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  • Murder suspect still acting as own attorney

    JOLIET – A murder suspect who is acting as his own attorney needs to show a judge why it's worth hiring an expert to refute cellphone records.
    March 28, 2015 - 1:20 am
  • Cleveland Grimes pleads guilty to drug and weapon charges

    JOLIET – A man with an extensive criminal history pleaded guilty Friday to drug and weapons charges.
    March 28, 2015 - 1:10 am
  • State data shows Will, Grundy county schools still struggle

    JOLIET — The Illinois State Board of Education has rated the financial health of school districts statewide, showing continued budget strain and decli ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Harvard candidates weigh issues

    HARVARD – The numerous Harvard City Council candidates emphasized the city’s slow economic development and its budgetary constraints as the primary ch ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Safety improvements coming to Randall Road in Geneva, St. Charles

    Improvements planned for Randall Road this summer aim to make that stretch of road safer in Geneva and St. Charles.
    March 27, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • A purse was reported taken Thursday, March 26, from Crosstown Pub and Grill, 1890 Mill St.• Anika ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Kevin J. Ausman, 53, of the 2200 block of Kings Court, Geneva, was charged Friday, March 20, with driving under the influence.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • St. Charles teen band competing for chance to play at Bonnaroo festival

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles teen band The Giving Moon is competing for the chance to perform at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in June in Tennesse ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • St. Charles police warn against IRS phone scam

    ST. CHARLES – Residents who get “extremely rude, threatening and demanding” calls from people claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service should ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Blackberry Township man charged with sexual abuse of boy on plane

    GENEVA – A man from Blackberry Township was charged this week in a federal complaint, alleging that he sexually abused a 3-year-old boy while on a fli ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Stop-gap funding fix saves state programs in current budget year

    In a bipartisan effort, Illinois lawmakers approved a $1.6 billion fix Thursday for the state’s budget crisis for the current fiscal year.
    March 27, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Geneva man charged with felony domestic battery

    GENEVA – A Geneva man was charged with felony aggravated domestic battery after police said he choked his wife so she couldn’t breathe, pulled her by ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Maple Park man charged with felony pot possession

    GENEVA – Felony charges of marijuana possession were filed against a Maple Park man who was pulled over by police because he was talking on his cellph ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Batavia man claims security guards assaulted him at Beyonce concert

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man has filed a lawsuit against the operator of the United Center in Chicago after alleging he was assaulted by security guards at ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • D-58 board approves optional kindergarten program in Title 1 schools

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Board of Education on March 9 unanimously approved the district's proposal to offer an opti ...
    March 27, 2015 - 7:40 pm
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