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The Lockport City Council approved an amendment to the Lockport Square development at its meeting Wednesday, Nov. 20, which will officially clear the way for a car dealership to begin construction in the development.
Arthur Saunders is Lockport through and through.
A lifelong resident, Saunders has left his mark at Lockport Township High School as a custodian for the past quarter of a century. During that time his infectious smile, laughter and downright great attitude helped brighten the school.
Lockport resident Dane Stepien shared this photo of a coyote taken last October in the Kelvin Grove neighborhood of Lockport.
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Two people have died as a result of a crash on IL Route 171 (State Street) the morning of Friday, June 9.
Juan Huerta-Hernandez, 23, of Joliet, and Juan Munoz Martinez, 32, of Joliet, were pronounced dead at the scene by the Will County Coroner following a two-vehicle collision near the intersection of State Street and Dell Park Avenue in Lockport, according to a release issued by the Illinois State Police.
A 38-year-old man died after obtaining a head injury during an industrial accident at Homer Tree Service, 14000 Archer Ave. in Lockport, according to Lockport police.
The Lockport Police Department and the Northwest Homer Fire Protection District received the call at approximately 1:37 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4, that there had been an accident, according to Lockport Deputy Chief Ron Huff. The man was then transported to Silver Cross Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.
Cruise nights in Lockport will be held every Monday evening from June 2 through August 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Central Square and First Midwest Bank parking lots, located at 9th and Hamilton streets in downtown Lockport.
The weekly event will feature a classic car show, as well as live entertainment. Food and drinks will be available and kids may enjoy the inflatable obstacle course, face painting and other activities.
A Lockport woman was killed Sunday afternoon in what Kendall County investigators are calling a hit and run.
The body of Amanda Stanton, 26, of Lockport was found around 2:25 p.m. Sunday, June 24, near Plainfield Road and Plainsman Court in Oswego, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's Department.
The department's preliminary investigation has indicated that Stanton was struck and killed by a car, which then fled the scene.
There was no further information provided at the time, but the office said it will give updates as new information is available.