• Joliet police: Mississippi woman ends street fight in Joliet by shooting gun in the air

    JOLIET – Police say a Mississippi woman brought a street fight to a halt Sunday morning in Joliet by firing a gun in the air.
    NEW: May 2, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • Coroner: New Lenox man found in parked car in Joliet died from heroin

    JOLIET – A man whose body was discovered last month in a car parked at Kirby Plaza died from a drug overdose.
    May 2, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • Will County cops: Domestic dispute led to fatal Lockport Township crash

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – Police believe a domestic dispute started a two-vehicle crash Sunday that killed a Joliet man.
    May 2, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Couple in Homer Glen murder-suicide identified

    HOMER GLEN – The couple involved in a murder-suicide Saturday have been identified.Will County sheri ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Quick News

    Joliet resident killed in crash Sunday morningLOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Joliet man was kille ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Stadalsky: Citizens get a look at life as a Minooka police officer

    MINOOKA – Six Minooka residents graduated from the Citizen’s Police Academy on April 25, the fourth graduating class from Minooka.
    May 1, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Joliet students' trip to Washington an unforgettable experience

    JOLIET – Joliet students on a trip to Washington, D.C., hit many landmarks and museums on foot, walking an average of 10 miles a day.
    May 1, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • Bolingbrook homeowners suing village say Clow runway ruined their property values, lives

    BOLINGBROOK –A group of Bolingbrook homeowners is suing the village, saying a new runway at Bolingbrook Clow International Airport has ruined their p ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • Veteran staffers retire from Will County Courthouse

    JOLIET – The Will County Courthouse staff said goodbye last week to two veteran employees.Theresa Or ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Joliet golf pro connected with people of all ages through the game

    JOLIET – John Walsh of Joliet taught two things through golf.How to play the game well. And how to b ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • YMCA branches in Joliet area offer initiative to get kids moving

    MORRIS – Four-year-old Brooklyn Damato put her stethoscope to her ears and listened for a heartbeat of a stuffed Elmo doll being used by Morris Hospit ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Joliet resident killed in crash

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Joliet man was killed Sunday after being involved in a collision with another vehicle.
    May 1, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing

    BAGHDAD – Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after ...
    May 1, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • Nationalist party declares Islam doesn't belong to Germany

    BERLIN – Members of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party have backed a political program that says Islam doesn't belong to Germany and suppor ...
    May 1, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Trump, Clinton angle for the advantage in politics of gender

    WASHINGTON – She has no stamina. She shouts. She’s got nothing going for her but being a woman.Donal ...
    April 30, 2016 - 11:11 pm
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