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  • Addison KinderCare director builds school in Dominican Republic

    ADDISON – Susan Barrons' recent mission to the Dominican Republic was all about helping increase access to education there. Now that she's back home, ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • State grants withheld, Berwyn park improvements on hold

    BERWYN – Many municipal park directors across the state are wondering if they have to put off projects if grants promised to them by former Gov. Pat Q ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Morton seniors targeted for Junior Achievement programs

    CICERO – Junior Achievement of Chicago announced it has received a grant from the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens that will be used to teach Junior Ach ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • In advance of snow, Joliet reminds residents of street parking ban

    JOLIET – The City of Joliet is preparing for accumulating snowfall late Saturday evening and Sunday.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Plainfield Central teacher arrested on charges he had inappropriate relationship with student

    PLAINFIELD – A Plainfield Central High School science teacher was arrested Thursday by Plainfield police on charges the educator had a sexual relation ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Bond increased for drug-induced homicide defendant in Port Barrington man's death

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge increased the bond for a man accused of selling a fatal dose of heroin that killed a Port Barrington man.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Trustee vacancy at Warren-Newport Public Library

    GURNEE – Applications are being accepted to fill a vacancy for library trustee at the Warren-Newport Public Library District (WNPLD) in Gurnee followi ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Former coroner Marlene Lantz's attorney says forgery case has 'political undertones'

    WOODSTOCK – The attorney defending the former McHenry County coroner on official misconduct and forgery charges says the case is "overshadowed with po ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Plainfield community fair offers info on local resources

    PLAINFIELD – During a community resource fair Friday, Jamie Thigpen found some services she thinks will help her raise her three children.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • 6th annual Downers Grove P-I-G basketball tournament: 6 photos

    Competitors representing a wide age range shoot baskets in the 6th annual Big Pig tournament at the Downers Grove Recreation Center on Saturday, Feb. ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department presents March activities

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department recently released the dates and times of several events coming up in March.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Algonquin to build new multi-use path

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin recently applied for a state grant to fund a new multi-use path project, and officials have said there are simila ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Q&A: State Rep. Breen talks local ties, state plans

    LOMBARD – State Rep. Peter Breen, R-Lombard, is no stranger to public service. After leaving a lucra ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Feb. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • New exhibit tells Elmhurst's history

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Historical Museum will debut its new exhibit, "By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst," on Saturday.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:43 am
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