Month in Review: Top Stories from December 2012

We take a look back at the top stories from the last month.

From a meteor shower to a new business opening, here is a round up of the top 10 stories from the month of December 2012. 

Officials Investigate Death of Fetus Found in Dumpster at Yorktown Mall

An investigation has been launched to try and determine the circumstances of the death of a fetus found recently in a dumpster, officials said.

Gemenid Meteor Shower 2012 Promises to Be Spectacular

The peak of the Geminid shower will be at about 2 a.m. Dec. 13 and 14, Earthsky.org reports.

Newton Avenue Fire Leaves Home Uninhabitable

Glen Ellyn Fire Officials responded to a fire Monday morning in the 200 block of Newton Avenue. Officials said family and friends were assisting the family.

Sheriff Investigating Fatal Accident Near Glen Ellyn

A man died after hitting a tree early Wednesday morning on Park Boulevard.

District 41 Parents Petition Against Think Tank Initiative

Parents have started a petition asking Glen Ellyn District 41 to hold off on implementing Think Tank initiative changes in the 2013-14 school year.

Glen Ellyn Police Department reports, Nov. 24 -Dec. 1

Vote: 2012 Glen Ellyn Person of the Year

The nominations were made and now we want to know who you think should be our Glen Ellyn Person of the Year. Vote in our poll. Voting ends Dec. 27.

Update: Police Investigating Six Burglaries

Suspects are targeting homes when residents are away, police said.

Blackberry Market Expected to Open Thursday

After months of construction and planning, the owners of the new restaurant and market were planning to open Thursday.

Glen Ellyn Police Department reports, Dec. 2-8.

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