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  • Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission to host meeting on plastic bag fees

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission will host an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Civic Center, 535 Duane St., the villa ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • Joliet dog owner will lose one dog but keep two

    JOLIET — A Joliet owner of three dogs neighbors say were involved in several dog-on-dog attacks will lose one of them to a McHenry County animal rescu ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Westmont police seeking assistance locating robbery suspect

    WESTMONT – Westmont police are seeking the public's help after a robber escaped during an incident over the weekend, according to a department news re ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 6:55 pm
  • Downers Grove's Adventure Realm offers virtual gaming, laser tag

    DOWNERS GROVE – Once upon a time, businessman Jim Legner attended the Dungeons and Dragons Club at the Downers Grove Public Library when he was in mid ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 6:51 pm
  • Ives requests audit of College of DuPage after president's severance total announced

    State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, announced Friday in a news release that she will ask the Illinois Auditor General to audit the College of DuPage af ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 6:42 pm
  • Amtrak ‘people mover’ ready in Joliet

    JOLIET – The Amtrak “people mover” is scheduled to start running Wednesday.“It’s not for everybody,” ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Richland district contract negotiations continue

    CREST HILL – A teachers union representative said Richland School District 88a teachers are getting frustrated by a lack of progress following submiss ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • McHenry County developer buys land in Marengo near planned I-90 interchange

    MARENGO – Super Mix Inc. recently bought 255 acres of an 831-acre farm in Marengo for $4.7 million, or $18,350 an acre, but any development on the lan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • Trial for Harvard man accused of sexually assaulting 9-year-old girl begins with recorded call

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys prosecuting sex crime allegations against a Harvard man involving a 9-year-old girl played for a judge Tuesday a recorded cellph ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Romeoville man sentenced to 108 years for child porn, sexual assault

    JOLIET – A Romeoville man who filmed himself having sex with a 12-year-old girl was sentenced Tuesday to 108 years in prison.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Local officials get nowhere with Caterpillar on Joliet jobs

    JOLIET – No public effort to save local Caterpillar jobs is developing, and the governor's office does not appear to be taking up the cause.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • Ice skating rinks now open at Woodridge's Orchard Hill Park

    WOODRIDGE – The portable ice rinks at Orchard Hill Park are now open daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.One ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Champps to celebrate reopening in Lombard with fundraiser

    LOMBARD – Champps in Lombard is teaming up with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to celebrate the restaurant’s grand reopening.  
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • When cold weather hits, McHenry County-area blood banks see donations freeze

    The school cancellations and messy road conditions that followed the subfreezing temperatures earlier this month continue to have ramifications for ar ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Obamacare signup, health fair set for Saturday

    BERWYN – A community health fair and an enrollment for Affordable Care Act health plans will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Christian Life ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:44 pm
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