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  • Motorist dies in crash with semitrailer near Bolingbrook, Woodridge border

    BOLINGBROOK – A Countryside man was killed in a collision with a semitrailer Tuesday.The crash occur ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Bolingbrook man charged with armed robbery after incident at Woodridge Jewel

    WOODRIDGE – A Bolingbook man is facing a slew of charges after allegedly trying to steal money from a cash register at Jewel-Osco in Woodridge.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:39 am
  • Three escape injury in Romeoville house fire

    ROMEOVILLE - No one was injured in a fire that caused heavy damage to a house Wednesday morning.Assi ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge and Bolingbrook for Nov. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Prostitution sting in Downers Grove nets seven arrests

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department worked alongside the DuPage County Metropolitan Enforcement Group in a prostitution sting that net ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Man charged with sexual assault in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – A 54-year-old Woodridge man has been charged with criminal sexual assault in a case involving a 13-year-old.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Woodridge man accused of sexually assaulting teen

    BOLINGBROOK – A 54-year-old Woodridge man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old has been charged with criminal sexual assault.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Downers Grove South Fall Jazz Concert: 7 photos

    Downers Grove South High School jazz groups perform in the school's Fall Jazz Concert on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • All-area boys soccer: Meet Suburban Life Media's 2014 selections

    The boys soccer season is officially in the books after two championship games on Saturday. Now is the perfect time to honor the best players with the ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Nov. 12

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Mills: Fall fun in store at Fountaindale Library

    Fall is my favorite season, and November has my favorite holiday – Thanksgiving.For me, Thanksgiving ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • FBI arrests two in cell phone store robbery

    BOLINGBROOK – The FBI arrested two men for allegedly holding up a cell phone store Thursday.Andrew C ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle, Bolingbrook for Nov. 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Foster re-elected in 11th District

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, appeared poised for re-election Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Bolingbrook rolls past Bloom in playoff opener

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS – For the second straight year, Bolingbrook opened the Class 8A playoff with a blowout victory against Bloom Township.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Valley View schools set to honor veterans with special events

    BOLINGBROOK – Several Valley View School District 365U schools are planning special events in honor of Veterans Day.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Republican Sandack wins 81st District race

    DOWNERS GROVE – Incumbent state Rep. Ron Sandack declared victory Tuesday night over challenger Democrat Liz Chaplin to retain his District 81 seat.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Bolingbrook HS Ambassadors help clear tornado-ravaged farm

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook High School’s Student Ambassadors have returned from “an experience like no other” helping with the ongoing cleanup of the W ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Local residents honored at Tri County SRA event

    The Tri County Special Recreation Association hosted its annual Recognition Dinner Dance Oct. 17 to celebrate the achievements of its participants and ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Girls soccer supervisor arrested in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – The supervisor of a girls soccer program was arrested Saturday after allegedly sending inappropriate text messages to players.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Safety board reports on 2013 Bolingbrook plane crash

    BOLINGBROOK – Authorities have determined a pilot’s loss of aircraft control led to his and his wife’s deaths in a September 2013 crash.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • Gaffney to retire as president of Lewis University

    ROMEOVILLE – Brother James Gaffney, president of Lewis University since 1988, is retiring, but friends and colleagues will have plenty of time to get ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Goss: A Joliet West football 'W' would be a treat

    My Halloween weekend wish is for Joliet West’s football first playoff endeavor to be a real treat. The issue is identifying tricks that can help make ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Area residents decorate their homes inside and out for holiday

    Chucky the murderous doll, the Grim Reaper and an army of half-man pumpkin people guard the spooky spirit of Bill Ward’s “Halloween House” in Romeovil ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle, Bolingbrook for week of Oct. 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Trooper Erin Hehl Memorial Overpass dedicated: 7 photos

    The Illinois State Police hosts a dedication ceremony at the Burr Police Department for the Trooper Erin Hehl Memorial Overpass on Thursday, Oct. 30, ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:31 pm
  • Reader Poll

    When do you put up your holiday decorations?
    Right after Thanksgiving
    Early December
    Close to the holiday
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