1. End of D181's Pullout ACE Program Proposed for Elementary Schools: Increased standards in math and English language arts, paired with increased application of ACE principles district-wide would eliminate the need for an exclusive program, the district's Advanced Learning Task Force said Monday.
2. 2 Women Charged With Heroin Possession in Burr Ridge: The women were charged with the Class 4 felony on Jan. 22 after police stopped a car they were passengers in.
3. Accused O’Laughlin Killer Will Represent Self in Court: John L. Wilson, who is charged with the 2011 child murder in Indian Head Park, has been granted a motion of pro se with only stand-by counsel.
4. : Other stories that were among our most read for January detailed a burglary Hinsdale, a profile of Vintage Confections in Clarendon Hills, and a police blotter that included charges for two Hinsdale Middle School students.
5. : It's the second time this month that an elderly Hinsdale resident was scammed by people posing over the phone as contest officials.
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