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  • College of DuPage trustees approve contract with new college president

    Ann Rondeau officially has been hired as the college's first female president in its 49-year history.
    May 5, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Lanes close after 4-vehicle Joliet crash on I-80 near Des Plaines River

    JOLIET – A rush hour crash led to lane closures Thursday on Interstate 80 in Joliet.The incident occ ...
    May 5, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • Willow Springs brewery partners with animal shelter for adoption event

    WILLOW SPRINGS – A brewery and animal rescue might not have much in common, but this weekend, Imperial Oak Brewing in Willow Springs and Cache Creek A ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • WSSRA to host Derby Gala fundraiser at Cicero's Hawthorne Race Course

    The West Suburban Special Recreation Association will host its annual Derby Gala fundraiser May 7 at Hawthorne Race Course in Cicero.
    May 5, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Joliet man dies from injuries in April 21 collision

    JOLIET – A Joliet man severely injured in an April 21 traffic crash has died.Jerry Lee Rucker, 57, w ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Founders Day to celebrate Downers Grove's living history

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Historical Society and the Downers Grove Museum will present the annual Founders Day celebration May 7.
    May 5, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Fire causes $100,000 in damage to McHenry County home, official says

    The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded early Thursday morning to a fire that left a house uninhabitable.
    May 5, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Providence Bank & Trust acquires Cobra Capital of Darien

    DARIEN – Providence Bank & Trust closed on an asset purchase agreement in which the bank acquired substantially all of the assets and assumed the oper ...
    May 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Woodstock Deputy Police Chief John Lieb appointed to fill chief position

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Deputy Police Chief John Lieb has been appointed to fill the chief position after Chief Robert Lowen retires in June.
    May 5, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • Glen Ellyn family raises awareness of child abuse

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn family recently made it their mission to bring new awareness to the issue of child abuse.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Police Reports: Wheaton for May 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Wheaton Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have no ...
    May 5, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Woodstock to consider home rule policy similar to Downers Grove

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council has agreed to put together a policy that would outline guidelines for the city when it becomes home rule.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:23 pm
  • Aurora woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for drowning death of toddler

    JOLIET – An Aurora woman was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison after a 2-year-old girl drowned in a pool while the woman was operating an unli ...
    May 5, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Women's Club of Addison raises funds for charity

    ADDISON – The recent "Lights! Camera! Action!" fundraising event by the Women’s Club of Addison was attended by 200 members and guests.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Helping Hand Center in Countryside honors participant at gala

    COUNTRYSIDE – Bill Bright (from left) of La Grange presents the Achievement Award to Helping Hand Center participant Richard Mercer, escorted by PBD W ...
    May 5, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day