| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Two Republicans and three Democrats have thrown their hat in the ring to run for Will County sheriff next year.
Candidate filing for the March 18 primary ended Monday for various Will County posts including sheriff and County Board.
| Nov 26, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
A cinder block was used to break a large window at a business on the 7400 block of Duvan Drive, from which a Dell laptop computer and an all-in-one computer were stolen on Nov. 9.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:33 PM
At least six Illinois companies have a stake in the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to consider employers' religious objections that they cover contraception in the health care benefits they provide their workers.
The high court announced it would...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:45 AM
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Canadian pipeline
company Enbridge Inc will ration space on five crude
oil pipelines on its export network in December, market sources
told Reuters on Thursday.
Apportionment on Line 6B, which carries 231,000...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:55 AM
A variety of dogs and their two-legged friends gathered in Burbank for the recent third annual Pet-A-Palooza.
"We just brought her for fun to let her get some air and meet some dogs," said Jessica Beissmann, 27, of Mokena, who brought her Yorkshire...
| Sep 30, 2013
The following were taken from police reports.
•An unattended iPhone valued at $500 was stolen from a patron at a fitness center on the 18400 block of Convention Center Drive on Sept. 19.
•A 64-year-old Frankfort man was charged...
| 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 17, 2013
As the emerald ash borer decimates the city's ash tree population, Des Plaines aldermen have rejected an ordinance proposal that would have allowed city staff members to inspect -- and possibly remove at the owner's expense -- trees on private property...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Mosquitoes collected this month from eight traps in Will County have added to the county's growing West Nile virus totals for this year.
Three samples taken from two Joliet traps and mosquitoes harvested from two Bolingbrook sites tested positive on...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:14 PM
In a surefire moment of creepy crawly-ness, a live rabid bat was found on the floor of a bedroom closet in Mokena last week.
Besides the eek factor, it was also Will County's fourth confirmed case of wildlife rabies this year, and health officials are...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Faced with an ongoing battle against an invasive beetle that threatens to devastate the city's ash tree population, Des Plaines officials want to allow city staff to inspect -- and possibly remove at the owner's expense -- trees on private property...
| Jul 16, 2013
I wish the groups and organizations responding to the tragedy in Florida had been doing the same thing in Chicago. Our babies and children have been shot and killed for months now!
— Carol Kozinski, Mokena, Ill.