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No preliminary cause of death for the couple found dead at the parking lot of Walmart in Lockport has yet been released. Police are leaning toward carbon monoxide poisoning as the possible cause of their deaths.
The two victims “appeared to be sleeping,” so police are investigating the possibility of their deaths caused by carbon monoxide poisoning, police said. However, they are not ruling out a possible drug overdose.
Romeoville police officers made the arrest last week after they were provided information about the suspect from the Tallahassee Police Department in Florida.
Tyre Nichols' fatal encounter with police officers in Memphis, Tennessee, recorded in video made public Friday night, is a glaring reminder that efforts to reform policing have failed to prevent more flashpoints in an intractable epidemic of brutality.
Jerry Patton has been charged with already with attacking patrons at Bobby’s Tap and City Tavern in Joliet.
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.
A Streator patrol officer shot and injured a man who was armed with a knife late Monday morning at Central Park, according to the police chief and county prosecutor.
During the incident in New Lenox, the female victim screamed, chased the 24-year-old man out of her house and contacted police, according to New Lenox police.
Officers responded on Sunday to Weber Tobacco & Vape, 16133 Weber Road, Crest Hill, for a report of shots fired in the parking lot, police said.
Aurora and Joliet police are searching for 27-year-old Michaley Hadden. Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call Aurora police at 630-256-5500. If they find her, they should call 911.
Joliet plans to use additional officers to beef up community policing, detective squad and tactical units
Kyle Kellen will teach a variety of course topics including traffic stops, disturbance calls and crisis intervention.
According to a news release, officers from the city police, agents from the Black Hawk Area Task Force and a special weapons and tactics team from the Illinois State Police acted on a search warrant at a Sterling residence.
Lockport police announced the arrest of 28-year-old Anthony Maggio of Crestwood Wednesday on six counts of first-degree murder counts in connection with the 2020 deaths of a 32-year-old mother and her 14-month old daughter.
A suspect was taken into custody at the scene and the two victims were treated and transported to the hospital