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  • Coal City police shoot armed suspect

    COAL CITY – A police officer shot an armed man Monday in Coal City.Coal City Police Chief Tom Best s ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • Lemont students dive into experiential learning, extracurricular activities

    LEMONT – Students at Oakwood and River Valley elementary schools and Old Quarry Middle School are learning by doing.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:05 am
  • Forgotten Felines find love at new rescue facility In Westmont

    WESTMONT – Every year, hundreds of stray or abandoned cats undergo a transformation from being scared, hungry and homeless to being affectionate, heal ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Morton College plans for new Student Success Center

    CICERO – Demand for guidance and support services at Morton College has outpaced what the college is able to adequately provide, and now the Cicero-ba ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Crews working to repair downed wires in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police sent out an alert at 10 a.m. Tuesday warning residents to avoid the area of Dole and Lake avenues because of downed wires.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Pillars recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    LA GRANGE PARK – Every 15 seconds, a woman in the U.S. experiences domestic violence. To bring attention to the devastating and profound effects it ha ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Will County Board District 3 candidates focused on Weber Road project, capital improvements

    BOLINGBROOK – Four Will County Board candidates are running for two District 3 seats and most of their concerns center on capital improvement projects ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Joliet council considers electronic recycling

    JOLIET – The Joliet City Council will decide Tuesday whether to start an electronics recycling program in town.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Joliet school kicks off anti-bullying campaign with author, state secretary

    JOLIET – Author Brandye Phillips called on a special guest to appear in front of a crowd of students at Taft Elementary School.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • More graffiti sprayed in Joliet subdivision

    JOLIET – Police are stepping up patrols in Old Renwick Trail in an attempt to stop racist graffiti that appeared again Monday.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • American Legion job fair in Joliet offers glimpse at job market

    JOLIET – A job fair Monday at American Legion Post 1080 offered a look at who’s seeking work and who needs workers.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Cosley Zoo to build quarantine facility

    WHEATON – A quarantine facility will be added at Wheaton Park District's Cosley Zoo to protect the health of the zoo's animals.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • Judge will keep Peotone Township murder case

    JOLIET – A man who will represent himself in his second trial for a 2007 murder next week has been denied his request for a new judge.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 6:42 pm
  • Dead body found in back of SUV in Joliet Township

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – A dead body was found Monday in the back of an SUV in Joliet Township.Will County ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • Letter: Join the fight to end Alzheimer’s

    To the editor: Recent decades have seen an extraordinary shift in our expectations when we are confr ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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