| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:33 PM
As Tinley Park's longest-serving trustee, Dave Seaman has helped mold the south suburb while it's grown in size and notoriety — though his political career almost ended right as it began.
In 1987, just three years after he joined the Village Board,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Cricket Wireless, which disappeared last year after being acquired by AT&T, has been relaunched as the mobile giant's budget wireless arm.
New Cricket customers will be able to access AT&T's nationwide 4G network through a variety of plans that include...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Legislation to expand the Plainfield Park District board has won state Senate approval and is being sent to the governor for his signature.
Under the measure, the board would expand from five to seven commissioners with the new members appointed by the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:09 PM
The Will County sheriff's office's investigation into reports of a sexting incident at a Homer Glen middle school now includes students at two nearby junior high schools, authorities said Friday.
School officials contacted the sheriff's office April 7...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Sitting at the bar in Hailstorm Brewing's tasting room in Tinley Park's Mercury Business Park, Richard Schmidt couldn't think of anything he'd change about the place.
"The beer's great … It's nice to have a local brewery in town," said Schmidt, a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Five Will County towns whose legal battle to seize control of a private water line hit a snag last month have refocused their efforts.
The Northern Will County Water Agency — comprising Bolingbrook, Homer Glen, Romeoville, Lemont and Woodridge ...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Homer Glen residents soon will see lower bills for trash collection, the village announced.
Residents will be charged a lower rate and seniors will receive a larger discount as part of a new two-year contract approved by Homer Glen trustees for refuse,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:31 PM
After arriving from Ghana, West Africa, Trinity Christian College student Ezekiel Odonkor was surprised to get a personal email and invitation for dinner from the college president. When Odonkor struggled to pay his tuition, he was even more surprised...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
A Homer Glen business of more than 30 years is fighting the Illinois Department of Transportation over taking its property for the widening of 159th Street.
"We're taking them to court," said Bob Schmidt, who with his wife owns Wheel-Go, 13515 W. 159th...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The home of a missing Joliet-area woman exploded Sunday night with a blast that lifted the roof off the house and severely injured the woman’s boyfriend in a blaze that the state fire marshal ruled as arson.
Fire marshal investigators say they...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 9:59 PM
A woman who was walking away from a crash on I-55 was struck by a vehicle and thrown into oncoming traffic this evening in DuPage County, according to Illinois State police officials.
The incident happened about 5:26 p.m. on the I-55 southbound lanes...