| Jun 7, 2012
| 2:09 PM
The Illinois Supreme Court today rejected a Republican challenge to have the state’s new Democratic-drawn legislative map tossed as unconstitutional.
The remap challenge was decided on a 4-3 party-line decision.
In February, House Republican...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:49 PM
The state’s top Republican legislative leaders today led the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging a Democratic-drawn remapping of the state’s House and Senate districts, alleging it unfairly discriminates against African Americans and...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 11:33 AM
The Des Plaines River near Lemont, Ill., has taken on an unusually ruddy hue this week, due to a red dye that scientists have begun pouring in the water.
The temporary tint is part of a study to see where water from the Des Plaines River may by moving...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Via the Lemont Reporter we learn that -- On Jan. 4, the Election Board ruled that (incumbent member of the Lemont-Bromberek Comined School District 113A school board Janet) Hughes did not bind her nominating papers, thus removing her name from......
| Jun 11, 2011
| 5:25 PM
A traffic crash killed a 17-year-old girl and injured another in southwest suburban Orland Park late Friday, officials said.
Julie Gorczynski, 17, of the 7900 block of Frankfort Square Drive in Frankfort, was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m. at Palos...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Just 11 students make up the entire 7th grade in Lake County's Rondout School District 72, where the lone school has but 161 students.
The cost to taxpayers: $23,449 per child, the highest of all elementary districts in Illinois, the most recent data...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:09 PM
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., and 22 local elected officials are urging Metra to add two rush-hour trains to the Heritage Corridor line – one morning inbound train and one evening outbound train, Lipinski’s office announced today.
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:30 PM
Hoosiers filling up at the pump this week are feeling the squeeze on their wallets and Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is working to ensure they aren’t being illegally gouged.
According to AAA on Thursday, Indiana has the 7th highest gas...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn today approved legislation requiring thousands of retired state employees to chip in on the costs of health care insurance that many of them get for little or nothing.
The law attempts to rein in the state’s rising costs but also...
| Dec 22, 2011
Grooms and brides-to-be reportedly received their deposits back after a Lemont banquet hall closed without warning, leaving many couples without a place to host their receptions.
Thirty women were stunned and sent into a panic when they got letters...