| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Even as summer segues into fall, west Nile virus remains a growing source of concern, according to the Will County Health Department.
Nearly half the county's 48 virus-positive mosquito samples collected this year have been found since Sept. 3,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
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)...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Games at 7:30 p.m. unless noted
Thursday, Sept. 19
Chicago Public, Big Shoulders
Amundsen at Mather, 4:15 at Lane
Steinmetz at Taft, at Lane
Chicago Public, Illini Land of Lincoln
King at Raby, 7:30 at Hanson
Phillips at Julian, 4:15 at Gately...
| Aug 25, 2013
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...
| Sep 11, 2013
The Homer Township area will not be receiving an air quality monitor from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency anytime soon.
"We didn't get a monitor," Marvin Pickering, longtime resident and volunteer for Citizens Against Ruining the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Will County health officials are urging caution among residents due to increased West Nile virus activity in recent weeks.
A horse stabled in northern Will County tested positive for the virus on Aug. 23, according to a release from the Will County...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Tinley Park officials are concerned that new storm water and flood plain regulations in Cook County's proposed watershed management ordinance could have a negative impact on future business development in the village, officials said.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:06 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•After a July 19 incident in the 400 block of Denali Circle, a 53-year-old Yorkville man was charged with assault.
•After a July 25 altercation in the 700 block of Fort Hill...
| Jul 18, 2013
Homer Harvest Days is right around the corner, offering a festival rich in history and entertainment.
Planning is still in the works for the sixth annual event, which will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 7 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Trantina...
| Jun 24, 2013
Two school districts that receive millions in property tax revenue each year from the Citgo oil refinery in Lemont are worried that a proposed state bill could lead to a drastic reduction in revenues.
Lockport Township High School District 205 and...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 5:06 PM
A man who served time in prison in a 1999 drunken-driving crash that killed a 10-year-old girl in Lockport was sentenced to 8 years in prison today in drunken-driving arrests from 2010 and 2011, prosecutors said.
Glen Ray Higginbotham Jr. was...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The urge to create is as old as the human race, as ancient as the day someone felt the urge to draw colorful lines across bodies and faces or, more permanently, paint on or carve into the walls of a cave. This sort of self-expression reaches a natural, if...