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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.
World War II airplane gunner and Hispanic political activist honored by city
A woman in Romeoville has been charged with attempting to murder her husband, whom she accused of cheating on her, according to prosecutors.
The wife of an Illinois State Police trooper is seeking the community's help with funding his journey to Texas for treatment that could improve his condition. He was severely injured in a Scott's Law crash.
The Will County Sheriff's Office are investigating an incident where the sheriff's son was reportedly scammed out of money he paid for the National Football Championship game.
The Zonta Club of the Joliet Area film festival will include appetizers, cash bar, live entertainment, dinner, curated short films and a discussion.
Local history librarian at the Joliet Public Library, Anneta Drilling Sowa doesn’t need convincing about the value of remembering. She has worked at the Joliet Public Library for almost 36 years.
A Chicago man charged with killing a co-worker and wounding two others in a shooting at WeatherTech in Bolingbrook has requested a judge grant his pretrial release. The case is set for a hearing March 1.
The Rotary Club of Joliet is now taking applications for up to $40,000 in funding for Will County nonprofits. For the first time ever, the funding is available not just to organizations seeking capital improvements, but also those looking for program funding.
Joliet City Council approves funding for study that will serve as a guide for future plans for the city.
A New Lenox police investigation led to the arrest of man charged with possessing child pornography and unlawfully recording other people inside of a bathroom of his residence.
A Will County judge ordered a former Joliet housing official to stay in jail on felony charges of drug possession and a charge alleging he violated a stalking no-contact order.
The Illinois Rock & Roll Museum in downtown Joliet honors, preserves and promotes the music that came out of Illinois.
Steve Crockett was named chief financial officer, and Kathy Peterson was named senior director of marketing, according to a news release from Lightways.
Joliet police officials revealed in a statement on Wednesday that a driver in a crash that claimed the lives of two people had allegedly disregarded a red stoplight.