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  • Brother James Gaffney reflects on 28 years as president of Lewis University

    ROMEOVILLE – With Brother James Gaffney preparing to leave after 28 years as president at Lewis University, it was fitting that there were two constru ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • SUV destroyed in fire at I-80 and Center Street in Joliet

    JOLIET – An SUV was destroyed in a fire Monday evening in Joliet.The incident occurred at 5:30 p.m. ...
    June 27, 2016 - 8:54 pm
  • Glen Ellyn parade's Shopping Cart Brigade invites participants to join march

    People can pitch in to support the OneChurch Precision Shopping Cart Brigade returning to Glen Ellyn's Fourth of July Parade to collect nonperishable ...
    June 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Police report: Teen was driving Morris District 54 principal's SUV during fatal crash

    MORRIS – The 16-year-old boy behind the wheel of an SUV that struck a Morris couple as they were bicycling last week was driving a vehicle owned by th ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • Will County state's attorney won't charge Joliet Councilman McFarland

    JOLIET – The Will County State's Attorney's Office will not file charges against Joliet Councilman Jim McFarland regarding his use of government envel ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • Man dies in 2-motorcycle crash in Joliet Township

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Police say two motorcycles were involved in a crash that killed a Monee man Saturday.
    June 27, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • JC Licht purchases Figatner-Scott Decorating Center in Berwyn

    BERWYN – JC Licht, the largest independently owned paint and decorating retailer in the Chicago area, has purchased the Figatner-Scott Decorating Cent ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Joliet police, firefighters save duckling

    Joliet Fire Department Capt. Rodney Leggero described it as the cutest thing in the world when his colleagues rescued a duckling Sunday.
    June 27, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Joliet police: Man threatened at gunpoint in East Side park

    JOLIET – A man is charged after he was accused of threatening another man at gunpoint at an East Side park.
    June 27, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Artsy birdhouses line La Grange streets for summer project

    LA GRANGE – La Grange’s downtown district has come alive with its annual public art project, and this year, residents can admire a variety of unique b ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:28 pm
  • Town Square Wheaton partners with American Cancer Society for summer events

    WHEATON – Town Square Wheaton is hosting a series of events this month in partnership with the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:38 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District breaks ground on $1.8 million park renovation project

    ELMHURST – With the Park Board members present, the Elmhurst Park District broke ground June 18 on the Butterfield Park redevelopment project and the ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:31 pm
  • No injuries in vehicle shooting in St. Pat's neighborhood in Joliet

    JOLIET – A Joliet teen said he was sitting in a vehicle when it was shot repeatedly Sunday evening in the St. Pat's neighborhood in Joliet.
    June 27, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Joliet, Crest Hill police respond to boy shot in hand, man shot in knee

    JOLIET – Joliet police responding to a reported shooting victim Sunday evening at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet discovered a second p ...
    June 27, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • York High School student earns perfect ACT score

    ELMHURST – Mateo Sanchez isn’t sure yet where he’s going to college, but the soon-to-be senior at York Community High School will likely have his choi ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:30 am
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