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  • Harvard police investigating armed robbery at Church Boulevard, Jefferson Street

    HARVARD – Police responded early Thursday morning to Church Boulevard and Jefferson Street in Harvard for reports of an armed robbery that occurred la ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Cary, Fox River Grove voters also will get advisory anti-tax referendums

    Voters in Cary and Fox River Grove will get the same opportunity as Lakewood voters to tell their elected officials via the ballot box that they’re ti ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Ex-Algonquin mom sentenced for shooting TV while kids watched Primus video

    WOODSTOCK – A judge sentenced a former Algonquin mom to 18 months of probation after she admitted to firing several rounds into the TV her children we ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Richmond community holds tractor/truck parade to honor 'fallen farmer'

    RICHMOND – Tractors and trucks from around the area drove down the streets of Richmond on Thursday in honor of a man killed last week.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Judge: McHenry County 'house of horrors' home will be demolished

    McHENRY – An abandoned McHenry-area residence once home to a man convicted of decade-old sex crimes will be torn down, a judge ruled Thursday.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Guilty pleas in Joliet, New Lenox Township crashes

    JOLIET – Two people pleaded guilty Thursday to criminal charges in unrelated traffic crashes that left people injured.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for Aug. 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove and Westmont police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Community gathers for Bike Wheaton Festival: 5 photos

    WHEATON – More than 110 people attended the second annual Bike Wheaton Festival on Aug. 13, put on by the Downtown Wheaton Association and the Wheaton ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Joliet police: Man shot himself in leg by accident

    JOLIET – Police say a man admitted to accidentally shooting himself in the leg Wednesday night.Jolie ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • I-55 lanes open after car fire near Route 30 interchange

    JOLIET – A car fire occurred Thursday afternoon on Interstate 55 northbound in the area of the Route 30 interchange, according to Illinois State Polic ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Minooka bus drivers, aides on strike

    MINOOKA – School bus drivers and aides who serve the Minooka school districts picketed Thursday morning at the transportation center after the union t ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:57 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Aug. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake-area Special Olympics youth basketball team needs coaches

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The local Special Olympics youth basketball team, the Junior Lakers, is in need of volunteer coaches for the upcoming season.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Oak Brook readies for 54th annual Festival of Fine Art Aug. 20-21

    OAK BROOK – One of the area's oldest artistic traditions will return to Oakbrook Center on Aug. 20 and 21 with the annual Festival of Fine Art.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • I-88 and I-355 ramp in Downers Grove to close for weekend

    DOWNERS GROVE – The ramp carrying the westbound Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) to the northbound Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) over Finley Road in ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:16 am
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