• Police Reports: Axe-wielding man arrested

    January 16, 2019 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Police-Fire
    Anthony L. Shrout, 31, of 176 N. School St. in Braidwood, was charged Dec. 26 with unlawful use of a weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal transportation of alcohol.
  • Thornrige’s Amia Lee (left) tries to close out on Lincoln-Way Central guard Regan LoConte’s 3-point attempt Thursday, Jan. 10, during a SWSC Red matchup between the two teams in New Lenox. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    Girls basketball: LW Central dominant in bounceback win over Thornridge

    January 16, 2019 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The record for the Lincoln-Way Central girls basketball team is barely above the .500 mark. The Knights believe they are a better team than that.
  • BREAKING: Metra crossing again scene of incident, gate obliterated

    January 15, 2019 By Megan Schuller, Assistant Editor News, Breaking

    For the second time since November, a Metra crossing at 191st Street in Mokena drew a police response.

  • Mokena Board of Trustees: E-messaging possible key to keeping residents informed

    January 15, 2019 By Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    The Village of Mokena is looking at adding a new mass-notification system that could expand the Village’s ability to inform residents of emergencies in the community.
  • Any federal employee can receive this lunch special — a pork sandwich, chips and a soft drink or iced tea — free of charge for as long as the federal government shutdown lasts. T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media

    Restaurant helps those affected by shutdown

    January 15, 2019 By T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Community
    While some might view the most recent government shutdown as simply dysfunctional politics as usual, the reality of the situation hit home for some 800,000 federal employees who did not receive their paychecks Friday, Jan. 11.