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  • Bill controlling phony tickets sent to governor

    JOLIET – The chances of buying a phony ticket for a show at the Rialto Square Theatre or other Illinois theaters should go down with a new law sent to ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Police: Lockport man drops gun as deputies chase him

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – A man allegedly dropped a handgun while fleeing from police Tuesday night.Will C ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Police: Joliet man had cocaine, marijuana in his apartment

    JOLIET – A man was arrested Tuesday after police reportedly found cocaine and marijuana in his apartment.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Romeoville fire station rebuild approved

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Fire Station 1 has not seen major renovations since the mid-1980s, Fire Chief Kent Adams said.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 might need more than one solution to cure financial ills

    NEW LENOX – Sandy Plourde is concerned what might happen to her children and others who attend Lincoln-Way High School District 210 if one of the scho ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • ‘A devastating domino effect’

    PLAINFIELD – As a single mother with two children with special needs, Stephanie Austin relies heavily on the state’s subsidized child care program – w ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Batavia resident pens first novel

    BATAVIA – After being a longtime teacher in Naperville, Batavia resident Julie Oleszek resigned to pen her first novel, “The Fifth Floor,” a fictional ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • St. Charles Police reports

    • Alex Sanchez, 19, of the 1200 block of Dogwood Lane, Carol Stream, was charged Saturday, May 30, with underage drinking.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Active River project open house to take place in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The public is invited to attend an open house conducted by the Active River Task Force between 6 and 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hickory Knolls Di ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • St. Charles North graduate helps create interactive game

    The team of seven Bradley University students in a capstone class were given three elements: a monkey, a bear and Type 2 diabetes. Their challenge was ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • North Aurora banquet facility sues over golf course sale

    NORTH AURORA – A banquet facility in North Aurora, which operates next to the Fox Valley Golf Club, is suing the city of Aurora regarding the sale of ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Discarded ashes start small garage fire in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Batavia firefighters put out a small garage fire Wednesday afternoon at 814 N. Forest Ave., according to a news release. Officials said it w ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Geneva resident Lilly Nowak wins Geneva's Got Talent competition

    GENEVA – Lilly Nowak, a 12-year-old Geneva resident, was named Saturday as the winner of the fourth annual Geneva’s Got Talent competition, the Geneva ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Nonprofit groups brace for impact of state budget impasse

    The Illinois state budget impasse Wednesday continued with little fanfare in Kane County, but local officials said its impact will worsen the longer i ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Face Time with Lori Tschetter

    Geneva resident Lori Tschetter, 47, was waiting for the Swedish Days Parade to begin in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chro ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:04 pm
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