Plainfield Central High School staff received a phone call from an “unknown male” claiming there were bombs inside the school. No bombs were found. Police increased their presence at the building.
Meadow View Elementary School and the Joliet office for the Illinois Department of Human Services have been damaged by gunfire in the past week, according to police.
A Joliet man allegedly admitted to officers that he fired shots into the air during a party over the weekend in the 1800 block of Mills Road, police said.
A 55-year-old victim died after her vehicle was struck by another vehicle on Essington Road in Joliet, police said.
A Will County judge granted a motion to dismiss the indictment filed by a defense attorney for fired Will County sheriff's deputy Andrew Schwartz.
The occupants of one vehicle – ages 21, 21 and 24 – were killed in the crash. The occupants of the other vehicle were hospitalized with serious injuries, including a juvenile with life-threatening injuries.
Joel Brodsky, Drew Peterson's former attorney, is seeking a higher court to reverse and vacate Will County judge's gag order. Brodsky threatened to break his attorney-client privilege with Peterson.
Three people were arrested after an 18-month investigation of alleged financial fraud committed against two banks, police said.
Gabriel Rodriguez-McSwine, 16, has been charged as an adult with the attempted murder of a teen outside Meadow View Elementary School in Plainfield.
A Plainfield Central High School student has been charged with the attempted murder of a 17-year-old they allegedly shot in the leg earlier this week outside a local elementary school, police said.
Parents of two former Plainfield Central High School football players have filed an amended lawsuit with allegations that officials and coaches violated federal requirements in 2019 by not properly investigating the alleged sexual assault and ongoing harassment against them.
A man was wounded in a shooting over the weekend at a BP gas station in Joliet, police said.
A teenager was shot in the leg in a large schoolyard outside an elementary school Sunday night in Plainfield, police said. The injury is not life threatening, police said.
A Lockport man has been charged with dumping nails at the driveway entrance of Ludwig Elementary School and scaring a school official by chasing after him.
A man driving a motorcycle has been hospitalized with serious injuries after he was ejected from the bike following a crash in Joliet, police said.