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  • Photos of the week Mar. 17-23: 5 photos

    Check out some of the best shots from our photographers from the past week. ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:17 am
  • Crystal Lake lawyer pleads not guilty to gun, DUI charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake lawyer formally denied drunken driving and gun charges based on allegations that he drove under the influence of alcohol an ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • McHenry City Council OKs $55,000 loan for artisan bread, craft beer business

    McHENRY – An artisanal bread maker and brewer plans to open in McHenry.After much discussion, the Mc ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Woodstock City Council candidates differ on proposed sales tax increase

    WOODSTOCK – The proposed home rules sales tax was the No. 1 talking point at a Woodstock City Council candidate forum Thursday at the Woodstock Public ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • 3-year-old Rockford boy killed in car crash near Gilberts

    A 3-year-old Rockford boy was killed and three adults were injured in a three-car crash Thursday morning on Interstate 90 westbound at milepost 47 nea ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Stakes high in Crystal Lake-based District 155 school board race

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A slate of three union-backed candidates running for spots on the Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 Board faces com ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • La Grange residents thank officials for sick leave, minimum wage decision

    LA GRANGE – A planned protest March 13 at La Grange Village Hall turned into a thank-you rally to the village's elected officials for choosing not to ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:32 pm
  • Braidwood police: 2 charged after found with crack, cash

    BRAIDWOOD – The Braidwood Police Department conducted a narcotics investigation Wednesday that resulted in the arrest of two repeat offenders, accordi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 4:44 pm
  • Elmhurst family the center of annual No Frills Fun Run

    ELMHURST – Do-gooder runners and walkers flocked to the winter streets of Elmhurst to support a local man's fight against Lou Gehrig's disease, or ALS ...
    March 23, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Man charged with attempted murder in 2016 Joliet Township shooting

    JOLIET – A man who has been locked up in the Will County jail since an alleged gunfight last summer was indicted Tuesday on attempted murder charges f ...
    March 23, 2017 - 4:06 pm
  • Downers Grove, Woodridge, Lisle school board candidates attending public open house March 25

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove/Woodridge/Lisle League of Women Voters is reminding and inviting members of the public to the upcoming open house fe ...
    March 23, 2017 - 4:55 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Community High School District 99 Board of Education candidate Teresa Pavesich

    Age60Town of residenceDowners GroveCurrent occupationI work at the Downers Grove Public Library.Educ ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:05 pm
  • Elmhurst Police Department warns residents of burglary ruse

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is warning residents of a burglary ruse involving suspects posing as city employees, according to a news rel ...
    March 23, 2017 - 2:51 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for March 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:36 pm
  • Berwyn South School District 100 looks to voters for funding help through referendum

    BERWYN – Berwyn South School District 100 is facing a $1 million deficit for the 2017-18 school year, and unless a proposed referendum passes April 4, ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:11 am