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  • Blaze Pizza launches in Oakbrook Terrace

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – Blaze Pizza celebrated its opening in Oakbrook Terrace late last year.The restaur ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Q&A: York High School legendary track coach Joe Newton reflects on 55 years

    ELMHURST – This past fall was Joe Newton's 55th season as the head coach of the York High School cross country team.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Algonquin library trustees consider $7 million main branch expansion

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library's trustees will consider options for expansion this weekend after hearing a proposal that would add more ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:03 pm
  • Downers Grove man accused of battering infant daughter

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove man has been charged with aggravated battery of his 3-month old daughter, according to a DuPage County State's Attorne ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow pleads not guilty

    FOX LAKE – The widow of disgrace Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty to felony money laundering and misuse of charitable funds ch ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • Homer Glen lawyer turned defendant becomes witness in murder-for-hire trial

    JOLIET – A Homer Glen attorney testified in his own defense Wednesday while standing at the lectern in the center of the courtroom.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Ex-Crystal Lake business owner sentenced for hiding $80K during bankruptcy

    ROCKFORD – A former Bull Valley man and Crystal Lake business owner was sentenced to nine months in federal prison for hiding more than $80,000 in ass ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for Feb. 3

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Downers Grove South Drama to present winter play Feb. 5, 6

    DOWNERS GROVE – Drama students at Downers Grove South High School will perform the play "North Star" at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 and 6 in the school's auditorium ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Plainfield board approves $190,000 in tech upgrades for village staff

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Village Board approved Monday a $160,000 phone system for Village Hall.T ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Wheaton resident, Glen Ellyn trainer talks $10,000 'Broken Skull' chance

    A local trainer recently got his shot at physical stardom, though he fell a few feet short of $10,000.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:59 pm
  • 2 injured in Rockdale crash

    ROCKDALE – One man was hospitalized Wednesday after two cars crashed at Route 6 and Brandon Road in Rockdale.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • CVS Pharmacy opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – A new CVS Pharmacy in McHenry formally will introduce itself to the community on Saturday, promising to deliver an array of health services ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Woodstock School District 200 Education Foundation to host fundraiser at Starline Factory

    WOODSTOCK – A board trustee for the Woodstock Community School District 200 Education Foundation thinks a change in venue will bring more attendees to ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • Healthy Lombard seeks nominations, plans Fitness Fair

    LOMBARD – The Healthy Lombard Foundation is accepting nominations for its annual Health Heroes recognition, which honors individuals and, for the firs ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
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