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  • O'Dekirk: Joliet a city of growth

    JOLIET – Mayor Bob O’Dekirk’s main message Monday was that Joliet is growing.O’Dekirk cited double- ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Joliet chamber membership drive starts Tuesday

    JOLIET – Phones will ring Tuesday with invitations to join the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Plainfield's Green Village Series buzzes with bee facts

    PLAINFIELD – A small group of Plainfield residents convened at the Plainfield Public Library on Monday night looking to learn more about bees.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Plainfield Central High School helps students with anxiety, positive feedback

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield District 202 board learned of several initiatives at Plainfield Central High School that are making it more positive and e ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • A Joliet Central love story

    JOLIET – They were Joliet Central High School sweethearts who went separate ways but now are engaged to be married after an elaborate proposal that st ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Rialto Square Theatre slates special meeting on VenuWorks, $600,000 loan

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre board will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday to vote on a contract with VenuWorks and take actions that cou ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 8:26 pm
  • Palmer Florist owners celebrate love

    WESTCHESTER – It’s not surprising that Valentine’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year for flower shops. But at Palmer Florist in Westchester, ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Pedestrian tunnels closed for work at Joliet train station

    JOLIET – As part of the continued work on the Joliet Gateway Center transportation campus, pedestrian tunnels near the train station are being closed ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 7:45 pm
  • Lockport Township veteran who perished in Pearl Harbor attacks finally identified

    CREST HILL – A veteran from the Joliet area will finally rest in peace later this year, more than 75 years after his death.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 7:41 pm
  • Plainfield student arrested on bomb threat charge

    PLAINFIELD – A Plainfield North High School student was arrested by police after allegedly making a bomb threat. 
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 6:54 pm
  • Glenbard South students send Valentine's Day wishes to veterans

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard South High School junior Jo Nenova smiled as she stamped hearts on a Valentine's Day card and handed it to World War II veteran ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 6:36 pm
  • Joliet convict charged with attempted murder

    JOLIET – A Joliet convict faced new charges Friday, including attempted murder.Devon I. Herron, 21, ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 6:09 pm
  • Joliet mayor says developments are 'coming fast' on project at I-55 and I-80

    JOLIET – Cullinan Properties is looking at construction next year and a fall 2019 opening for Rock Run Crossings, a lifestyle development that would c ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 5:41 pm
  • Woman dies after crash in Green Garden Township

    A 62-year-old Manteno resident was pronounced dead at 10:42 p.m. Sunday at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Crystal Lake lawyer named new McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Beating out nearly 20 other candidates, Mark R. Facchini of Crystal Lake was named the newest associate judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 5:18 pm