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  • Plainfield trustees look at police budget, emergency management facility

    PLAINFIELD – Much of the Plainfield Village Board’s Committee of the Whole meeting Monday was devoted to the Plainfield Police Department and Plainfie ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • A groggy gnome joins the Joliet festival this weekend

    JOLIET – Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park is having some extra fun with its “Festival of the Gnomes” this year with an adults-only spoof of the belov ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Joliet eyes $500 fireworks fine

    JOLIET – The city may increase its fireworks fine to $500 and up.A proposal to increase the fine, wh ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • New Lenox police seek information in Sprint store armed robbery

    NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Police Department is seeking the public's help after a Sprint store was the subject of an armed robbery Tuesday evening.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • Meal preparation business teams up with Wheaton Sport Center

    WHEATON – A Carol Stream meal preparation business is partnering with Wheaton Sport Center to promote wellness and convenient, healthy meals.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Downers Grove South presents WWII drama 'Front' on Dec. 2, 3

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South High School's theater department will present the World War II show "Front" at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3 in the high sch ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:22 am
  • Retired Wheaton attorney makes good grammar his mission

    GLEN ELLYN – Park View Elementary School third-grader Olivia Ocasio was busy looking up the word "jellyfish" in her new dictionary.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Bodies of 2 men found at Lockport construction site; police investigating as double homicide

    LOCKPORT – On Saturday, Karen Velazquez moved into her new townhome on Coneflower Drive. On Tuesday morning, a police officer knocked on the door and ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • La Buona Vita gives pasta-making demonstration

    LA GRANGE – Chef Terry Rempert, owner and executive chef at La Buona Vita, invites guests to come and watch him make pasta during a live chef demonstr ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Wheaton's first honorary street signs remember 2 soldiers killed in action

    WHEATON – The memory of Wheaton North High School graduates Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Larson and Army Staff Sgt. Robert Miller – who were killed in a ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:17 am
  • Coroner identifies Woodstock man killed in crash at Route 20, Harmony Road

    The Kane County Coroner’s office has identified the 54-year-old Woodstock man killed in a crash last week as John Burke, also known as John Dimauro.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Two men rob Joliet Red Roof Inn; desk clerk injured

    JOLIET – A pair of gunmen robbed the Red Roof Inn in Joliet on Monday night.The holdup happened at 8 ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Bank robbed Monday in Frankfort

    FRANKFORT – The FBI is seeking a man who robbed a bank at gunpoint Monday.The robbery occurred about ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • Woodstock police issued dozens of citations during Click it or Ticket campaign

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department announced the results of an enforcement campaign conducted between November 14-27 designed to crack down o ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • Jim Ryan wins Grundy County Board seat on coin flip

    MORRIS – With a flip of a quarter, Jim Ryan, D-Morris, became the newest member of Grundy County Board District 3.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:21 pm
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