More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in DuPage County, leading to health advisory – NBC Chicago

DuPage County residents are being asked to take precautions to protect against West Nile virus following an increase in mosquito samples that tested positive. In a press release, the DuPage County health department revealed an increase in mosquito samples that tested positive for the virus, but a specific number of samples remain unclear. Statewide, 408 … Read more

How to Find Your Designated Polling Station to Vote on Election Day – NBC Chicago

Thousands are expected to come to polls today to participate in the 2022 Election Day vote for Illinois Primary in the state and the Chicago area. If that’s the case for you, make sure you know where your designated polling station is, as early voting places are often not the same places where polling takes … Read more

How and Where to Vote Near You on Election Day – NBC Chicago

Election day for Illinois Primary in 2022 is officially here — and polls open at 6 a.m. While thousands in the state have already cast their votes via early voting and mail, thousands more are expected to participate in the tradition of voting in person on Election Day. If that’s the case for you, make … Read more

Driving in DuPage County? Please slow down for turtles on the road, officials say – NBC Chicago

Watch out for turtles crossing the DuPage County road. Forest Preserve officials say the reptiles become more active in the spring as they look for the best possible nesting sites. However, they can become a road hazard for motorists. According to a press release from the DuPage Forest Preserve, “from April to October, turtles roam … Read more

Man gets 101 years in prison for sexually assaulting suburban student – NBC Chicago

A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 101 years in prison for the 2019 kidnapping, assault and armed robbery of a student in the suburbs. Justin Dalcollo, of Kentucky, was found guilty by a jury in December of felony aggravated criminal assault, armed robbery, kidnapping and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, the … Read more