Patch Recap: 7 Arrested for ID Fraud, Man Charged with Child Porn, City Website Still Down

Taking a glance at this week's Naperville headlines.


Renzo Barduagni has been charged with unauthorized video-recording and five counts of aggravated child pornography. According to reports, police found video footage of a naked neighbor child and suspect other neighbors might have been taped undressing.

7 Charged in Connection With International Craigslist Fraud Group

Naperville police said a group of Georgia residents have been charged with theft and forgery after they conducted a fraud operation out of Naperville.

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Former Trainer Pleads Not Guilty to Sexually Abusing Teen Client

Robert Theodore pleads not guilty in DuPage County to charges he sexually abused a 16-year-old boy in a hot tub in Warrenville, the Daily Herald reports.

City Manager: 'Weeks' of Work Before City Website Fully Functional

After a virus was found and quarantined on the city's computer system Oct. 2, officials are working to strengthen their website and email service.


Around town

Naperville Home Sales Climb as Chicago Area Hits Six-Year High

Naperville's real estate market had an increase during September as the bulk of the Chicago area also saw a bump in year-over-year comparisons.

Coyotes Spotted in Naperville: Where You've Seen Them

We compiled a map of recent coyote sightings in and around town. Here's what you need to know about the elusive animals.

Running Scared 5K Set for Next Weekend

Naperville Crime Stoppers inaugural 5K is set to take place Oct. 27.

City Installs Electric Car Charging Station in Downtown Naperville

New electric vehicle charging station installed in heart of downtown Naperville.

More than 70 varieties of raw and roasted peanuts are added to a massive Sunland Inc. recall for possible salmonella contamination.

Naperville Central Alum Climbing the Ladder in Life and On Screen

Actor William Sandy Smillie tells his story about how perseverance and dedication landed him a role on NBC's newest series, "Chicago Fire."

Predict the Score: Chicago vs. Detroit

The Chicago Bears are back after the bye week and take on the Detroit Lions. Can you guess the score? Closest prediction to the outcome wins a Patch T-shirt!


Police and fire

Men from Naperville and Lisle are being charged with fraudulently gaining more than $28 million from investors, according to the FBI.

A Pennsylvania man famous for filing bizarre lawsuits is now part of the Drew Peterson case.

Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Boulder Hill Girl: Sheriff

The abuse is alleged to have occurred in January, the sheriff's office said.


Breast Cancer Awarness Month

Where to Get a Breast Examination in DuPage County

The Illinois Cancer Registry estimates 1,890 women statewide will die from breast cancer this year, and about 9,400 women will be diagnosed. Early detection, offered in routine exams at numerous DuPage County locations, saves thousands of lives annually.

Expert: Yoga May Help Heal Breast Cancer Survivors

Here's what you need to know and where you can go in Naperville to get your local yoga fix.


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