| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Improving passenger service on the slowest portion of Illinois' emerging 110-mph rail corridor, between Chicago and Joliet, will cost an estimated $1.5 billion, officials said Monday.
It's roughly the same amount the state is spending so far to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Naperville has tapped Joliet's finance director to be its own, the city announced Friday.
Rachel Mayer was chosen from more than 200 applicants to replace Karen DeAngelis, who is retiring.
"Rachel Mayer has an extensive background in budget and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:37 PM
A federal bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday approved the sale of all assets and operating companies of Edison Mission Energy -- parent of Illinois coal plant owner Midwest Generation -- to New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. for $2.6 billion.
The deal --...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Seventeen players from Illinois have been nominated to play in the 2014 McDonald’s All-American Games, which will be held April 2 at the United Center.
Boys nominees are: Curie’s Cliff Alexander (Kansas), Springfield Lanphier's Larry...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:38 PM
They waited longer than many places on Friday night to postpone the game between Joliet Catholic and Providence, but safety won out.
The Hilltoppers and Celtics will begin the season at 6 p.m. Saturday at Joliet Memorial Stadium, where a downpour and...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Audrey Totter, 95, a blond leading lady of 1940s film noir who starred as a tough-talking dame in "Lady in the Lake," "The Set-Up" and "High Wall," died Thursday at West Hills Hospital, said her daughter, Mea Lane. Totter, a Woodland Hills resident, had a...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Audrey Totter, a steely blonde actress known for her leading roles in some film noir's most prominent titles, including "Lady in the Lake," "The Set-Up," died Thursday. She was 94. Totter, who was living in the Motion Picture and Television Home in recent...
| Jul 14, 2013
Tourists of the Inner Harbor: You don't need your eyes checked.
That young blond girl in the blue dress you saw in triplicate? Elizabeth, Adrianna and Laurel Kamosa, 18-year-olds from St. Mary's County. That teenage boy wearing the "Triplets in Charm...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:54 AM
A fire overnight destroyed a building inside the old Joliet prison, which was featured in the movie “The Blues Brothers,” authorities said.
The fire broke out in a large warehouse around 3:15 a.m. today, according to authorities. Joliet Fire...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:34 AM
UPDATE: Bus service has returned to normal Thursday morning for Niles-Park Ridge School District 64, according to a spokeswoman for the district.
Many parents were left scrambling Wednesday as several school districts canceled bus service — and in...