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The two-year-old child who suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head has now been airlifted to a Chicago hospital, police said. The child found an unsecured firearm in a bedroom at a residence in Joliet.
A 16-year-old was arrested following the investigation of a shooting that was reported at Youngs Avenue and Elwood Avenue in Joliet, police said.
Tyrielle Gordon had a pending charge of intimidating a woman into paying him money when he fraudulently obtained a loan from the Paycheck Protection Program, according to Will County prosecutors.
Marianne Wolf-Astrauskas documented the history of the former St. Francis Academy and the former Joliet Catholic High School, created a directory of classmates, honored deceased classmates, and placed her former classmates' senior year in the context of the larger world.
The incident between two men occurred at McDonald’s on Cass Street, police said.
The woman was removed from Anthony’s Restaurant & Pub in Joliet but tried to re-enter the establishment and struck an employee in the face, police said.
The Will County coroner identified the 20-year-old woman who died after she was struck by a Metra train in Mokena.
A suspect vehicle in the shooting on Sunday in Joliet attempted to flee from police and crashed into a tree, police said.
On Oct. 2, Beverly Voyce, 83 will bike 30 miles in Camp Twin Lakes’ Spin for Kids fundraiser as part of the Kayley-4-Campers team. The team includes three generations: Voyce, her two sons and her grandson. Voyce's granddaughter died from a neuroblastoma in 2004.
Lonny Cain and the late John Whiteside teamed up for a 1978 series of stories that revived interest in the 1957 disappearance of anti-corruption crusader Molly Zelko.
Officers responded to a report of that occupants of a vehicle outside Stang Kelly Liquors in Joliet may be armed, police said.
Fire investigators are still determining what caused the fire that damaged a vacant three-story building on Chicago Street in Joliet.
Councilman Terry Morris still must pay state fine before getting on ballot but has pulled nominating petitions.
Joliet Public Library has completed $10.5 million renovation of 1903 downtown library.
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