Patch Recap: Judge Orders DNA Samples in Double-Murder Case, Man Charged with Soliciting Pre-Teen

Taking a glance at this week's Naperville headlines.

Top Stories

Man Charged with Soliciting Naperville 12-Year-Old for Sex; Bond Set at $1 Million

A 35-year-old man tried to meet with a 12-year-old girl at a Naperville movie theater, according to police.

Naperville Fire Department quickly brought a fire under control at a west Naperville home Wednesday afternoon.

Bus Carrying Seniors Crashes Into Ss. Peter and Paul Office

A bus carrying residents from a Naperville senior citizen living center crashed into the side of Ss. Peter and Paul office building Tuesday afternoon.

Plackowska Ordered to Provide DNA Samples in Double-Murder Case

A DuPage County judge granted a request from prosecuters to test hair and saliva samples of Elzbieta Plackowska, according to Daily Herald.


Police and Fire

Woman Arrested After Fight Breaks Out at Downtown Naperville Bar: Police

Shaletta N. Thomas, 26, of Aurora, was arrested early Sunday morning around 12:38 a.m. and charged with two counts of battery and one count of obstructing a peace officer, police said.

Around Town

A Naperville resident hosted a watch party Tuesday night at her home for President Barack Obama's fifth State of the Union address.

Illinois Senate Approves Gay Marriage: How Naperville's Reps Voted

See how the three state senators who represent portions of Naperville voted on the Illinois Senate's same-sex marriage bill.

Le Chocolat du Bouchard: Savory Sweets in the Heart of Naperville

Downtown Naperville chocolate shop offers a world-class selection of sweets, pastries and gourmet hot chocolates.

Metra Passengers Get Delayed After Train Doors Fail to Close

Commuters were delayed about an hour and a half at Naperville's Metra station Friday morning.

Edward Hospital Announces New 3D Mammography

Edward’s new 3D mammography screening "significantly improves breast cancer detection."

Eco Gym Indoor 5K Energy Drive to Benefit Blessings in a Backpack

Eco Gym's 5K Energy Drive will help feed students who are on the federal free and reduced price meal program.

Panera Launches Hidden Menu

The menu is only available to those who know about it.

North Central College Hires New Football Defensive Coordinator

North Central College head football coach John Thorne has announced the hiring of Mike Murray as the Cardinals' new defensive coordinator.


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