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  • College of DuPage to hold special meeting on President Breuder's retirement contract

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday night to further address President Robert Breuder's retirem ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Living in Lake County: Children advocates ensure well-being in court system

    A number of years ago I was volunteering for the Zacharias Center in Gurnee, which assists victims of sexual abuse. After being thoroughly trained, I ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Lake County deputies on patrol for Super Bowl

    LAKE COUNTY – Special patrols will be conducted by the Lake County Sheriff's Office this Super Bowl weekend to arrest drunk drivers and cite seat belt ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • Channahon District 17 hires new superintendent

    CHANNAHON – By unanimous vote, the Channahon District 17 school board Monday hired current Rockdale School District 84 Superintendent Nick Henkle as C ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 8:44 am
  • Property tax exemptions available for Lemont Township seniors

    LEMONT – Lemont Township residents 65 or older in 2014 have until Feb. 4 to file renewal forms for senior citizen property tax exemptions for the 2014 ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Man shot in drive-by shooting 2nd in La Grange since November

    LA GRANGE – A 22-year-old man was shot at about 2:45 p.m. Monday in the zero to 100 block of Washington Avenue in La Grange.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock police probe report of gunshots fired

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department is investigating after gunshots were fired through a front window of a residence in an incident believed t ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Women making up larger percentage of gun owners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four ladies watched, their unloaded handguns on the tables in front of them, as instructor Susan Parker went over the fundamentals of h ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • USF fundraising event hits record level of donations for scholarships at Joliet university

    JOLIET – For the third consecutive year, the University of St. Francis Caritas Scholarship Ball reached a record level of raising funds for student sc ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Joliet applicant topped list for regional marijuana recommendations

    Before leaving office, former Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations from his administration on which businesses should receive medical marijuana lic ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Plainfield gas station robbed at gunpoint

    PLAINFIELD – Police are searching for a gunman who robbed a gas station Monday.Police Chief John Kon ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Plainfield Library clarifies contract with firm preparing its potential referendum bid

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Public Library board cleaned up some language in its contract with an owner’s representative firm to make sure the company ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Will County Forest Preserve District puts up fight against emerald ash borer beetle

    FRANKFORT – One by one, ash trees spray-painted with orange dots came crashing down Monday along a two-mile stretch of the Old Plank Road Trail in Fra ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Father of 4 joins Plainfield School District 202 board

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield School District 202 board appointed a new member to an unexpired two-year term Monday.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Blood donors wanted to keep ample supply

    NEW LENOX – They want your blood.January is blood donation month, and before the month is out, emerg ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:31 pm
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