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  • Hinsdale school district administrators discuss pension penalties

    HINSDALE – As the District 86 Board of Education and Hinsdale High School Teachers Association remain at odds and the debate over fair teachers salari ...
    NEW: Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Special Olympics expands in District 220

    Seventh grader Sam Lenihan loves to play sports. With the addition of soccer to the Barrington Community Unit School District 220 Special Olympics pro ...
    NEW: Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:19 am
  • Man charged after police locate missing Downers Grove girl

    DOWNERS GROVE – An 18-year-old man faces two charges after police found him and a 15-year-old Downers Grove girl Sunday in Lemont after the girl was r ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Carol Stream hopes to see fewer crimes through new housing ordinance

    CAROL STREAM – Due to concerns about crime at rental communities in Carol Stream, anyone who rents or leases residential property in the village will ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • VFW, village president and fire chief honor 9/11 victims with ceremony Thursday

    BROOKFIELD – Village President Kit Ketchmark took the podium on Thursday on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and said what many in t ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • La Grange American Legion Post holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    The La Grange American Legion Robert E. Coulter Jr. Post 1941 hosted their 13th anniversary 9/11 Day of Remembrance ceremony Thursday. A bagpiper kick ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Jury: Wilson guilty of murder of Kelli O'Laughlin

    BRIDGEVIEW – John Wilson Jr., the man accused of the 2011 killing of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin, was found guilty of first-degree murder in Judge Jo ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • 2 marijuana labs to submit proposals to City Council

    JOLIET – The City Council will consider annexing and issuing special use permits for two separate medical marijuana growing facilities when it meets T ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Lincoln-Way budget forecasts slight surplus

    NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way High School District 210 saw expenses increase for this year’s budget, but officials anticipate a budget surplus.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Elwood hands over documents in Walter Strawn Drive case

    ELWOOD – Village officials turned over documents to CenterPoint Properties by the court-ordered Monday deadline, pushing forward the ongoing case over ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • JJC administrators present plans for Romeoville campus

    ROMEOVILLE – Administrators want to make an expanded Joliet Junior College Romeoville campus into a more complete educational facility.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Ten years on, Joliet hospice an integral part of community

    JOLIET – In 2004, many people had never heard of hospice, let alone grasped the need for a facility where loved ones could die with dignity.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Police: St. Charles Township man flees from cops at 99 mph

    A St. Charles Township man is expected in court Thursday on charges stemming from a traffic incident, in which he fled from police at almost 100 mph, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Juan Pedro Castillo-Gutieriez, 30, of the 1800 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 9, with two counts of domestic batte ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Unkempt yard in St. Charles Township leads to ticket for homeowner

    ST. CHARLES – A. St. Charles Township homeowner whose yard “disturbed” neighbors by its lack of maintenance has been ticketed for its appearance, acco ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:50 pm
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