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    In the article, “New law holds county appointees more accountable” that was on page 13 of the Sunday, July 27, 2014, edition of The Herald-News, due t ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Quick News

    Downtown Joliet road closure plannedJOLIET – The city announced Monday that a section of Chicago Str ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Carpentersville man pleads guilty to bomb threats

    ST. CHARLES – A Carpentersville man has pleaded guilty to making bomb threats against court facilities in Kane County last year.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • New law expands Illinois Holocaust commission

    SKOKIE – Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will expand the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Police: Chicago men arrested for shooting boy

    CHICAGO – Chicago Police say two men have been arrested in the shooting of a 3-year-old boy hit in the abdomen and hip.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Lollapalooza looms, so do Chicago traffic woes

    CHICAGO – One of the country’s most popular music festivals starts in Chicago in a few days and that means traffic headaches for some motorists.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 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 ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • More state workers making over $100,000

    SPRINGFIELD – A published report has found that more than 10 percent of Illinois government employees made more than $100,000 in 2013 – up 1,600 from ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Illinois fair managers fined for free beer tickets

    CHICAGO – Two state fair managers took scores of free beer tickets to use at annual events, violating a ban on accepting gifts, according to a report ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Five new buses help meet Grundy County demand

    MORRIS – The Grundy Transit System received four new buses last week after waiting more than two years for the state to deliver on a grant.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Meanwhile, a reality show for gear heads

    JOLIET – A reality show focused on cars in the Joliet and Chicago areas is racing off the blocks Friday on the Discovery Channel’s automotive channel.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Plainfield parks budget up for hearing on Aug. 13

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Township Park District will hold a public hearing on a combined annual budget and appropriation ordinance for the 2014-15 ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • New Lenox approves study for train quiet zones

    NEW LENOX – Relief may come for New Lenox residents living near railroad spots that village officials heard were too noisy.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Plainfield Plan Commission, Board of Trustees have round-table talks

    PLAINFIELD – The village Board of Trustees and Plan Commission had a chance to understand each other’s vision and direction during a joint meeting of ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Joliet resident to compete in reality/fantasy TV show

    JOLIET – For years, self-described fantasy nerd Patrick Higgins has had to sit on the sidelines as he watched his favorite characters – Aragorn from t ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:47 pm
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