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  • Hassert, not Hastert: Bolingbrook mayor posts signs to clarify road name after complaints

    BOLINGBROOK – Confusion about the name of a disgraced ex-politician vs. that of a Will County family for whom a Bolingbrook street is named has driven ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Will County hosts heroin education summit

    ROMEOVILLE — Politicians, public health advocates and law enforcement were among the 300-plus people who attended Friday's countywide heroin education ...
    April 29, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Work begins on roads, bridges and interstates in Joliet, Will County

    JOLIET – The roadwork season started in earnest this week as motorists cruising around Joliet could come across construction crews at several spots.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Coal City man dies after crash on I-55 in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – A Coal City man died Saturday after a car crash Friday at Interstate 55 and Route 126 near the Bolingbrook-Plainfield border.
    April 27, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Ground breaks on Romeoville Blain's Farm & Fleet

    ROMEOVILLE – Ground broke last week on the Blain’s Farm & Fleet that will anchor a new commercial development in Romeoville.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Testimony ends in Bolingbrook child-luring trial

    JOLIET – Testimony ended Tuesday in the bench trial of a Bolingbrook man charged with child abduction.
    April 26, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • Lisle's Universal Technical Institute helps transportation employers incentivize career training

    LISLE – As elected officials struggle to fund higher education and expand vocational career training programs, employers in Illinois are working with ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital creates Baby Jasmine's Angel Nursery

    BOLINGBROOK – When Jennifer Clarke’s family lost their youngest child, Jasmine, at birth, they turned the pain into a way to help other families facin ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Room Place furniture warehouse in Woodridge devastated by fire: 6 photos

    Smoldering burned out trucks, and a pile of charred mangled debris is all that is left of the Room Place, a furniture warehouse located at 2501 Intern ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Bolingbrook abduction trial continues

    JOLIET – Were felony attempted child abduction charges filed against a Bolingbrook man because of his previous conflicts with the village, his attorne ...
    April 21, 2016 - 5:46 pm
  • Police: Romeoville woman victim of 'revenge porn'

    ROMEOVILLE – An Ohio man has been arrested after allegedly offering to sell sexually explicit photos of a Romeoville woman after their relationship en ...
    April 20, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • WESCOM agencies challenge Will County's 911 dispatch center offer

    BOLINGBROOK – Municipal and fire protection district agencies that fall under Will County’s largest and busiest 911 dispatch center are challenging th ...
    April 19, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Trial underway in Bolingbrook child abduction case

    JOLIET – A Bolingbrook man is facing a bench trial for allegedly trying to lure a girl into his vehicle four years ago.
    April 19, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • Man who committed 1996 murder to be released from asylum

    JOLIET – A man judged to be insane when he killed his daughter 20 years ago will be released from an asylum to a group home, a judge ruled Monday.
    April 18, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Romeoville police officer saves 2 from fire

    ROMEOVILLE — A Romeoville police officer saved two people from a fire Sunday that left a residence uninhabitable. 
    April 18, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Naperville man dies in I-55 motorcycle crash in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK — The driver of a motorcycle was killed in a crash at Interstate 55 just south of Route 53 in Bolingbrook.
    April 14, 2016 - 6:32 pm
  • Bolingbrook bakery employee gets arm stuck in conveyor belt

    BOLINGBROOK – A 37-year-old man was flown to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove on April 9 after his arm was injured in a conveyor belt ...
    April 9, 2016 - 7:33 pm
  • Will County forest preserve officials consider upping fines for lewd acts, drug use

    JOLIET — Forest Preserve District of Will County officials are eyeing an increase in fines and crackdowns on crime following last month's sting operat ...
    April 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • People can watch prescribed burn at St. James Forest Preserve

    Specially trained crews from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County are using prescription burns to preserve natural habitats and better contro ...
    April 7, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Bolingbrook Park District to conduct community-wide survey

    BOLINGBROOK – Every three years, the Bolingbrook Park District engages an independent firm to conduct a communitywide survey to measure resident aware ...
    April 6, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Noir comedy to clown around on Bolingbrook stage

    BOLINGBROOK – On a dark and windy night, a dozen clowns walk into a city bar for an absurd evening of music, mayhem and murder. No ordinary bar, it’s ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Annual flushing in Bolingbrook designed to ensure water quality

    WOODRIDGE – Beginning the week of April 4, Illinois American Water will start flushing water mains and hydrants in the Bolingbrook service area.
    April 4, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day