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  • Plainfield park employees unionize

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield Township Park District maintenance employees have joined the Service Employees International Union.
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • More West Nile Virus detected in Will County

    Tests of mosquitoes in two Will County communities have turned up positive for West Nile Virus, the Will County Health Department announced Thursday.
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Baseball bat and golf club used in Joliet-area street brawl

    JOLIET - Police said ongoing disputes between two groups of teens and young adults led to a street brawl and three arrests Wednesday.
    July 31, 2014 - 5:29 pm
  • Trucker's widow files lawsuit after I-55 crash

    CHICAGO – The widow of a trucker claims faulty brakes led to his fatal crash last week in the Des Plaines River Bridge construction zone on Interstate ...
    July 31, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Police Reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals listed in P ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Quick News

    Rib cook-off on Saturday FRANKFORT – The Amateur Rib Cook-Off will include a public tasting from 1 t ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Interactive fitness trails make debut in Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – Video, mobile technology and fitness are coming together in Romeoville at the Commonwealth Edison trail near John J. Lukancic Middle Scho ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • 5K event to be held in Pfc. Toppen’s honor

    MOKENA – A 5K event will be held in honor of Pfc. Aaron Toppen, the American soldier killed June 9 in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • ‘Bowl for Freedom’ campaign starts Friday

    Starting Friday, bowling centers in Will County will participate in a “Bowl for Freedom” campaign to raise money in support of veterans.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Dwight man arrested after police find 200 cannabis plants

    DWIGHT – More than 200 cannabis plants were discovered in Dwight, police say, leading to the arrest of a 43-year-old Dwight man on charges of manufact ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Scherzer helps Tigers to 7-2 win over White Sox

    DETROIT (AP) – Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers scored six runs in the first inning en route to a 7-2 victory ove ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Dodgers complete trade with Cubs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have completed their trade with the Cubs, sending minor-league pitcher Jonathan Martinez to Chicago and optioning infie ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings

    CHICAGO - Both the Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catc ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Ola off to solid start at Bears camp

    BOURBONNAIS – When the pads came on for the first time Sunday, guard Michael Ola did his best to make his first reps worth it.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers

    DETROIT – Jose Abreu and Adam Dunn hit consecutive home runs, part of a seven-run seventh inning that sent the White Sox to an 11-4 victory over the D ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Stacked farm system offers Chicago Cubs hope

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's tempting for Chicago Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club.
    July 29, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Rose returns as U.S. basketball team opens camp

    LAS VEGAS – Derrick Rose says he feels old.The 25-year-old point guard's rigorous play on Monday dur ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Wada earns 1st MLB win as Cubs beat Rockies

    CHICAGO – Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies, 4-1.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Bears' backup QB situation still worrisome

    BOURBONNAIS – Barring serious injury issues, the Bears’ 2014 offense is going to be very good, and quarterback Jay Cutler appears poised for his bigge ...
    July 28, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • After bracelet cut, White Sox lose to Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS – Ronald Belisario failed to retire a batter after he was ordered to remove a bracelet from his glove hand. The reliever's ineffectiveness ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:40 pm

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