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  • Wheaton names Fourth of July Parade grand marshal

    WHEATON – A longtime community member will be the grand marshal of the Wheaton Park District and city of Wheaton’s annual Fourth of July Parade.
    May 21, 2016 - 9:58 pm
  • Swimming pool, dinosaur replica ready for fun in Clarendon Hills

    CLARENDON HILLS – Families can catch the unveiling of a life-sized Tyrannosaurus rex sculpture about to take up permanent residence at Prospect Park. ...
    May 20, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • La Grange survey confirms safety, flooding, downtown as top issues

    LA GRANGE – An inaugural survey conducted by the Citizens Council of La Grange earlier this year essentially validates what the council believed to be ...
    May 21, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • Wolves born at Brookfield Zoo head into wild

    BROOKFIELDThe Chicago Zoological Society announced the birth of a litter of five Mexican gray wolves ...
    May 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Jazz Up Glen Ellyn coming to downtown this summer

    GLEN ELLYN – The Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn wants to get people jazzed up about an event coming to downtown Glen Ellyn this summer.
    May 20, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Havlicek Elementary students learn ballroom dancing

    BERWYN – It’s not every day you see 10- and 11-year-olds dressed up in formal attire, dancing the tango or rumba. But that’s exactly what the fifth-gr ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:08 pm
  • Villa Park Library to offer yoga for babies, toddlers

    VILLA PARK – A fun, simple yoga session with your child is in store at the Villa Park Public Library. Presented by Elmhurst Yoga Shala, yoga sessions ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Missing woman last seen in Joliet

    JOLIET – The Joliet Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person.
    May 20, 2016 - 1:08 pm
  • Burr Ridge mayor authors roadmap to success

    BURR RIDGE – Burr Ridge Mayor Mickey Straub credits family and friends for vital support during the 2012 odyssey that is the vehicle for his newly pub ...
    May 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Craft cider fest, art shows, new director drawn to Riverside Arts Center

    RIVERSIDE – Special events at Riverside Arts Center will include its inaugural craft cider festival, receptions for exhibits by Jennifer Taylor and Ch ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Controversy flares over McHenry West High School Marine graduate's attire

    McHENRY — McHenry high school officials said a McHenry West graduate who serves in the military was aware that district protocol would prevent her fro ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • Police: Masked man shoots man in knee on Joliet street

    JOLIET – A man was shot in the knee Thursday by a masked assailant.Joliet Police Department Chief Br ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Blooming Fest to grace West Chicago

    WEST CHICAGOBlooming Fest will blossom May 21 in West Chicago, with several preview events May 20.At ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for May 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Jury selection to begin Friday in Peterson murder-for-hire trial of Will County State's Attorney

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of p ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:56 am
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