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  • Roskam honors Wheaton runner for humanitarian efforts

    WHEATON – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (fourth from left), R-Wheaton, honored Wheaton resident Steve Spear (fifth from left) on Jan. 17 for his dedication t ...
    NEW: Feb. 22, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, La Grange Park, Riverside and Western Springs for Feb. 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    NEW: Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:24 pm
  • Lake Ellyn improvements moving ahead thanks to release of state grant

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District is moving ahead to finish improvements at Lake Ellyn Park now that a $400,000 matching grant has been releas ...
    NEW: Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:16 pm
  • Lawyer-turned-defendant gets more prison time

    JOLIET – Seven years after attacking his ex-wife in the Will County courthouse, a former lawyer was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.
    NEW: Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:12 pm
  • Joliet traces $400,000 in misdirected tax dollars

    JOLIET – Joliet is getting $400,000 more a year in tax revenue, primarily because confusion over boundary lines was directing the money elsewhere.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council OKs plan for new MCC science center

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council gave its blessing to McHenry County College’s plan to build a new $16.8 million science center.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:19 pm
  • Lemont Girl Scouts pack chemotherapy bags to lift spirits of those going through treatment

    LEMONT – More than two dozen local Girl Scouts came together to make sure those going through chemotherapy knew they had someone thinking about them.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District opens up spring registration

    ELMHURST – Spring registration begins this Saturday for the hundreds of programs and events offered by the Elmhurst Park District.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • 2 men charged in drug overdose death of Addison man

    A Glen Ellyn man and an Addison man are each being held in the DuPage County Jail on a $1 million bond after being charged in the drug overdose death ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 7:00 am
  • Sterne's Woods and Fen restoration project means temporary closures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parts of the walking trail at Sterne’s Woods and Fen, 5617 E. Hillside Road, will be closed temporarily during a planned $50,000 restor ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Sculpture of Cary's founder to be put in Jaycee Park

    CARY – When Cary-Grove Historical Society founder and President Pam Losey speaks with students, she always asks them how the village of Cary was named ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • 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