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  • With Illiana nixed, 'a new sense of urgency' for Will County roads

    With the Illiana Expressway project on life support, Will County officials say they have no choice but to shift their sights elsewhere to accommodate ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Depositions begin soon for Richland lawsuit in Crest Hill

    CREST HILL – Depositions for a 2012 lawsuit involving allegations from a teacher of workplace abuse at Richland School District 88a are scheduled to t ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Plainfield library expansion options narrowed to downtown

    PLAINFIELD – Any new addition or reconstruction of the Plainfield Public Library will happen in downtown Plainfield.
    July 4, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Mojoes of Joliet slated to reopen Tuesday

    JOLIET – Mojoes of Joliet is slated to reopen Tuesday under new management and eventually will be converted to a new club to be called The Tree.
    July 4, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Community fireworks remain the highlight of the holiday

    There is nothing quite like fireworks on the Fourth of July – or on the Third or Fifth of July, for that matter.
    July 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Lombard man sentenced to 5 years for illegally shipping guns to Philippines

    A U.S. District judge sentenced Edwin Makasiar, 44, of Lombard, to 60 months in federal prison for illegally shipping more than two dozen firearms to ...
    July 4, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • Police reports: Lemont for July 3

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Lemont Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    July 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Keefe: Check out book versions of sizzling summer movies

    There’s something about sitting in a dark room with a big screen that feels especially indulgent and refreshing on a sunny summer day. 
    July 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale and Darien for July 3

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from area police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Face Time with Bobbie Andresen

    Carpentersville resident Bobbie Andresen, 52, and her granddaughters, Lyla and Ava Church of Woodstock, were waiting for the Swedish Days Parade to be ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kane County residents share their stories, opinions on national anthem

    Jacob Zimmerman, along with 54 other young volunteers, arrived at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, New Jersey, late on a July night i ...
    July 3, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Cary boating incident sends 14-year-old boy to hospital

    CARY – A 14-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after a boating incident on the Fox River in Cary, fire officials said.
    July 3, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Pilot dead after plane crash in Bartlett forest preserve

    BARTLETT – The pilot of a small plane died July 3 after the aircraft crashed into a Bartlett forest preserve, according to National Transportation Saf ...
    July 5, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Shadwick King arguments, sentencing moved up to July 31

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife will find out this month whether he will receive a new trial or a prison sentence, ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • Batavia United Way to offer Success By 6 scholarships

    BATAVIA – It costs more than $3,000 to enroll a student in the kindergarten enrichment program offered by the Batavia Park District. Noting that might ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:30 pm
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