4 hrs ago
Presentations on Joliet Junior College Projects Slated for This Month
Joliet Junior College will host two community presentations in September to share information and collect input from residents for upcoming construction projects on its Main and Romeoville Campuses.
12 hrs ago
Will County DUI Arrests
Aug. 24: Edward Casillas, 23, of the 1400 block of Maple, Joliet, was arrested by Joliet police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of DUI/license suspended or revoked, driving on a suspended license, speeding 26-34 mph over the limit, DUI and reckless driving, police said.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Man Accused of Child Endangerment, Battering Other Driver in DUI Crash: Police
A Shorewood man faces numerous charges after allegedly attempting to flee the scene - reportedly while trying to drag another driver - after a crash in Joliet.
Illinois to spend another $102M on high-speed rail
The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St. Louis.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
James P. McNamara
James P. McNamara, "Mac," 67, of Joliet passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Second man guilty in Naperville - pot via mail' case Aug. 29
The second of three men charged with mailing a package containing five pounds of marijuana last year to a house on Naperville's south side has been convicted in that case.
New Logo Part of Oswego School District 'Rebranding'
The board of education approved the district logo at its Aug. 25 meeting. According to the district, the logo "incorporates the district's goal of becoming world-class, as well as an eternal showcase of a unified effort to high achievement."
Judge expected to announce verdict Friday in Joliet double-murder
A Will County judge is expected to rule Friday on the guilt of one of four people charged in connection with last year's brutal double-homicide on Hickory Street in Joliet.
Verdict expected in murder trial of Joliet woman
A verdict is expected to be handed down by a Will County judge in the bench trial of a woman accused in a 2013 murder of two Joliet men.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
I-55 crash trucker charged with reckless homicide
JOLIET – An Indiana truck driver involved in a crash that killed five people on an interstate southwest of Chicago has been charged with reckless homicide.
Naperville Man in Custody For Shooting That Put Bolingbrook HS on Lockdown
A Naperville man wanted for gunning down another man less than a mile from Bolingbrook High School landed in the Will County jail Thursday and will appear in court Friday morning.
Rabid Bat Found Hidden Under Microwave in Joliet Home
A live bat taken from the 400 block of Harwood in Joliet represents Will County's fifth confirmed case of wildlife rabies for 2014, the Will County Health Department said Thursday.
Court fee to help finance new Will County courthouse
A proposed new Will County Courthouse got its first source of funding Wednesday when Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law allowing the county to adopt a "judicial facilities fee."
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Thursday Marks 24th Anniversary of 1990 Tornado
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 1990. It's been a long time, but if you're old enough, it's a day that's etched in your memory.
Victim of Chicago Killer, John Gacy, Becomes Anti-Bullying Activist
About 45 people gathered on a hot August night at a Chicago LBGT community center to hear a chapter in Chicago history that is often forgotten--how John Gacy prowled the streets of Chicago's northside from 1972 through 1978, picking up young men and murdering at least 33 of them.
Quinn Signs Bill to Help Fund New Courthouse
A bill sponsored by State Sen. Pat McGuire and Rep. Larry Walsh Jr. to help fund a new Will County Courthouse is now a law.
Illinois health centers receive $1.7 million for projects
Seven health centers in the Chicago area are receiving a total of $1.7 million in funding for construction and renovation projects.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Judge says man must stay in prison for 1984 murder
A Will County judge has ruled the life sentence given a teen for a 1984 murder shouldn't be reconsidered.
Joliet, Bolingbrook Police Will Carry Heroin Antidote: Report
Joliet and Bolingbrook police could soon have a potentially life-saving new weapon in the war against Will County's heroin epidemic.
Alcohol Played 'Major Role' in Fatal Hit & Run: Police
Will County Sheriff's police said a 31-year-old Lockport man spent hours drinking with a friend before intentionally lying down in the roadway, where he was struck and killed late Monday night in Rockdale.