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  • Island Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Mundelein man's death

    A 28-year-old Island Lake man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected heroin overdose death in Mundelein, police an ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Cupid Courts benefit for Misericordia set in Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – For the past five years, a group of women passionate about the game of paddle tennis have hosted Cupid Courts Misericordia, a day of friend ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • McGuire: Family Shelter Service provides needed safety planning for families

    Ian liked talking to the other boys on the playground at school, but then one of them said something that scared him. The boy told him he could get gu ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • McHenry Township Fire District to hire firefighters, paramedics

    McHENRY – The McHenry Township Fire Protection District is looking for part-time firefighters and firefighter paramedics.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:14 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 keeps traditional calendar, eyes earlier start in future

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove high school students could be starting the 2017-18 school year earlier than usual.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Will County hopes to curb high teen birth, STD rates in Bolingbrook

    JOLIET — The Will County Health Department hopes to curb high rates of teen births and sexually transmitted diseases in Bolingbrook with the help of a ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Itasca Library talk to explore brain's gender differences

    ITASCA – Linda Sasser will lead a discussion on the differences between the male and female brain at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Itasca Community Library.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Will County committee signs off on Cedar Road project condemnation cases

    JOLIET — The Will County Board Public Works and Transportation Committee voted 5-1 on Tuesday to proceed with condemnation cases against three propert ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Addison, Lombard, Bloomingdale, Glendale Heights students to stage Chekhov drama

    LOMBARD – Glenbard East Theatre invites the community to its production of “The Three Sisters,” Anton Chekhov’s drama about a Russian family in transi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:34 pm
  • B.R. Ryall YMCA looks ahead to future after marking 50 years at Glen Ellyn site

    GLEN ELLYN – Over the years, longtime B.R. Ryall YMCA members Tippi and Benno Friedrich of Winfield have seen the facility greatly expand since it ope ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • Students to stage 'The Foreigner' comedy in Roselle

    ROSELLE – The comedy “The Foreigner” will be presented by the Lake Park High School Drama Department at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 to 6 in Roselle.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Teen photography on display at Downers Grove Public Library

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss St., is showcasing the photography of local teens from Feb. 2 to 29.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Plainfield police: Downtown death appears to be suicide

    PLAINFIELD – Authorities believe the death of a woman whose body was found in a car Monday evening was self-inflicted.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Berwyn South School District 100 superintendent to be Morton College president

    BERWYN – Berwyn South School District 100 Superintendent Stan Fields resigned Jan. 27 after accepting the position of president at Morton College in C ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Face Time with Amy Moore

    Batavia resident Amy Moore, 49, was at the Batavia Public Library with her son Aaron, 12, when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
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