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  • Fire at Joliet bar Sunday set intentionally

    JOLIET – Investigators have determined a fire at a bar early Sunday was set intentionally.Deputy Fir ...
    NEW: Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Candidates for local office can begin circulating petitions for April election

    Those interested in seeking nomination in the April 7 local election can start circulating petitions Tuesday.
    NEW: Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Bench trial should begin Tuesday for next defendant in Hickory Street killings

    JOLIET – The alleged instigator of the Hickory Street murders decided Monday to leave his fate in the hands of a judge instead of a jury.
    NEW: Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Man sentenced to nine years in Plainfield crash case

    JOLIET – A man was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for a 2012 Plainfield crash that killed a Minooka man and injured four people.
    NEW: Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Downers Grove native wins MacArthur 'Genius Grant'

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove native and South High School alum Mark Hersam was named as one of this year's MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" recipi ...
    NEW: Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Berwyn woman charged in La Grange Park armed robbery

    LA GRANGE PARK – A 50-year-old Berwyn woman was charged for a La Grange Park armed robbery from Sept. 15, according to police.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Berwyn's Oktoberfest: 5 photos

    Berwyn holds its annual Oktoberfest in the Depot District with carnival rides, food, drink and live music on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Algonquin library to host author fair at Eastgate branch

    ALGONQUIN – Local published authors are scheduled to discuss their books at an author fair at the Eastgate branch of the Algonquin Area Public Library ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Firm ranks West Chicago 16th on safest places list

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago is ranked No. 16 in a listing of the safest places in the state of Illinois by real estate brokerage firm Movoto.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Hostage situation blocks both ramps to Interstate 55 at Cicero Avenue

    CICERO – The driver of a semi-trailer was arrested after holding his two children hostage after being stopped by police in the 4300 block of South Cic ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:50 pm
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