This week the DuPage County Board is expected to vote on new rules about where places of worship can locate. The changes would allow houses of worship into all zoning districts by right, unlike before.
One of the country’s oldest outdoor murals covers a storefront on Chicago’s Northwest Side. People who care about the 40-year-old painting are finishing a facelift. The mural restoration is doing more than brightening up a gritty stretch of North Avenue.
DuPage County's board has given the go-ahead for a new Muslim community center to be built, but without a dome to cover its religious worship space. The Pin Oak Community Center is slated for construction on an unincorporated residential plot near west suburban Lombard.
Authorities say they've arrested a suburban Chicago man after finding a marijuana growing operation at his home.The DuPage County sheriff's office says 42-year-old Stephen Baker was charged with a felony count of possession or production of cannabis plants.
The Dupage County Board has approved a proposal to build a mosque in unincorporated Willowbrook.Backers of the mosque had been struggling to get their proposal through the Dupage County Board for several months.
DuPage County has abandoned a bid to keep new places of assembly out of unincorporated residential neighborhoods. That's a major concession to those who feared new churches, mosques, and temples would be frozen out of the very communities they aim to serve.