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  • Longtime Berwyn resident's family looks back on 100 years

    BERWYN – Lillian Hajek had a simple goal: to live to turn 100 years old. And in December 2015, the former 80-year Berwyn resident reached that milesto ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Marengo-area crash sends 2 women to hospital

    MARENGO – Two women were transported to a Rockford hospital with minor injuries after a rear-end collision Thursday outside Marengo, a fire official s ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:02 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner announces plan for private-public partnership for I-55 widening

    Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Feb. 4 a plan to add managed lanes to Interstate 55 through a private-public partnership.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • Wilmington man arrested in Morris on heroin possession, DUI charges

    MORRIS — A Wilmington man was arrested Wednesday in Morris on charges of unlawful possession of heroin and driving under the influence of drugs, accor ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • City of Elmhurst to hold Women in Management Forum

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Economic Development Commission is inviting women in business to attend a networking event.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Police Reports: Wheaton for Feb. 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Wheaton Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have no ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Downers Grove man charged with child pornography possession, distribution

    DOWNERS GROVE – Anthony Damaska, 28, of the 600 block of Sherman Street, Downers Grove, has been charged with possession and distribution of child por ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Police: Joliet man had 5 kilos of cocaine in pickup

    PEOTONE TOWNSHIP – Police say a dog found $250,000 worth of cocaine in a Joliet man's pickup truck Wednesday.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • La Grange businesses report strong holiday sales

    LA GRANGE – The second year of Unwrap La Grange for a Hometown Holiday brought increased holiday sales for local businesses, according to a La Grange ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Carmel astronomy students attend national conference

    MUNDELEIN – Four Carmel Catholic Students recently traveled to Kissemee, Fla. to present research at the American Astronomical Society’s annual confer ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Downers Grove company to teach computer science to tweens

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove residents Chris Davis and Marissa Schultz have started a tutoring company to provide middle school students more opportu ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Illinois Comptroller: State debt spiraling

    SPRINGFIELD — Unless something changes soon, Illinois is heading $6.2 billion deeper into debt and taxpayers will remain on the hook, state Comptrolle ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Little Lake County: Celebrate Valentine's Day the healthy way

    Most people have thoughts of chocolate and sweethearts in their minds when February rolls around; however, it’s also American Heart Month.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • 3 run for Lake County State’s Attorney seat

    STATE’S ATTORNEY RACEMatt Stanton D-GurneeExperience: Attorney and adjunct professor at Kent College ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • Police discover child pornography, drugs in Fox Lake couple's home

    FOX LAKE – An investigation spanning several weeks led to Lake County authorities discovering hundreds of child pornography videos, an array of drugs ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:51 pm
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