Week in Review: Naperville Bar Tragedy, Auto Theft Ring, Business Closings

A look back at the headlines from Jan. 30 - Feb. 5.

Monday, Jan. 30

LHS took first place in 15 of 23 events and collected 30 top-three finishes at the inaugural Central Northern Area Conference regional Jan. 21.

Chief Kevin Shaughnessy said a resident recently received a call from individuals pretending to be their grandchildren to solicit money.

Tuesday, Jan. 31

Lemont Trustee Paul Chialdikas presented ideas last week to promote the village through branding and marketing efforts.

Business Manager Barbara Germany says it will be at least two weeks before the district finds out whether it owes more money to the state for unallowable transportation reimbursements.

Wednesday, Feb. 1

Five defendants are accused of purchasing vehicles in Cook and DuPage counties and shipping them overseas for resale without repaying loans used for the purchases.

Where were you during Chicago's third biggest blizzard to date? Take a look back on the historic storm through statistics and pictures.

The restaurant, located at 1243 State St., and the salon, 12371 Derby Road, closed quietly over the weekend.

Thursday, Feb. 2

The $4,970 grant will be put toward a learning garden and outdoor classroom in the school's existing courtyard.

The senior linebackers signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to join the Leathernecks' football program this fall.

Mayor Brian Reaves is one of three alternate delegates for the Republican presidential candidate in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District.

What's the big deal? Kids can learn as much or more at home.

Friday, Feb. 3

"After 24 years, I still love coming in every day," Paul Heatherington says of his Romeoville restaurant.

Chiefs from Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Division 10 presented Durkin with a plaque Monday.

Saturday, Feb. 4

Shaun Wild, a teacher at Spring Brook Elementary School, died of injuries sustained during a stabbing Saturday morning. A former Lemont High School student who now attends North Central College was also seriously injured in the incident.

Community members expressed a mix of emotions Saturday after hearing about the stabbing that left a local teacher dead and two others injured.

Sunday, Feb. 5

In determining bond, the judge said Daniel J. Olaska of Naperville is a danger to the community due to the severity of the crime.


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