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Building left uninhabitable after fire Monday afternoon

by Abhinanda Datta, Editor News, Police-Fire

A residential building in Lockport was rendered uninhabitable after a fire Monday, March 16, according to the Lockport Fire Protection District.

The LTFPD responded to a call at 3:05 p.m. regarding a structured fire in the 500 block of...

Lockport officials issue warnings as vehicle crimes rise

by Benjamin Conboy, Assistant Editor News, Police-Fire

As a wave of car burglaries and thefts has swept over Lockport and the rest of the southwest suburbs, police are now warning residents that the criminals are highly organized and pose a serious threat to public safety.

“This is the crime of...

Police Reports: Elgin man arrested for outstanding warrant, more

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

Edward Thomas, 26, of Elgin, was arrested for having a warrant out of Elgin on Feb. 24. Officer observed a vehicle speeding 40 mph in a 25 mph zone in the 800 block of State Street. The officer also observed the tint on the window to be possibly...