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

by TJ Kremer III, Contributing Editor News, Breaking

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...

UPDATE: I-80 westbound still shut down following semi rollover

by Sean Hastings, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

A semi trailer rollover shut down Interstate-80 westbound between Route 30 and Interstate-355 at 7:51 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 26. 

The rollover occurred just past the bridge over Route 30 in New Lenox in a two-lane construction zone. The...

Baldermann drops out of State Rep. race

by Sean Hastings, Editor News, Breaking, Local Government
New Lenox Mayor Tim Baldermann is opting out of the State Representative Race for District 37, he confirmed Friday, Dec. 20.  

Baldermann was the first Republican to announce intentions to run in August. His opting out leaves Tim Ozinga as the...