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  • Court overturns Elmhurst man's conviction in McHenry County arson case

    ELGIN – The Illinois Appellate Court has overturned the 2014 arson conviction of an Elmhurst man found guilty of setting a fire that destroyed two car ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Woodstock City Council to discuss Route 47 widening project

    WOODSTOCK – The City Council will discuss a planned road construction project that some worry could put the brakes on business along Route 47 in Woods ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • McHenry-area program aimed at bringing people out of poverty graduates first class

    McHENRY – McHenry resident Julie Zavorski said she had a five-year plan with goals she wanted to accomplish, but she never knew how to implement it.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:09 pm
  • Joliet to celebrate black authors at African-American Read-In event

    JOLIET – The words of black authors will come alive at the third annual African-American Read-In event at Joliet Central High School. 
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Will County students to learn about motivation, self-esteem at girls leadership conference

    JOLIET – The Will County Regional Office of Education will present its 2017 Girl Leadership Conference on Thursday. 
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • MyGrain targets July opening for Joliet brewpub

    JOLIET – Developers of a brewpub at Union Station hope to open by July.The MyGrain Brewing Co. brewp ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:32 pm
  • Brothers unite to open brick oven pizzeria in Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD – After decades working for others, brothers Corey and Dave Svoboda are taking years of experience in the restaurant, bar and beverage indu ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:31 pm
  • Westchester resident wins $200,000 Illinois Lottery prize

    WESTCHESTER – Westchester resident Alvaro Ortega instantly won $200,000 when he scratched an Illinois Lottery Bingo ticket, according to an Illinois L ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Will County Board member responds after calls for resignation

    JOLIET — A Will County Board member maintains he has a right to free speech just like those who have demanded his resignation over a post he shared la ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 6:46 pm
  • Glenbard West graduate being remembered for compassion

    Glen Ellyn native Kevin Crawford is being remembered for the compassion he showed to every one he met.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Historical snapshot: Young visitor signs Elmhurst museum guest book

    ELMHURST – A young visitor signs the guest book at the Elmhurst Historical Museum in 1964.The museum ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • 2 charged in New Lenox break-in

    NEW LENOX – Two teens were arrested Friday after breaking into a New Lenox garage.About 1:45 a.m., a ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 5:10 pm
  • Wheaton to kick off In Good Taste Restaurant Week

    WHEATON – Those who have always wanted to explore downtown Wheaton's restaurant scene will have the chance on Feb. 23 as the Downtown Wheaton Associat ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:43 pm
  • Letter: Thank you for giving blood

    To the editor:Thanks to everyone who turned out for our Jan. 21 blood drive at Divine Providence Sch ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Downers Grove Landmarked Home of the Month for January: Bunge House

    DOWNERS GROVE – Built in 1883 by Gustav Bunge, the house at 4943 Highland Ave. originally stood alongside the railroad tracks at what was referred to ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:00 pm