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  • Crystal Lake City Council candidates address voters at first of forum series

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Budget concerns and economic development topped concerns with Crystal Lake City Council candidates at a forum Thursday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • McHenry County College restaurant reopens with beer and wine included

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College’s student-run restaurant officially reopened to the public Thursday with some bold additions to the menu. Slàint ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • McHenry County Board gets pep talk from U.K. ambassador

    WOODSTOCK – Before embarking on its long-term planning meeting, the McHenry County Board got a rare pep talk from Her Majesty’s Government.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:15 pm
  • Joliet man dies after being trapped under machinery at work

    JOLIET – A Joliet man has died after a workplace incident, according to information released Thursday by the Will County Coroner's Office.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:07 pm
  • 2 charged after Shorewood home invasion

    SHOREWOOD – Two men were arrested Wednesday after they allegedly forced their way into a Shorewood home.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 6:08 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Feb. 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Trucker sentenced to 10 years in prison for crash that killed 5

    JOLIET – A truck driver who fell asleep at the wheel and killed five people in a 2014 crash on Interstate 55 was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in pri ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:56 pm
  • Szafranski: Indian Prairie Public Library serves up tech buffet

    Is your technology cupboard bare? Your library card can be a meal ticket for an all-you-can-eat technology buffet. Indian Prairie Public Library now o ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to expand to Delnor, Central DuPage and Kishwaukee hospitals

    A $2.5 million financial gift presented on Valentine's Day will support the expansion of the cutting-edge Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular I ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:59 am
  • Lockport officials allow controversial industrial park to advance

    LOCKPORT – As expected, the Lockport City Council has approved an early plan for an almost 2 million-square-foot industrial park that has caused strif ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Downers Grove founder’s home designated as historic landmark

    DOWNERS GROVE– The former home of Downers Grove founder Pierce Downer was designated a historic landmark at the Feb. 14 village council meeting.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:51 am
  • Appeal ahead in Elmhurst hoop house fight, alderman says no moving on new ordinance until settled

    ELMHURST – In another step in a months-long civil struggle, an Elmhurst family that was ordered by the city to take down their backyard hoop house wil ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:33 am
  • Essex Township clerk arrested, charged with stealing $94,000 from taxpayers

    ESSEX TOWNSHIP – The Essex Township clerk was arrested Thursday for allegedly using taxpayer money for personal expenses, according to the Illinois At ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 1:17 pm
  • Affording Catholic school tuition when you haven’t planned ahead

    While many families plan far in advance with the intention of sending their children to Catholic school, there are also families who decide later to m ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • Elmhurst mayor voices disapproval of plan rotation test causing noise over village

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley said he's not a fan of a test that is designed to more evenly distribute nighttime airplane noise across northw ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:41 am