Patch Recap: Walmart Gets Delayed, Kmart to Close, Naperville Man Suing Lifetime Fitness

Taking a glance at this week's Naperville headlines.

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Naperville Man Suing Lifetime Fitness Over Alleged Sexual Abuse By Trainer

A 22-year-old Naperville man who was allegedly sexually abused by a Warrenville Lifetime Fitness trainer is now suing the club, CBS reports.

New 75th Street Walmart Supercenter Delayed

Due to a delay in closing on the property, the target completion date for a proposed Walmart Supercenter in Naperville has been pushed back.

Crain's Chicago Business is reporting that nearly 1,200 jobs could be lost at the prominent companies.

Fake ID Ownership More Than Triples in Recent Months: Police

Naperville police said a "new wave" of "sophisticated" fraudulent identification and driver's licenses has been on the rise.


Police and Fire

Police Seeking Information After Downtown Naperville Fight

Police are looking for more information regarding a fight that left one man injured in a downtown parking garage.

Settlement Deal Offered in Civil Case For Deadly Melissa Lech Hit & Run

The civil case against a Naperville man who allegedly ran down a young woman from Joliet and then fled, leaving her to die, has a settlement agreement on the table.


Around Town

The price of the 10-ride ticket is no longer discounted.

District 203 Announces New Deputy Superintendent; Fills Two Other Positions

Niles West Principal Kaine Osburn has accepted a position as the deputy superintendent of Naperville School District 203. He begins his new job July 1.

The social media forum says they're shutting down for good, citing the news industry is going through a massive change.

Event organizers have announced a new theme, time and location for this summer's 12th annual Jeanine Nicarico Memorial Fund for Literacy 5K family run/walk.

Naperville North's Colin Goebel Signs With Iowa Hawkeyes

Naperville North High School senior Colin Goebel signed a letter-of-intent with the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team Wednesday during National Signing Day in Austin, Texas.

US Postal Service: Saturday Mail Delivery to End

The U.S. Postal Service announced it will end Saturday mail delivery by Aug. 1. Patch wants to know how will this affect you?

Comcast Adding 170 Jobs in Naperville for New Business Center

Comcast plans to hire nearly 200 employees for its recently opened executive briefing center in Naperville.

Education Needed to Fight Heroin Use 'Epidemic' in DuPage County

Heroin use in the Chicago area is an epidemic, DuPage County State's Attorney Bob Berlin says. Experts in the subject share advice for parents and information about the drug at police department forum.

Naperville Animal Hospital Participates in Free Spay and Neutering Program for Pit Bulls

Pit bull owners can get vouchers for the free surgery, which is expected to reduce overpopulation of the breed as well as the number of pit bulls that end up in shelters, according to the Humane Society.


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