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  • Judge: Joliet man who killed mother could spend 60 years in asylum

    JOLIET – A Joliet man who killed his mother could spend the rest of his life confined to a mental health facility.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:20 pm
  • Braidwood police question teens after shots fired; investigate car burglaries

    BRAIDWOOD – Police said they are investigating recent car burglaries for possible connections to an incident last week in which five juveniles were ap ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Shorewood police: Man tried to bribe officer to get out of speeding ticket

    SHOREWOOD – A speeding driver allegedly offered cash for a Shorewood officer to change his traffic ticket to a warning.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:48 pm
  • Chicago man dies after tow truck crash in Lockport

    LOCKPORT – A Chicago man died after his vehicle collided with a tow truck Monday.Lockport Police Dep ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Crest Hill police arrest Colorado man in back-to-back muggings

    CREST HILL – Police arrested a Colorado man Sunday in connection with two recent parking lot muggings.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Trial date for Material Service Corporation lawsuit against La Grange may be set soon

    LA GRANGE – A lawsuit over a major flood control project in La Grange may be headed to a trial soon, La Grange Village President Tom Livingston said.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Electoral Board upholds challenges against 2 Berwyn United candidates

    BERWYN – The City of Berwyn Municipal Officers Electoral Board upheld challenges against two Berwyn United candidates running for City Council at a he ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • Romeoville’s Metal Monkey Brewing celebrates one-year anniversary

    ROMEOVILLE – Only six weeks after its first bottled beer was released, Metal Monkey Brewing will release its second bottle at a one-year anniversary p ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • Romeoville Area Historical Society to buy home on Belmont Drive for new museum

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Area Historical Society has found a new home.The group received approval ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:38 pm
  • Joliet set to hire project manager for Houbolt Road interchange

    JOLIET – The Joliet City Council on Tuesday will consider hiring a project manager for the Houbolt Road interchange, one of the first steps on the roa ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Joliet museum to delve into history of jockstraps

    JOLIET – The history of jockstraps will see the light of day Sunday at the Joliet Area Historical Museum. 
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of Will County part of service day to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

    JOLIET – Jackets and boots were wet, rain was falling and temperatures were in the 30s Monday morning.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Firefighters put out fire in vacant Homer Township home

    HOMER TOWNSHIP – Homer Township firefighters put out a fire Monday at a house that was for sale.At 1 ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:52 pm
  • CluedIn Escape Rooms opens in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – As someone who enjoyed the fun and challenge that escape rooms offer, Woodridge resident Brian Sommer wanted to see if he could come up w ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Blue Ribbon Products project under construction in Joliet

    JOLIET – Blue Ribbon Products has begun construction of its future beer distribution building.The co ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:37 pm
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