Murder trial begins | North Central professor helps Fermilab | Halloween Hop

NCTV17 News Update slate for Oct 25, 2023 with DuPage County Courthouse in background
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Chicago woman on trial for murder of Naperville man her son robbed, shot

A Chicago woman is currently on trial in DuPage County, charged with the murder of a 20-year-old Naperville man that her son robbed and shot. Find out more about the case and the ongoing trial.

North Central College professor helps on Fermilab Muon g-2 experiment

A North Central College professor is taking part in an experiment at Fermilab that could change the face of physics. Learn more about the work Dr. Paul Bloom is doing on the Muon g-2 experiment.

Cress Creek Garden Club awards scholarships

The Cress Creek Garden Club of Naperville has announced its scholarship winners for 2023. Find out which area students pursuing degrees in horticulture or environmental-related fields received this year’s awards.

Naperville student wins first place at ISMTA Piano Competition North

Naperville Central High School senior Melody Xu won first place in the senior division of the Illinois State Music Teacher Association (ISMTA) Piano Competition North.

The competition is the highest at the state level for piano performance. It took place at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois on Oct. 22. This is the second time Melody has received first place in the competition, having previously won in 2020.

The winners recital will take place Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Recital Hall, Music Building at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Halloween Hop on Sunday in Downtown Naperville

Kids are invited to take part in some trick-or-treating fun in downtown Naperville this Sunday, Oct. 29, at the annual Halloween Hop.

From 10 a.m. to noon, costumed kids can head to Top Fashion at the corner of Main Street and Jackson Avenue to get their first treat of the day, along with a map of various businesses throughout downtown which will be handing out both candy and non-candy treats. The map is also available online.

Families can also enjoy free trick or treat trolley rides, with pick up either in front of the Main Street Promenade at 55 S. Main St., or near Elements on Water Street. There will be two trolleys making trips every 10 to 15 minutes.