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  • Gotta Do It Dec. 21 through Dec. 27

    SUNDAY• Santa in Morris – 1 to 3 p.m. Santa House, Illinois Ave. MorrisMONDAY• Will County Mobile Wo ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Rialto board appointments mixed in with marquee debate

    JOLIET – Joliet Mayor Tom Giarrante rejected claims that his two re-appointments to the governing body of the Rialto Square Theatre last week were pol ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Laraway students lead holiday toy drive in Joliet

    JOLIET — Laraway Elementary School students are helping make more than 100 children happy with a toy drive this Christmas.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Animal shelter overwhelmed by support

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Overwhelmed by the response received from supporters, there has not been a dry eye at Cache Creek Animal Rescue since staff went pub ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Joliet magnet schools taking applications

    JOLIET – Applications for enrollment in Joliet Grade School District 86 magnet schools, including the high-performing Eisenhower Academy, are being ac ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Schott: Great to see spirit of giving

    I had just turned 9 the first time I realized that not everyone expected to wake up Christmas morning with presents under the tree.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Minooka high school plans to issue $12 million in bonds

    MINOOKA – A local resident told the Minooka High School board he was concerned about his taxes during a public hearing Thursday on the proposed issuan ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Making Christmas fun and educational

    CREST HILL – Karen Rice headed into The Chalkboard on Friday and came out with toys she thought would both entertain and educate her child.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Illinois Tollway expects spike in holiday traffic

    DOWNERS GROVE – Illinois Tollway officials say they expect nearly 17.6 million vehicles to use the northern Illinois interstate system during the next ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Stolen laptop held Northwestern patient data

    CHICAGO – A major Chicago health care system has apologized to nearly 3,000 patients whose personal information was on an unencrypted laptop that was ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Illinois farm groups foresee market growth in Cuba

    BLOOMINGTON – Illinois farm groups are looking to Cuba as a growing market for corn, soybeans, pork and other products the state produces, and they se ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • U.S. criminal probes nab 13; race questions raised

    SPRINGFIELD – In the past three years, U.S. Attorney James Lewis’s office has dug up enough evidence of stolen taxpayer money to justify prison time f ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • 2 charged with stealing from Salvation Army

    WHEATON – Two suburban Chicago men have been charged with stealing a Salvation Army donation bucket and leading police on a high-speed chase.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

    SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • AP sources: Cops’ killer angry over Garner death

    NEW YORK – A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two p ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
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