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  • Suspected Lisle bank robber in custody

    LISLE – A man suspected of robbing a Lisle bank is in custody, according to Bandit Tracker Chicago, a website run by law enforcement.
    March 4, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Bolingbrook superintendent vows to 'spread the word to end the word'

    BOLINGBROOK – In honor of Special Olympics and Best Buddies' Spread the Word to End the Word awareness day, Valley View School District 365U Superinte ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Feb. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • County seeks funds for East Branch DuPage River flood plan

    DuPage County Stormwater Management hopes to receive federal grant money at the end of this year to fund projects designed to mitigate flooding in the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Mistwood Golf Club renovation in home stretch

    ROMEOVILLE – Mistwood Golf Club owner Jim McWethy hasn’t invested tens of millions of dollars in recent renovations at the Romeoville facility just to ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Plainfield community fair offers info on local resources

    PLAINFIELD – During a community resource fair Friday, Jamie Thigpen found some services she thinks will help her raise her three children.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Romeoville mayor sorry to see firm leave for Hammond

    ROMEOVILLE — Mayor John Noak said Wednesday he was sorry to hear American Stair Corp. was relocating operations to Hammond, Ind., but that Indiana pro ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Student organization combats bullying at Bolingbrook High School

    BOLINGBROOK – As a sophomore at Bolingbrook High School, Kelly Boden would find notes on her desk that read, "Nobody cares about you.”
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Feb. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Bolingbrook school makes valentines for vets

    BOLINGBROOK – B.J. Ward Elementary School teacher Kelly Conway (back, far right) and her second-grade students show off the valentines the Bolingbrook ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Men charged with armed robbery of Bolingbrook truck stop

    BOLINGBROOK – Two men were arrested after allegedly stealing more than $150 from a truck stop clerk at gunpoint and fleeing when approached by police ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Two arrested on robbery charges

    BOLINGBROOK – Two men were arrested after authorities said they robbed a Bolingbrook truck stop early Friday.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 6:51 am
  • Boys basketball playoff seeding announced

    All eyes were on the Class 4A Bolingbrook Regional.When the votes were counted and the IHSA announce ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • Dominic Hargrove wins Bantam wrestling state title

    BOLINGBROOK – Dominic Hargrove of Bolingbrook had a dominant run at the Bantam Championship state wrestling finals on Feb. 15 at Bolingbrook High Scho ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Woodridge reports economic improvements in 2014

    WOODRIDGE – 2014 saw new businesses and fewer industrial and office vacancies in Woodridge, as staff continued efforts to grow economic development in ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Feb. 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Police: Man brought $20,000 in cocaine to drug deal

    BOLINGBROOK – Police reportedly seized $20,000 worth of cocaine from a Chicago man Tuesday.Metropoli ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Lewis men's basketball wins fifth-straight game

    ROMEOVILLE – Ryan Jackson is a senior, and plays with the poise of one.So does Max Strus, his freshm ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • ‘Pop Culture Clash’

    JOLIET – The name of the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry before Albus Dumbledore was on the tip of Allison Ward’s tongue Wedn ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Benedictine University in Lisle hosts first powwow

    LISLE – On Saturday, Benedictine University in Lisle hosted its first-ever powwow, giving the school and local community a glimpse into Native America ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Feb. 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Benedictine University president to step down

    LISLE – After more than 20 years at Benedictine University in Lisle, President William Carroll will be stepping down from his position in December.
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 1:51 pm
  • Drew Peterson facing charges he tried to solicit a murder

    JOLIET – Drew Peterson was charged Monday with trying to hire a hit man to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 7:19 am
  • Local RadioShack stores on closure list after bankruptcy filing

    Ten RadioShack stores in the western suburbs are slated for possible closure after the technology retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday, a ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Division I football players among area student athletes making college sports commitments

    Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, is the first chance for high school seniors to officially commit to play sports in college. Several area players will ink wit ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Woodridge, area suburbs see 19 inches of snow

    February came in with a bang this weekend, bringing with it about 19 inches of snow.While Woodridge ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 4:39 pm
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