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  • Joliet man gets 8-year sentence for fatal beating

    JOLIET – A Joliet man was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for fatally beating his mentally disabled brother-in-law.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:16 pm
  • Chicago man charged with threatening governor, DuPage County sheriff

    A Chicago man has been charged with sending threatening letters and emails to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Fishing enthusiasts to participate in Hard Water Classic ice fishing tournament

    WARRENVILLE – For die-hard fishermen, fishing is a year-round activity.Plenty of fishing enthusiasts ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Perez: Shared book experience brings Westmont readers together

    Each year at the Westmont Public Library, staff select one book that will provide rich and captivating reading experiences for children, teens, famili ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn police investigate armed robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department continues to investigate an armed robbery that occurred shortly after 9 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Starbucks st ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Jan. 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Editor's Desk: 'Life is good in Fox River Grove,' village president says

    Bob Nunamaker is excited about what’s going on in Fox River Grove, and for good reason.The Fox River ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry County College seeking nominations for 2017 Alumni Award

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is asking for nominations for the 2017 MCC Distinguished Alumni Award.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Marengo mulls connecting to Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone

    MARENGO – The city might consider joining the Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone to attract businesses to the area as the Interstate 90 interchange pro ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Medical experts differ how Algonquin woman died in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Medical experts testifying before McHenry County jurors in a drug-induced homicide trial Thursday had differing opinions on what caused th ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Some new details emerge on Lake in the Hills apparent murder-suicide

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police continue to investigate an apparent murder-suicide that left a mother and her two children dead.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Crystal Lake-based Horizons for the Blind provides products, jobs for visually impaired

    CRYSTAL LAKE – At Horizons for the Blind in Crystal Lake, Executive Director Camille Caffarelli wants to make sure everyone is on a level playing fiel ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Will County forest board extends state consultant contract, waits on federal firm

    JOLIET – The Forest Preserve District of Will County board approved one contract extension for a lobbying firm and held off on another.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Rialto Square Theatre getting back to show business, adds second Ron White performance

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre announced Thursday it is adding a second Ron White show Feb. 17 because of strong demand.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • January blood drives aim to keep supplies up in Joliet

    JOLIET – National Blood Donor Month is held in January for a reason – actually, a few reasons.The ne ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:45 pm
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