| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:59 AM
A New Lenox man died early Saturday after he was pinned under his pickup truck in a one-vehicle accident, authorities said.
Richard W. Schroeder, 51, was declared dead at 3:06 a.m. at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox following the crash near Delaney...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:37 PM
A New Lenox man found guilty of throwing punches that left his victim paralyzed, blind and unable to speak was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months of probation and ordered to turn over the $20,000 his family put up for his bond to the victim's mother.
| Jul 30, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
•An 18-year-old Tinley Park man was charged with possession of a controlled substance after the discovery of heroin on him during a well-being check in the Oak Park Avenue Metra Station...
| Jul 10, 2013
The following items were taken from police records:
•A 56-year-old Lake Zurich man was arrested in the 100 block of Pine Tree Row on July 2 at 7:43 p.m. on a Lake County failure to appear warrant on traffic related charges.
| Jul 10, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports.
•A laptop computer, computer tablet and cash with a total value of $750 were taken in a residential burglary July 7 on the 8400 block of Currant Avenue.
•A $100 rocking...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:21 PM
A former part-time Orland Hills police officer was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for a drunk driving accident that killed another driver in 2010, according to a statement released by the Will County state's attorney.
Robert Caputo, 62,...
| Jun 26, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports:
•After an incident on the evening of June 20 at a business in the 1500 block of Naperville Wheaton Road, a 23-year-old woman was charged with child endangerment.
| Jun 25, 2013
The New Lenox Village Board approved an intergovernmental agreement earlier this week that will bring improvements to the point where Route 30 meets Interstate 80 and to make a stretch of Route 30 more bicycle-friendly.
An overall plan to improve the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:06 AM
A 24-year-old man linked to a series of Chicago-area burglaries that targeted elderly residents has filed a federal lawsuit against the Will County Adult Detention Facility alleging his civil rights were violated in 2012 while he was being held on a...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Veteran Republican Rep. Judy Biggert conceded defeat tonight to former Democratic Rep. Bill Foster in a west and southwest suburban congressional contest.
“It has been a long and hard-fought race, but tonight the voters have spoken. I have called...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:19 PM
The mother of a south suburban man who was paralyzed after an attack outside of a Mokena bar three years ago is suing the hospitals where he was treated and two doctors for negligence.
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court, Janet...