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  • Will County sheriff's facility, courthouse projects moving along

    JOLIET – Representatives from firms hired to create the new Will County Sheriff’s Facility and Will County Justice Center provided updates this week t ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Estes Express Lines negotiating incentives for Joliet project

    JOLIET – Plans for an Estes Express Lines truck terminal were put on hold this week as the company negotiates incentives for the project.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Farming still thrives in Will County, but rural and suburban cultures can clash

    Farming is a big part of the local economy, with nearly half of Will County land devoted to agriculture.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for July 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove and Westmont police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged ...
    July 20, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Fire damages New Lenox home

    NEW LENOX – Fire damaged a single-story house Wednesday afternoon in New Lenox.The blaze began about ...
    July 20, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Shots fired at vehicle in Joliet

    JOLIET – A vehicle was struck by gunfire Tuesday in the 400 block of Taylor Street in Joliet.Chief o ...
    July 20, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Elmhurst Cycling Classic returns July 22

    ELMHURST – For the fourth year in a row, the streets of Elmhurst will become a race track for professional cyclists from around the world.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Cook County lawsuit challenges Lemont annexations

    LEMONT – The Cook County State’s Attorney has filed a lawsuit against the Village of Lemont that challenges the annexations of 17 parcels of property, ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Former Winfield deputy fire chief charged with forgery, misconduct

    Former Winfield Deputy Fire Chief Bryan Lewis of Wheaton has been charged with two felony counts of official misconduct and two felony counts of forge ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Lake in the Hills therapy horses bring stress relief to Algonquin police

    ALGONQUIN – Three miniature horses visited the Algonquin Police Department Wednesday to bring some stress relief to officers.
    July 20, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for July 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Rotary Club installs new board of directors

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Rotary Club recently installed officers and directors for the 2016-17 year.O ...
    July 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Three charged after Joliet Township shootout

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Three Joliet men were arrested Tuesday evening after gunfire was exchanged between vehicles in Joliet Township.
    July 20, 2016 - 1:54 pm
  • DuPage County forest preserve commissioner wants to garner support, funds for McKee House

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County commissioner Tim Whelan wants to build support – and funds – for preserving the McKee House in the Churchill ...
    July 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council OKs referendum to ask voters if they want to build a new library

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city’s voters will be asked in November whether the city should borrow $30.1 million to build a new library.
    July 20, 2016 - 5:09 pm
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