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  • Elmhurst Cycling Classic returns July 22

    ELMHURST – For the fourth year in a row, the streets of Elmhurst will become a race track for professional cyclists from around the world.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Cook County lawsuit challenges Lemont annexations

    LEMONT – The Cook County State’s Attorney has filed a lawsuit against the Village of Lemont that challenges the annexations of 17 parcels of property, ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Former Winfield deputy fire chief charged with forgery, misconduct

    Former Winfield Deputy Fire Chief Bryan Lewis of Wheaton has been charged with two felony counts of official misconduct and two felony counts of forge ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Lake in the Hills therapy horses bring stress relief to Algonquin police

    ALGONQUIN – Three miniature horses visited the Algonquin Police Department Wednesday to bring some stress relief to officers.
    July 20, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for July 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Rotary Club installs new board of directors

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Rotary Club recently installed officers and directors for the 2016-17 year.O ...
    July 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Three charged after Joliet Township shootout

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Three Joliet men were arrested Tuesday evening after gunfire was exchanged between vehicles in Joliet Township.
    July 20, 2016 - 1:54 pm
  • DuPage County forest preserve commissioner wants to garner support, funds for McKee House

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County commissioner Tim Whelan wants to build support – and funds – for preserving the McKee House in the Churchill ...
    July 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council OKs referendum to ask voters if they want to build a new library

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city’s voters will be asked in November whether the city should borrow $30.1 million to build a new library.
    July 20, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • New Lenox 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

    NEW LENOX – A gunman robbed a convenience store Wednesday morning in New Lenox.Deputy Police Chief R ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • DuPage Unity in Diversity Memorial celebrates lives of slain Dallas officers

    LISLE – People from all backgrounds and walks of life gathered July 16 to celebrate diversity and the five police officers who were killed in Dallas, ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Wheaton officials reject Aldi sign proposal as part of expansion project

    WHEATON – City of Wheaton officials on July 18 debated Aldi's plans to install a larger monument sign in front of its store as part of an expansion pr ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Police reports: Westmont for July 20

    TheftsBrenda Long, 35, of the 3900 block of North Lincoln Street, was charged July 14 with retail th ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • James Harrison drops Democratic bid for McHenry County state's attorney

    Democratic McHenry County state’s attorney candidate James Harrison withdrew from the race, prompting the party to scramble to find a replacement.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Reception scheduled for District 86 superintendent

    JOLIET – Joliet Public Schools District 86 will host a public reception from 3 to 5 p.m. July 28 for the community to meet Theresa R. Rouse, the new s ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:51 pm
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