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  • Police: Lockport man killed trying to cross train tracks

    LOCKPORT – A 20-year-old Lockport man was killed Tuesday night after being struck by a train while trying to cross the tracks, police said.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Sept. 21

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Marengo Lions Club to host Trap Shoot fundraiser

    The Marengo Lions Club will hold its annual Trap Shoot fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Coon Creek Hunt Club in Garden Prairie.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Low-cost pet microchip, vaccination event to be held in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Animal Control officials say pets have a better chance of being reunited with their families if they have microchips for quick identifi ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Driver cited in Route 120 crash in McHenry, police official says

    McHENRY – One driver was cited after a two-vehicle crash Monday on Route 120 in McHenry, a police official said.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Harvard city clerk arrested on child porn charges

    HARVARD – City Clerk Andrew J. Wells was arrested Monday on child pornography charges.Wells, 54, of ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Cary native Rick Carone keeps fighting cancer through batting practice, foundation

    Rick Carone didn’t feel well. Days after surgery, he arrived at U.S. Cellular Field for batting practice.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Ex-National Guard soldier who targeted Joliet armory given 30-year prison sentence

    CHICAGO – A Chicago federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a former Illinois National Guard soldier and his cousin to prison for plotting to join Islamic ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Crest Hill council approves McGuire as interim administrator

    CREST HILL – Crest Hill officials have approved an interim city administrator after Administrator Jim Elmquist resigned after just six months in the p ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Joliet City Center Partnership hires marketing manager

    JOLIET – Lauren Las started this week as marketing and events manager for the Joliet City Center Partnership.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Minooka District 201 presents final projected budget for 2016-17

    MINOOKA – A special hearing was held Monday by the Minooka School District 201 Board of Education to present the final projected 2016-17 budget.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Officials discuss accelerated construction for Will County Public Safety Complex

    JOLIET – Will County officials are looking at opening the new Will County Public Safety Complex a few months earlier than originally planned.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Channahon board approves warning light agreement, roadwork contract

    CHANNAHON – In a short meeting Monday evening, the Channahon Village Board approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Channahon Fire Protection ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Joliet D-204 board approves fiscal 2017 budget

    JOLIET – The Joliet High School District 204 board approved the fiscal 2017 budget that shows an overall surplus of about $1.3 million.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Blues fest slated for downtown Joliet

    JOLIET – A new downtown event Sept. 30 will combine blues, music history and craft beer.Blues & Brew ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:38 pm
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