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  • I-55 lanes open after car fire near Route 30 interchange

    JOLIET – A car fire occurred Thursday afternoon on Interstate 55 northbound in the area of the Route 30 interchange, according to Illinois State Polic ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Minooka bus drivers, aides on strike

    MINOOKA – School bus drivers and aides who serve the Minooka school districts picketed Thursday morning at the transportation center after the union t ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:57 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Aug. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake-area Special Olympics youth basketball team needs coaches

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The local Special Olympics youth basketball team, the Junior Lakers, is in need of volunteer coaches for the upcoming season.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Oak Brook readies for 54th annual Festival of Fine Art Aug. 20-21

    OAK BROOK – One of the area's oldest artistic traditions will return to Oakbrook Center on Aug. 20 and 21 with the annual Festival of Fine Art.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • I-88 and I-355 ramp in Downers Grove to close for weekend

    DOWNERS GROVE – The ramp carrying the westbound Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) to the northbound Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) over Finley Road in ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:16 am
  • Glen Ellyn native Carolena Carstens competes in Rio Olympics

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Richard Carstens is confident his daughter, Carolena Carstens, will earn a medal during her Taekwondo competition Aug ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Editor's Desk: Algonquin's Evan Jager great athlete, much more

    Evan Jager is one of the greatest athletes ever to come out of McHenry County.He proved that Wednesd ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Window replacement for Old Courthouse postponed over council concerns

    WOODSTOCK – The next step in the Old Courthouse restoration project is on hold so Woodstock city officials can become more engaged in the process.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • 2-vehicle crash near Marengo sends 2 people to hospital, fire official says

    MARENGO – Two people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday, a fire official said.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Man flown to hospital after trench collapses in Marengo, fire officials say

    MARENGO – A man was flown to the hospital Wednesday after he was buried in a 10-foot-deep trench in Marengo, fire officials said.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • VenuWorks plans quick start at Rialto Square Theatre

    JOLIET – VenuWorks plans to take the management reins Sept. 1 at the Rialto Square Theatre – and begin looking for shows even sooner – after being sel ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Former McHenry man pleads guilty to sexual assault charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry man has admitted to sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in 2015.Nic ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake grants 4 more video gambling licenses

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council granted four more video gambling licenses to local businesses Tuesday evening, on the conditions that three of them do ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Woodstock film producers hold first showing of movie honoring late son

    WOODSTOCK – About 300 people came through the doors of Classic Cinemas Woodstock Theatre on Wednesday night to see a private premier of “Thrill Ride.”
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:49 pm
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