Cook County swears in first support dog

Cook County State's Attorney Kimberly Foxx introduced the office's first support dog to assist children and mentally disabled victims of sexual assault and violence during a... — Updated 11/15/2019

Insulin price cap now has only one hurdle to clear

The Illinois House voted with an overwhelming majority Wednesday to advance a bill aimed at capping the out-of-pocket cost of prescription insulin for state-regulated health... — Updated 11/15/2019

Joliet man arrested for Nov. 2 shooting

A Joliet man was arrested after allegedly shooting a woman in the leg Nov. 2. The shooting occurred at 4:52 p.m. in the 200 block of O'Neill Street. Police said officers arrived to... — Updated 11/13/2019

Rock Bottom Restaurant hosts elected officials chili cook off fundraiser

Although the April election has long passed, officials elected are still competing against each other. Last weekend, several local politicians were featured at Rock Bottom... — Updated 11/14/2019

Tinley Park Band to present free Holiday Concert

The Tinley Park Community Band, directed by Barbara Abarro, presents their annual free Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Art Beckmann Performing Arts... — Updated 11/13/2019

Workforce Center to offer customer service training on Nov. 15

The Workforce Center of Will County will partner with Goodwill Workforce Connection Center to offer a special customer service training from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 at its location in Suite 100, 2400 Glenwood... — Updated 11/13/2019

Abraham Lincoln performer to discuss significance of Thanksgiving during presidency

This Thursday, from 11 a.m. until noon, impersonator Kevin Wood will be at the Plainfield Public Library District emulating Abraham Lincoln. The story on how the annual observance... — Updated 11/13/2019

Rialto, Police, County Sheriff hosts Active Shooter Readiness Seminar

From 2000-18 there were 277 incidents in the United States involving what the FBI considers active shooters, which is 'one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or... — Updated 11/13/2019

Bilingual employees serving the public

Andrea Lynn Chasteen, Will County Circuit Clerk, is happy to announce that three more employees have successfully received their bilingual certificates from the county. "We now... — Updated 11/14/2019

News Briefs

District 67 hosted its 4th annual ELL Family Night Golf School District 67 hosted its 4th annual ELL Family Night. This is an opportunity for our community and families who speak a second language to enjoy a delicious dinner from... — Updated 11/13/2019

Benet heads to state, rematch with Marist up first

For the second-straight season, the IHSA girls Class 4A state volleyball finals will feature a match between a pair of nationally ranked teams. And, for the second-straight season... — Updated 11/13/2019

Trojans fall to WWS in Class 7A second round

The final 28-7 loss to Wheaton Warrenville South is not indicative of the way Downers Grove North performed in the Class 7A second-round playoff game. The Trojans (6-5, 2-4) went... — Updated 11/13/2019

Minooka falls to nationally-ranked Benet Academy

A loss to a 39-1 team that is ranked No. 12 in the nation by USA Today is nothing to be ashamed about. Minooka (32-8, 10-1) fell to the No.2 ranked team in the state in two sets at... — Updated 11/13/2019

Plainfield North volleyball team set out to win a regional title and came close to even more

The Plainfield North volleyball team had a goal this season – and that goal was met. With a 22-25, 25-23, 29-27 win over Naperville North on Halloween night, the Tigers won the... — Updated 11/13/2019

Bolingbrook needs two overtime periods to defeat Oswego in second round of Class 8A playoffs

The last time Bolingbrook was in the IHSA Class 8A quarterfinals was 2014 after defeating Oswego 31-28 in overtime to get past the second round. Saturday night, the Raiders... — Updated 11/13/2019

Benet completes perfect playoff run with 2-0 shutout in state final

As if winning the IHSA Class 2A soccer championship wasn't enough, the way Benet Academy won was unprecedented. The Redwings defeated Crystal Lake South 2-0 – the eighth... — Updated 11/13/2019

Big second half leads Minooka to win over Edwardsville in Class 8A playoffs

After watching Edwardsville (8-3) score the last 10 points of the first half, the host Minooka went to its halftime locker room trailing the Tigers 17-14. That was all the scoring... — Updated 11/13/2019

Despite loss to the state's top-ranked team, Notre Dame has one of school's best seasons

If only the game were a little bit longer. Notre Dame found its offensive rhythm in the second half of the second round matchup at Lincoln-Way East, but needed more time as the... — Updated 11/13/2019


DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is removing the bladder a reasonable treatment option for a 78-year-old with nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer? My dad has tried other therapies without much... — Updated 11/13/2019


What's the first thing you'll serve to your guests when they sit down to Thanksgiving dinner next week? That's an important question for any menu. The first course sets the tone... — Updated 11/13/2019


Strung along the Danube River, three capital cities - Vienna, Bratislava, and Budapest - make up a triangle of enjoyable urbanity at the heart of central Europe. Each of these... — Updated 11/13/2019


Dear Cathy, I have two Japanese Chin brothers that have just turned 2. I have French doors to my patio that are off my family room, giving full view to the outside, which includes... — Updated 11/13/2019


Q. I've gotten out of debt before following your plan, but I always seem to fall right back in. I find myself spending more than I mean to whenever I go out shopping or running... — Updated 11/13/2019

Obituary:Dannenberg Morton

Evelyn "Evie" Dannenberg Morton, age 96, passed away on November 5, 2019. Evelyn was born in Plainfield, Illinois December 24,1922. She served in the U.S. Navy in WWII and later... — Updated 11/13/2019

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