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  • Volo baseball contest to award free "Back to the Future" car

    VOLO – One lucky Volo Auto Museum visitor will win a DeLorean Time Machine car, based on the movie "Back to the Future Part II," if the Chicago Cubs w ...
    NEW: March 4, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Judge rules voice analysis can't be used in Joliet murder trial

    JOLIET – Defense lawyers can't use their chosen technique to show a man accused of murder isn't another voice heard on his alleged victim's 911 call.
    NEW: March 4, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Police: Man had gun in Nowell Park

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Police say an armed man went for a walk in the park early Wednesday.Will County Sh ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Psychatrist's report not allowed in Crest Hill murder trial

    JOLIET – A judge has banned a psychiatrist's report for a second time in the trial of a Crest Hill man accused of stomping his wife to death.
    March 4, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • JJC speaker shares research on economic insecurity

    JOLIET — Marianne Cooper shared with local leaders, community members and students at Joliet Junior College her research on how families cope with ris ...
    March 4, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Algonquin, Woodstock denounce Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget cuts

    Fearing drastic cutbacks to police, public works and other core governmental services, officials from two area communities this week formally denounce ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Northern Illinois Battle of the Bands competition set for Antioch

    ANTIOCH – Teen bands are invited to enter the Northern Ilinois Battle of the Bands competition to be held April 11 at Port of Blarney, 27843 W. Grass ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Area residents asked to apply for Lake County Idol competition

    LAKE COUNTY – "American Idol" TV fans can test their voices in Lake County this spring and summer. This year's Lake County Idol competition is open to ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • Suspected Lisle bank robber in custody

    LISLE – A man suspected of robbing a Lisle bank is in custody, according to Bandit Tracker Chicago, a website run by law enforcement.
    March 4, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Police reports: Lombard for Feb. 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lombard Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Wauconda District 118 suing Lakemoor over TIF district

    LAKEMOOR – It took more than a year for Lakemoor village officials to plan and approve a tax increment finance district at Route 120 and Route 12 but ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Snapshot: Family Math Night

    LEMONT – More than 120 River Valley students and their families attended a family math night Tuesday at the school. Students travelled room to room to ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Bolingbrook superintendent vows to 'spread the word to end the word'

    BOLINGBROOK – In honor of Special Olympics and Best Buddies' Spread the Word to End the Word awareness day, Valley View School District 365U Superinte ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • African Children's Choir to perform at Crystal Lake church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The internationally acclaimed African Children's Choir will be performing at a Crystal Lake Church as part of its ongoing efforts to ra ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Elmhurst intersection closes for pipe installation

    ELMHURST – Madison Street and Berkley Avenue in Elmhurst will be closed for five business days, beginning today, to allow crews to install a pipe that ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:38 pm
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