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  • Sheriff's police: Canine finds heroin on Dwight man during Braidwood traffic stop

    BRAIDWOOD – The two canines used by the Will County Sheriff's Office are keeping pace.Roxy, a female ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District to hold State of the Park District address

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District will its inaugural “State of the Park District” address at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at The Abbey. 
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Woodstock teen accused of stabbing man at party pleads not guilty to battery

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock teen formally denied allegations that he stabbed a 31-year-old man during an altercation at a party.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participation

    Members of the League of Women Voters in DuPage, McHenry and Kane counties are uniting to assemble local politicians for a public forum before the Nov ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Will County Community Health Center hires 2 behavioral health professionals

    JOLIET – The Will County Community Health Center announced Monday the hiring of two full-time providers for its behavioral health services team.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Plainfield Village Board approves higher salary for village president

    PLAINFIELD – After considerable discussion, the Plainfield Village Board voted Monday night to increase the salary of the village president.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • McFarland resigns early, no longer on Joliet council

    JOLIET – Councilman Jim McFarland gave up his seat Monday, 11 days ahead of schedule, as questions were raised at to whether he had sufficient legal r ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Joliet could be 'on the hook' for Houbolt project overruns

    JOLIET – The Joliet City Council will vote Tuesday on a preliminary agreement for the Houbolt Road bridge project that would require the city to pay f ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Kmarts closing in Joliet and New Lenox

    Kmart stores in Joliet and New Lenox are closing.The retailer said Monday that liquidation sales are ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Frankfort Square Park District offers expanded programs at Lincoln-Way North building

    FRANKFORT – Frankfort Square Park District officials expect to serve more residents, as the district now occupies the closed Lincoln-Way North High Sc ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Fire official: Lockport Burger King damaged in blaze, to be closed indefinitely

    LOCKPORT – A Burger King in Lockport was damaged in a fire Monday evening.The incident occurred just ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 8:57 pm
  • Police: Stolen Hummer kills horse, injures rider in Lockport Township crash

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – A dead horse killed in a car crash Sunday evening was still lying on a Lockport Township resident’s lawn Monday afternoon.  
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • Coal City Fire Protection District responds to garage fire

    COAL CITY – The Coal City Fire Protection District responded about 3:10 p.m. Monday to a fire at 8925 Clover Lane in Coal City.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 5:55 pm
  • Wheaton Public Library marks 125 years

    WHEATON – When Wheaton Public Library reference librarian and genealogy specialist Donna Freymark started with the library in 1990, the library didn't ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Joliet man found guilty in fatal shooting

    JOLIET – A Joliet man will serve at least 51 years in prison after being convicted Monday of murdering a man during an argument two years ago.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:57 pm
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