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  • Mental Health Court funding put on hold

    MORRIS – The Grundy County Mental Health Court program has been put on hold because of the governor’s executive order freezing all state discretionary ...
    NEW: Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Plainfield 202 teachers ratify new contract

    PLAINFIELD – Teachers in Plainfield School District 202 have ratified a new three-year contract that increases their pay by an average of 2 to 3 perce ...
    NEW: Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Some Will County officials desire Joliet incentives to keep courthouse downtown

    JOLIET – County officials this week said they were serious about building a new courthouse in downtown Joliet – but some were equally hesitant to go a ...
    NEW: Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake self-storage facility receives lukewarm thumbs up from council

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A self-storage looking to move into a vacant building on Virginia Road will have to do so without the extra signs it was looking for.
    NEW: Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Youth Crossroads students rally community ahead of health fair Saturday

    BERWYN – Youth Crossroads students, Berwyn city officials and Enroll America teamed up in Berwyn on Thursday to get the word out about signing up for ...
    NEW: Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • McHenry County church groups help fill religion gap for young adults

    Inside the basement of Dirk Vause's Crystal Lake house, a group of young adults gather sit on the couches and chairs in a semicircles. Some have print ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • Cool cubes: Wheaton celebrates winter with ice fest

    WHEATON – Instead of being cowed by the cold, Wheatonians celebrated it during the first-ever Ice (Cubed) Fest in the city's downtown.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Judge: Murder suspect's police interview OK for trial

    JOLIET – Prosecutors can use the statements a man made to detectives when he is tried for murder, a judge decided Thursday.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:23 pm
  • Fore! Glen Ellyn library hosts indoor mini golf

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Public Library hosted Swinging Thru the Stacks on Friday.The event provi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:17 pm
  • Joseph Spitalli gets 65 years in Darien murder case

    A Darien man was sentenced Tuesday to 65 years in prison for the murder of his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend in November 2012, according to the DuPage Cou ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Longtime Downers Grove resident remembered

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove resident Ted McCollum had been involved with the village one way or another his entire life.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Berwyn police officers to be recognized by city for fire rescue

    BERWYN – The city of Berwyn will honor four of its police officers who went above and beyond when they rescued a woman from a fire at an apartment bui ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Chipotle opens second Joliet location

    JOLIET – The second Chipotle restaurant in Joliet opened Thursday, an event pleasing to some on the University of St. Francis baseball team.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • No children on school buses involved in Crystal Lake crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An crash involving two school buses caused only minor injuries, a fire official said.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • McDonald's CEO to step down after 25 years with company

    OAK BROOK – Don Thompson, CEO and president of McDonald's Corporation, will retire March 1 after 25 years with the company, according to a news releas ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:54 pm
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