Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's west Chicago region:
HINSDALE—Man Charged With DUI After Weekend Crash That Killed Hinsdale Dad—Bond is set at $750,000 for William Decero, who was charged with aggravated DUI after a car crash that killed Hinsdale resident Thomas Fitzsimons Sunday morning.
OAK PARK—Principal Helps Catch Streakers at OPRF Game—Two boys in speedos and body paint interrupt halftime show to run across the field, straight to where their principal was standing to help catch them.
BOLINGBROOK—Bolingbrook Plane Crash Victims Identified as Kentucky Doctor & His Wife—A man stumbled out of the wreckage and was taken to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, then transferred to Loyola Medical Center with severe burns.
BATAVIA—Batavia Cops Foil Fake DEA Agent Phone Scam—In a nasty scam that’s been perpetrated across the nation, the “DEA agent” tells the victims they’re under arrest for Internet drug purchases.
LISLE—After Assault Claims, Benedictine Bans Alcohol in Campus Housing—The new policy comes two weeks after the alleged incident of sexual assault, although school officials are not citing any one factor for the ban.
GENEVA—Man Charged With Sept. 4 Judicial Center Bomb Threats—Carpentersville man accused of phone calls saying four bombs were hidden in the Kane County Judicial Center and many people in Kane County would die.
ELMHURST—Driver in I-290 Crash That Killed Four Cited for No Valid License—All four of the deceased are women, three men were taken to area hospitals.
LA GRANGE—Bicyclist Gropes Woman Jogging in La Grange—A man on a bike groped a woman who was jogging in La Grange early Saturday morning.
WOODRIDGE—First Female Police Chief Appointed in Woodridge—Deputy Chief Gina Grady has served all 27 years of her career with the Woodridge Police Department.
NAPERVILLE—4 Charged in Connection with Naperville Vehicle Burglaries—Police have charged four in connection with burglaries to motor vehicles this weekend.
WESTERN SPRINGS—Chicago Tribune's John Kass Excited About LT's Silver Brick Match—The Chicago Tribune columnist posted on Facebook about the Lyons Township vs. Hinsdale Central boys soccer rivalry game that took place Saturday in Western Springs.
DOWNERS GROVE—Downers Grove Police Detail Burglaries at Home of Deceased Neighbors—Two of the burglaries took place in September, according to police reports. Kenneth Harry, a 43-year-old neighbor, was charged in connection to the incidents.
LEMONT—Old Quarry Placed on Soft Lockdown after Alleged Bomb Threat—The Lemont Police Department found "nothing out of the ordinary" after a student reported seeing the words "school bomb" written in a middle school bathroom.
ELMHURST—Heroin Addicts Dying Every Week in DuPage—A panel attempts to break down this complex epidemic at Elmhurst College forum. Parents of addicts who died from heroin share their grief.
ELMHURST—Elmhurst Homes Ransacked, Burglarized—Thieves made off with cash and jewelry.