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  • Wilmington Police: Drunk driver fell asleep, drove through field

    WILMINGTON – Police officers said they chased a DUI suspect on foot early Saturday in the Wilmington area.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Motorcycle rider dies in Frankfort Township crash

    FRANKFORT TOWNSHIP – A Tinley Park man died early Monday after losing control of his motorcycle in Frankfort Township.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • Police: Wilmington man killed dog with shotgun

    WILMINGTON – Police say a Wilmington man used a shotgun to kill his dog when the animal allegedly bit him Sunday.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Part of Route 47 dedicated to late Morris firefighter

    MORRIS – The lives of the Allen family of Morris changed forever March 18, 1985.At just 24 years old ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Shorewood, Troy home damaged by fire

    TROY TOWNSHIP – A woman was hospitalized for difficulty breathing after a garage fire caused smoke to fill in a Camelot subdivision home Monday mornin ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Then & Now: YMCA – Joliet

    The Joliet YMCA was founded in April 1882, and, like other chapters, promoted health and welfare based on Christian principles.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:54 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 ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Quick News

    Sen. Bertino-Tarrant to hold hiring fair Sept. 30JOLIET – State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Sho ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Grundy Economic Development Council promotes office manager

    MORRIS – The Grundy Economic Development Council has promoted its longtime office manager, Nikki Wills, to business director.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Rep. Foster announces internship opportunities

    JOLIET – U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, announced internship opportunities for college students and recent graduates in his Aurora, Joliet and W ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Premiere to be held Sept. 23 for DVD about Joliet Central

    JOLIET – The Joliet Central High School Archives Committee and Joliet Area Historical Museum will co-host a premiere of the newly released video “To T ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: Amputation didn't stop Wilmington man from living and serving

    WILMINGTON – It was 1987 and 22-year-old Wilmington firefighter Larry Tutor and his cousin, Ricky Tutor of Joliet, were installing an antenna on the r ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Plainfield school program eases middle school transition for students

    PLAINFIELD – Jennifer Archer wants sixth-graders who enter Indian Trail Middle School to feel welcomed and eighth-graders who are close to leaving to ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Rain dampens crowd for Family Fiesta

    JOLIET – For more than 15 years, Joliet’s Family Fiesta followed the Mexican Independence Day parade held during the second week of September.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service opposes quarry

    LOWELL, Indiana – The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is opposing a proposed limestone quarry in northwestern Indiana, saying it likely would have an adv ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Are you concerned that the state's pension reform law is leading university educators to retire en masse?
    Yes, the law must be changed
    Yes, but reform needs to happen