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  • Waste Management will begin early pickup in Marycrest

    JOLIET – Due to the scheduled installation of new water mains in the Marycrest subdivision, Waste Management has announced that pickup of garbage, rec ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Inmate: Peterson admitted to killing missing wife

    CHESTER – A prison inmate Drew Peterson is accused of enlisting to arrange the killing of the Will County state’s attorney says the imprisoned former ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Plainfield library assistant director to take over as interim, offers no guarantees on district's future

    PLAINFIELD – Lisa Pappas was last week unanimously appointed interim director of the Plainfield Public Library District by the Board of Trustees.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Lockport residents invited to meet new Taft D-90 leader

    LOCKPORT – Taft School District 90 will have a meet-and-greet event for its new superintendent Tuesday.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Fairmont District 89 superintendent to lead Harvey District 152

    LOCKPORT – The Fairmont School District 89 superintendent, who resigned recently, plans to lead a school district in Harvey, a move that follows month ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Joliet park board revises Pilcher Park plan, pleases residents

    JOLIET – The Joliet Park District board on Monday approved a Pilcher Park plan that basically leaves the road and trail layout as is but makes it more ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 board approves high school standardized testing schedule

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield School District 202 board approved a proposal from administrators to reinstate a standardized testing schedule for high sc ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Joliet honors William Hennessy, who started three generations of civic leadership

    JOLIET – The Hennessy family has been involved in Joliet city government in some fashion since 1898.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Elmhurst police increase seat belt, DUI enforcment through Memorial Day weekend

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is conducting extra seat belt and drunk driving enforcement through the Memorial Day weekend, according to a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Prosecutor: Joliet man sexually assaulted joggers on I&M canal trail

    ROCKDALE – A man authorities allege is a serial rapist is facing a minimum of 60 years in prison after police say he sexually assaulted two women in t ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Judge: No prison term for driver on heroin who killed Minooka motorcyclist

    JOLIET – A judge has ruled a Palos Park man will not serve time in prison for a 2012 Plainfield crash that killed a Minooka man and injured four peopl ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Lincoln-Way District 210 requested for federal grand jury appearance

    NEW LENOX – At least one Lincoln-Way School District 210 representative was commanded to testify last week before a federal grand jury on information ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Downtown Glen Ellyn to host wine-tasting, shopping event

    GLEN ELLYN – Only 150 tickets will be sold for the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn’s third annual Wine & Finds, a wine-tasting and shopping event set ...
    May 23, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Bolingbrook bank robbed

    BOLINGBROOK – The FBI is seeking the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a Bolingbrook bank Friday.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • New Lenox man dies in Channahon Township motorcycle crash

    CHANNAHON TOWNSHIP – A New Lenox man died Sunday after his motorcycle struck a semitrailer.Melvin H. ...
    May 23, 2016 - 4:09 pm
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