in Guinness Book of World Records—Native Oak Parker Betty White named record-holder for longest TV career in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
RIVER FOREST—Gov. Quinn Buys $50 Lemonade at 9/11 Charity Stand (VIDEO)—Quinn stopped by the charity lemonade stand in River Forest Wednesday, where money goes to support people with developmental disabilities.
LA GRANGE—Frank Lloyd Wright Home for Sale in La Grange—The home is listed for just under $700K and is on only its third owner.
ELMHURST—Comeback of Fasano Pie Company Gets a Big Boost From Mariano's—Peter Fasano is bringing the company back to life after more than 25 years. He celebrated Sunday at Mariano's in Elmhurst.
GENEVA—Former Geneva Police Officer’s Pain Sparks Quinn's Call for Torture Commission Reform—Joe Heinrich's sister was murdered 30 years ago. Now, he's advocating for victims' rights and protesting the failed protocol of the Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission.
ST. CHARLES—Report: DeWitte Named to RTA Board—Former St. Charles mayor and alderman will represent Kane County.
ST. CHARLES—Concept Plan: What Stays, What Goes at Charlestowne—The anchor stores and theater would stay, but the carousel probably won’t. The mall would shrink, but more retail would be near Route 64.