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Former state Senate President James Peyton “Pate” Philip Jr., a powerful suburban Republican, died on Tuesday.
Illinois GOP icon James ‘Pate’ Philip Jr. has died
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.
Activities on Saturday include food, live entertainment, children's games, photo opportunities and a pierogi-eating contest.
Beyond the lure of high-flying zip lines and climbing adventures, The Forge: Lemont Quarries this summer will be home to a summer concert series with national headliners and an array of festivals and special events.
Bond was set Thursday at $100,000 for a man currently on work release accused of leading police on a high-speed chase.
Family members, friends, medical personnel and dozens of state troopers gathered to salute Brian Frank as the 35-year-old left the facility -- wearing a black T-shirt and his state police badge -- to begin the next phase of his recovery at the couple’s Lemont home.
Wendy G. Carnahan, 53, of Lemont, died after she was involved in a residential structure fire on Wednesday, according to the Will County Coroner's Office.
ExxonMobil Joliet and Citgo Lemont refineries high on list of discharges reported by Environmental Integrity Project