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Police confirm report of shots fired on Interstate 80

by Bill Jones, Managing Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

Police confirmed a social media report of a shooting incident that took place Jan. 15 on eastbound Interstate 80 near Harlem Avenue.

There were no reports of any injuries, according to Illinois State Police Trooper...

BREAKING NEWS — Former LW East associate principal resigns following DUI arrest

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

The associate principal at Lincoln-Way East High School has resigned, effective Jan. 15, after details of an arrest for DUI-alcohol were made public.

Alexander J. Petrakis, 39, of Bolingbrook, was arrested Nov. 23, 2019, in Lockport and...

BREAKING NEWS — Grand jury revises charges against former LW Central secretary in missing Booster funds case

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

A grand jury handed down an indictment of 15 criminal charges against Melissa McGrath, the former Lincoln-Way Central High School athletic department secretary accused of stealing funds from the school’s Athletic Booster Club.

The new...