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A Culinary Journey in Lemont: The 3 Pizza Stores You Need to Visit
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional pizza stores in Lemont. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Homeless Man Punches Liquor Store Employee In Joliet
A homeless man was arrested, processed, and released on a Notice to Appear in Court for Battery, Aggravated Assault, and Resisting/Obstructing a Peace Officer. On September 22, 2023, at 7:44 PM, Joliet Officers responded to Consumer Liquors (1607 West Jefferson Street) for a report of a male trying to fight a store employee. Upon arrival, Officers.
Lockport man arrested for retail theft
A 51-year-old Lockport man has been arrested after allegedly stealing from a local store. Terone McCambry has been charged with Felony Retail Theft, Possession of a. Stolen Motor Vehicle, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On Friday afternoon, at 1:07 p.m. that Joliet Police were called to the Dollar General on Essington Road for retail theft.
This Haunted Flea Market Is A Favorite In Illinois
Illinois has countless iconic flea markets. Some are also considered the best in the entire Midwest. This one stands out due to the fact that it is a haunted flea market. Thankfully (or sadly) this spot isn't actually haunted, it is just a bunch of people who love to shop while going all out with the spooks and the laughs!
3 injured in rollover crash on Dan Ryan Expressway in Cook County
CHICAGO - Three people were injured in a rollover crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway Monday afternoon. At about 4:03 p.m., Illinois State Police troopers responded to Interstate 94 southbound near Dolton Avenue for a report of a two-vehicle crash, involving two SUVs. One SUV rolled over onto its side...
Investigation underway after shooting along I-290 in Forest Park
FOREST PARK, Ill. — A portion of I-290 in Cook County was shut down on Monday afternoon after a shooting, according to Illinois State Police. Officers say they were called to the scene to investigate reports of a shooting around 2:20 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 290 at Des Plaines Avenue in Forest […]
'Innocent kids don't murder people': Anti-violence activists, families call on Johnson, Foxx to enforce laws
CHICAGO - A nationally recognized news correspondent whose 18-year-old brother was gunned down in Chicago last year joined violence prevention activists to mark National Remembrance Day of murdered victims. They called on Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx and Mayor Brandon Johnson to enforce the criminal laws of the city...
Illinois Home Depot Scam Alert: Rented Equipment Sold to Unsuspecting Buyer
COUNTRYSIDE, ILLINOIS – A bold deception unfurled at the Countryside Plaza Home Depot earlier this month. According to Countryside Police reports, on September 14th, a buyer, having arranged an online purchase, met the seller to buy landscaping equipment for $900. The twist? The seller had merely rented the equipment from Home Depot moments prior.
These Lemont, IL based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Lemont.
Joliet crash involving stolen Kia, tractor leaves teen in critical condition
Two 15-year-olds were hospitalized over the weekend after one of the teens crashed a stolen vehicle in a tractor in Joliet on Saturday. Police said the passenger was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital in critical condition.
Local Joliet West High School Evacuated Due to Smoke; Normal Operations to Resume on September 26th
Joliet West High School was evacuated this morning due to a fire alarm activation around 9:30 a.m. Several fire trucks arrived, and staff and students were evacuated from the yellow and red areas of the campus. The alarm was triggered by a motor issue in the E-Building's basement, which caused smoke and fumes.
DuPage County Extends Deadline for Local Households to Apply for Energy Assistance
The DuPage County Community Services Department has made funds available to help eligible households with energy bills and heating system repairs. The Energy Assistance Program will begin accepting applications from senior citizens, disabled individuals, and families with children under six years old starting October 2, 2023. From November 1st, households that have been disconnected from utilities or have less than 25% propane can apply.
Man Accused Of Selling Cocaine In Naperville
NAPERVILLE, IL — An Aurora man was arrested Wednesday after police say he had been selling cocaine in Naperville. Alejandro Urzua Jr. 25, of the 2200 block of Ridge Ave., was charged with unlawful manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance following an investigation that lasted a month, according to.police.
Cook County sheriff: Ghost gun, open bottles of tequila found during traffic stop in River North
CHICAGO - A ghost gun and open bottles of tequila were recovered during a traffic stop in River North Sunday night. According to the Cook County Sheriff's Office, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with a suspended registration. During the stop, sheriff's police recovered a firearm with no...
Lemont's Top Trio: Uncover the Best Pubs in Town
This article presents a tour of three exceptional pubs located in Lemont. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If yes, we encourage you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Cook County buys hotels in Evanston and Oak Park for the homeless
Lynda Schueler, CEO of Housing Forward, joins Lisa Dent to talk about their mission to end homelessness and what’s next for the organization following the approval of $13 million in federal coronavirus relief dollars by the Cook County Board of Commissioners to purchase a pair of suburban hotels that were converted to homeless shelters during […]
Illinois auto workers continue strike, seek higher wages
(The Center Square) – The strike continues for United Auto Workers union members in Illinois who walked out of work Friday. The strike has reached 30 General Motors plants across the nation, including two Illinois plants in Naperville and Bolingbrook. On Monday at the Bolingbrook facility, workers picketed and...
New walk-in senior DMV facilities now open after secretary of state appointments program launched
This month, the secretary of state started the Skip the Line Program, which means most facilities are by appointment only.
Bread Boundaries Broken: 3 Westmont Sandwiches Revolutionizing the Classic
Welcome to our exploration of three exceptional sandwiches in Westmont! Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Cook County Residents urged to Apply for FEMA Aid Before Deadline
FEMA's deadline for flood disaster assistance applications in Cook County is approaching. Aid has been provided to 42,000 households, yet some community members have not received assistance.