With at least 20 children among the 26 dead in a shooting rampage, Naperville School District 203 is suggesting ways to help your kids cope.
Steeple Run Faces Lockdown After Shots Fired in Nearby Burglary
Steeple Run Elementary school in unincorporated Naperville was on lockdown for several hours Tuesday morning after reports of shots being fired during a home invasion in a nearby neighborhood.
Naperville Central Newspaper Clarifies Student Cheating Scandal Reports
Central Times student newspaper is setting the record straight regarding misconceptions reported by media outlets about the school's recent cheating incidents.
Bank Loses Over $1 Million in Naperville Ashwood Park Short Sale
Chicago Magazine reports that California-based lender IndyMac recently accepted a loss of more than $1 million during a short sale of a western Naperville home.
New Underage Drinking Law Cracks Down on Parents
Provisions of an Illinois law expands on parents' responsibilities to prevent underage drinking on their property.
The Season Is Here: Where to Get Flu Shots in Naperville
The number of flu cases reported in the Chicago area is higher now than it was at this point in 2011. Here's where to get an influenza vaccine in Naperville, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
Naperville Park District Board Election Filing Deadline Extended
A new state law was enacted during the recent veto session to move the filing deadline from Dec. 24 to Dec. 26.
Humane Society: Fox Valley Mall's Furry Babies Store Linked to Puppy Mills
A dozen Chicago-area pet stores were listed in an undercover investigation released Tuseday by the Puppy Mill Campaign for the Humane Society of the United States.
Local High School Athletes Featured on New NCTV17 Sports Show
New weekly sports show highlighting local high school athletes and coaches set to debut this weekend on NCTV17.
Police and Fire
Pedestrian Hit by Metra Train in Critical Condition at Edward Hospital
Woman struck by westbound BNSF Metra train on Thursday afternoon in critical condition.
Court Strikes Down Illinois' Concealed-Carry Ban
An appeals court has decided Illinois' ban on carrying a weapon in public is unconstitutional.
Share Your Elf on the Shelf Hiding Spots: What Has The Elf Been Up To?
Our Patch Elf on the Shelf has gotten ahold of our computer and now wants to know what his buddy elves are up to. Share your photos here!
Naperville YouTube Picks: Christmas Lights Synced to Techno Jingle Bells
Each week, Naperville Patch goes deep into the YouTube archives to find and feature videos about Naperville.
Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Sightings in Naperville
Find out where you can see Jolly Old St. Nick himself in Naperville before he makes the trip back to the North Pole to prepare for Christmas.