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  • Woodstock man charged with aggravated discharge of firearm

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a man with aggravated discharge of a firearm from a January incident that was determined to be drug and gang ...
    NEW: May 27, 2016 - 5:01 pm
  • City launches Explore Elmhurst website to promote tourism, community events

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst has launched the Explore Elmhurst website, a newly branded platform offering residents and visitors an all-access guid ...
    NEW: May 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Hoffman Estates man sentenced to 10 years for DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin man

    WOODSTOCK — Dale Finucane was planning on booking a family vacation on the evening of Feb. 7, 2015, thinking of the fun, adventure and relaxation he a ...
    NEW: May 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Lombard man dies after Bolingbrook motorcycle crash

    BOLINGBROOK – A Lombard man is dead after he was severely injured last weekend in a motorcycle crash.
    NEW: May 27, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Local performers to stage 'Little Shop of Horrors' musical in Western Springs

    The Theatre of Western Springs will cap its 88th season of Mainstage shows with the campy musical “Little Shop of Horrors” from June 2 to 12.
    May 27, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Wheaton Park District pools to open May 28

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District’s two aquatic facilities — Rice Pool & Water Park and Northside Family Aquatic Center — open for the season May 28 ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Law inspired by Crystal Lake South bleacher debacle clearing final hurdle

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Legislation that aims to prevent the Crystal Lake South High School bleacher controversy from happening elsewhere is one vote shy of he ...
    UPDATED: May 27, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Larson: Growth mindset makes a difference

    A student's intrinsic motivation is what deeply impacts learning. We are discovering from research that a key driver that influences and impacts a stu ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • 'Vivian Maier Uncrated' to open at Park Art Center in Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – The rare educational photography exhibit, “Vivian Maier Uncrated,” will come into focus from June 3 to July 30 at the Park Art Center in ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Berwyn plaque honoring Vietnam War servicemen to be dedicated

    BERWYN – A plaque honoring 13 Berwyn residents who died in military service during the Vietnam War will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Memorial Day, May 30, ...
    May 27, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • 'Cooking with Kids' among Entree Kitchen events in Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream business owner and busy mother is on a mission to bring dinner back to the kitchen table.
    May 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Woodstock police, City Council reach new contract agreements

    WOODSTOCK – New contracts for unionized Woodstock Police Department employees have been approved by the city of Woodstock and Fraternal Order of Polic ...
    UPDATED: May 27, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Joliet man dies while fishing in Morris

    MORRIS – A Joliet man who fell into Mazon Creek on Thursday morning has died.Grundy County Coroner J ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Joliet celebrates future arrival of Cadence Premier Logistics headquarters and warehouse

    JOLIET – Joliet celebrated another moment in economic development at a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday afternoon for the future corporate office and ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Run the Ridge 5K to fight childhood obesity

    The Run the Ridge 5K Run and 1K Walk will welcome runners of all ages to come together to help battle childhood obesity June 4 in Burr Ridge. It will ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:00 am
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