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Public's help needed to locate a missing teen from unincorporated Maine Township

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public's help in locating a missing teen from unincorporated Maine Township. Kianna Smith, 19, was last seen leaving her... — Updated 4/17/2021


Evans family needs community support

The Evans family is looking for support from the Joliet community to take the four-plus hour drive to Quincy, IL on April 17 and rally behind 19-year-old Jazz Evans, a Joliet West... — Updated 4/12/2021

 By Mark Gregory    News

Joliet West's Evans victim of 'hate crime'

Jazzpher Evans, a graduate of Joliet West High School and freshman at Quincy University, spoke out Thursday along with her family and attorney after she was brutally attacked in... — Updated 4/10/2021


Joliet Police arrest two for the murder of Jwaun Jones

Two individuals from Joliet were arrested adn charged with murder in the death of Jwaun Jones. Adrian Bibian II, 19, and Paola Diaz, 26, were arrested, booked, and transported to... — Updated 4/9/2021


$400,000 bond set for Bolingbrook man accused of arson at Naperville Martial Arts studio

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Naperville Chief of Police Robert Marshall announced today that bond has been set for a Bolingbrook man accused of setting fire to a Naperville martial arts studio last month. A... — Updated 4/8/2021


Lisle Police investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash

On Wednesday, April 7, at 8:15 pm, Lisle Police responded to the intersection of Maple Avenue and Spring Bay Drive for a traffic crash involving a passenger vehicle and motorcycle. Upon arriving on the scene, officers found a male... — Updated 4/8/2021


Going once... Going twice... sold! Virtual auction to benefit Oakton Community College students

Art enthusiasts can bid on original pieces created by Oakton Community College students, faculty and local artists from the comfort of their homes while supporting students in... — Updated 4/8/2021

 By Mark Gregory    News

604 Initiative offers mentorship to youth

If it truly takes a village to raise a child, then rest easy Will County - the village is here. The 604 Initiative, a non-profit organization designed to serve minority and... — Updated 4/8/2021


Willowbrook Wildlife Center welcomes donations during busy Spring season

DuPage Forest Preserve District's Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn is seeking donations of supplies, food and gift cards to accommodate the influx of wildlife babies it car... — Updated 4/8/2021


Edward Foundation awards $20,000 in scholarships to student volunteers

The Edward Foundation has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to Edward Hospital student volunteers, who greet visitors, deliver flowers, transport patients and assist behind the... — Updated 4/8/2021


Troy Township to host shredding event and medication disposal collection on Saturday, May 1 with the Shorewood Police Department

Troy Township Supervisor Joseph D. Baltz is proud to announce that Troy Township will host its semi-annual Shredding Event on Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Troy Township residents can bring their personal... — Updated 4/8/2021


Will County Health Department holds special needs vaccine clinic

Will County Health Department held a Special Needs Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, March 27th at the St. Charles Center at Lewis University, where 600 special needs individuals 16 and o... — Updated 4/8/2021


Alexander-Basta retains her seat as mayor of Bolingbrook

As the polls close, Will County mayor races are in the books. In the Village of Bolingbrook, Mary Alexander-Basta, who was appointed the interim mayor after the retirement of Roger Claar, won the election with 42.77 percent of the... — Updated 4/6/2021


Niles PD investigates threat to Emerson Middle School

The Niles Police Department is investigating an electronic email threat that was sent to Emerson Middle School administration on April 2. The email included a threat to "shoot up... — Updated 4/5/2021


Ira Jones Middle School student wins Congressional App Challenge

Ira Jones Middle School seventh-grader Shamita Kollerkandy and her robotics team recently won the 2020 Congressional App Challenge for the 14th Congressional District. Three... — Updated 3/31/2021


Sunny Hill offers Hut Heaven for in-person visits

Raphael and Miriam Hersonsky were both visiting the Sea of Galilee when a reporter asked to interview them for an article about their tour. At the time, they had never met. The... — Updated 3/30/2021


Downers Grove South High School Key Club Hosts Virtual Mustang Trot 5K Run/Walk

Downers Grove South High School Key Club is hosting a Virtual Mustang Trot 5k Run/Walk during the week of April 10-18 to support DuPagePads. Participants can choose any route,... — Updated 3/30/2021


JCA National Art Honor Society members work with Together We Rise to bring beauty to foster kids

This semester, members of the National Art Honor Society at Joliet Catholic Academy partnered with Together We Rise to decorate panels for duffel bags for foster kids. When... — Updated 3/30/2021


Will County Health Department Moves into Phase 1B-Plus

The Will County Health Department has moved into Phase 1B-Plus for COVID-19 vaccinations. This means that between now and April 12th, when the entire state of Illinois enters the All-Eligible Phase for vaccination as called for by... — Updated 3/30/2021

 By Mark Gregory    News

SD 88A board votes to eliminate baseball, softball and golf

In an attempt to get more of its students involved in activities, the Richland Grade School District 88A school board voted unanimously on a staffing plan that included no staff... — Updated 3/30/2021


Bond set at $150,000 for man charged with striking Sheriff's deputies in courtroom

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick announced today that bond has been set for a Willowbrook man accused of striking three DuPage County Sheriff’s Deputies as they attempted to... — Updated 3/30/2021


Entertainment center to open in Romeoville

By the end of summer 2021, Scene75 Entertainment will welcome the public to its newest location, a 135,000 square foot indoor entertainment center in Chicago, Illinois. The... — Updated 3/30/2021


Expansion of vote by mail, curbside voting will head to governor

A bill to expand the use of vote-by-mail and curbside voting in future elections passed the Illinois Senate Thursday, meaning it needs only a signature from the governor to become... — Updated 3/25/2021


DuPage County Sheriff names 2020 Employee of the Year

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office 2020 Employee of the Year recognition was awarded Tuesday to Deputy Griselda Wester, a deputy serving in the Corrections Bureau. Deputy Wester... — Updated 3/23/2021


Joliet school district serves 1 million meals

March 11 was a very special day in Joliet Public Schools District 86. The Nutrition Services employees have now served over 1 million children meals since the COVID-19 pandemic... — Updated 3/23/2021


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