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  • Frankfort police reports: School windows damaged, and more

    Frankfort police reports: School windows damaged, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Unspecified items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 500 block of Lincoln Lane on June 30. Two Alsip men, 46 and 42, were charged with burglary, felony retail theft and misdemeanor retail...
  • Wounded warrior's story to benefit veterans

     Wounded warrior's story to benefit veterans
    In April 2012, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was on patrol with the 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. The former high school football, basketball and baseball captain woke up on his 25th birthday...
  • IDOT proposes improvements to unsafe intersection

     IDOT proposes improvements to unsafe intersection
    The Illinois Department of Transportation is proposing adding traffic signals, new sidewalks and better drainage to the intersection of 47th Street and East Avenue in La Grange. The intersection is in the top 5 percent of the most dangerous in the state...
  • NHRA drag racer Doug Kalitta takes top-fuel points lead to Chicago

    Veteran Doug Kalitta entered this weekend's NHRA event in the Chicago area with a comfortable lead in the championship standings in drag racing's premier class, top fuel. But it's only early summer and Kalitta, still searching for his first top-fuel...
  • Girls basketball | Boehm, New Trier hoping to take another step

    Girls basketball | Boehm, New Trier hoping to take another step
    Graduating six of the top 10 players from a sectional championship team would turn the next year into a rebuilding one, in some circumstances. The return of Jeannie Boehm, Kathryn Pedi, Rachel West, Jackie Welch and 10 others has New Trier girls...
  • Charges dropped in fatal hit-run, prosecutors say confession false

    Charges dropped in fatal hit-run, prosecutors say confession false
    Michelle Lech was stunned when a stranger showed up at her Plainfield doorstep two years ago and confessed to killing her sister in a 2008 hit-and-run. Now she’s outraged that Will County prosecutors dropped their case against the man Thursday...
  • Former Joliet Catholic star Isaac picks Michigan

    Former Joliet Catholic star Isaac picks Michigan
    Ty Isaac said he was impressed with Illinois and the direction of its program. But not more than Michigan. The former Joliet Catholic star, who decided in May to leave USC after a promising freshman season, announced his decision to transfer to...
  • Illinois employers warn of 300 upcoming layoffs

    Illinois employers warn of 300 upcoming layoffs
    Illinois employers warned they will lay off more than 300 workers in the coming months, according to notices filed with state regulators in May. A division of the a global staffing and recruiting company Randstad said it will layoff 125 workers beginning...
  • Lewis University Airport in Romeoville wins award from state

    Lewis University Airport in Romeoville wins award from state
    Romeoville's Lewis University Airport was named the 2014 Illinois Reliever Airport of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation's Division of Aeronautics last month. The airport received the distinction based on the facility's safety record,...
  • New Lenox police reports: Credit information misused, and more

    New Lenox police reports: Credit information misused, and more
    The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports: A 23-year-old New Lenox woman was charged with driving on a suspended license during a March 26 traffic stop at Gear Drive and Haven Avenue on May 26 for not wearing a seat belt. A 41-year-od...
  • Madigan: Pass budget now, round up tax hike votes later

    Madigan: Pass budget now, round up tax hike votes later
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Democrats are taking a spend first, find-the-money-later approach as they craft a new state budget, laying out their priorities despite uncertainty that they’ll be able to gather enough votes to extend a temporary...