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  • Will County court administrator retires

    JOLIET – On any given day, thousands of judges, lawyers, bailiffs, clerks, jurors, defendants, plaintiffs, prisoners, witnesses and spectators pass th ...
    May 30, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Recycling 'Dream Machines' leave Joliet Junior College

    JOLIET – Joliet Junior College will no longer have the two electronic recycling kiosks that brought it many accolades, but staff and students plan to ...
    May 30, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • More than 3,000 attend Memorial Day ceremony at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

    ELWOOD – Speakers paid tribute to those who died in war and touched upon veterans’ issues Monday at the Memorial Day ceremony at Abraham Lincoln Natio ...
    May 30, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Reports: 1 child drowned, another missing in Kankakee River

    WILMINGTON – A 13-year-old girl has drowned in the Kankakee River and her 12-year-old brother is missing, according to ABC7.
    May 30, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Police: False 911 call reason for SWAT presence in Plainfield subdivision

    PLAINFIELD – A 911 call for a barricade situation Sunday night in a Plainfield subdivision appears to be a false alarm.
    May 29, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Memorial Day rededication set for Cortesi Veterans Park

    VILLA PARKA grand reopening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park will begi ...
    May 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • West Chicago to observe Memorial Day

    WEST CHICAGO – The annual Community Memorial Day ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. May 30 at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Oakwood Cemetery in Wes ...
    May 29, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • Star Wars Day returns to downton Joliet on Saturday

    JOLIET – “Star Wars” fans on Saturday get their annual chance to revel in the world of Jedi, Ewoks and lightsaber duels.
    May 29, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Business group formed to support Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet

    JOLIET – Members of the local business community have formed a group aimed at supporting the Rialto Square Theatre.
    May 29, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • Joliet water main work may affect McDonough Street traffic outside Marycrest

    JOLIET – Motorists could face delays at times on a section of McDonough Street in the coming weeks as the city begins a water main project in the Mary ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • 5K Run in Plainfield raised money to help area veterans

    PLAINFIELD – Tony Simone will never forget the day he and six others were shot down while in a Black Hawk helicopter during a tour in Afghanistan with ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • Memorial Day weekend travel: Gas prices low, fatal crashes on rise

    JOLIET – Get your motor running, head out on the highway ...Plenty have done just that as this weeke ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • Plenty of Memorial Day services and ceremonies

    The National Moment of Remembrance, established by Congress, asks Americans wherever they are at 3 p.m. Memorial Day to pause in an act of national un ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:14 am
  • Schott: Looking for the next batch of Everyday Heroes

    Inspired and humbled.That was my reaction last year as we sorted the nearly 50 nominees we received ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:14 am
  • Bolingbrook, Morris water parks open, others to open next week

    BOLINGBROOK – The warm, crystal-clear water splashing this weekend at Pelican Harbor Aquatic Park’s outdoor pool signified the unofficial start of sum ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:13 am
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