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  • Illinois has most registered voters since 1970

    CHICAGO – The number of registered active voters in Illinois ahead of next month’s election is at its highest since 1970, even edging past the number ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Will County 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 ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Joliet development director gained a love for cities in Kalamazoo

    JOLIET – Kendall Jackson has a love for cities and is in a position to pursue his passion.Jackson to ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • New Lenox board acts on rebate, branding

    NEW LENOX – New Lenox residents can apply for a 75 percent rebate this year on property taxes paid to the village.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Channahon District 17 pleased with test scores, academic progress

    CHANNAHON – Principals of the four schools in Channahon School District 17 presented Measures of Academic Progress standardized exam data and school i ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Mokena approves sales tax sharing deal with Point Blank gun range

    MOKENA – The Mokena Village Board on Monday unanimously approved a sales tax incentive assignment for a new gun range.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Plainfield board gets feedback on downtown parking congestion

    PLAINFIELD – The village of Plainfield received the results of a downtown parking study aimed at finding solutions for its sometimes-congested Lockpor ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Joliet Junior College headcount student enrollment increases

    JOLIET – A Joliet Junior College official reported at Tuesday’s board workshop meeting a high headcount for student enrollment and a slight decrease f ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Joliet residents line up for opening of electronics recycling site

    JOLIET – The work crew arrived early for Joliet’s first TV recycling event, and it was a good thing because so did the public.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • Arizona sheriff officially charged with criminal contempt

    PHOENIX – The longtime sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix has been charged with criminal contempt-of-court for ignoring a judge's order in a racial-profi ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Police say 2 were lucky to survive accident at Aussie park

    SYDNEY – Two young children are fortunate to be alive, police said Wednesday, after they were thrown clear and survived an accident that killed four p ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 8:04 pm
  • Trial underway for Will County murder suspect representing himself

    JOLIET – What would you ask if your ex-girlfriend was on the witness stand during your murder trial?
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • No jail time for driver in fatal Homer Township DUI crash

    JOLIET – A Romeoville man will not serve any jail time for a 2015 crash that killed a 75-year-old Lockport woman.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Aaron Schock agrees to pay $10,000 fine to settle FEC case

    CHICAGO – Documents show that former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has agreed to pay a $10,000 Federal Election Commission fine for a campaign finance violat ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:11 pm
  • University of St. Francis invites people to sign a beam at the science building

    JOLIET – The University of St. Francis is inviting people to put their names on the new science building under construction.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 12:21 pm
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