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  • Man sentenced to 4-and-a-half years in prison for raping Crest Hill girl

    JOLIET – A Milwaukee man was sentenced Thursday to four-and-a-half years in prison for raping a young girl in Crest Hill more than a decade ago.
    June 30, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • First Congregational Church of La Grange hosts Messy Church

    LA GRANGE – On June 5, First Congregational Church of La Grange hosted Messy Church, a worship service centered around hands-on crafts and activities ...
    June 30, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Pedestrian killed by Metra train in Woodstock, official says

    WOODSTOCK — A person was killed by an inbound Metra train in Woodstock on Thursday afternoon, a Metra spokeswoman confirmed.
    June 30, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta to kick off Fourth of July festivities in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – It would be hard to miss the bright yellow, banana-shaped boat in the upcoming Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta.
    July 1, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Police: Meth lab set up in Plainfield Township forest preserve

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP – A man went for a walk in the woods Thursday and unintentionally found the remains of a meth lab.
    June 30, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • North Berwyn Park District celebrates Hett Park opening

    BERWYN – Families can splash in the water park, climb and play at the Brocato Playground or stroll along the park plaza while enjoying the summer weat ...
    July 1, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Police Reports: Wheaton for June 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Wheaton Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have no ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:59 pm
  • Woodstock Farmers Market receives funding from Link Up Illinois

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Farmers Market announced it has been awarded funding from Link Up Illinois to start a double coupon program for Link custome ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Affordable housing complex celebrates opening in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Villas of Lake in the Hills celebrated its opening Wednesday with 60 new, affordable housing units.
    June 30, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Spring Grove-area man charged with aggravated DUI free on bond

    WOODSTOCK – A Spring Grove-area man accused of driving under the influence in a weekend crash that killed his passenger is out on bond, according to c ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry County College approves science lab expansion

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees has approved the construction of additional space for science classes and labs.
    June 30, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Marengo City Council appoints new interim police chief

    MARENGO – The city of Marengo will have an interim police chief after Chief Joseph Hallman leaves for a new job at the end of the month.
    June 30, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • McHenry gun shop to raffle off AR-15 rifle to benefit Orlando shooting victims

    McHENRY – A McHenry gun shop announced plans Wednesday to raffle off an AR-15 rifle to raise money for the victims of the June 12 nightclub shooting i ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • AMVETS 29th annual picnic gives veterans a chance to get out and have fun

    FOX RIVER GROVE – About 500 hospitalized veterans came out Wednesday for the 29th annual AMVETS picnic, hosted by the Cary-Grove AMVETS Pearl Harbor M ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • John Kontos started Town & Country Lanes in Joliet

    JOLIET – John Kontos was a business pioneer on West Jefferson Street, opening the Town & Country Lanes bowling center with a group of business partner ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:43 pm
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