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  • Full-day kindergarten could cost $15M for District 41

    GLEN ELLYN – Adding full-day kindergarten to District 41 schools would cost a minimum of $14.9 million, according to information released by the distr ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • 'Cash mobs' come to Westmont

    WESTMONT – It's been far from business as usual for downtown Westmont stores in recent months, as a local group has organized a series of “cash mobs.”
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Glen Ellyn men charged in Carol Stream armed robbery

    Two Glen Ellyn men have been charged in a Carol Stream armed robbery after admitting involvement in the crime, along with other incidents, according t ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • No charges in alleged knife incident in Elwood

    ELWOOD — One truck driver allegedly pulled a knife on another driver during an argument Wednesday over who had first dibs on an empty cargo container.
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • Harvard man found guilty of predatory sexual assault of 9-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 37-year-old Harvard man faces 15 to 67 years in prison after he was found guilty on Wednesday of predatory sexual assault and aggravated ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Nippersink Creek restoration work to address flooding, invasive species

    RINGWOOD – Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream's banks cut straight down to its bed.
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Braidwood police charge man with assault, indecent exposure

    BRAIDWOOD – Police say a motel guest exposed himself and broke a video camera Tuesday.Peter R. Kooye ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Lockport subdivision will get new playground

    LOCKPORT — A new playground is planned for Lockport's Hawthorne Preserves subdivision.It’s one three ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Lakewood updates village website to be more accessible

    LAKEWOOD – The village of Lakewood rolled out a new website Tuesday.The goal of the redesign is to p ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Lincoln impersonator to lead downtown pub crawl

    LEMONT – Lemont bar-goers on the night of Feb. 13 may be surprised to see an Abraham Lincoln impersonator among the patrons.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Hinsdale Central drama students learn about Jewish heritage for 'Fiddler'

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central High School’s March production of “Fiddler on the Roof” will be a departure from what many of the students are used to in ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • McHenry Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer charged with child pornography

    McHENRY – A Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer is facing child porn charges after a months-long investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Wheaton man charged with 4 counts of child porn possession

    WHEATON – A Wheaton man has been charged with four counts of possession of child pornography, a class 2 felony, according to a news release from the D ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Water main break closes 2 Route 83 lanes

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst crews are working to repair a broken water main on Route 83, just north of North Avenue, according to a city traffic alert.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Glen Ellyn student who fell in Rome may have been robbed

    Police believe a college student from Glen Ellyn who was seriously injured after a fall while studying abroad in Rome could have been the victim of a ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:17 pm
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