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  • Plainfield students run laps to raise funds for school

    PLAINFIELD – Central Elementary School students took part in a fundraiser Thursday that didn’t involve selling baked goods. 
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:40 pm
  • Car crashes into Crystal Lake school bus carrying 47 children

    CRYSTAL LAKE – No one was injured after a car crashed into the back of a Crystal Lake school bus carrying 47 children Thursday, fire officials said.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:27 pm
  • Joliet police want safe driving for Labor Day weekend

    JOLIET – Police will be checking drivers' safety on local roads and highways this weekend.Joliet pol ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Romeoville board approves Franconi's, Fat Ricky's development

    ROMEOVILLE – The long awaited Franconi's-Fat Ricky's project in downtown Romeoville will break ground in the next three to four weeks after receiving ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • 'Marshall's Miracle' shares anti-bullying message at York Theatre in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Noisy chatter from eager, excited children and preteens filled York Theatre's lobby the evening of Aug. 28.
    UPDATED: Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Lombard hosts final Cruise Nights of season

    LOMBARD – The 2015 Cruise Nights season came full circle Aug. 29, with the help of a little rain.The ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police: Update on 16-year-old girl missing since Aug. 18

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Crystal Lake Police have issued an update on the ongoing search for Kalyani Sudhir, a missing 16-year-old from Crystal Lake who was las ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • Joliet police: Man shot in the back

    JOLIET – A man told police he was shot while walking on the street Wednesday.Chief Brian Benton said ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Judge dismisses case against Downers Grove sperm bank

    DOWNERS GROVE – A lawsuit filed against a Downers Grove sperm bank over wrongful insemination was dismissed Sept. 3, according to the attorney for the ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Timeline of Fox Lake police shooting, manhunt

    FOX LAKE — A breakdown of major events in the Fox Lake police shooting and subsequent manhunt:Tuesda ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:05 pm
  • How to help: Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz fundraisers

    JOHNSBURG – The last picture posted on Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz’s Facebook page was of his wife at Epic Deli in Johnsburg, with a picture of ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • Community Unit School District 200 looking for committee volunteers

    WHEATON – Community Unit School District 200 is looking for volunteers for its enrollment committee and the new citizens advisory committee, according ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Fox Lake manhunt: Slain police officer's gun found; video to be analyzed

    FOX LAKE – Police investigating the shooting death of Fox Lake police officer hope a video from a Fox Lake resident and information gleaned from evide ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Huntley police: Missing 75-year-old woman with Alzheimer's located

    HUNTLEY – A missing woman with Alzheimer's disease has been located, police said.The Huntley Police ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • Woodridge to host town meeting

    WOODRIDGE – The village of Woodridge invites residents to come to a town meeting Sept. 10 to meet with Mayor Gina Cunningham-Picek and Village Board m ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you feel about summerlike weather continuing into September?
    I love it. The more summer, the better
    It's OK, but I hope it's a bit cooler in October
    I'd like to see the cool fall weather kick in right away
    I can't stand this weather in July, let alone September