Patch Recap: Man Gets 15 Years for Robbery, Locals React to VP Debate, Halloween Hauntings

Taking a glance at the week's top Naperville headlines.


Naperville Man Gets 15 Years for Gas Station Robbery

A DuPage County judge has sentenced Antonio Alexander, 35, of Naperville, to prison for a 2011 gas station robbery, according to authorities.

More Than 400 Naperville Runners Finish Chicago Marathon

About 650 people from Naperville ran in the Chicago Marathon Sunday. Naperville's best finisher was 42nd overall.

Administrator Salaries: How Do Nearby School Districts Stack Up?

Patch compares Naperville School District 203 salaries to what administrators are paid in Oswego 308, Valley View 365 and Plainfield 202 school districts.


Around town

Photos: Dr. Seuss' Grinch Statue Steals Spotlight at Naper Boulevard Library

A crowd of about 100 people of all ages gathered to get the first look at a new Dr. Seuss sculpture depicting The Grinch at Naper Boulevard Library Tuesday.

Naperville Curbside Leaf Collection Begins Next Week

The city of Naperville is also providing an interactive map to show where leaf collections have already occurred during the six-week program.

New Lawyer Horning in on Peterson Case

A Naperville lawyer is trying to take over Drew Peterson's case following the wife-killer's murder conviction.

Naperville has the least sex offenders compared with nearby suburbs.


Police and fire

Montgomery Teen Charged With Smoking Pot Outside Police Chief's Naperville Home

Maximilian G. Salling, 18, of Montgomery, is accused of smoking marijuana in his car outside the Villa Park police chief's Naperville home last month.


Election 2012

Naperville Readers Weigh In: Who Won the Vice Presidential Debate?

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan sparred on Thursday night over domestic and foreign policy issues in Danville, KY. Who do you think won tonight's debate?


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

DuPage County Offers Variety of Breast Cancer Support Groups

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here is a list of local breast cancer support groups.

Shop Pink in DuPage County to Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means a variety of pink products will be hitting the shelves. But, do your pink purchases always go towards the cause?


Halloween hauntings

Enjoy October with these classic fall activities. Find locations near Naperville and around the Chicago area.

It's opening weekend for these terrifying haunted attractions. Check out our guide to haunted houses near Naperville.

Michael Myers Returns to Big Screen at Ogden 6 for 35th Anniversary of 'Halloween'

Just when you thought he was dead, Michael Myers comes back for another scream as Ogden 6 Theatre presents 1978 classic, 'Halloween.'


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