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  • Lakemoor crash involves school bus; more than 40 students evaluated

    LAKEMOOR – More than 40 students were evaluated Tuesday after a crash involving a school bus, but fire officials said there were no injuries reported.
    NEW: March 3, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Channahon could consider cupcake law

    CHANNAHON – Village trustees may consider a version of the same “cupcake law” approved by Joliet last fall.
    NEW: March 3, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Man shot by police officer in Joliet remains in critical condition

    JOLIET - The man shot Monday by a police officer after allegedly pulling his own gun remains in critical condition.
    NEW: March 3, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Illinois State Police issue winter travel advisory

    JOLIET – Illinois State Police District 5 is reminding motorists of potentially dangerous road conditions today.
    UPDATED: March 3, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • Westmont man convicted of stabbing father to death seeks new trial

    WESTMONT – DuPage County public defenders representing a Westmont man found guilty of first-degree murder earlier this year for the 2011 stabbing deat ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • City council torn on video board for Joliet Slammers

    JOLIET – The Joliet Slammers said they’re worried their old scoreboard won’t work on opening day, but the City Council is torn over whether it should ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Plainfield trustees OK final plat for subdivision

    PLAINFIELD – Village trustees Monday approved an annexation agreement and final plat for a re-appropriated residential development that plans to const ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Joliet cell tower location proves controversial

    JOLIET – The Knights of Columbus is at odds with nearby neighbors over whether it should use available land for a cellular phone tower.
    March 2, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Rialto faces big repair bills

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre faces about $1 million in repairs – some the building manager said are needed just to keep the building safe.
    March 2, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Kane County residents targeted in IRS scam

    Someone purporting to be an agent with the Internal Revenue Service last week threatened a Kane County man with arrest unless he could provide the age ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Palooza features family-friendly activities in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – As others on Saturday waited for their turn to try the zip line that sent adults and children flying through Pheasant Run Resort's Mega ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Geneva library seeks to fill board vacancy

    GENEVA – The Geneva Public Library is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its board caused by the resignation of its former president, Esther Stee ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Elburn continues to seek solutions for police pension issue

    ELBURN – Village officials still have few answers regarding the cost of a special election in November to address its police pension issue, but at lea ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • St. Charles cemetery board seeks to add columbarium to its services

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Township Cemetery Board is pursuing construction of a columbarium, a structure of above-ground vaults that would hold 1, ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Botterman sworn in as new Batavia alderman

    BATAVIA – Kevin Botterman was sworn in Monday to fill the vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 5th Ward Alderman Steve ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:55 pm
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