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  • Plainfield students build underwater robot, compete in regional contest

    PLAINFIELD – Ira Jones Middle School students who build underwater robots plan to compete in a regional competition held by the Shedd Aquarium in Apri ...
    NEW: Feb. 25, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Heroin use made more deadly with fentanyl

    Note to readers: This is the first installment of a four-day series examining the cause of Will County’s record number of heroin-related deaths in 201 ...
    NEW: Feb. 25, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • Plainfield park district to interview firms for rec center project

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Township Park District is getting closer to seeing a long-planned recreation center come to life.
    NEW: Feb. 25, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • Annual Elmhurst Bags for Wags fundraise brings in $6,000 for scholarships

    ELMHURST – The seventh annual Brian E. Wagner Scholarship Fund's Bags for Wags fundraiser tournament collected $6,000 to fund scholarships for local s ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Letter: Right to bear arms isn't relevant today

    To the editor:I do agree with Julie Hill of Glen Ellyn whose Feb. 9 letter advocated laws restrictin ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • McHenry County College offering programs for Women’s History Month

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To celebrate Women’s History Month, McHenry County College will host educational events throughout March to address significant challen ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Contested races make Algonquin Township GOP primary a bellwether

    The retirement of the supervisor and an effort to end a family’s half-century hold on the highway commissioner’s office makes the Algonquin Township R ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Cary awarded for excellence in financial reporting

    CARY – For the 18th consecutive year, the village of Cary has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Plainfield teens charged after police find them drunk, blocking road

    Two Plainfield teens face charges after police found them drunk in a vehicle blocking a roadway.Abou ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:12 pm
  • Louis Joliet Mall shoppers find an expo and free stuff

    JOLIET – William Martin took his two grandchildren to the mall Friday, and they walked into a business expo, which was a nice surprise.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 7:23 pm
  • Rialto Square Theatre books Loretta Lynn, working on more big acts

    JOLIET – Loretta Lynn is coming to the Rialto Square Theatre, which is bringing in big acts again after a year in which it stopped booking shows for n ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 6:23 pm
  • Woodstock police officer facing DUI charge from Lake County crash placed on leave

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer facing a drunken driving charge after a crash in Round Lake Beach has been put on administrative leave.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 5:50 pm
  • Search for woman missing for decades continues Friday at Joliet home

    JOLIET – Authorities spent Friday continuing a dig operation at 100 S. Margaret St. in Joliet.Illino ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:58 pm
  • Judge approves $600,000 loan to Rialto Square Theatre

    JOLIET – A Will County judge on Friday approved a $600,000 loan to the Rialto Square Theatre to pay old bills.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • New Lenox police: Joliet man arrested on cocaine charges

    New Lenox police arrested a 25-year-old Joliet man Wednesday as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:06 pm