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Three people were sent to the hospital Sunday, July 29, following a two-car collision on the W. 9th Street bridge, according to a release issued the next day by Illinois State Police.
Max Lapthorne
For almost 10 years, the approximately 80-acre commercial property at the southeast corner of Interstate 355 and 159th Street has waited to develop into the shopping complex it was planned to be prior to the Great Recession. Now, following discussion at the Lockport City Council’s Jan. 18 Council of the Whole meeting, it appears the development may get back on track if contracts are finalized between the developer — Lockport Square LLC — and proposed tenants.
Max Lapthorne
When Mitch Zeiler was a student at Lockport Township High School, he began to get involved with Best Buddies and coaching for the Special Olympics.
Jacquelyn Schlabach
National Cicis Pizza Challenge comes to Lockport location
Aleksandra Ivanisevic

A woman reportedly is in critical condition following a structure fire in unincorporated Lockport.

Lockport Township firefighters responded overnight Dec. 12 to a structure fire on the 1000 block of McCameron Avenue, according to a press release issued the morning of Dec. 13. by the Lockport Township Fire Protection District.

Danielle Tabor
During the June 6 City Council meeting, officials voted unanimously to approve the final development plans and final subdivision plat for the Prologis industrial business park. The park is to be located west of Interstate 355, south of 143rd Street, east of Archer Avenue, and north of 151st Street. The 200-acre site will eventually include five buildings and was approved initially in 2017.
Max Lapthorne

A Lockport man died Saturday, Jan. 16 after a snowmobile accident in Oneida County, Wisconsin, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Paul Burger, 45, died after the snowmobile he was operating hit a tree, according to a news release issued Sunday, Jan. 17 by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Burger, who was pronounced deceased at the scene, died from injuries as a result of the accident, according to the Oneida County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Elissa Chudwin
A Lockport Township High School science teacher was charged Jan. 9 with posting private photos of his ex-girlfriend online, according to the Will County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer.
Erin Redmond
Lockport Township High School District 205 has unveiled a new policy this summer aimed at clarifying its stance on transgender students and their access to their preferred school facilities, including bathrooms and locker rooms.
Max Lapthorne
He lived down the street from B&V Pizza in Lockport growing up, and now he is running it.
Jacquelyn Schlabach