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Man Apprehended Following Lockdown at Plainfield District Campus
Updated at 11:30 p.m. A man was apprehended Wednesday afternoon following a lockdown at Liberty Elementary School , 1401 Essington Rd.
Thu May 16, 2013
Baby Goats Abandoned Across Street From Suburban Farm
Kaity Siegel holds a baby goat that was abandoned across the street from Siegel's Cottonwood Farm.
The Southtown Star
Hickory Street murder suspect wants to support his baby's mother
Adam Landerman, one of four young people charged in Joliet with a heinous double-killing, seemed barely able to utter the word "murder" last week during a hearing where he found out he is a father.
Morris Daily Herald
Bolingbrook elementary school locked down
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. - An elementary school in west suburban Bolingbrook was locked down after school Wednesday because building staff noticed a man walking outside the school, knocking on doors and holding his hand in the shape of a gun.
Tue May 14, 2013
Shorewood Man Charged with Felony After Scuffling with Cops
A 20-year-old Shorewood man faces three counts, including felony aggravated battery, after he was arrested late Sunday night/early Monday morning following an incident in downtown Lockport.
Fri May 10, 2013
DNA test: Hickory Street murder suspect fathered baby girl
Landerman was in Will County court Friday morning to hear the results of paternity testing, which came back 99.9 percent positive that he is the father of a Lockport girl.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Southtown Star
'Lockport has so much potential' new Mayor Steve Streit says
Steve Streit has an easy commute to his new office at Lockport City Hall, but his new tasks as mayor will be more challenging.
New child sex abuse charges for accused Lockport pornographer
Videos discovered while police searched the home of a Lockport man accused of having child porn led to additional charges of sexual abuse and assault of a child, authorities said.
Sat May 04, 2013
Pace Expanding Shoulder-Riding Buses
More shoulder-riding Pace buses begin to roam I-55 beginning Monday. WBBM's Bob Roberts says an even bigger expansion may be in the works.
Fri May 03, 2013
VA mega-clinic in Joliet getting rave reviews
It may be hard to impress Larry "Butch" Santini now that he's 101 years old. But the World War II veteran was impressed Friday by the new Veterans Affairs mega-clinic in Joliet.
Providence Men's Club: Celtic Chip-In Golf Outing Scramble
Providence Catholic High School's Men's Club will host their annual "Celtic Chip-In" Golf Outing Scramble on May 18, 2013 at Broken Arrow Golf Club in Lockport.
Wed May 01, 2013
Infinite Green students tour Argonne National Laboratory
Researchers who are working feverishly to make the United States more energy efficient had to come from somewhere - and so does the next generation of scientists and engineers who will tackle the country's energy problems.
Pace Expands Plainfield-Chicago Service Thanks to Bus-on-Shoulder Success
Pace has announced that, starting Monday, it will increase service on both Plainfield-to-Chicago routes.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Pace service between Plainfield, Chicago expanded on I-55
Expanded Pace service on Interstate 55 should make commuting more convenient not only for bus riders, but for train commuters, too.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Southtown Star
Lockport pastor's 'comfort dog' trains for rescue
Golden retriever and certified comfort dog Samuel and his owner, the Rev. Mark Hein, St.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Patch Roundup: Frankfort Doc Arraigned on Sex Charges, Port-A-Potty Catches Fire
Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's south suburban region: Oak Lawn- Port-A-Potty Catches Fire at Christ Hospital Construction Site -A port-a-potty used by workers on the Advocate Christ Medical Center's Outpatient construction site caught fire on Thursday morning, sending a brief plume of smoke blowing across the ... (more)
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Beary Lanscaping Site of Friday Night Fire, Two Trucks Destroyed
Homer Fire Protection District put out a fire that burned two pick up trucks and damaged a third about 10 p.m. April 26 at Beary's Landscaping on 159th Street in Lockport.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Jobs Picture Improves Everywhere Feb to March
The unemployment picture improved "across the board" for the month of March. In Will County, the rate dropped from 10-point-nine percent in February to 10 percent flat in March, and stood and nine-and-a-half percent in March of last year.
Police Blotter: Retail Theft, Speeding, No Valid License
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 No Valid License Cristina Garduno-Torrijos, 28, of the 300 block of Short Street, Lemont, was arrested at 7:29 p.m. following a traffic stop on the 15500 block of State Street.