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  • Lockport high school unveils 3-D innovation lab

    LOCKPORT – A new lab at Lockport Township High School East Campus has virtual reality technology that can take anatomy students inside a human heart a ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Crest Hill moves forward with new police emergency radio system

    CREST HILL – Crest Hill police will soon be able to communicate better with other first response agencies after a new emergency radio system for the d ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 committee discusses check list for accounting improvements

    NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way District 210 officials have put together a check list of items they need to complete to improve their accounting practices bef ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Joliet military members recall Pearl Harbor attacks, discuss significance

    JOLIET – Mead Clark was a sophomore at Joliet Township High School in 1941.“I didn’t know anything a ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Joliet city manager proposes Rialto takeover

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet has outlined a proposal to take control of the Rialto Square Theatre.Tow ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Will, Grundy Republicans clash on controversial energy bill

    The Illinois House and Senate approved a bill last week that has been characterized as an Exelon bailout by those opposed to it and a job-saving, rene ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:06 pm
  • Lawsuit filed against former Braidwood police chief

    BRAIDWOOD – A one-time Braidwood mayoral candidate claims the city's former police chief used his access to law enforcement records to derail the cand ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Detectives testify in 2009 Lockport shaken baby case

    JOLIET – Attorneys for a Lockport man accused of shaking his infant daughter to death want to keep the statements he made to detectives from being use ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • 'Shop with a Fireman' makes Christmas dreams come true

    JOLIET – Bright and early Sunday morning, 50 smiling faces eagerly waited, as one by one their names were called to go on a holiday shopping trip. Wit ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Sentencing begins in 2014 Joliet slaying

    JOLIET – Sentencing proceedings have begun for a Joliet man convicted of fatally shooting one man and injuring another two years ago.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Wheaton officials voice concerns about proposed facility for new, expectant single mothers

    WHEATON – Wheaton City Council members have concerns about plans to turn the former Wheaton Inn building at 301 W. Roosevelt Road into a facility for ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Valle: York Township seeks holiday help for families, tots in need

    “Mankind is a great and immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at  Christmas.” Pope John XXIII
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Joliet resident Don West 'made a lot of dreams come true'

    JOLIET – “He knew everybody.”So said Jerry Shepich of his friend of 40 years, Don West.West was the ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Rialto theater defended at Joliet city council meeting

    JOLIET – One person spoke in defense of the Rialto Square Theatre at the Joliet City Council, saying it seems like the financially struggling theater ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Will County swears in winners of Nov. 8 election

    JOLIET – On Monday morning, Will County officials chosen by voters in the Nov. 8 election were sworn in to begin their terms.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 10:45 pm
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