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GEL SHARE: Glenbard West student charged with raping classmate

Glenbard West student charged with raping classmate - A former Glenbard West high school football player was charged with sexual assault Wednesday, more than a year after the alleged attack, which occurred on the same day he was involved in a fatal car crash. Demarco Whitley, 18, of the 400 block of Saint Moritz Drive in Glen Ellyn is charged with one count of criminal sexual assault, a Class 1 felony, according to a release from Rolling Meadows ...

GEL SHARE: Dist. 41 eyes options to handle growth

Dist. 41 eyes options to handle growth - Glen Ellyn District 41 may consider building a new school to ease overcrowding, but officials are worried about how a referendum push might fare.

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn man flees unrest in Egypt

Glen Ellyn man flees unrest in Egypt - Vince Hayner thought he would find adventure when he took a wanderlust leap about three weeks ago from his Glen Ellyn home to Egypt . The 30-year-old had a loosely laid plan to seek work as an English tutor, travel the country, and stay with an uncle who lives in Giza, about 12 miles southwest of Cairo.

GEL SHARE: Three homes burglarized in Glen Ellyn

Three homes burglarized in Glen Ellyn - Police in Glen Ellyn are investigating a series of robberies that occurred Wednesday at homes in three different areas of the village. Robberies were reported on the 100 block of Spring Avenue, the 800 block of Chancel Court and the 700 block of Parkview Court. Police believe the burglaries could …

It was an all around bad day for Metra West Line commuters Friday as two unrelated incidents delayed morning and evening rush hour train service.

On Friday morning, a man was struck and killed about 6:45 a.m. by outbound train #15 near the intersection of Kilbourn Avenue and Kinzie Street, Metra Spokesman Tom Miller said.

The incident halted Metra trains on the Union Pacific/West line. While Metra service announcements in Glen Ellyn at 7:35a.m. indicated uncertain delay times and an indefinite stoppage, Metra trains were moving as of 7:50 a.m., Miller said.

GEL Share: Glen Ellyn Family Portrayed on ABC's Supernanny Show

Aired on ABC TV: November 5, 2010

When Jennifer and John Atkinson of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, married four years ago, they had a dream of blending their existing families and having more children too. Jennifer already had two teenagers, Amanda, 14, and Abbey, 13, and John shares custody of his daughter Julia, age 10, from a previous marriage.

GEL PEOPLE: Glen Ellyn Native Opens Hilarious Comedy

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Journey to the Center of the Uterus: Adventures Infertility! A Funny, Poignant Comedy

October 7, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Runners participating in the Chicago Marathon may be in top shape but that doesn't protect them from a dangerous condition that few think about.

A suburban husband and wife who are recovering from dangerous blood clots have a warning for anyone who spends long hours traveling.

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Grand Marshal Nominations
The Glen Ellyn 4th of July Committee is seeking Grand Marshal nominations for its annual 4th of July Parade. The selection committee will consider things such as each candidate’s community service involvement, volunteerism and leadership. The nominations must include background information on each candidate. Please include the name, address and telephone number of the nominator. Nominees must be Glen Ellyn residents and consent prior to being nominated. Deadline to submit the nominations is May 6, 2010. Please submit at www.glenellyn4thofjuly.org/Contact-Us.html

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn Police Department Residential Security Survey

A Residential Security Survey is an inspection of your home, performed by a specially trained police officer, in an effort to identify areas in which you could improve the physical security of your residence. Many security features may be discussed, ranging from simply trimming shrubbery, to changing locks and upgrading exterior lighting.

Recommendations may be made to improve the security of your home. There are no obligations to the resident to perform any of the recommendations.

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