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Jeannie NussThe federal government is considering closing up to 60 court sites across the country as part of an effort to cut costs. Documents obtained by The Associated Press show federal courthouses facilities in 29 states could be on the chopping block....
Special to the TribuneJoliet City Councilman Jim McFarland wants to hear firsthand – and publicly – what Corrections Corp. of America plans to do if it builds an immigration detention center in Joliet. McFarland, who called for a public meeting to learn about...
Mayor Jim Holland, Village Clerk Robert Kennedy and Trustees Todd Morgan, Dick Trevarthan and Douglas Morgan are back for four more years. They were sworn in for new terms May 6 during the Village Board meeting, with state Rep. Renee Kosel, R-New Lenox,...
Tags: Renee Kosel, Frankfort, Politics, Elections, Netherlands
John Paulett leads almost all of his classes at Fenwick High School while the students sit in chairs formed in a circle. It's a way that provokes discussion and critical thinking for some of the tough topics he tackles in his theology classes at the...
Tags: Students, Frankfort, Des Plaines, Education, Chicago Heights
Associated PressEconomic development officials hope a new rail service linking Indianapolis to West Coast ports in Canada will save central Indiana businesses time and money by bypassing a bottleneck in Chicago rail yards and help transform the capital into more of a...
Tags: Elgin, Canada, Vancouver (Canada), Road Transportation, Travel
— The United Steelworkers union will vote Tuesday on a proposed six-year contract with Caterpillar Inc. that would freeze wages, increase contributions to health care costs and offer senior employees fewer protections. The proposed agreement covers...
The rate of unemployment across the Chicago-Joliet-Naperville region ticked up by 0.5 point to 9.5 percent in March, according to data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Overall, local unemployment rates increased in...
The Plainfield Village Board voted Monday to continue the town's battle against the insidious emerald ash borer, a hungry little insect that is laying waste to the municipality's trees. The board voted unanimously to allocate up to $60,000 for the...
The following items were taken from Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, West Chicago, Winfield and Warrenville police records. Wheaton •A tablet computer valued at $600 was taken from a car parked in the lot at 900 Roosevelt Road on March 22 sometime between...
Tags: Theft, Christianity, Prosecution, Warrenville, Anglicanism
An Oak Brook health care company and its Roman Catholic owners who don't want to include birth control in their employees' benefits still have no choice, despite exceptions to the contraception mandate proposed by the Obama administration this month....
Tribune reporterSun-Times Media, which owns the Chicago Sun-Times and 40 suburban newspapers, has laid off several longtime suburban editors and other staffers as it begins to consolidate operations in its downtown Chicago offices. Layoffs took place at the...
One Joliet man died after his car went out of control, hit a median and was struck by another car and a tractor-trailer truck, on Interstate 55 near Plainfield early this morning, according to the Illinois State Police. The crash happened about 1:30 a....
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