Officers deployed a Taser to apprehend a man in Joliet who was wanted on several new retail theft charges after he pleaded guilty last year to stealing wigs from a Joliet store, court records show.
Romeoville police officers made the arrest last week after they were provided information about the suspect from the Tallahassee Police Department in Florida.
An ex-convict charged with attempting to sexually assault a woman last year in Joliet and attempting to escape from police now faces more charges of sexual assault in a new case filed in Will County.
A Bolingbrook man charged with fatally shooting a woman in Joliet faces more charges accusing him of endangering the life and health of her 2-year-old daughter by firing a gun in close proximity of the child and leaving her unattended in the vehicle.
The cause of Wednesday’s fire at the historic Patrick Haley Mansion in Joliet will not be determined for some time but fire investigators already know it was accidental, according to the Joliet fire chief.
A Wisconsin man already charged with attempted murder of his in-laws in Crete in Will County now faces a charge of solicitation of murder for hire after he was accused of approaching jail inmates to murder witnesses in the case, police said.
A man charged with a 2019 fatal stabbing at a Joliet casino hotel plans to rely on the insanity defense in his case that is now scheduled for trial on May 1.
Thursday marks 15 years since the massacre of five women inside the Lane Bryant store in Tinley Park. A new detective has been assigned to the case and police are still following up on thousands of leads.
A family and a dog were not injured in a fire on Monday that caused damage to a garage and residence in Channahon.
A Will County judge will decide next week what the prison sentence will be for Kathy Molitor, 64, who pleaded guilty earlier this month to aggravated driving while under the influence in 2016 crash that resulted in the death of Jaime Mendez, 36, of Plainfield.
A Will County judge upheld her original prison sentence for a man convicted of murder and attempted murder in a grisly 2009 home invasion case from Channahon. An appellate court had vacated his sentence in 2021.
A Joliet woman has been charged with recklessly firing a 9 mm handgun in the air and endangering the bodily safety of people present near a residence in the 800 block of Virginia Street, court records show.
Hundreds of people came to show their support for Plainfield teacher Lynn Smith, who is fighting cancer, by greeting her at her home and creating a display of luminaries. Smith said the outpouring of support she and her family received “has been so wonderful.”
Two men charged with defrauding the Paycheck Protection Program were among 10 suspects charged with unrelated crimes who were arrested in the Joliet Police Department’s “Operation New Year’s Resolution.”
Illinois State Police reported 11 weather-related crashes that occurred on Interstates 80 and 55 in Will County, during the overnight period, where freezing rain and drizzle created icy conditions on many roadways.