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  • Library dedicates room to fallen soldier

     Library dedicates room to fallen soldier
    A cozy library reading room with a fireplace, comfy chairs and soothing artwork is helping celebrate the life of Army Pfc. Michael C. Olivieri and other veterans. Staff at Homer Township Public Library had long dreamed of having a quiet reading room,...
  • Plainfield fund addresses traffic, infrastructure needs

    Plainfield fund addresses traffic, infrastructure needs
    Plainfield's capital improvement fund budget remains conservative but addresses traffic and infrastructure needs for the next five years, Traci Pleckham, management service director, told the village board at a committee meeting earlier this week. Total...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Illinois system fails to protect students from abuse

    Illinois system fails to protect students from abuse
    Chemistry teacher and cheerleading coach Mark Krockover was reprimanded over his conduct toward female students, but it took several years before Maine Township High School District 207 tried to fire him. The school board cited "immoral and cruel...
  • 1 killed, 4 injured in 2-vehicle crash in Joliet

    1 killed, 4 injured in 2-vehicle crash in Joliet
    A Lockport woman was killed and four other people were injured this morning in a two-vehicle crash on Illinois Route 53 near Joliet, said officials. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., a Mercury Sable was westbound on Louis Road at Route 53 when the driver pulled...
  • Pedestrian killed in Lockport accident

    Pedestrian killed in Lockport accident
    A 48-year-old pedestrian was killed Sunday morning after being struck by a vehicle in Lockport, officials said. Tina M. Douglas of Lockport was pronounced dead at 5:22 a.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, according to the Will County Coroner's office....
  • Will County man charged with murder in his brother's death

    Will County man charged with murder in his brother's death
    A Lockport-area man was charged today with murder in his younger brother’s shooting death at the home the brothers shared. Larry Hinton, 58, is charged with murder in the late Friday night shooting of his brother, George Hinton, 55, at their home...
  • 1 critically injured, 4 charged after 2 fall at Starved Rock

    1 critically injured, 4 charged after 2 fall at Starved Rock
    Four people have been charged after two people fell and were injured — one critically — at Starved Rock State Park on Sunday after a group of young people were illegally drinking at the park, police said. A 21-year-old man from southwest...
  • Joliet man held in slaying of business partner

    Joliet man held in slaying of business partner
    Joliet Police today arrested a 28-year-old Joliet man in the robbery-murder of his business partner. Police Chief Mike Trafton said the suspect made self-incriminating comments while being questioned about the slaying of his partner, Sean D. McGin, 39,...
  • Art and entertainment offerings ring throughout the towns

    Art and entertainment offerings ring throughout the towns
    Whatever your artistic preferences, a number of venues and groups in the south and southwest suburbs score high on the arts appreciation scale. History and live entertainment merge at Rialto Square Theatre, the "Jewel of Joliet." This former Vaudeville...
  • Venues

    Venues
    This list is not all inclusive.   Acting troops The Drama Group This all-volunteer theater group has been bringing Broadway to the south suburbs since 1931. Its current season includes: "Avenue Q" in October,"12 Angry Men"in December, and "Superior...
  • Restaurants in these suburbs satisfy all cravings

    Restaurants in these suburbs satisfy all cravings
    From Burbank to Peotone and from Joliet to Chicago Heights, these Southland suburbs offer a wide range of ethnic specialties, American classics, contemporary fare and one-of-a-kind offerings ready for the tasting. And, there's a bit of history thrown in...