Lewis honors leaders at graduation
Lewis University in Romeoville awarded three honorary degrees at its winter commencement ceremonies, according to a press release from the school.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Romeoville's McNab Honored During Latio & Hispanic Reception at USF
Marvelous, Martha. The University of St. Francis recently hosted a special pre-graduation reception for its Latino and Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students who were conferred degrees on Dec. 14, according to a news release issued by school officials.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Local Jobs Dec. 17: OHL, Valley View & Starbucks Looking to Fill Positions
We scoured the Web to bring you a selection of local job ads, but if we left anything out, please don't hesitate to add the details in the comments section.
Policer Blotter: DUI, Theft & Possession of Cannabis Arrests
Nov. 23: Sergio Gonzalez, 36, 424 Garland, Romeoville, was charged with DUI, improper lane use, fail to notify SOS of address change at Taylor Road, east of Weber Road.
Man dies after falling outside home in Joliet
Police in the Chicago suburb of Joliet say they believe a man froze to death after falling outside his home.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
And the Winner Is: Readers Crown Best Bakery in Plainfield Area
With more than 1,300 votes cast, the readers have spoken. We asked Patch readers to tell us what's the best bakery in Plainfield, Romeoville and Bolingbrook, and with 31 percent of the vote, Steve Buresh's Cheesecake Store is the big winner.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
The Southtown Star
Snow adds Christmastime touch and one big traffic mess
Four inches of snow blanketed the area Saturday, making it look a lot like Christmas and leading to one major traffic jam on Interstate 80. An Interstate 80 accident near La Grange Road shut down the interstate in both directions for four hours as emergency crews looked into a potential hazardous materials spill.
OMGPD: Dumb and Dumber Crime, Grinches, Lousy Houseguests
OK, you're wanted on an outstanding warrant. You get locked out of your car. Who you gonna call? Why, the Police Department, of course! A 22-year-old Geneva man must have figured Batavia police wouldn't know about his warrant for failure to appear at a DuPage County court hearing.
Two Joliet police detectives involved in separate crashes
The first collision occurred about 9 p.m. Thursday as an officer was driving an unmarked Chevrolet Impala west on Route 30 in Crest Hill.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Owner of gun found in school has 42 arrests, five convictions
Bail was set Friday at $250,000 for Rashaad L. Byrd, 27, of the 200 block of Highpoint Drive in Romeoville.
Midnight Poe is Looking for a Home-Maybe Yours?
Midnight Poe is a 3-year-old male black domestic shorthair cat available for adoption through the Romeoville Humane Society .
Sledding Hills Near Romeoville
The following article was written by Patch Editor Amie Schaenzer: The snow is here.
Naperville Police Blotter: Romeoville men steal $779 worth of Champagne from Dominick's
These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Salvation Army, Walmart Collecting Toys This Weekend
The following article was written by Patch Editor Karen Sorensen: Walmart and the Salvation Army are joining forces this weekend to collect new, unwrapped toys at five area locations, including one in Romeoville.
27-Year-old Romeoville Man Charged for Role in School Gun Incident in Elgin: Report
A Romeville man has been charged in connection with a 7-year-old boy bringing a loaded handgun to his school on Thursday morning, according to a report on DailyHerald.com .
Keep That Shovel Handy, Romeoville: More Snow is on the Way
Bad news: Snow is expected to arrive on Friday night and could continue into Saturday.
Police Blotter: Domestic Battery, DUI & Identity Theft Arrests
The following incidents were reported by the Bolingbrook Police Department : Dec. 2: Cindy Beckerman, 47, 645 Goldenrod Drive, was charged with identify theft at 10:19 a.m. Dec. 2: Officers were called to the parking lot on the 200 block of South Bolingbrook Drive for the report of a burglary to motor vehicle.
Police Blotter: Piggy Bank Reported Stolen in Residential Burglary on McKool-Or is That UnCool?
The following incidents were reported by the Romeoville Police Department and the Will County Sheriff's Office: Dec. 12: Vincent A. Salazar, 29, 142 Azalea, Romeoville, was booked on a charge of violating an order of protection.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Plainfield board gets update on I-55
How much funding is available is a key factor in deciding road improvements on a six-mile stretch of Interstate 55 between Weber Road and U.S. 30, Plainfield officials said Monday night at village board workshop session.