Restaurants push back as 10th region placed under mitigations

Illinois restaurant owners are asking Gov. JB Pritzker to rethink the state's efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 as yet another medical region was placed under enhanced... — Updated 10/30/2020

Subject arrested and in custody following October 15 shooting

Late last week Crest Hill Police obtained an arrest warrant for 22-year old Dohndray D. Woods, of Joliet, IL. This warrant is in connection with the shooting on October 15, 2020... — Updated 10/30/2020

Free COVID-19 testing Sunday at Plainfield Central HS

The Illinois Department of Public Health will conduct FREE mobile testing for Covid-19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Plainfield High School — Central Campus, 24120 W. Fort Beggs Drive. Drive-through... — Updated 10/21/2020

CityXones finds your early voting place wherever you are in Cook County

CityXones, LLC, a software company that provides hyperlocal and community information has launched an easy online early voting product. It uses your real-time location, anywhere in... — Updated 10/21/2020

Crest Hill police making progress on shooting; asking witnesses to step forward

Crest Hill Police Chief Ed Clark said Thursday morning that they are "progressing very nicely with the investigation and are gathering more information." Clark is asking for the... — Updated 10/21/2020

Update on Romeoville shooting

The Romeoville Police Department continues to investigate the shooting which occurred on October 14 at approximately 6 p.m. on South Highpoint Drive. The Romeoville Police Department responded to a shooting where one adult male,... — Updated 10/15/2020

Two shot in Crest Hill's Woodlands complex

Two people were shot outside an apartment building in the Woodlands complex in Crest Hill, just after 6 p.m. Wednesday night. Originally, Crest Hill, Bolingbrook, Joliet and other... — Updated 10/30/2020

Campaigning or cooperating in Crest Hill?

Things got heated at the end of the Crest Hill city council work session Monday at city hall. Just before moving to executive session to discuss selling the current building when... — Updated 10/30/2020

$110,000 in grants awarded to local charities

Friends for Charitable Giving (FCG), a nonprofit corporation organized and operated by volunteers exclusively for charitable purposes, is pleased to announce that over the last... — Updated 10/15/2020

Edward Foundation's virtual BIG GIVE set for Oct. 22

The Edward Foundation’s annual gala will be a virtual event in 2020. The BIG GIVE will be available on phones, tablets and laptop/desktop computers on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 6:45 – 8:00 p.m. The event is the Foundation’s... — Updated 9/23/2020

State, IHSA have different plans for winter sports

The private organization that governs high school sports in the state voted Wednesday to begin the basketball season next month - defying the new guidance for winter sports that... — Updated 10/30/2020


Crest Hill Sports Huddle goes unbeaten in pandemic

In 2020, it seems the only clear-cut winner of anything has been COVID-19, as the pandemic and subsequent lockdown by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has wiped out everything from... — Updated 10/21/2020

Chicagoland Speedway will not host a 2021 NASCAR event

The 2021 NASCAR schedule is expected to be released Wednesday and Joliet's Chicagoland Speedway will not be part of the lineup. The NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, Gander... — Updated 10/21/2020

D.202 student athletes give back to local restaurant owner

Thirty student athletes from Plainfield High School-Central Campus, Plainfield South High School and Plainfield North High School donated $500 to honor and thank a Plainfield... — Updated 10/13/2020

Bolingbrook's Borland tweets letter from Ohio State athletes as rebuttal to #BigTenUnited

Ohio State University captain and Bolingbrook graduate Tuf Borland Tweeted a letter Aug. 7 attributed to the the one put out by a group called #BIGTENUNITED just one day earlier. In the original statement, #BIGTENUNITED wrote,... — Updated 8/11/2020

Downers Grove's Burdi makes MLB debut with White Sox

In the sixth inning of a game that saw the Chicago White Sox losing 6-0, Downers Grove native Zack Burdi lived a childhood dream. The former Downers Grove South Mustang, Burdi made... — Updated 9/23/2020

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 8/11/2020

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 8/20/2020


Pandemic can't stop Crest Hill native from singing

While the COVID-19 pandemic forced many people around the world to sing the blues, it has made Arbender Robinson sing just about anything else. A veteran of musical theater and... — Updated 10/13/2020

Downers Grove Park District BBQ Bolt Run/Walk offers end-of-summer fun on Aug. 29

The Downers Grove Park District will host the BBQ Bolt Run/Walk at 8AM on Saturday, Aug. 29. Starting and finishing at McCollum Park in Downers Grove, the BBQ Bolt will provide an... — Updated 9/8/2020

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