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Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday called the development “the most significant new manufacturing investment in Illinois in decades.”
A defense attorney has escalated his request for a new trial in the Joliet Outlaws’ murder case by claiming prosecutors committed misconduct and a judge failed to avoid numerous errors during last year’s trial.
Two tornadoes started in Minooka on Friday night, causing damage there and in sections of Shorewood, Joliet and Channahon, the National Weather Service said.
Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) launched $10 million in funding for the third round of the Illinois Works Pre-Apprenticeship Program meant to train statewide workers in the trades.
An Iraqi immigrant who was found in 2014 unfit to stand trial in an eavesdropping case against a former Will County sheriff was arrested after he was accused of communicating threats to multiple judges and the Will County State’s Attorney, police said.
No sentencing has been set for a man convicted of a 2017 murder at the Joliet Outlaws' clubhouse as there has yet been a hearing on his motion for a new trial.
At 2:35 p.m., the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch until 10 p.m. for most of northern Illinois and parts of Wisconsin
The 47-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were in a Chevrolet pickup truck that was struck head on by a Toyota Camry on Tuesday in Will County, according to Illinois State Police.
A National Weather Service meteorologist said Thursday that areas near and south of Interstate 55 could could receive the most snowfall during Friday's storm.