Will County Sheriff news
Sheriff’s deputies caught a man who was hiding in a truck in downtown Joliet a day after he ran away from a vehicle where a stolen 9 mm firearm was found, police said.
Will County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Queeney was among 37 fallen officers who were recognized at the 42nd Will County Law Enforcement Memorial Day.
A federal judge granted a request from the attorney of an Will County sheriff's lieutenant accused of wrongfully killing a man to suspend his surviving sister's lawsuit until the criminal investigation is completed.
After six years, the godmother of 17-month-old Sema'j Crosby said, “I’m still heartbroken nothing has been done.”
The New Lenox Township supervisor was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence in Homer Glen.
A 17-year-old teen charged with a triple homicide and attempted murder on March 5 in Bolingbrook was visibly distraught during his second court appearance, where he learned he was indicted and would be transferred to the adult jail facility next month.
A cold case investigator for the Will County Coroner's Office said the “game changer” for solving those cases has been Othram, a company that uses advanced forensic DNA testing and other technology to solve cold cases.
Jakeem Williams, 32, arrested near Elwood.
Webster Fisher was identified as the man whose body was discovered on July 30, 1980, in a wooden crate located at a Lockport power plant, according to the Will County Laurie Summers’ Office.
A man who was wrongfully charged with the murder of his 3-year-old daughter in Will County has died in a head-on crash in Arkansas, according to his attorney.
Before drivers put their keys in the ignition, they should remind themselves that “buzzed driving is drunk driving,” said the Joliet police chief.
The widow of a man who died by suicide at the Will County jail is suing the Will County Sheriff’s Office and the jail’s medical provider over his death.
The 57-year-old suspect in a Jan. 30 shooting in Beecher has been arrested and jailed on a $5 million bond.
Will County prosecutors dropped a murder-for-hire case against a former attorney, who said, "Everything I accomplished in life went down the drain, all because of the word of one person, an unreliable jailhouse informant."
A final pretrial hearing has been set for a fired Will County sheriff’s deputy who was charged again in connection with a major 2021 crash in Joliet, only this time on a misdemeanor charge instead of a felony charge.