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Materials in garbage truck catches fire in New Lenox

by James Sanchez, Editor News, Breaking

Materials in a garbage truck caught on fire Feb. 22 afternoon at South Cedar Road and East Fourth Avenue, forcing the driver to dump the materials onto the street, according to New Lenox Fire Protection District Public Information Officer Marisa...

McGrath avoids charges after phone, alleged photo of boy vanish

by Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News, Breaking, Police, School

New Lenox police declined to file charges Thursday, Feb. 15, after a nearly two-month investigation into alleged inappropriate content on a cellphone used by the Rev. Richard J. McGrath, former president of Providence Catholic High...

Ace Hardware fire extinguished; no injuries reported

by Joe Coughlin, Publisher News, Breaking

New Lenox-area firefighters battled a morning blaze at a local hardware store Sunday along Route 30.

A fire was reported at 10:51 a.m. at Whitemore Ace Hardware, 358 W. Maple St., according to the New Lenox Fire Protection District.