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  • Joliet council approves vicious dog ordinance

    JOLIET – The city has a new ordinance regulating vicious dogs, although a few residents questioned whether it is strict enough.
    May 3, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Kids, seniors come together to read through new Troy area program

    SHOREWOOD – Everett Stach, 4, of Plainfield walked next to a table filled with children’s book selections such as “Biscuit” and “Thomas the Tank Engin ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Lyons man charged with murdering neighbors at Riverwalk Senior Residences

    LYONS – A man faces two charges of first-degree murder after allegedly stabbing two of his neighbors at the Riverwalk Senior Residences in Lyons, acco ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:51 pm
  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Figliulo & Silverman seek court approval to drop Joliet in Evergreen Terrace case

    JOLIET – The law firm that has represented Joliet in the 11-year-old Evergreen Terrace litigation wants to pull out of the case, citing "irreconcilabl ...
    May 3, 2016 - 6:14 pm
  • Hinsdale Central Students Against Drunk Driving stages car crash for senior class

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central High School’s Students Against Drunk Driving Club presented a simulated car crash to the class of 2016 on April 20 in conj ...
    May 3, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Lincoln-Way bond rating plummets

    NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way School District 210's general obligation bond rating has been dropped significantly after Moody's downgraded it from A1 to Baa ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Union woman cited in Marengo-area crash that sent Loves Park woman to hospital

    MARENGO – A two-vehicle crash Tuesday outside of Marengo sent one person to the hospital, officials said.
    May 3, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Sentencing hearing begins in Joliet knife attack

    JOLIET – A judge refused Tuesday to grant a new trial to a man convicted of attempted murder after a 2009 knife attack on his ex-girlfriend in their J ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:11 pm
  • Benefit at DuPage Airport to help Honor Flight Chicago soar

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage Veterans Foundation’s fifth annual fundraiser at DuPage Airport to benefit Honor Flight Chicago will unfold with fanfare fro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Fate of Randall Road widening in Algonquin, Lake in the Hills on line in upcoming meeting

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will meet in a Committee of the Whole that could help determine the fate of the Randall Road widening and improve ...
    May 3, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Nazareth Academy students advance to history fair state finals

    LA GRANGE PARK – Seven projects submitted by Nazareth Academy students for the Chicago Metro History Fair finals April 5 will advance to the Illinois ...
    May 3, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Clyde’s Donuts in Addison develops taste for sweet success

    ADDISON – It’s time to make more donuts. In a glaze of glory, Clyde’s Donuts in Addison has kicked off its new manufacturing space along with a new lo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Marengo-area semi crash sends 1 to hospital

    MARENGO – A collision between a semi-tractor trailer and a pickup truck near Marengo sent a man to the hospital with minor injuries Tuesday, a fire of ...
    May 3, 2016 - 4:01 pm
  • Brunch receipts equal half-price admission to Volo Auto Museum on Mother's Day

    VOLO — No matter where families take mom to brunch this Mother’s Day, the restaurant receipts will prove valuable for those choosing to extend their c ...
    May 3, 2016 - 4:01 pm
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