Overcast
71°FOvercastFull Forecast

Local

  • Former Chicago Cub David DeJesus selling Wheaton mansion

    WHEATON – Former Chicago Cubs outfielder David DeJesus is selling his Wheaton mansion, according Redfin.com.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Registration open for Women of Distinction luncheon

    MUNDELEIN – Registration is open for the Lake County Awards Luncheon set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Double Tree by Hilton, 510 E. Route 83, Mu ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • Epiphany Lutheran hosts Grace Cafe in Elmhurst: 6 photos

    Epiphany Lutheran Church in Elmhurst plays host on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The Grace Cafe Mission Project opens the bi-weekly Monday mission for the ye ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 7:23 pm
  • Figure to catch muskies with figure eights

    I can remember back in the day when I was being taught how to drive a car as a youth. OK – you can stop it right there. Don’t bother sending me your e ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Villa Park Village President Deb Bullwinkel to run for Duckworth's congressional seat

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park Village President Deb Bullwinkel announced this week that she is throwing her hat into the Democratic primary race for the Dis ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Face Time with Coco DeMarais

    Geneva resident Coco DeMarais, 23, was walking her dog, Becker, at Island Park in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’ ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: Albright Theatre to present 42nd season

    BATAVIA – The Albright Theatre Company’s 42nd season will feature an eclectic array of plays. The se ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Country singer Olivia Dvorak to perform at benefit

    The crowds continue to get bigger for country singer-songwriter Olivia Dvorak. The 22-year-old, who ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hinsdale police: High visibility DUI enforcement

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department announced officers will be out in force through Sept. 7 as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Demand steady at McHenry County food pantries despite rebounding economy

    JOHNSBURG – The third Tuesday of each month at FISH of McHenry Food Pantry resembles career day.For ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County Community Foundation distributes $300,000 in grants

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Housing Authority has suspended dental care to the general low-income population because of the state budget cr ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Elwood, CenterPoint lawsuit heats up

    ELWOOD – A 2013 lawsuit between the village of Elwood and CenterPoint Properties could come before a Cook County Circuit Court judge within the coming ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Family Fiesta starts Friday at Bicentennial Park in Joliet

    JOLIET – Family Fiesta, an annual event that features live Latino music, food and family activities, runs Friday through Sunday at Bicentennial Park.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • New Minooka establishment awaits liquor license approval

    MINOOKA – If the owners of a new business in Minooka pass proper background checks, they will be approved for a Class C liquor license and then be eli ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Joliet prison task force stymied by Springfield

    JOLIET – The Collins Street Task Force has some plans for the old Joliet Correctional Center but can’t get very far without some help from Springfield ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you identify yourself politically?
    Liberal
    Conservative
    Independent
    Not political