| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:26 AM
John Ambrose hoped to be among the first people in Illinois licensed to carry a concealed gun when the state’s new law took effect this year.
Instead, Ambrose, 38, of Joliet said he learned Monday that his application had been denied because he...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:37 AM
A Bolingbrook woman was recently honored for the more than 20 years she has spent helping those in need as a social worker.
Yolanda Jordan was recognized as a social worker of the year for the Calumet District on March 5 by the Illinois chapter of the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Five Will County towns whose legal battle to seize control of a private water line hit a snag last month have refocused their efforts.
The Northern Will County Water Agency — comprising Bolingbrook, Homer Glen, Romeoville, Lemont and Woodridge ...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A Joliet man has filed a lawsuit against a firearms instructor after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked.
The lawsuit, filed April 4 by John P. Ambrose in Cook...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
A move by five southwest suburban towns to take control of a supply line that provides Lake Michigan water to the area has been delayed because of a legal issue.
Attorneys for the Northern Will County Water Agency have moved to voluntarily dismiss the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The following incidents were taken from police reports.
A cell phone and currency valued at $323 were taken from two vehicles March 11 in the 100 block of Ridgewood Court.
A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle March 11 in the 300...
| May 13, 2014
| 11:14 AM
A Bolingbrook man has been indicted on federal charges for violating U.S. export laws after he allegedly tried to ship a thermal imaging camera from to Pakistan without obtaining the required U.S. Commerce Department license, according to a release from...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Nafisa Asad's plans for the end of the school year did not initially include a trip to Washington, D.C.
But after correctly spelling the word "balsam," the eighth-grader at Herrick Middle School in Downers Grove topped 27 other students at the DuPage...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:49 PM
The father of a 4-year-old boy who was killed in a crash early Sunday morning on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Bolingbrook has been charged with driving under the influence, police said.
Shannard M.L. Dyer, 29, of Romeoville, was charged this...
| Apr 2, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 42-year-old Wheaton man was arrested March 20 for stealing a $400 kitchen appliance from Kohl's on Finley Road.
•A 43-year-old Manhattan woman was arrested March 23 for...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The Bolingbrook Police Pension Board this afternoon voted to hold hearings to determine whether retired sergeant and convicted killer Drew Peterson should lose his retirement pension.
The five-person board voted unanimously to conduct the hearings,...