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  • Joliet Police: Officer shoots armed suspect

    JOLIET – Authorities said a Joliet officer shot a man who was reaching for a gun during a chase Monday.
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • District 41 to host community engagement events

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 will host two community engagement opportunities this week, the district announced in a news release.
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Geneva church highlights issues in gay community

    GENEVA – Ben Walker, a social worker who serves the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning community, invited those in a group of 15 to i ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 9:05 pm
  • A booming business: Changing the face of the tattoo industry

    BATAVIA – Elizabeth Doyle didn’t even flinch as Fallen Star Tattoo artist Anthony Burkhead started to tattoo the character Stripe from the movie “Grem ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Wheaton-Glen Ellyn women's group to host PTSD talk

    The Wheaton-Glen Ellyn American Association of University Women Branch will host a presentation on post-traumatic stress disorder, the group announced ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Women’s Department Club of Wheaton to celebrate Oscar-winning music

    WHEATON – The Women’s Department Club of Wheaton will celebrate Oscar-winning songs in a “Hurrah for Hollywood” program March 3, according to a news r ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • West Chicago library offers opportunity to build Lego robots

    WEST CHICAGO – Julie and Johnny Castillo of West Chicago create robots out of Legos on Feb. 18 at a West Chicago Public Library event.
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • District 33 art show to be held at Gallery 200

    WEST CHICAGO – Students with West Chicago Elementary School District 33 will have a chance to display their artwork at Gallery 200, the district annou ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • 'Gamefication' engages O'Neill students, wins $30K

    DOWNERS GROVE – A librarian's imagination helped inspire unprecedented participation from students and earned O'Neill Middle School a $30,000 prize as ...
    March 2, 2015 - 8:21 pm
  • Urban Legend to host St. Patrick's Day party

    WESTMONT – Urban Legend Brewing Company will host a 1970s-inspired St. Patrick's Day party, according to a news release from the Westmont Chamber of C ...
    March 2, 2015 - 8:05 pm
  • St. Charles police officer preparing for Polar Plunge

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Police Officer Adam Stander is preparing to take the plunge.He plans Satur ...
    March 2, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Jury selection continues today in Shadwick King trial

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Jury selection is scheduled to continue this morning in the trial of a Geneva man charged with first-degree murder.
    March 2, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Marlowe Middle School students perform musical comedy March 13-14

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Students from Marlowe Middle School will perform a musical comedy about a fast-talking salesman on March 13 and 14.
    March 2, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • Flight for Life-McHenry awards Good Shepherd Hospital for safety

    Flight for Life-McHenry has recognized Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital with the first Partners in Safety Award, according to a release from the emerge ...
    March 2, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • McHenry County TIF districts used for Three Oaks Recreation Area, road improvements, developer agreements

    It was the mid-1980s, and heavy snow collapsed the roof of the downtown Crystal Lake Jewel grocery store. Vacancies were common across the area.
    March 2, 2015 - 6:34 pm
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