In the highest-profile event yet for a pilot program that allows cameras in some Illinois courtrooms, a DuPage county judge allowed cameras inside the courtroom Wednesday for Elzbieta Plackowska’s arraignment.
The DuPage County Board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether an incoming mosque may add a minaret and dome to its building plan. MECCA, the Muslim Educational Cultural Center of America, has applied for a conditional use permit to construct a 50-foot high dome and a 60-foot high minaret.
DuPage County has new rules on where places of assembly, including places of worship, can set up. The county board Tuesday voted unanimously to allow those institutions into all zoning districts by right.