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  • Joliet Police: Robbery victim shoots back

    JOLIET – Police say a victim exchanged gunfire early Tuesday in Joliet with a would-be robber.About ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Joliet woman robbed at gunpoint

    JOLIET – Police say a woman was robbed at gunpoint while loading her car Monday night.Joliet Police ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Lemont high schoolers medal at national French competion

    LEMONT – Five Lemont High School students earned national medals for their performances on Le Grand Concours, an annual competition sponsored by the A ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • AFSCME says Gov. Bruce Rauner trying to end step increases

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration wants to abolish step increases, or scheduled raises based on time in service, according to the state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • McHenry moves forward with bike path to recreation center

    McHENRY – The construction of a bike path connecting the existing path on Knox Drive with the coming recreation center moved forward this week.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • La Grange school districts pass budgets with eyes on state uncertainty

    LA GRANGE – The boards of education for LaGrange School Districts 102 and 105 approved their fiscal year 2015-16 budgets during their most recent meet ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Registration open for Wheaton North High School's Falcon 5K

    WHEATON – The Falcon 5K, hosted by the Wheaton North High School Booster Club, will raise money for scholarships, academics, athletics and the arts st ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Plainfield house uninhabitable after fire

    PLAINFIELD – A Plainfield house saw hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage due to a fire Monday.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Sequoits runner, soccer player Furlong pondered golf and tennis

    ANTIOCH – This week, we get to know junior Tessa Furlong, who is a cross country runner and soccer player for the Antioch Sequoits. We will find out h ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Week 6 Football: Antioch dominates North Chicago defense

    Antioch 53, North Chicago 6The Sequoits started slow against North Chicago before turning it on to e ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Sports Roundup: Libertyville, Round Lake boys soccer vie for NSC title

    BOYS SOCCERLibertyville 1, Stevenson 1The Wildcats didn’t get the win Oct. 1, but thanks to a draw w ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Benefit gala a first for Lemont Center for the Arts

    LEMONT – "Earth without art is just ‘Eh’” is the sentiment of Emily J.B. Christian of Lemont, writ large on a favorite T-shirt.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Channahon OKs path project study

    CHANNAHON – Connecting the village’s south neighborhood bike paths with one that crosses the DuPage River and the Illinois and Michigan Canal has been ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Coroner IDs Harvard man found behind Woodstock business

    WOODSTOCK – The man found dead behind 3 Stars Pizza in Woodstock has been identified as 48-year-old Gary E. Reiher, McHenry County Coroner Anne Majews ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Best Chicago Cubs Wild Card watch parties in suburban DuPage, Cook counties

    The Chicago Cubs are in back in the Major League Baseball Postseason for the first time since 2008 and will face the Pittsburgh Pirates on Oct. 7 in t ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:22 pm
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