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  • Joliet residents line for opening of electronics recycling site

    JOLIET – The work crew arrived early for Joliet’s first TV recycling event, and it was a good thing because so did the public.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Trial underway for Will County murder suspect representing himself

    JOLIET – What would you ask if your ex-girlfriend was on the witness stand during your murder trial?
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • FitzGerald's in Berwyn offers special amenities for World Series viewing

    BERWYN – FitzGerald's invites residents to its friendly confines in Berwyn to watch the Chicago Cubs in the World Series.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • No jail time for driver in fatal Homer Township DUI crash

    JOLIET – A Romeoville man will not serve any jail time for a 2015 crash that killed a 75-year-old Lockport woman.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • Downtown Downers Grove businesses offering specials for Cubs World Series run

    DOWNERS GROVE – Businesses around the Downers Grove area are offering Chicago Cubs merchandise and World Series specials to celebrate the team's playo ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Downers Grove Village Council considers potential stormwater code changes

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council is considering a range of options to help offset some of the area’s stormwater problems, including r ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Woodstock-area crash sends driver to hospital, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-area crash sent one person to the hospital Tuesday, a fire official said.Woo ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Glen Ellyn eliminates compensation for elected officials

    GLEN ELLYN – After the April 4 election, newly elected Glen Ellyn officials will no longer be compensated.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • First-ever Hope & Friendship Chili Challenge to benefit military

    LEMONT – Attendees at the inaugural Hope and Friendship Chili Challenge on Oct. 30 can expect a great family-fun event and help send Christmas care bo ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Woodstock apartment fire displaces 28 people, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – A third-floor apartment fire displaced 28 people Monday evening, a fire official said.Wo ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce to serve up Halloween fun

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce promises to serve up even more Halloween fun this year as part of the Halloween Spooktacular Festival ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • Elmhurst teen actor lands first role in independent film

    ELMHURST – In many ways Joe Goehl’s showbiz career has followed the traditional path to success. But it just so happens that he got an early start.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • New mobile app gives McHenry County teens access to mental health services

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County teens now have access to mental health resources at their fingertips.T ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • McHenry traffic lights at Bull Valley and Curran roads operational

    McHENRY – Traffic lights at the intersection of Bull Valley and Curran roads in McHenry are now operational.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Fire leaves Algonquin home uninhabitable, fire official says

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin home was left uninhabitable after a fire Saturday morning, a fire official said.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:39 pm
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