5 hrs ago
Thursday Marks 24th Anniversary of 1990 Tornado
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 1990. It's been a long time, but if you're old enough, it's a day that's etched in your memory.
10 hrs ago
Victim of Chicago Killer, John Gacy, Becomes Anti-Bullying Activist
About 45 people gathered on a hot August night at a Chicago LBGT community center to hear a chapter in Chicago history that is often forgotten--how John Gacy prowled the streets of Chicago's northside from 1972 through 1978, picking up young men and murdering at least 33 of them.
10 hrs ago
Quinn Signs Bill to Help Fund New Courthouse
A bill sponsored by State Sen. Pat McGuire and Rep. Larry Walsh Jr. to help fund a new Will County Courthouse is now a law.
12 hrs ago
Illinois health centers receive $1.7 million for projects
Seven health centers in the Chicago area are receiving a total of $1.7 million in funding for construction and renovation projects.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Judge says man must stay in prison for 1984 murder
A Will County judge has ruled the life sentence given a teen for a 1984 murder shouldn't be reconsidered.
Joliet, Bolingbrook Police Will Carry Heroin Antidote: Report
Joliet and Bolingbrook police could soon have a potentially life-saving new weapon in the war against Will County's heroin epidemic.
Alcohol Played 'Major Role' in Fatal Hit & Run: Police
Will County Sheriff's police said a 31-year-old Lockport man spent hours drinking with a friend before intentionally lying down in the roadway, where he was struck and killed late Monday night in Rockdale.
Multiple Robberies Occur During Heat Wave
The warm weather seems to have brought out the robberies over the past 24 hours.
Born March 3, 1921 in Custer Park, IL, Wayne was the son of Charles and Minnie Sorensen.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Will County DUI Arrests
Aug. 19: Eduardo Martinez, 54, of the 1000 block of Benton, Joliet, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the county jail on charges of DUI, improper lane use and illegal transportation of alcohol, police said.
Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Cannabis, Retail Theft
Kristina Thierry, 39, of the 2200 block of Hollister Court, Plainfield, was arrested at 9:19 p.m. at Kohl's, 11860 S. Route 59, and charged with retail theft, police said.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Southtown Star
Communities celebrate Illinois, Michigan Canal 30th anniversary
Ana Koval, president of the Canal Corridor Association, led a caravan tour along the Illinois & Michigan Canal this past weekend, celebrating the 30th anniversary of its designation as a National Heritage Corridor.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Freshmen descend on VU, mark start of new school year
On Saturday, she saw daughter Asha, 18, off to Valparaiso University. She graduated from Calumet New Technical High School in Calumet Township and is attending VU on a Lilly Endowment scholarship.
More Work Announced By Gov's Office; Lots on U S 52
Governor Quinn has announced capital investments of more than $13 million for construction projects in Will and DuPage counties.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Southtown Star
Will Co. advances office relocation plan
The former Social Security building in downtown Joliet will become the new offices for the Will County coroner and recorder of deeds.
Chevrolet of Naperville welcomes several 2015 Chevy models
Just about everyone at Chevrolet of Naperville is moving with a greater sense of urgency these days as the incoming class of 2015 models begins to populate the showroom.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Traffic flowing again over Des Plaines bridge
STAFF REPORT For anyone who travels consistently toward Joliet and Chicago, it seemed like a summer miracle.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Crete What's Happening
Illiana Expressway Project Pubic Meeting Michael W. Hansen announced he will hold his regular monthly hours as the Illiana Ombudsman on Tuesday, August 26, at Washington Township Hall, 30200 Town Center Road, Beecher, between 3 and 6 p.m. Those who have questions about the Illiana Expressway may come to see him with their personal questions.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
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Mon Aug 18, 2014
Plainfield Bank Robber Officially Charged
The man accused of robbing a bank in Plainfield has officially been charged. 35-year-old Kenneth Matlock has been charged with one count of felony bank robbery according to the U.S. Justice Department.