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  • Just A Taste Confections opens in Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce, along with Bloomingdale Mayor Franco Coladipietro, recently took part in the ribbon-cutting cerem ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Victim's widow testifies: I saw Joliet restaurant shooter's face

    JOLIET – Edna Franchini testified she had a clear view of Christopher Thompson’s face when he fatally shot her husband in Louis’ Family Restaurant.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:36 pm
  • Official: Illinois state museum could reopen in weeks

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Museum could reopen in a matter of weeks if the General Assembly approves changes sought by Gov. Bruce Rauner, accord ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Algonquin taking proposals for purchase, relocation of Franke House

    ALGONQUIN — The village announced Tuesday it is accepting proposals for the purchase, moving and rehabilitation of the historic Franke House at 103 W. ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Federal judge rules lawsuit on Channahon Township area I-55 crash that killed 5 can move forward

    A federal judge in Chicago has ruled a wrongful death lawsuit tied to a 2014 Channahon Township crash can move forward.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Mazzochi calls special College of DuPage Board of Trustees meeting to fill vacancy

    College of DuPage trustees have one final chance to select someone to fill a vacancy on their board.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • McHenry County Epilepsy Foundation to expand traumatic brain injury services

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The McHenry County Epilepsy Foundation announced Tuesday it will begin offering brain injury health management services to McHenry Coun ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Joliet logistics building sold

    JOLIET – Midwest Warehouse and Distribution Systems has acquired a 575,000-square-foot building on South Chicago Street.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Riverside police chief calls for stricter tank car requirements in case of derailments, explosions

    Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel says he fears a railroad tank car carrying highly flammable crude oil or other hazardous material through the commu ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • New Lenox will now fine for vaping in public

    NEW LENOX — New Lenox residents can now be fined for using e-cigarette or vaping devices in certain public spaces.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Dog rescued in Crystal Lake gets emergency makeover

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When 5-year-old shih tzu-mix Meeko arrived at On Angels Wings Pet Rescue the staff knew the spirited little guy was loved.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • 'New York' to premiere at Theatre of Western Springs

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Fifteen stories of resiliency, hope and survival after 9/11 are chronicled in the play “New York,” which premieres Feb. 11 at the Th ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Icy roads lead to Channahon crash involving school bus, car

    CHANNAHON – Traffic was briefly diverted Tuesday morning in Channahon after a weather-related crash involving a school bus and car.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Shorewood police: Target shoplifting leads to tug-of-war over purse with stolen goods

    SHOREWOOD – Police say a Hoffman Estates woman tried stealing panties and smoke detectors Thursday from Target.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Winfield Bluebirds 4-H club remembers Alice Teske

    WINFIELD – The Winfield Bluebirds 4-H club shares its tribute to a late 4-H leader, Alice Teske of Winfield. The following remembrance was written by ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 2:00 pm
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