Teen Detained in Elmhurst Following Alarming Gunfire Incident

ELMHURST — A 16-year-old from Bellwood faces detention following allegations of possessing a handgun in an Elmhurst residential area, as announced by DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst...

Haunted House Safety Crackdown in Illinois: Is Your Spooky Spot Up to Code?

SPRINGFIELD – With Halloween fast approaching, the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Illinois Department...

Motorcyclist Leads Indiana Police on 130 mph Chase, Arrested with Drugs

CHESTERTON, IN — An audacious motorcyclist seeking a “fresh start” reportedly led Indiana law enforcement on a high-speed chase...

Illinois Alert: Baseball Boy’s Pizza Scam Strikes Community

TROY, IL - Across Illinois, baseball and pizza share a cherished space in many hearts. But in Troy, the...

Kankakee Bar Dispute Leads to Quick Police Action

KANKAKEE — Tension ran high on South East Avenue Wednesday night when a local police officer intervened in a...

$2.6 Million in Grants for Illinois Bike Path Projects

Sixteen local bike path projects have been awarded grants totaling $2.6 million dollars in all that will assist communities in acquiring, developing and improving bike path facilities throughout the State of Illinois.

“We Count 2020” Census Campaign Kick-Off Event

Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk will provide an opening keynote address on the importance of getting a complete count for the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census. The event will also feature a presentation by the U.S. Census Bureau on the basics of the 2020 U.S. Census, and by the Spanish Community Center on outreach efforts to hard-to-count populations of the community.

Medical Cannabis Program in Illinois gets stronger under new laws

“This legislation brings our medical cannabis program in line with my administration’s vision for equity, and it makes adjustments for the lessons we’ve learned since its inception,” said Governor JB Pritzker.

Identity Theft Community Event

Join the First Bank of Manhattan and First Bank of New Lenox on August 24th for a free Shredding and Food Drive! The event will take place on August 24th at the First Bank of Manhattan and again on September 14th from 9:30am-11:30am. It’s asked you bring a non-perishable food item for donation to local food pantries. All documents will be shredded on site, limit fifteen boxes.

Firefighter saves Flag as Post Office goes up in flames

As flames climbed as high as 100 feet in the air, Firefighter Garrett Mullin, shown in the video below, stops to save an American Flag in front of the Union Hill Post Office during the blaze Friday afternoon.

Number of Hospitalizations Potentially Tied to Vaping Increases

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has received reports of six young people experiencing severe breathing problems after vaping, and is investigating five more individuals. These individuals experienced respiratory symptoms including cough, shortness of breath, and fatigue. Some also experienced vomiting and diarrhea. Symptoms worsened over a period of days or weeks before admission to the hospital.