State regulators grill ComEd execs over fraud admission

Top executives of utility giant Commonwealth Edison faced tough questions from state regulators Wednesday as they publicly apologized for the lobbying scandal that is forcing the... — Updated 7/30/2020

Sheriffs' Association says Pritzker prisoner transfer order ineffective

While Gov. JB Pritzker issued a new executive order this week allowing for transfers into state prisons at the discretion of the Illinois Department of Corrections director, an... — Updated 7/30/2020

Claar officially retires as mayor of Bolingbrook after nearly 34 years

"This is it," Bolingbrook Mayor Roger C. Claar said to the large crowd gathered to see him off at his final board meeting after serving the village for nearly 34 years - 33 years,... — Updated 7/29/2020

Niles Police Sgt. Joseph Lazo hospitalized after crash in Texas

The Niles Police Department was devastated last week when three men affiliated with the department were struck when an alleged drunk driver going in the opposite direction swerved... — Updated 7/27/2020

Census Representatives will begin visiting Plainfield households next week

The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will begin following up with Plainfield households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census next week. When visiting homes, census workers will ask basic questions including how many... — Updated 7/23/2020

GOP lawmakers' call for ComEd hearings rebuffed

The chairwoman of the Illinois House Energy and Environment Committee said this week she will not hold hearings to examine what impact Commonwealth Edison's lobbying and bribery... — Updated 7/30/2020

Pledge of cooperation eases fears after state, federal leaders clash

More than 200 federal agents will head to Chicago this week as state and local officials take a more measured tone of acceptance after railing against a potential federal surge... — Updated 7/23/2020

District 202 proposal to start year with remote learning fails

A proposal for Plainfield District 202 students to start the 2020-21 school year with remote learning failed by a 3-3 vote at Monday's regular Board of Education meeting. The... — Updated 7/30/2020

Romeoville to hold essential workers parade

The Village of Romeoville will hold an essential workers parade on Saturday, July 18. The staging ground will be at White Oak Library. Things will kick off at 1:00 p.m. and follow... — Updated 7/20/2020

New youth sports guidelines drastically limit allowable competition

The state on Wednesday released new guidelines for youth and recreational sports that will drastically limit allowable activities based on the risk of spreading the novel... — Updated 7/30/2020

IHSA revises 2020-21 sports schedule

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for a special meeting on July 29, 2020, where the Board announced its intended plans for the 2020-21 school... — Updated 7/30/2020

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