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  • Joliet Murder Trial: Gang members contradict shooter’s identity

    JOLIET – Gang members during testimony Thursday identified different men as the one who fired a fatal shot outside a downtown Joliet club three years ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Taste of Joliet kicks off Friday

    JOLIET – The 10th Taste of Joliet starts at noon Friday, launching a weekend of what has become both the city’s biggest summer music festival and a ca ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Fox Valley Aero Club hosts Windy City Warbirds and Classics R/C Air Show

    The Fox Valley Aero Club hosted its second annual Windy City Warbirds and Classics R/C Air Show event Thursday, which featured radio-controlled model ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds Obama’s health care law

    In a 6-3 vote Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the federal government can provide nationwide tax subsidies to the poor and middle class, so they ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Batavia man charged with criminal sex abuse

    ST. CHARLES – A 22-year-old Batavia man was charged with felony criminal sexual abuse after officers caught him having sex with a 16-year-old girl in ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop opens in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Heather Rooney on Thursday looked at the hundreds of soda bottles in front of her and smiled.
    June 25, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Closer Look: Economy showing growth since recession, but effects linger

    Has the economy recovered since the Great Recession?The answer will differ depending on who answers ...
    June 25, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Unemployment rate declines; job growth lags

    Kane County’s unemployment rate in May was slightly lower than the state and national rates, according to the most recent comparable data from the U.S ...
    June 25, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Phil Farrell named general manager and president of the Elburn Cooperative

    Phil Farrell has been named president and general manager of the Elburn Cooperative Co., according to a news release. He previously was vice president ...
    June 25, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Kevin P. Kelly, 28, of the 1300 block of Pine Street, Batavia, was charged Sunday, June 14, with possession of 10 to 30 grams of marijuana, failure ...
    June 25, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office police reports

    • Kevin P. Kelly, 28, of the 1300 block of Pine Street, Batavia, was charged Sunday, June 14, with possession of 10 to 30 grams of marijuana, failure ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Kaneland fiber optics project moves forward

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland’s school board Monday unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement with the village of Elburn regarding a project that w ...
    June 25, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Choose DuPage president tapped as new Illinois Tollway executive director

    The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors has unanimously voted to hire Choose DuPage President and CEO Greg Bedalov as the agency's executive director, ...
    June 25, 2015 - 6:52 pm
  • Joliet speedway hosts toy car workshop for children with disabilities

    JOLIET – Savannah Healton has never been able to use a toy, like a bicycle, that keeps her mobile – until Thursday, when she was speeding around in he ...
    June 25, 2015 - 6:29 pm
  • Prospective Eagle Scout starts donation project in Western Springs

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Kevin Schick has had a hectic schedule lately.Between finishing his junior year at ...
    June 25, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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