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  • Retired Wheaton attorney makes good grammar his mission

    GLEN ELLYN – Park View Elementary School third-grader Olivia Ocasio was busy looking up the word "jellyfish" in her new dictionary.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Bodies of 2 men found at Lockport construction site; police investigating as double homicide

    LOCKPORT – On Saturday, Karen Velazquez moved into her new townhome on Coneflower Drive. On Tuesday morning, a police officer knocked on the door and ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • La Buona Vita gives pasta-making demonstration

    LA GRANGE – Chef Terry Rempert, owner and executive chef at La Buona Vita, invites guests to come and watch him make pasta during a live chef demonstr ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Wheaton's first honorary street signs remember 2 soldiers killed in action

    WHEATON – The memory of Wheaton North High School graduates Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Larson and Army Staff Sgt. Robert Miller – who were killed in a ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:17 am
  • Coroner identifies Woodstock man killed in crash at Route 20, Harmony Road

    The Kane County Coroner’s office has identified the 54-year-old Woodstock man killed in a crash last week as John Burke, also known as John Dimauro.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Two men rob Joliet Red Roof Inn; desk clerk injured

    JOLIET – A pair of gunmen robbed the Red Roof Inn in Joliet on Monday night.The holdup happened at 8 ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Bank robbed Monday in Frankfort

    FRANKFORT – The FBI is seeking a man who robbed a bank at gunpoint Monday.The robbery occurred about ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • Woodstock police issued dozens of citations during Click it or Ticket campaign

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department announced the results of an enforcement campaign conducted between November 14-27 designed to crack down o ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • Jim Ryan wins Grundy County Board seat on coin flip

    MORRIS – With a flip of a quarter, Jim Ryan, D-Morris, became the newest member of Grundy County Board District 3.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:21 pm
  • Minor fire Saturday night shuts down Tap House in Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD – Tap House Grill in Plainfield was shut down Saturday night due to a small kitchen fire.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Plainfield man turns self in after fight outside Skooter's in Shorewood

    SHOREWOOD – A Plainfield man has been charged in a weekend fight outside a Shorewood bar that resulted in an injured victim and a broken window.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • FitzGerald’s in Berwyn rings in holidays with variety of shows

    BERWYN – FitzGerald’s in Berwyn will welcome the holiday season with a roster of shows for a wide variety of musical tastes.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Historical snapshot: Students celebrate Thanksgiving in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Third-grade students partake in a Thanksgiving pageant outside the old Hawthorne School building circa 1913 in Elmhurst.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce to host Winter Wonder Lake event

    WONDER LAKE – The Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce is holding a Winter Wonder Lake event Saturday.Fro ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • City of McHenry to host holiday lights recycling program

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry is hosting a holiday light recycling program during the next several months.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:06 am
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