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  • Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new me ...
    NEW: July 23, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

    CHICAGO (AP) — When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the Sta ...
    NEW: July 23, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minis ...
    NEW: July 23, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Trial set at Aug 4. for Hickory Street murder defendant

    JOLIET — A new trial date for one of the defendants in the Hickory Street murders is set for Aug. 4.
    UPDATED: July 23, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Ukrainian fighter jets shot down by pro-Russian rebels

    KHARKIV, Ukraine – Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukra ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    JERUSALEM – Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israe ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Two mothers among those who died in I-55 crash

    Two area mothers were among the five who died in a pair of crashes Monday in construction zones on Interstate 55 in Channahon Township.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Correction

    In the article, “’A place to run: Newest forest preserve dog park opens in Will County” that was on page 3 of the Monday, July 21, 2014, edition of Th ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Quick News

    Benefit lunch for Special Olympics JOLIET – Local police officers will serve lunch at the Texas Road ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Police Reports

    Notice to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals listed in ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Quinn signs $1B plan for road repair in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair and improve Illin ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Report: More Illinois children living in poverty

    CHICAGO – The number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000, according to a report released Tu ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Coroner: 2 men drowned in quarry crash

    WHEATON – The DuPage County coroner said drowning is the preliminary cause of death for two men killed when a car plunged into a water-filled quarry.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Quinn signs county appointees ethics measure

    CHICAGO – A measure signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn gives certain counties, mostly in northeastern Illinois, more authority to remove their appointe ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Fire closes Illinois state building in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD – A spokesman for Illinois' secretary of state says he expects that office's Howlett Building damaged in a small fire should reopen Wednes ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:51 pm
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