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  • Will, Grundy communities to hold National Night Out events Tuesday

    JOLIET – National Night Out – which its website describes as an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and nei ...
    NEW: July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lewis University program helps students succeed, gets grant

    ROMEOVILLE – Melissa Adriana Jimenez wears her red Lewis University shirt, which signifies her role as a mentor to incoming freshman students.
    NEW: July 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Downers Grove Public Library celebrating 125th birthday with months of events

    DOWNERS GROVE – For 125 years, the Downers Grove Public Library has been loaning books and providing knowledge to the residents of the village, and it ...
    July 29, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Will County State's Attorney sets court date for minor involved in fatal Grundy County crash

    JOLIET – A court date of Aug. 2 has been set in Will County for a Morris teen involved in a double fatal car crash after the Will County State's Attor ...
    July 29, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for July 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    July 29, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • Berwyn police aid in capture of Rockford robbery, battery suspects

    BERWYN – With the help of the Berwyn Police Department, two suspects wanted for robbery and aggravated battery out of Rockford are now in custody, acc ...
    July 29, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Drew Peterson gets another 40 years in prison for murder-for-hire scheme

    Drew Peterson was sentenced to another 40 years in prison Friday for a murder-for-hire scheme against Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow.
    July 29, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • Jack's Army Golf Outing raises $70,000

    WHEATON – The fifth annual Jack's Army Golf Outing on July 18 raised about $70,000 for the Jack Pribaz Foundation.
    July 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Berwyn woman struck by lightning in Bolingbrook

    A 34-year-old Berwyn woman apparently was struck by lightning July 28 in Bolingbrook, according to a Bolingbrook Police Department news release.
    July 29, 2016 - 2:31 pm
  • New Rotary Club of Glen Ellyn president has deep roots in organization

    GLEN ELLYN – The new president of the Rotary Club of Glen Ellyn has deep roots in the organization.S ...
    July 29, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in 3 Will County communities

    Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus have been found in three Will County communities, according to a news release from the County Executiv ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • Rabid bat found in Custer Park

    CUSTER PARK – A fourth rabid bat has been reported in Will County, according to a news release from the County Executive's Office.
    July 29, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • Stolen Bolingbrook car stopped in police-involved shooting; suspect killed

    CHICAGO – Police on Thursday shot and killed a suspect in a car reported stolen from Bolingbrook.The ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Texas Roadhouse, McHenry County police team up for Special Olympics

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Local police officers will be serving up “free” lunches at Texas Roadhouse as part of the restaurant chain’s annual benefit for Special ...
    July 29, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • McHenry County Cooperative Dental Clinic closes after dentist resigns

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Cooperative Dental Clinic closed this week after 19 years, in the wake of the unexpected resignation of its latest dent ...
    July 29, 2016 - 1:03 am
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