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  • Romeoville Uptown Square fills out as construction begins

    ROMEOVILLE – Construction equipment and foundation materials are starting to occupy Romeoville’s Uptown Square as commercial enterprise takes root in ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Vicious dogs on the agenda again for Joliet council committee

    JOLIET – A City Council committee is expected Tuesday to review changes in the city’s vicious dog ordinance urged by victims of canine attacks.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Investigation continues into Bolingbrook shooting that left one dead, one injured

    BOLINGBROOK – A 21-year-old Bolingbrook man has been identified as the person killed in a shooting Saturday evening.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Hoops for D86 raises money for Joliet elementary school district

    JOLIET – After a year of friendly smack talk between teams, the Gompers Quadrant basketball team laced their sneakers, put on their game faces and too ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Single bullet found at Huntley High School

    HUNTLEY – A live round of ammunition was found at Huntley High School, leading to a search of the building that uncovered no other items, the Huntley ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 7:54 pm
  • Wheaton College, embattled professor to part ways without firing

    WHEATON – The public, nationally controversial and long-running controversy between Wheaton College in Illinois and a professor who said Christians an ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Joliet and Morris church leaders talk Lent in anticipation of season

    Lent is a season of ashes, fasting and giving up things we like – but that’s not what it’s all about.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Will County's electronics recycling collection events, drop-off sites have uncertain future

    JOLIET – Will County’s widely popular electronics recycling collection events like Recyclepalooza now have a hazy future – the result of its longtime ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Joliet making plans for neighborhood around Saint Joseph Medical Center

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet is looking for ways to redevelop sections of the neighborhood around Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Will County school district officials wary of state funding proposal

    JOLIET – Some Will County school districts could lose or gain funding under an Illinois State Board of Education proposal to make state school spendin ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Troy's plan to redistrict schools around geography, class size has parents on edge

    PLAINFIELD – “I get it.”That’s how Superintendent Todd Koehl responded to many parents’ often emotio ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Berwyn man's kidnap ordeal ends in arrest of 5, officials say

    CHICAGO – A Berwyn man who spent more than a day being held against his will in an SUV and later at an auto body shop by five men was ultimately freed ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Investigation continues into Bolingbrook shooting that left one dead, one injured

    BOLINGBROOK – A 21-year-old Bolingbrook man has been identified as the person killed in a shooting Saturday evening.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:08 pm
  • Face Time with Diane Taff

    Batavia resident Diane Taff, 63, was at the Batavia Public Library when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.Batavi ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rauner: Lockport Gallery should reopen, but with private funds, entry fees

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Museum system — including the Lockport Gallery — was shuttered this fall when Gov. Bruce Rauner ordered a system-wide ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:40 pm
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