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  • New Lenox 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

    NEW LENOX – A gunman robbed a convenience store Wednesday morning in New Lenox.Deputy Police Chief R ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • DuPage Unity in Diversity Memorial celebrates lives of slain Dallas officers

    LISLE – People from all backgrounds and walks of life gathered July 16 to celebrate diversity and the five police officers who were killed in Dallas, ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Wheaton officials reject Aldi sign proposal as part of expansion project

    WHEATON – City of Wheaton officials on July 18 debated Aldi's plans to install a larger monument sign in front of its store as part of an expansion pr ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Police reports: Westmont for July 20

    TheftsBrenda Long, 35, of the 3900 block of North Lincoln Street, was charged July 14 with retail th ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • James Harrison drops Democratic bid for McHenry County state's attorney

    Democratic McHenry County state’s attorney candidate James Harrison withdrew from the race, prompting the party to scramble to find a replacement.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Reception scheduled for District 86 superintendent

    JOLIET – Joliet Public Schools District 86 will host a public reception from 3 to 5 p.m. July 28 for the community to meet Theresa R. Rouse, the new s ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Waste Management to pick up trash early in Joliet due to extreme heat

    JOLIET – Because of the extreme high temperatures and humidity and their effect on its drivers, Waste Management has announced that pickup for Thursda ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Channahon board amends budget due to spending less than anticipated

    CHANNAHON – The Channahon Village Board on Monday amended the village’s 2015-16 budget.One change wa ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Crest Hill council approves TIF policy

    CREST HILL – Officials took a step toward making Crest Hill more development-friendly at a City Council meeting Monday, when members voted to adopt a ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Joliet D-204 students to benefit from state exam changes

    JOLIET – The Joliet High School District 204 superintendent said students will be at a great advantage with the change in statewide exams this school ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Plainfield board votes to reject bids on bike trail project

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Village Board discussed a series of public works measures Monday evening.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Joliet council mulls buying the Rialto

    JOLIET – The City Council on Tuesday entertained the idea of buying the Rialto Square Theatre – a possibility that the Rialto apparently is not welcom ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Joliet council faces dilemma: used cars or used blood?

    JOLIET – Century Tile is threatening to sell its empty Joliet store to a business that buys blood and plasma from donors.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Weather experts predict extreme heat this week in Will, Grundy counties

    JOLIET – Excessive heat is expected to hit Will and Grundy counties – and the rest of the Chicago region – Thursday and Friday.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Fastsigns of Downers Grove opened by local couple

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local couple has opened a Downers Grove branch of the sign and visual graphics business, Fastsigns, according to a news release from ...
    July 19, 2016 - 8:08 pm
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