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  • Minooka village board approves budget

    MINOOKA – Proposed revenues in the village of Minooka are set to increase in fiscal year 2015.That i ...
    April 23, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Water agency set to re-file eminent domain suit

    The Northern Will County Water Agency is preparing to re-file its eminent domain suit to take control of the water pipeline owned by private utility A ...
    April 23, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Police investigate two shootings from Monday

    JOLIET – A 23-year-old man is expected to survive being shot four times at close range 10:45 p.m. Monday.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Quick News

    More downtown construction slated JOLIET – The city on Tuesday announced two more temporary road clo ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Domestic disturbance leads to short standoff

    PLAINFIELD – A despondent man barricaded himself inside his house for an hour Tuesday.Plainfield pol ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:43 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 ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Midewin firefighters help fight W.Va. fire

    GLEN JEAN, W.Va. – A Wilmington-based firefighting crew has joined the effort to contain a wildfire in the New River Gorge National River.
    April 22, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Nurses rally for safer staffing levels

    JOLIET – More than a dozen union nurses gathered Tuesday at the intersection of Jefferson and Springfield streets in Joliet to promote what they said ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Wilmington waives building fees

    WILMINGTON – The Wilmington City Council recently waived collection of all impact and connection fees, estimated at $12,600, to encourage residential ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • College faculty weigh ideas to cut textbook costs

    JOLIET – College teachers and administrators showed enthusiasm for the idea of making textbook materials free through the federal government at a roun ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories

    CHICAGO – Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Scorekeeper at Wrigley practices dying art

    CHICAGO – Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of baseball's most revered shrines.
    April 23, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO – During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Bulls try to pull even with Wizards

    DEERFIELD – The Chicago Bulls' resolve is being tested once again.They trail the Washington Wizards ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • White Sox beat Tigers, but lose Sale to DL

    DETROIT – With Chris Sale out for the immediate future, John Danks may be the top remaining starter for the Chicago White Sox.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Wood homers, allows one run in Cubs' win

    CHICAGO – Travis Wood hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs to back his nine-strikeout performance on the mound, leading the Chicago Cubs to a ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Blackhawks blank Blues in Game 3

    CHICAGO – Corey Crawford made 34 saves in his third career postseason shutout, and the Chicago Blackhawks got back into their playoff series with the ...
    April 21, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • AP Source: Noah the Defensive Player of the Year

    DEERFIELD — A person familiar with the situation says Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year.
    April 21, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • Bulls drop playoff opener to Wizards

    CHICAGO – Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Bulls, 102-93, in their p ...
    April 20, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Musick: Hawks’ dirty hits worse than loss

    ST. LOUIS – Brent Seabrook walked quietly to his locker, turned toward the cameras and faced the music.
    April 19, 2014 - 10:57 pm

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