45 min ago
Woman Robbed and Burglarized; County Seeking Help Finding Suspect
An elderly woman was robbed this morning and her house burglarized by a man who threatened her with a screwdriver, Will County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Ken Kaupas said.
2 hrs ago
Joliet Man Allegedly Breaks into Hospital Coffee Shop: Blotter
THURSDAY, MAY 16 Aggravated Assault Charge Andrew Chambers, 19, of the 700 block of Brockwood, New Lenox, was charged with aggravated assault, according to a report.
6 hrs ago
Bond Set at $3 Million in Fatal Jewel-Osco Stabbing
Bond was set at $3 million Saturday for a Romeoville man charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Joliet teenager found stabbed in the chest in the parking lot at Jewel-Osco, 20 S. Weber Rd.
6 hrs ago
Motorcyclist, Passenger Injured in Romeoville Crash
A 52-year-old Joliet man was seriously hurt and his passenger was also injured when their Harley-Davidson was involved in a crash with another vehicle Sunday evening.
15 hrs ago
Culture: After Hours Film Society
Morris Theatre Guild, Inc.: The group is seeking experienced theatrical directors for the 2013-2014 season.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Southtown Star
Alleged purse snatcher crashed into semi on I-80
Police say a Joliet man mugged two elderly women in different grocery stores before crashing a stolen car into a semi-truck on Saturday.
Child Porn Convict Comes Home With Cop-Ordered to Stay Away: Petition
When Timothy Zak went to court May 7 to be sentenced to as many as seven years in prison for secretly videoing his naked teenage stepdaughter, he was allowed another month of freedom before learning his fate.
Retired Teacher Finally Gets a Good Night Sleep
For over two decades every night 63 year-old Darrell Holmquist's sleep was always interrupted.
Violence down from two decades ago
Joshua Hoehn was visiting Christopher Perry on Jan. 22 when they made a snack run to a nearby gas station.
Local gardeners digging in at community garden
Leonard Winters talked about how his wife, Lisa, makes juice and "beautiful salads" out of the vegetables he grows at the Joliet Park District's Organic Community Garden.
Bond set at $3 million for murder suspect
Bond was set at $3 million cash Saturday for a 22-year-old Romeoville man charged with the murder of a 17-year-old Thursday night after the two fought outside a Romeoville grocery store, according to the Will County state's attorney's office.
Sun May 19, 2013
I-80 Crash Started with Joliet Purse-Snatching, Auto Theft, Police Say
A Joliet man who stole a woman's purse and then fled in a stolen car, only to crash into a semi on Interstate 80, was arrested Saturday on a slew of charges, including driving under the influence of drugs, Illinois State Police said.
Sat May 18, 2013
Cannabis Possession, DUI: Police Blotter
TUESDAY, MAY 7 Suspended License Bennie L. Harris Jr., 51, of the 9200 block of Jill Lane, Schiller Park, was arrested at 12:06 p.m. following a traffic stop at Mccarthy Road and Archer Avenue.
Former Lincoln-Way Central Teacher Unfit to Face Threat Charges
A former Lincoln-Way Central High School teacher jailed for allegedly threatening district officials was found unfit to stand trial.
Stolen Car Crashes into Semi on I-80
Police are investigating a crash involving a car stolen from Joliet and a semi-truck on Interstate 80 Saturday afternoon.
Megachurch Sex Lawsuit Filed in Will County: Court Supervision
A former megachurch preacher sentenced to 12 years in federal prison in March for carrying on a sexual relationship with a teenage member of his congregation was sued in Will County court .
Walk to help fight disease
When Cole Zuponeck was 9 months old and not yet crawling, his parents, Kristin and George of Plainfield, took him to their pediatrician.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Southtown Star
Former JCA priest gets life in prison for child sex crime
A former athletic director at Joliet Catholic High School was sentenced to life in prison by a Florida judge Thursday for having sex with a teenage boy.
Joliet officers honored at ceremony
"I, and the citizens of Joliet, ask you to make million-dollar decisions on a daily basis," Mike Trafton told his officers Wednesday night during the annual awards ceremony held at the Jacob Henry Mansion.