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  • 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
  • Lake in the Hills man accused of DUI, fleeing scene after hitting pole, causing gas leak

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A car crashed into a light pole on Boulder Drive in Lake in the Hills Thursday, causing a gas leak and road closure, a police offi ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • McHenry County Democrats on Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president

    Hillary Clinton accepted her party’s nomination for president Thursday night at the last day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
    July 29, 2016 - 12:46 am
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