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  • McHenry County State's Attorney's Office drops remaining charge against ex-coroner

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors Thursday dismissed the remaining forgery charge against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz, absolving ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • NISRA's fall production showcases hard work of actors, staff

    HUNTLEY – With Emily Todd, manager of cultural arts for the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association, on maternity leave, intern Jamie Elam to ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • St. Raymond church kicks off centennial celebration

    JOLIET – The bells tolled at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus as parishioners walked in a candlelight procession that honored the founding pastor ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Old-school Italian meets modern influences at Vincitori

    WESTMONT – What do you get when you cross an old-world Italian grandmother with a fire house cook? Answer: Bob Airdo, executive chef and owner of Vinc ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Appellate court: Arrest in 2007 Plainfield slaying was unlawful

    OTTAWA – The appellate court has granted a Chicago man another chance to block evidence used to find him guilty in the 2007 murder of a Romeoville tee ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • Joliet City Council approves pigs as pets

    JOLIET – A Joliet woman won’t have to live without her pet potbellied pig.The Joliet City Council ap ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • Plainfield trustees approve 2016 tax levy

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Village Board has approved the 2016 tax levy.Based on preliminary equali ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • With funds in hand, Lockport set to move forward with quiet zone project

    LOCKPORT – Having secured a $2.55 million redevelopment agreement with oil company Ducere LLC last month, Lockport's City Council is set to use those ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Glen Ellyn pop-up offers preview of Chocolaterie Stam store

    GLEN ELLYN – Elizabeth Mager's vision of opening a chocolate shop in downtown Glen Ellyn has taken longer than she thought.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Judge: Teen won't be charged as juvenile in Romeoville baseball bat death

    JOLIET – A Romeoville teen's murder case will return to being tried in the adult courts, a judge ruled Wednesday.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Crest Hill man had heroin, cocaine, marijuana in car

    AURORA – After a Crest Hill man was arrested Tuesday morning, police found large amounts of heroin, cocaine and marijuana in his car.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • FBI searching for Joliet Chase Bank robbery suspect

    JOLIET – A man robbed a Chase Bank on Thursday in Joliet.The robbery happened at 11:47 a.m. when the ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Valley View D-365U: High lead levels in water an interior plumbing issue

    Valley View District 365U officials have clarified a water quality study made public Wednesday, stating the lead levels identified in the report that ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Dec. 8

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:15 pm
  • 'Tis the season: Downers Grove offers holiday fun throughout December

    DOWNERS GROVE – The holidays are often a busy time of year, but events abound across the village for those looking to celebrate the season with their ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:08 am
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