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  • Man charged in Joliet Township home invasion

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – A man was arrested Sunday after allegedly forcing his way into an Ingalls Park home.
    June 20, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Elmhurst Myesthenia Gravis walk raises $21,000

    ELMHURST – The fourth annual Strides Against MG Walk in Elmhurst raised $21,000 to help support people battling myasthenia gravis.
    June 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Master Gardeners to lend expertise at Lombard library

    LOMBARD – People who would like a free gardening consultation can visit the Helen Plum Library to connect with a Master Gardener from 6:30 to 8 p.m. J ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • New Lenox police investigating string of home burglaries

    NEW LENOX – Police are investigating four residential burglaries that occurred Sunday in New Lenox.T ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Joliet police briefs: Reported gunfire, robbery at knifepoint

    JOLIET – Joliet police reported the following incidents Saturday.Joliet police investigate report of ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Riverside police to give Slurpee rewards to youth

    RIVERSIDE – Each year, 7-Eleven helps thousands of local police officers recognize the good guys, specifically the young ones, according to a news rel ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Woodridge student honored for volunteer service

    WOODRIDGE – Bianca Spalla of Woodridge, a junior at Downers Grove North High School, was presented with an engraved bronze medallion to recognize her ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Metra train strikes, kills man in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is investigating a June 19 incident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train, according to a c ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Joliet Junior College police chief: Officer stole gas from school

    JOLIET – A Joliet Junior College police officer has been charged with stealing gas from the school.P ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Downers Grove students graduate library's Girls Who Code program

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public Library recently announced the graduation of students who completed the new Girls Who Code program, according ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • McHenry nonprofit Joe’s Wish to host Race for a Cause

    McHENRY – The nonprofit Joe’s Wish will host the family-friendly Patriots in the Park – Race for a Cause from 1 to 7 p.m. July 9 at the McHenry VFW, 3 ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Developer plans wine bar with video gaming in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A developer is planning to open a wine bar with video gaming in a 1,600-square-foot space at 13310 Village Green Drive.
    June 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • On the Record With: Crystal Lake resident and Young Eagles volunteer Ed Myers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ever since he was a child, Crystal Lake resident Ed Myers was interested in airplanes.
    June 20, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Police probe Lake in the Hills motorcycle crash that injured Gilberts man

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Authorities continue to investigate a Friday evening crash that seriously injured a motorcyclist on Randall Road in Lake in the Hi ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Huntley OKs revised improvement plan for Village Inn Restaurant

    HUNTLEY – The Committee of the Whole advanced a request for facade improvement funding for Village Inn Restaurant after owner Bill Galanis scaled back ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:16 am
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