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  • Ex-Oakwood Hills man faces child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man will be in court Thursday facing 10 counts of child pornography charges.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Woodstock business owners concerned about $78M Route 47 construction proposal

    WOODSTOCK – The multimillion-dollar Route 47 widening project that could take two years to complete drew a crowd at the Woodstock City Council meeting ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County suicides now trending down; mental health board says prevention efforts paying off

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Suicides are at a seven-year low in McHenry County.“We’re working hard to address the ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Lockport mayor talks last 4 years, challenges ahead

    LOCKPORT – Lockport Mayor Steve Streit delivered his fourth State of the City address Tuesday at Broken Arrow Golf Club in Lockport.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Joliet Junior College president receives student feedback on tuition increase proposal

    JOLIET – Joliet Junior College President Judy Mitchell told the board Tuesday that students she spoke with were understanding and supportive of the co ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Joliet chamber expo includes job fair

    JOLIET – The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry annual business expo this weekend at the Louis Joliet Mall includes a job fair for the first ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Groups coordinate effort for endangered dragonfly in Lockport Township

    LOCKPORT – A helicopter flew across the Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve carrying a utility pole.It ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Flash from the past: Glen Crest opens time capsule

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Crest Middle School staff, students and alumni opened a time capsule Jan. 26 that had been sealed since the school's addition was pu ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Pillars Ball raises $292,000 for mental health, social services

    LA GRANGE PARK – The 2017 Pillars Ball raised $292,000 to support the La Grange Park-based nonprofit's mental health and social services programming.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • Nighttime Westmont fire displaces apartment residents

    WESTMONT – A nighttime fire left an apartment building in Westmont uninhabitable for a night with extensive damage and several dramatic balcony rescue ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:41 pm
  • Glen Ellyn native lands on Broadway

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn native Brad Giovanine dreamed of being on Broadway his entire life. "I've b ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:01 pm
  • Drew Peterson in federal custody

    CREST HILL – Former Bolingbrook police officer and convicted murderer Drew Peterson was transferred recently to federal custody.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:45 pm
  • Will County may approach Joliet regarding new health department building

    JOLIET – An ad-hoc Will County committee, formed to select the architectural and engineering firm that will design the next health department building ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:18 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District's annual report highlights 2016 achievements

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District has published its annual report for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2016. The annual report is available for ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Letter: Keep the march alive

    To the editor:Looking to keep the Women’s March alive? Consider the League of Women Voters, one of t ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 4:30 pm