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  • Lawyer-turned-defendant gets more prison time

    JOLIET – Seven years after attacking his ex-wife in the Will County courthouse, a former lawyer was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:13 pm
  • Lemont Girl Scouts pack chemotherapy bags to lift spirits of those going through treatment

    LEMONT – More than two dozen local Girl Scouts came together to make sure those going through chemotherapy knew they had someone thinking about them.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District opens up spring registration

    ELMHURST – Spring registration begins this Saturday for the hundreds of programs and events offered by the Elmhurst Park District.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:09 pm
  • O’Neill PTA holds candidate forum for District 58 school board

    The O’Neill Middle School PTA held a Downers Grove Grade School District 58 candidate forum on Feb. 14 for the six candidates running for school board ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:03 pm
  • 2 men charged in drug overdose death of Addison man

    A Glen Ellyn man and an Addison man are each being held in the DuPage County Jail on a $1 million bond after being charged in the drug overdose death ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:05 pm
  • Sterne's Woods and Fen restoration project means temporary closures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parts of the walking trail at Sterne’s Woods and Fen, 5617 E. Hillside Road, will be closed temporarily during a planned $50,000 restor ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Sculpture of Cary's founder to be put in Jaycee Park

    CARY – When Cary-Grove Historical Society founder and President Pam Losey speaks with students, she always asks them how the village of Cary was named ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Ex-Oakwood Hills man faces child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man will be in court Thursday facing 10 counts of child pornography charges.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Woodstock business owners concerned about $78M Route 47 construction proposal

    WOODSTOCK – The multimillion-dollar Route 47 widening project that could take two years to complete drew a crowd at the Woodstock City Council meeting ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County suicides now trending down; mental health board says prevention efforts paying off

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Suicides are at a seven-year low in McHenry County.“We’re working hard to address the ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Lockport mayor talks last 4 years, challenges ahead

    LOCKPORT – Lockport Mayor Steve Streit delivered his fourth State of the City address Tuesday at Broken Arrow Golf Club in Lockport.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Joliet Junior College president receives student feedback on tuition increase proposal

    JOLIET – Joliet Junior College President Judy Mitchell told the board Tuesday that students she spoke with were understanding and supportive of the co ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Joliet chamber expo includes job fair

    JOLIET – The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry annual business expo this weekend at the Louis Joliet Mall includes a job fair for the first ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Groups coordinate effort for endangered dragonfly in Lockport Township

    LOCKPORT – A helicopter flew across the Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve carrying a utility pole.It ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Flash from the past: Glen Crest opens time capsule

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Crest Middle School staff, students and alumni opened a time capsule Jan. 26 that had been sealed since the school's addition was pu ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm