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  • Marengo council member's FOIA request causes costly fees

    MARENGO – The city will have to pay more than $7,000 in fees resulting from a council member’s Freedom of Information Act request related to Marengo’s ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Peace activist visits MCC to talk about war, suffering countries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Peace activist Kathy Kelly said not many will fully understand the devastating effects of war until they see it in person.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • New Lenox police investigating robbery at Harris Bank

    NEW LENOX — New Lenox police are investigating a robbery that took place Wednesday at BMO Harris Bank.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Will County students learn about careers for Disability Mentoring Day

    JOLIET – Whether it was bathing dogs or cleaning cages, several Plainfield high school students got an idea of what it was like to work with pets at J ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Minooka set to start Three Rivers Bike Trail

    MINOOKA – An intergovernmental agreement with the state of Illinois, along with more than $500,000 in matching grant funds, means the village of Minoo ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Galowich YMCA in Joliet improves fitness facilities

    JOLIET – The Galowich Family YMCA on Wednesday showcased a new wellness center and fitness studio with some comments on how things have changed since ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Rialto Square Theatre looks for 2017 subsidy as deficit grows

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre expects to end the year with a deficit nearing $700,000 as it prepares to ask the city to continue an annual subsid ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Morris man indicted in Louis Joliet Mall shootout

    A federal grand jury in Chicago has indicted a Morris man on attempted murder charges for trying to kill two officers during a drug sting turned shoot ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Wheaton decides to keep backyard chicken ban in place

    WHEATON – Wheaton's ban on backyard chickens will remain in place.City officials decided to keep the ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Police Reports: Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Oct. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Bicyclist injured after being hit by pickup truck in Wheaton

    WHEATON – A bicyclist was injured Oct. 25 near Naperville Road and Blanchard Circle in Wheaton after being hit by a pickup truck.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • University Park murder trial underway in Joliet

    JOLIET – Five years to the day after a 19-year-old man was slain in a University Park park, his accused killer's trial began.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Fire damages Crest Hill home

    CREST HILL – No one was injured when a fire damaged a two-story home Wednesday in Crest Hill.Lockpor ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • New Elmhurst coffee shop wants to capture flavor of residents

    ELMHURST – Whenever Muddassar “Mudzi” Alvi visits a new city, his goal is to visit the area’s best coffee shop – soaking in the atmosphere as well as ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Police reports: Westmont for Oct. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Westmont Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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