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  • Police: Wilton Township man shoots squad car; surrenders after SWAT team called

    WILTON TOWNSHIP – A man was arrested Sunday after allegedly shooting at a Will County forest preserve officer’s squad car.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:08 pm
  • Crest Hill man dies after being crushed by car parts in Romeoville

    A Crest Hill man died early Friday morning after being crushed by car parts.Donald Coleman, 27, of t ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 3:38 pm
  • Husky club impresses Will County with dog races, demonstrations

    MONEE – Tanya Partenski wasn’t always a husky dog owner, but her fascination with the breed has led her to own several and participate in demonstratio ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • Romeoville to receive command center in March

    ROMEOVILLE – The village of Romeoville has crossed an item off its wish list.The village announced t ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:16 pm
  • Q&A: Will County Health Department's Olenek on state funds, ACA impact and agency's future

    Herald-News reporter Mike Mallory recently spoke with Will County Health Department Executive Director Sue Olenek about current challenges facing the ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:15 pm
  • City of Joliet to hold open house

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet will be conducting an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday for the newly constructed single-family home located at 409 S. Ot ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:15 pm
  • Joliet Junior College hears public improvement proposal for warehouses

    JOLIET – Joliet Junior College officials were presented last week with a proposal to abate – or reduce – property taxes for a warehouse development to ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:14 pm
  • New owners would like to open winery in Joliet's 'castle'

    JOLIET – The group that bought the former Diocese of Joliet property hope someday to open a winery in the 19th-century limestone house known as “The C ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:12 pm
  • Mayor says Rialto Square Theatre appointments are ready

    JOLIET – Mayor Bob O’Dekirk said he sorted through some 40 applicants before choosing four new appointments to the Rialto Square Theatre board to be m ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:10 pm
  • Worker dies after 40-foot fall at Crest Hill manufacturing facility

    CREST HILL – A Des Plaines man died Friday after falling about 40 feet while working at a job site in Crest Hill, according to the Will County Coroner ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:40 pm
  • Zion man found guilty of drug-induced homicide in Algonquin woman's death

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors found a Zion man guilty on Friday of the drug-induced homicide of 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Lake in the Hills resident reflects on 85-pound weight loss, offers advice

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – On Thanksgiving 2015, Mary Ulery was in Southern California watching on the sidelines as her son ran a 5K race. Just one year late ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • GardenWorks Project to open new resource center in West Chicago

    The GardenWorks Project hopes to increase access to locally grown produce through a new resource center set to open in March.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 adopts $113M levy request

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 has "adequate" reserve funding, but potential fiscal threats loom on the horizon, the district' ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 2-8

    Not another residential developmentThe village of Downers Grove should not get involved with another ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:00 pm
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