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  • Improving portion of high-speed rail corridor could cost $1.5 billion

    Improving portion of high-speed rail corridor could cost $1.5 billion
    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...
  • Naperville names new finance director

    Naperville names new finance director
    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...
  • NRG Energy gets OK to buy Midwest Generation parent

    NRG Energy gets OK to buy Midwest Generation parent
    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 --...
  • 17 Illinois players selected as McDonald's All-American nominees

    17 Illinois players selected as McDonald's All-American nominees
    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...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference 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)...
  • Providence, Joliet Catholic to tangle Saturday

    Providence, Joliet Catholic to tangle Saturday
    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...
  • PASSINGS: Audrey Totter

    PASSINGS: Audrey Totter
    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...
  • Actress Audrey Totter, Femme Fatale of Classsic Noir Films, Dies at 94

    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...
  • Triplets convene in Baltimore

    Triplets convene in Baltimore
    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...
  • Fire destroys building at prison featured in 'Blues Brothers'

    Fire destroys building at prison featured in 'Blues Brothers'
    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...
  • Schools open, but buses fail to show for suburban students

    Schools open, but buses fail to show for suburban students
    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...