Crime and Courts news
Drug task force called in after traffic stop in Ogle County
On Friday, former Catholic school teacher Jeremy Hylka, 46, of Joliet, was sentenced to sex offender probation after he pleaded guilty to indecent solicitation of a child and grooming.
Jerry Patton has been charged with already with attacking patrons at Bobby’s Tap and City Tavern in Joliet.
A 25-year-old Ogle County man facing a federal sentence for possession of guns and drug trafficking is dead following a crash Monday morning on Interstate 39 in Winnebago County.
A three-day trial is scheduled in May in Ogle County Court for a Polo man charged with three counts of first-degree murdrer in the death of an Oregon man shot more than two years ago.
A Morris man has been charged with multiple counts of aggravated domestic battery and aggravated battery after allegedly “strangling” and shaking a senior female household member, according to court records.
A Morris man has been charged with multiple counts of aggravated domestic battery and domestic battery after allegedly “strangling” and punching a female household member, according to court records.
The first-degree murder case against a man charged with a 2019 fatal stabbing at Harrah's casino hotel will go forward with trial after a judge rejected a defense request for another sanity evaluation for the defendant.
Saul Nunez, 45, of Shorewood, pleaded guilty to the 2017 drug-induced homicide of 25-year-old Christopher Shanine, according to the Will County State's Attorney's Office.
Dixon police Tuesday were investigating a call from a parent who was told that a Madison Elementary student threatened another student on a bus Monday, saying “hurt someone or I’m going to hurt you.”
A man accused of shooting two men in a Huntley home in July – one who later died – before fleeing the country and then being captured in Pennsylvania pleaded not guilty Monday to attempted murder.
Manuel Escamilla, 23, of Joliet, pleaded guilty on Thursday to the aggravated arson charge, according to the Will County State’s Attorney's Office.
A Prophetstown woman pleaded not guilty Thursday in Whiteside County Court to sexual misconduct with a person with a disability.
A Chicago man has been charged with aggravated domestic battery of a female family member after he allegedly strangled her at her home in Morris.
A Joliet man had been initially charged with attempted murder of a Will County sheriff's sergeant and deputy but those charges were dropped after he pleaded guilty to shooting a sergeant who was conducting a search for drugs at a residence in 2018, court records show.