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  • Joliet man dies at Plainfield steel plant

    PLAINFIELD – A Joliet man died Thursday after being pulled into a machine at a steel processing plant in Plainfield.
    June 23, 2016 - 6:32 pm
  • La Grange Park veteran receives posthumous honor from hospice care provider

    LA GRANGE PARK – A special bond between a 96-year-old war hero and an 11-year-old boy was touchingly remembered during an intimate ceremony honoring t ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • Catholic Charities to host health fair in Cicero

    CICERO – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is hosting a free community health fair from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at St. Frances of Rome S ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for June 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    June 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Braidwood police: Man had 9 baggies of heroin

    BRAIDWOOD – A Braidwood man was arrested Wednesday as police continue to investigate heroin sales in the area.
    June 23, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Wheaton youngster gets surprise of lifetime with room makeover, soccer star visit

    WHEATON – Madison Beguhul, 6, was taken aback when she arrived home June 16 to find the bedroom she shares with her 3-year-old brother, Matthew, had r ...
    June 26, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • 4-year-old drowns at Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club

    DOWNERS GROVE – A 4-year-old died after being found unconscious in a pool at the Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club on June 19, according to a news r ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • Harvard man injured after car crashes into creek, police say

    HARVARD – A 48-year-old Harvard man was taken to an area hospital Tuesday after he crashed into a creek, a police official said.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Woodstock campers learn about drones

    WOODSTOCK – Students enrolled in the Extreme Robotics Camp at the Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock enjoyed a drone presentation Wednesday.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Woodstock City Council votes against prevailing wage law for second year in a row

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council voted down the prevailing wage law for the second year in a row at its meeting Tuesday.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • 3rd Patriot Run coming up Sunday in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Participants in the third annual McHenry County Patriot Run will lace up to support local veterans Sunday at McHenry County College.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Cary man gets probation for setting fire to home in preforeclosure

    WOODSTOCK – A Cary man will serve two years of probation after he admitted to damaging his preforeclosed home by setting it on fire, leaving it uninha ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Police ID Plano man killed riding farm sprayer by train near Union

    UNION – A 57-year-old Plano man was identified as the person killed by a train on Tuesday evening, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Veteran honored with mortgage-free Wonder Lake home

    WONDER LAKE – After renting for the past three years, retired U.S. Army Sgt. Thomas Fogle and his family finally have a place they can call home.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Jean Hansen remembered as civic leader, trailblazer for women

    Introducing Jean Hansen at an event was no simple matter.Lisa Morel Las remembers the first time she ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:52 pm
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