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Wolf Road Will Close For A Month This Summer
During the course of construction, north/south traffic will be detoured to La Grange Road, while La Porte Road and U.S. Route 30 (Lincoln Highway) will continue to carry east/west traffic.
Manteno teen facing felony eavesdropping charge for recording meeting with school administrators
According to Berg, in the petition to bring the charge, Kankakee County Assistant State’s Attorney Mark Laws wrote that Boron on Feb. 16 “used a cellphone to surreptitiously record a private conversation between the minor and school officials without consent of all parties.”
Hammond Carson's building may be demolished to make way for redevelopment
The Carson's department store chain, a staple of Region life for decades, is winding down in bankruptcy court and will shutter all locations in the next few weeks, including at Southlake Mall in Hobart, the Marquette Mall in Michigan City and at what was the Woodmar Mall in Hammond.The three-story d
Water Main Break Closes 183rd Street In Homewood
HOMEWOOD, IL - A water main break has closed a significant portion of 183rd Street in Homewood Friday morning. The break, which occurred near 183rd and Center Avenue, has caused "extensive damage to the pavement," according to the village of Homewood.
Will County Jail Blotter: Friday Felonies And More
JOLIET, IL - It's been raining nonstop the past two days around the Joliet area and oftentimes, police officers will tell you, lousy weather means a lot less crime. However, there have still been a number of new admissions at the Will County Jail. Here's your look at the new faces at the county jail
Officer Crowley Gets Disciplined By Joliet PD
JOLIET, IL - By the end of next month, you will start to seeOfficer Nick Crowleyback inside a city of Joliet patrol car. On Friday, city of Joliet officials revealed that Crowley will receive a 30-day unpaid suspension for his role in last summer's fracas inside his girlfriend's townhouse. During th
Chicago Heights July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide
CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL - The4th of July celebration in Chicago Heightscomes a day early in 2018. The celebration, which will include a fireworks display, will begin at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3 at Bloom High School's North Field, 101 W. 10th St.
Floating water park on Lake Michigan opens for summer on Saturday
The "WhoaZone" opens at 10 a.m. Saturday at Whihala Beach, 1561 Park Rd, in Whiting.
Avoid Standing Water On LaGrange Road, Frankfort Police Say
FRANKFORT, IL — Frankfort police are telling residents to avoid LaGrange Road, south of Laraway Road, because of standing water. Both lanes are affected by the water, which should recede once the weather improves.
5 Wounded in Bronzeville Shooting Early Saturday
A 26-year-old man was shot in his head, and was in critical condition at University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. A 15-year-old boy was shot in his leg. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.
29 arrested or cited at police checkpoint in Highland
One person was arrested on a misdemeanor drug possession charge, said Hobart police Sgt. Ronald Russo, coordinator for the Lake County Traffic Safety Partnership.
Loaded Gun Found in Car Of Joliet Man Not Wearing Seatbelt: Cops
ORLAND PARK, IL -- A Joliet man pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt was arrested after police found a loaded handgun within arm's reach in his car, prosecutors said. Jesse Czyz, 20, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on a felony charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon in a vehi
I-57 crash claims life of Peotone woman
BRADLEY — Jaime R. Corsaro, of Peotone, died as a result of her injuries from a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 57 on Thursday afternoon.
Massive Fire Engulfs Building in South Suburban Harvey
Justin Jackson/ Sun-TimesA building was engulfed in flames early Thursday in south suburban Harvey.The fire broke out about 2:15 a.m. in a one-story commercial building in the 15900 block of South Fisk Avenue.Part of the building collapsed about 3:30 a.m.It was unclear if anyone was inside the build
Police Blotter for Friday June 22
Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.From the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department arrested was Jacob Gallegos, 21, of Seneca for unl
Taste Of Joliet, Rick Springfield, Dennis DeYoung Has Arrived
JOLIET, IL - On Thursday morning, your Joliet Patch editor parked his car in the lot for Joliet Memorial Stadium and then used a rowboat to make it into the stadium. OK, OK, it wasn't that bad. But there was a constant downpour as dozens of stagehands were helping Brad Staab and the Joliet Park Dist
Extra-Alarm Fire Engulfs Harvey Motorcycle Club
CHICAGO (CBS) —A motorcycle club went up in flames early Thursday morning in south suburban Harvey.The extra-alarm fire started shortly before 3 a.m. at the Harvey Motorcycle Club near 158th and Fisk. Flames threatened nearby businesses, but firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the club.Fi
Plant Causing Blindness, 3rd-Degree Burns Grows In Illinois
As you've probably heard by now, giant hogweed, an invasive species of plant that can leave you with third-degree burns or blind, was recently discovered in Virginia. But what you might not know is that researchers previously found the plant in Illinois, too — specifically, it's been spotted in Cook
Another Horrible Wreck On I-80 | 1340 WJOL
Two semis tangles on eastbound I-80 before the Des Plaines River Bridge around 5:00 yesterday afternoon. No word on injuries to the drivers.Traffic was backed up in Rockdale and Joliet, and affected many of the ancillary roads in and around the area.
2 men charged in ATF agent's shooting plead not guilty
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty to federal charges stemming from an Indiana shootout that killed a third man and wounded a U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent.Nineteen-year-old Blake King of Chicago and 25-year-old Bernard Graham of Calumet City, Illin