| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A month-long search for a 24-year-old Joliet man charged with shooting another man in the neck has ended.
Joliet police booked Anthony D. White into the Will County Adult Detention Facility around noon Saturday on charges of attempted murder, aggravated...
| Feb 25, 2013
An Oak Brook health care company and its Roman Catholic owners who don't want to include birth control in their employees' benefits still have no choice, despite exceptions to the contraception mandate proposed by the Obama administration this month....
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:03 PM
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by six Roman Catholic institutions in Illinois against the Obama administration over the issue of birth control and the government’s health insurance mandate
U.S. Judge John Darrah ruled on Friday...
| Feb 3, 2013
Wheaton College and Roman Catholic dioceses across Illinois, which sued the Obama administration to avoid paying for birth control, might not have to pay after all, under a health care compromise offered by the Obama administration.
Seeking to appease...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A Joliet man pleaded guilty Friday to setting fire to a home on his street in 2007 because the home's residents were African-American.
Brian James Moudry, 36, who had been held without bond since he was arrested on May 30, 2012, entered the plea as part...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The usual 20,000 or so visitors every year to Belgium's Verbeke Foundation art park have the option (365 of them, anyway) to spend the night inside the feature attraction: a 20-foot-long, 6-foot-high polyester replica of a human colon created by Dutch...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Francis Dean “Butch” Caneva, 74, of Deadwood, died Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the Lippold Family Hospice Suite at Sturgis Regional Hospital. He was born April 20, 1938 in Joliet, Illinois, to Carl and Kathryn (Gillette) Caneva. He...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Proviso West gave us a holiday tournament appetizer Saturday thanks to its expansion to 32 teams.
The games weren't good, but the teams that weren't quite ready for that caliber of competition have been weeded out.
The best week of the season begins...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Estes Park, Colo., and Aberdeen, S.D., resident Marvin Kaiser died Saturday evening Dec. 22, 2012, at Prospect Park Living Center in Estes Park. He was 83 years old.
Marvin Eugene Kaiser was born July 2, 1929, in Milliken, Colo. His parents were...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:35 PM
A man who was already serving time for another crime has been charged with murdering a woman in the Englewood neighborhood in 1989, police said.
Michael A. Escort, 52, was charged with one count of first-degree murder for the Oct. 3, 1989 murder of a...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:43 PM
The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Gov. Pat Quinn can move forward with the closure of several prisons and juvenile justice facilities.
In its ruling, the court ordered an Alexander County judge to dissolve a preliminary injunction that...