| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Now in his second season as music director, David Danzmayr is well on his way toward establishing his Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra as one of the leading suburban orchestras in the Chicago area. One way the gifted young Austrian conductor is achieving...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The following items were taken from Frankfort police reports:
A 21-year-old Richton Park man was charged with felony manufacture-delivery of 30-500 grams of cannabis during an April 15 traffic stop on the 9300 block of Lincoln Highway. He was pulled...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:16 PM
An insurance company is suing Will County and 12 county municipalities, alleging that the governments did not do enough to prevent and mitigate flood damage caused by the heavy rains of April 2013.
The lawsuit, by Illinois Farmers Insurance Company...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Will County Board members have decided not to give raises to themselves and various other countywide officials.
A week after a county board committee recommended salary increases, there wasn't even enough support to call proposals for the raises for a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Will County Board member Joe Babich isn't giving in on his push to give people with breathing problems a break from leaf burning.
Babich's Public Health and Safety Committee is moving forward a proposal that would prohibit leaf burning within 300 feet...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Will County's first children's museum will celebrate its 5th anniversary with a gala this weekend and a family party the next.
KidsWork Children's Museum is a playing and learning facility located in the Trolley Barn, 11 S. White St., in downtown...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The following items were taken from police reports in New Lenox:
A 31-year-old Blue Island woman was charged with criminal trespass after forcing her way into an elderly person's home on the 2100 block of Arthurs Pass on May 4.
A broken cell phone was...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Snackville Junction closing
A restaurant popular for decades because food is delivered by a model train is set to close soon after a yearlong fight over a balloon payment on its mortgage.
Snackville Junction, which opened Jan. 1, 1953, and is...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Sitting inside the Pickwick Society Tea Room on Saturday, Ana Paula Vila reflected on her four-hour tour of Joliet, Mokena and Frankfort.
"I'm loving it; I had no idea," said Vila, who is attached to the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Frankfort trustees bypassed the low bidder Monday in awarding a $4 million contract to build a new Village Hall.
Construction Solutions of Illinois was chosen from among the 17 general contractors that applied to oversee construction of the 10,000-...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 22-year-old Tinley Park woman who reportedly stole a pair of pants from the Burlington Coat Factory was charged with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia after she...