| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:50 AM
On a patch of land near the Tri-State Tollway, trees were bulldozed so trucks could pile mounds of waste up to 22 feet high.
Within months, the brush and meadow gave way to dirt piles mixed with oil, broken bricks, asphalt, plastic tubes and concrete...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:04 AM
At Bobby's in Deerfield, restaurant owner Bobby Arifi has culled a list of some 240 varieties of wine, everything from a $36 French rose to a $475 Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon. But for wine connoisseurs who find a vintage missing from his expansive...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Jan 26, 2014
You had to try hard to lose money in Illinois stocks in 2013.
Like the overall market, a wide array of Illinois-based company stocks provided sweet rewards to investors last year, as individuals and institutions bought shares in anticipation of a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:03 PM
One of the least-familiar teams in the area happens to be a consensus choice as one of the best in the state — Homewood-Flossmoor.
The Vikings, under the direction of former Bolingbrook coach Tony Smith, played just three of their first 11 games...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Like the rest of the Chicago area, Plainfield and Bolingbrook have endured a double-ended battering ram of bad weather in the new year.
A steady streak of snowfall last week culminated in 6 inches on Sunday alone at O'Hare International Airport by about...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:31 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 20-year-old Wauconda woman was arrested on Dec. 26 at 9:41 p.m. on U.S. Route 12 at Valentine Court and charged with driving uninsured and driving on a suspended license.
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
For the past nine years, Bolingbrook High School cheerleading squads have competed in the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association state championships.
They've won 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th place. They'll travel again in January to Springfield to compete...
| Dec 18, 2013
A look at the spending of Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar's political campaign committee reveals a veritable treasure trove of transactions.
Despite running unopposed for an 8th term this past spring, the mayor's "Citizens for Claar" war chest raked in...
| Dec 10, 2013
The Northern Will County Water Agency is gearing up for an expected legal challenge early next year to its effort to seize control of a privately owned water pipeline.
The agency members — Bolingbrook, Homer Glen, Romeoville, Lemont and...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Most folks are familiar with a football player or other high school athlete receiving "all-state" honors. But a couple Bolingbrook High School students recently received all-state distinctions of a more melodious note.
Seniors Jonathon Worlton and Sarah...