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  • Wheaton decides to keep backyard chicken ban in place

    WHEATON – Wheaton's ban on backyard chickens will remain in place.City officials decided to keep the ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Police Reports: Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Oct. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Bicyclist injured after being hit by pickup truck in Wheaton

    WHEATON – A bicyclist was injured Oct. 25 near Naperville Road and Blanchard Circle in Wheaton after being hit by a pickup truck.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • University Park murder trial underway in Joliet

    JOLIET – Five years to the day after a 19-year-old man was slain in a University Park park, his accused killer's trial began.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Fire damages Crest Hill home

    CREST HILL – No one was injured when a fire damaged a two-story home Wednesday in Crest Hill.Lockpor ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • New Elmhurst coffee shop wants to capture flavor of residents

    ELMHURST – Whenever Muddassar “Mudzi” Alvi visits a new city, his goal is to visit the area’s best coffee shop – soaking in the atmosphere as well as ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Police reports: Westmont for Oct. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Westmont Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Downers Grove man charged in drug-induced death of foreign exchange student living in Glen Ellyn

    A Downers Grove man has been charged with supplying a fatal dose of methadone to a 15-year-old foreign exchange student from Spain who was living in G ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • McHenry-based nonprofit that houses families in need holding benefit dinner Nov. 5

    McHENRY – The Collier House, a nonprofit organization providing free, short-term housing to Gold Star families, is hosting a fundraiser Nov. 5.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Cary School District 26 refunds portion of bonds, dedicates funds to reduce debt

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board has refunded a portion of its Series 2011 bonds and dedicated some of its fund balance to further reduce debt ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Woodstock-based Helping Paws Animal Shelter asking for donated shoes by Dec. 15

    WOODSTOCK – Helping Paws Animal Shelter is collecting shoes through Dec. 15 to help people in need and raise money for the shelter. As of Tuesday, the ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Cary School District 26 Board appoints new member

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 board has appointed a member to fill its vacant seat.Robert Bridg ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Crystal Lake District 155 officials deny teacher on leave for endorsing Hillary Clinton

    CRYSTAL LAKE – District 155 has issued a statement contradicting teacher William Walker’s claims about the reason behind his administrative leave.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Harvard Mayor Jay Nolan resigns to start distillery

    HARVARD – Mayor Jay Nolan resigned from his post Tuesday after more than 11 years to start a distillery in town.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Family Health Partnership Clinic celebrates 20 years serving McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Suzanne Hoban worked in refugee settlements in Asia, she knew there was a problem when it was easier for them to get health care t ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:15 am
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