A Will County sheriff's lieutenant facing a wrongful death lawsuit is seeking to attempt a settlement before answering the allegations. The investigation of the deadly shooting is still open after 21 months.
An Elwood school district will examine whether to send their students to Wilmington instead of Joliet given their concerns over rising truck traffic and commute time in recent years, the district’s superintendent said.
Illinois State Police released data on Tuesday recognizing the efforts of specialized units to thwart the trafficking of firearms and narcotics. The agency also detailed efforts to crack down on human trafficking.
The driver who died in a crash in the southern part of Joliet has been identified as a 32-year-old man from Munster, Indiana.
A man charged with attacking a fellow resident at Salem Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Joliet was ordered to undergo an evaluation to determine if he's fit to stand trial.
Last December, prosecutors dropped an attempted murder charge against a man who pleaded guilty to the aggravated battery of a Joliet police officer. The case against another man charged in the attack remains open.
A former commissioner for the Housing Authority of Joliet has pleaded not guilty to a felony drug charge. He was arrested twice this year in Joliet.
The investigation began Tuesday morning when Joliet police officers on patrol saw smoke coming from the former U.S. Steel property, police said.
A Will County judge sentenced a Bolingbrook man to serve 50% of a 28-year prison sentence for the second-degree murder of his stepson.
The lawsuit was filed by the parents of a 25-year-old man who was killed in a refinery explosion and fire in unincorporated Lemont last year. The lawsuit alleged industry safety standards were violated before the incident.
A Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle was recovered in a vehicle in Texas driven by a Joliet mass shooting suspect, who took his own life with a ghost gun, police said. The investigation still remains open.
A Will County judge has ordered two teens charged with hijacking a pregnant woman's vehicle in Joliet to stay in jail. One of those teens had been on pretrial release in a stolen vehicle case.
Romeo Nance, 23, had been released from jail last year after a purported family member posted his bond in a shooting case unrelated to the shooting of nine people in Joliet, eight of whom died from their injuries, records show.
Police are investigating several other vehicle burglaries and hijackings following the arrest of a pair of teens. One of the teens allegedly hijacked a pregnant woman's vehicle while armed, police said.
A Minooka businessman has until March 14 to report to prison. A federal judge recommended he serve his time as a minimum security prison camp in Florida.