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A 79-year-old woman had died in a fire reported at an apartment building on Division Street in Lockport. Police and fire officials are investigating the incident that left the woman with burn injuries.
Will County voters will be asked to make choices on seven referenda across city and township lines.
Lemont High School chooses its February students of the month
The lawsuit was filed by the parents of a 25-year-old man who was killed in a refinery explosion and fire in unincorporated Lemont last year. The lawsuit alleged industry safety standards were violated before the incident.
There are daytime programs throughout the Joliet area for families, and adults to celebrate the new year and welcome in 2024.
Robin Curtner, owner of Magical Marketing in Lockport, is working to fulfill her younger sister's last wishes and take care of her daughters, and she has some help from local businesses, who are hosting a holiday fundraiser for the family.
Illinois GOP icon James ‘Pate’ Philip Jr. has died
Former state Senate President James Peyton “Pate” Philip Jr., a powerful suburban Republican, died on Tuesday.
Check out photos from the Class 2A boys State Cross Country meet on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023 at Detweiller Park in Peoria.
Lemont announces upcoming road closures
The Taste of Lemont will be held Sept. 9
The family was not home at the time of the fire in Lockport. The family's dog was rescued from the residence.
The excursions, dubbed “Rails, Trails and Ales,” will provide three round-trip trains, each equipped with Metra’s new bike cars to carry extra bikes, on six consecutive Saturdays
Local non-profit organizations are helping families in need access school supplies
Friday's event includes an anniversary proclamation by Lemont Mayor and State Rep. John Egofske, guest speakers and dedication of the future Village Green park.