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  • Cary seeks public input on allowing backyard chickens

    CARY – Veterinarian Christy McCratic has co-workers who own chickens and from time to time bring in eggs to their Schaumburg office.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Lockport to consider downtown business restrictions

    LOCKPORT – City Council members in Lockport are scheduled to vote this week on a proposal that restricts certain businesses from locating in the downt ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Former Frankfort doctor pleads guilty to sexual offenses

    JOLIET – A Frankfort doctor was sentenced to 18 months of probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to groping women during office visits.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Community event focused on providing 'safe havens'

    JOLIET – About six weeks ago, discussion on the “I’m So Joliet” Facebook page turned to the problem of youth violence.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Elmhurst couple in triple murder-suicide remembered as loving parents

    ELMHURST – A row of white crosses lined the yard of a house in the 600 block of Chatham Avenue on Sunday, after police discovered the bodies of four f ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Applicants sought for Plainfield park board

    PLAINFIELD – State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, has formed a selection committee to review applications for Plainfield Township Park co ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Joliet pastor describes situation in Israel after visit for peace

    JOLIET – The Rev. Warren Dorris Jr. has visited Israel three times, twice as a tourist and the third as part of a group of 25 U.S. ministers showing s ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Bolingbrook man convicted in mailed marijuana scheme

    BOLINGBROOK – A Bolingbrook man who was one of three charged with mailing five pounds of marijuana to a home in Naperville in September 2013 was convi ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Proposal made in Rauner's fiscal plan

    JOLIET – Interior design, advertising and legal work are among the 32 services that would be taxed under gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s propos ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:51 pm
  • Prosecutors will persist in Gempel case

    JOLIET – While his confession can’t be used, prosecutors still plan to try a Crest Hill man who authorities allege killed his elderly neighbor and set ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Woman arrested on charges of inappropriate relationship with a minor

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – A 37-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday on charges related to what police allege is an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • I-55 bridge construction no headache for Labor Day drivers

    Labor Day weekend traffic can be brutal.But one stretch of area highway is better off than it was ar ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Lisle Park District to host senior outing to Cubs game

    LISLE – Lisle residents aged 50 years or older are invited to join the Lisle Park District in cheering for the Chicago Cubs as they take on the Los An ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Lisle library in full bloom for flower arrangement program

    LISLE – Lisle community members get crafty at the "Flower Arrangements from Roadside Plants" program hosted Aug. 20 at the Lisle Library District.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Ties and tails on display at Wheaton neighborhood pet parade

    WHEATON – Franklin Neighborhood Pet Parade Grand Marshal Sligo (right) flashes a doggie smile to the camera with his owner Rich Coleman during the eve ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:33 pm
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