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  • Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace

    NEW YORK – Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Firm nears takeover of Indiana Limestone Co.

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – An investment firm is poised to take over a financially troubled southern Indiana company that supplied limestone to the Empire St ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

    BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tribut ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 37

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County med ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration la ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • Many questions about mom accused in infant deaths

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Investigators are reconstructing a mysterious decade from Megan Huntsman's life as they try to figure out how she concealed seve ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Congress is giving states the transportation blues

    DAYTON, Ohio – On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Ukraine: Military secures airport from attack

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces said they clashed Tuesday w ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • 5 Things to Know about Tax Day

    The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three p ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Area roundup: USF's Butler, Frantz earn CCAC honors

    JOLIET – University of St. Francis baseball player Jake Butler (Minooka) and men’s golfer Daniel Frantz have been named the Chicagoland Collegiate Ath ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Area Schedule

    WEDNESDAY’S EVENTSBadmintonPlainfield Central at Romeoville, 4:30 p.m.Plainfield East at Plainfield ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Plainfield Central boys volleyball survives late Plainfield East charge

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield Central’s Tom Poznanski offered absolutely no excuses. Playing well and crui ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Vogrin tosses no-hitter as Minooka beats Plainfield East

    MINOOKA – Mitch Vogrin came up one pitch shy of a perfect game last season so the Minooka senior didn't want to miss out on a chance to grab a no-hitt ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Senior hitter leads Minooka past Plainfield South

    CHANNAHON – One dominant hitter can mask a lot of mistakes for a volleyball team. So can mistakes being made in bunches by the opponent.
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Plainfield North boys volleyball rallies past Bolingbrook

    PLAINFIELD – After scoring 15 points in the second set and then falling behind 16-9 in the finale, things didn’t look good for Plainfield North’s boys ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Area schedule

    TUESDAY’S EVENTS Badminton Homewood-Flossmoor, Lincoln-Way West, Lockport at Lincoln-Way Central, 4: ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Area roundup: Lockport teams host Strike Out Cancer Day on Saturday

    Lockport’s baseball and softball booster clubs are joining together to host a multi-game event Saturday called Strike Out Cancer Day, where all procee ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Lewis softball sweeps Rockhurst

    ROMEOVILLE – The Lewis softball team showed it could play both small and long ball Saturday, as the host Flyers earned 1-0 and 10-6 wins over Rockhurs ...
    April 13, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Time to run

    NEW LENOX – There’s obviously a different look to Lincoln-Way East’s girls track and field team this season from last year’s Class 3A championship squ ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Hotel looking to come to Minooka

    MINOOKA – A nationally franchised company is considering building a new hotel in Minooka as early as this summer.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Dunkin' Donuts plan being revamped

    PLAINFIELD – The downtown Plainfield Dunkin’ Donuts plan is being changed to accommodate concerns from nearby residents, Village Planner Michael Garri ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Joliet house explosion could have been worse

    JOLIET – Homeowners Frank and Natalie Klimala are grateful no one was home when an explosion and fire destroyed their house at 777 Lambeth Ave.
    March 25, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Where to get fish this Friday

    Fish Frys on Friday• Croatian Cultural Club fish fry – 4 to 7:30 p.m., every Friday. 1503 Clement St ...
    March 21, 2014 - 8:49 am
  • Some home buyers braved the cold

    JOLIET – Subzero wind chills blasting through Will County and the intensive snowfall didn’t deter Owen Margherio from finding the right home for his f ...
    March 9, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Romeoville mayor lists progress in State of the Village address

    ROMEOVILLE – Mayor John Noak touted the village’s economic success and plans for the future in the 2014 Romeoville State of the Village address lunche ...
    March 25, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Vilaseca Day Care Center still needs $44,000

    JOLIET – Vilaseca Day Care Center has raised $16,000 so far but needs to raise more money to stay open.
    March 7, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Minooka resident now shareholder with firm

    McClure Engineering Associates Inc. announced that Timothy Juskiewicz has recently become a shareholder of the firm. Juskiewicz currently works in the ...
    March 5, 2014 - 4:37 pm

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