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  • Joliet fire crew discovers fire returning from medical call

    JOLIET – A crew returning from a medical call Sunday morning discovered a fire at a bar in the 800 block of East Jackson Street.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Quick News

    State holds airport forumTINLEY PARK – The Illinois Department of Transportation will hold a forum o ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Lawmaker wants pumpkin to be official Illinois pie

    SPRINGFIELD – Pumpkins are big business in Illinois. A state lawmaker has a sweet idea for making sure people know it: he wants to make pumpkin pie th ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Northwestern gets grant to prevent sexual assaults

    EVANSTON – Northwestern University in Evanston has been awarded a grant to help prevent sexual assaults on campus, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s office anno ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Police: Member of the Jesse White Tumbling Team killed

    CHICAGO – A teenager shot to death as he walked along a North Side Chicago street was identified Friday as a member of the Jesse White Tumbling Team.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

    As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola vict ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight

    CAIRO – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world’s alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Afghan presidential vote result to come Sunday

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan’s drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end.N ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Svengoolie to appear Sunday at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm

    CREST HILL – Berwyn?!Fans of Svengoolie, host of the kitschy horror show broadcast in the Chicago ar ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Gotta Do It for Sept. 21

    SUNDAY• Library Censorship – 2 to 3 p.m. Joliet Main Library, 150 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. JJC Profess ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Schott: To endorse or not to endorse?

    We’ve started to get requests here at The Herald-News from politicians who want to meet with our editorial board and discuss endorsements.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • County Executive Larry Walsh diagnosed with prostate cancer

    Will County Executive Larry Walsh is scheduled to undergo surgery Thursday following a recent prostate cancer diagnosis.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Maya found guilty on all counts in murder of Romeoville teen

    JOLIET – Throughout his two-week murder trial, Erick Maya maintained the same posture and position at the defense table.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • NRG plan not enough for environmentalists

    Ellen Rendulich remembers as far back as 1995 when she and others involved in a new local environmental group in Lockport started speaking out against ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:25 pm
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