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  • Semi-frozen ponds, mallard ducks and snow: A winter hike through the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook

    May I suggest the River Trail Nature Center? A helpful fellow suggested it to me at the recent Wild Things conference on the Chicago area's natural habitats and wildlife. He was one of a number of knowledgeable folks who offered to share their favorite...
  • Lockport high school: 10 exposed to 'chemical device' at a Lockport high school

  • Phone Threat Sends Lockport Students Home

  • Freshman Charged with Detonating Chemical Device at Lockport High School

    (WGN-AM) - A Lockport Township High School freshman told police the "chemical device" that exploded in a school hallway on Monday was a prank and he hadn't meant to hurt anyone. Will County prosecutors charged the 15-year-old boy in connection with the...
  • Registered Sex Offender Arrested in New Attack

    (WGN-AM)- A registered sex offender was arrested early Thursday morning after a neighbor woke up and found him in her bed, according to the Will County Sheriff's Office. Larry Simpson, of 129 Reverend Walton Drive in unincorporated Lockport, was...
  • Two Men Killed in Wilmington Car Crash

    (WGN-AM) - The driver and passenger in a car that collided with another car in Wilmington died on the scene of the crash, the Will County coroner's office said. Gregory M Henderson, 44, of Lockport Township, was driving, and Robert J. Brown Jr., 33, of...
  • Senate split: Even the airwaves are infected

     
    The dysfunction in Albany got so bad Thursday that a news conference by county executives to denounce the dysfunction had to be cut off when an upstate radio station dialed into the teleconference and hit the hold button. The reporters......
  • Joliet Man Angered By Neighbor's Fireworks Faces New Felonies in Jail Fight

    (WGN-AM)- A Joliet man faces two felonies related to a fight during his incarceration last week for allegedly firing a shotgun into the ground near his neighbors' home. Bail has been set at $100,000 for Edward G. Barton, 36, of the 200 block of Schorie...
  • Lockport: Where vintage meets modern

    Lockport: Where vintage meets modern
    When Johnny Depp and his fellow outlaws planned a train heist in the Rockford Tool & Die Shop, Lockport's historic Gaylord Building provided the perfect backdrop for the 1930s gangster-era scene in "Public Enemies." But the rich history of this canal...
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  • Padded pensions

    Shortly before Tim Baldermann retired as Chicago Ridge's police chief, the town boosted his salary by more than $70,000, handing the 44-year-old as big a paycheck in retirement as he earned full time on the police force. The deputy police chief, who...
  • ISAT scores reflect income levels

    In the third year of the Illinois Standards Achievement Tests, most elementary school students in Will County and the southwest suburbs of Cook County met or exceeded the state's academic standards. Still, in a handful of schools within the region that...