| May 28, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Opponents of a proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet turned up the volume of their criticism this month.
Gov. Pat Quinn last week joined Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposing...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:59 PM
SOUTH BEND — Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, a season with typically higher gas prices.
It’s also a heavy travel weekend. And this Memorial Day weekend, about nine out of ten holiday travelers will take to the nation’...
| 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...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Gas prices in Wichita hit their highest price since July of 2008, when the city set a record.
Tuesday morning, the price of regular unleaded jumped 10 cents at most stations around Wichita to $3.89 a gallon. Jim Hanni with AAA Kansas says the last time...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Joliet City Councilman Jim McFarland wants to hear firsthand – and publicly – what Corrections Corp. of America plans to do if it builds an immigration detention center in Joliet.
McFarland, who called for a public meeting to learn about...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A 2000 Joliet Catholic Academy graduate was killed after her car swerved off Interstate Highway 80 early Friday, officials said. Theresa Lang, 29, of Minooka, …...