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  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Dec. 1

    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. 1, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 agrees to put $132.5M referendum on ballot

    WHEATON – Residents in Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will vote in the spring on a $132.5 million referendum to pay for improv ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Marc Price of 'Family Ties' to perform at Cigars and Stripes BBQ Lounge in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Marc Price, known for his role as Skippy in TV’s “Family Ties,” will bring his stand-up comedy show to Cigars and Stripes BBQ Lounge, 6715 W. ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Downers Grove North Marching Band delights at Disney World

    DOWNERS GROVE – Long hours of preparation paid off for the Downers Grove North High School Marching Band, when the young musicians were greeted with e ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Prairie Ridge's Ugly Sweater 5K set for early December

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge High School will host its third annual Ugly Sweater 5K on Dec. 10, with all proceeds benefiting the Crystal Lake Food Pan ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Nonprofit to build Spring Grove home for injured Army specialist

    SPRING GROVE – A nonprofit organization dedicated to building homes for severely injured members of the military is starting its next project in Sprin ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • 3 McHenry County townships to hold GOP primaries in February

    Three township Republican organizations with contested township races in the April 4 election have decided to have voters choose the candidates in a p ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Expanded New Lenox food pantry to debut

    NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Township food pantry is bigger and better – and visitors can see it themselves Saturday. 
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Joliet West, Central schools to host incoming freshmen events

    JOLIET – Joliet West and Central high schools will host events introducing freshmen to electives, clubs, sports and other opportunities. 
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Lockport Township firefighter to get heroism award for response to Romeoville home explosion

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – A gas explosion the evening of Oct. 11 in Romeoville forced an evacuation of 24 residential units and injured two utility workers.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Lanes open up as construction winds down in Joliet, Plainfield, Will County

    Winter driving may mean snowy, icy and treacherous roads, but at least more lanes will be open.More ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central High School choir director accused of sex with former students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A former Crystal Lake high school choir director is under investigation for allegedly having sex with former students, police said.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry County state lawmakers claim victory in lame-duck tax increase fight

    The odds of a lame-duck income tax increase, already pretty remote, became even more of a long shot with a significant majority of Illinois House lawm ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • McHenry-based Bike Haven opening second Woodstock location

    WOODSTOCK – Josh and Jessica Arnow, co-owners of Bike Haven in McHenry, have lived in Woodstock for 16 years. Seeing a need for a bike shop in their c ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Will County sheriff's police searching for missing Homer Glen teen

    HOMER GLEN – The Will County Sheriff's Office police are asking for the public's help in finding a 16-year-old boy who fled in his mother's car Tuesda ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:09 pm
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