Shorewood Crossroads Festival set for Aug. 4-6

The annual Shorewood Crossroads Festival is set for Aug. 4 through Aug. 6 at Cene's Four Seasons Park, 25520 W. Seil Road, in Shorewood.

Blotter: sex predator, lewd exposure and drug delivery

Local arrests made by Will County Sheriffs.

Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots announces retirement

Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots is announcing she will not seek re-election in the March 2018 primary. She plans to retire at the end of her current 4 year term effective December 2018.

Romeoville storms knock out power, cause home damage

Due to storm damage in the village, ComEd has set up a command post in Romeoville.

Mosquitoes in Will County test positive for West Nile virus

Four recent samples collected in June and July tested positive for the virus which is spread from infected birds and mosquitoes.

Aldi store grand re-openings planned for Romeoville, Lockport

Two Aldi grocery stores will host re-opening celebrations in Romeoville and Lockport during the next two weeks with free giveaways and a chance to win produce for a year.

Slammers win third straight series

The Slammers were able to shut down the Southern Illinois Miners and have won 3 consecutive series since the All Star break.

Weekend ash tree removal continues in Joliet

Ash tree removal continues in the Kendall Ridge, Silver Leaf, Clublands and Wexford East subdivisions in Joliet this weekend.

Blotter: theft, drug delivery and domestic battery

Local arrests made by Joliet police and Will County sheriffs.

Governors race heats up at Plainfield Pig Roast

The Plainfield Township Democratic Central Committee held a Pig Roast and Barbecue for local residents to introduce some of the Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates and raise money for the Food Pantry and the Central Committee. About 200 people joined the candidates ...

Plainfield therapeutic riding center gets eviction order rescinded

A judge has vacated an order to evict Ready, Set, Ride, a therapeutic horse back riding charity based in Plainfield following a protracted battle with its landlord.

Improved security for Plainfield Village Hall

In an effort to make it easier and safer to access the entryways, the Plainfield Village Board approved spending $27,337.40 for a new access control system that will replace the manual number-punch locks on the entrance doors with proximity card ...

Joliet approves agreement for Innovation Pavilion campus

The City of Joliet has finalized and approved a framework agreement with a business incubator that wants to build a high-tech campus downtown.

Veterans job training program a result of community partnerships

A new program in Will County will train 10 veterans for new careers in computers and information technology.

Joliet Central teacher wants city to do more to promote black entrepreneurship

Joliet Central High School teacher Ernest Crim wants the City of Joliet to do more to encourage entrepreneurship among African American residents in the city.