| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Frankfort residents will pay bigger electric bills this fall, but still less than they would with Commonwealth Edison, officials said.
Trustees voted Monday to stick with a consortium of more than 15 Will County communities that has chosen Illinois-...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Two weeks after a Mokena man died after falling off his bike, Will County Forest Preserve District police were out on the same bike trail reminding cyclists of trail etiquette and safety.
The safety campaign, which ran over the Labor Day weekend, was...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Frankfort police have signed a new contract with the village that will provide them with a nearly 12 percent raise over four years.
The deal, which covers detectives and patrol officers, grants an initial 2.65 percent raise, followed by annual bumps...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The state Department of Environmental Protection needs volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, which is the nation's largest volunteer effort to improve public land in the United States. The event started in 1994 with three sites...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Miami coach Al Golden made the decision to end camp a day early for the Hurricanes.
The team is scheduled to return to practice on Sunday and when they reconvene, they’ll do so with their sights set on their season opener Sept. 1 at...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:08 PM
CORAL GABLES—A day after the Hurricanes named freshman Brad Kaaya their starter, the two more experienced quarterbacks on Miami’s roster both said they’ll do everything possible to help him transition into his new role.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The Tamarac Cougars youth football league has experienced its shares of highs and lows during its 17-year history. As a member of the American Youth Football League, the program has provided a safe environment for children from the ages of 5 to 13 . The...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Some Downers Grove residents urging local officials to protect a 19th-century home on the edge of the downtown area also are pushing for creation of a historic district.
Several spoke out at a recent village council meeting about the Victorian-style...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:51 PM
River Forest police made four arrests and issued 31 tickets during their Labor Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket" crackdown.
Arrests were made for possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence, driving while a...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:34 PM
— The Hurricanes understand there are storylines aplenty linked to this opener.
They're facing the same Louisville team that dominated them in their last game, a 36-9 dismantling in December's Russell Athletic Bowl. There's true freshman Brad...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Plan now for these Labor Day weekend events in Highland Park and Deerfield, from Aug. 30-Sept. 3.
Rock band Ally and The Alley Cats returns to the stage at Norton's Restaurant at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Eat, drink and dance while the group...