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I-80 Rollover Causes Delays Near I-55: State Police
JOLIET, IL - The Illinois State Police announced that police were on the scene of a rollover crash Tuesady morning along eastbound Interstate 80 just east of Interstate 80. "Use caution in the area and expect delays," police said.
Shooting suspect fatally shot by police in Richton Park
"At first I thought it was fireworks, but then when I heard it consistently, I know fireworks aren't consistent like that. I knew it was gunshots," Tarwick said.
Walmart Thief Caught At Gas Station: New Lenox Cops
Police were dispatched to the7-Eleven in the 100 block of East Lincoln Highwayin reference to an armed robbery taking place around 12:30 a.m. Two men had ntered the store, one armed with a handgun. The offenders demanded money and also stole lottery tickets before fleeing the store.7-Eleven robbers,
Man who followed teen into restroom gets beaten to death by girl’s father, police say
According to Phoenix police, around 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 2, 40-year-old Melvin Harris went to the QuikTrip near Dunlap and 19th avenues to pick up his teenage daughter and her friends.
Cybertip Leads to Joliet Township Man's Arrest for Child Porn | 1340 WJOL
The Will County Sheriff’s Department has announced the arrest of a 62-year-old Joliet Township man on Child Pornography charges. Leonard Studniarz was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies on Tuesday morning at his residence in the 500 block of Blackhawk Street in Joliet Township. The Sheriff’s Department
Palos Heights Man Tells Cops He Has Heroin In Anus: Prosecutor
EVERGREEN PARK, IL -- A Palos Heights man pulled over for a traffic violation was arrested after he told police he had two bags of heroin in his anus, prosecutors said. Brian Franey, 29, appeared before Cook County Judge Michael Kane on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance. Franey
Get Nothing Bundt Cakes @ Frankfort Country Market!
The Frankfort Country Market will be open from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 12 for your browsing and shopping pleasure! The Frankfort Country Market is located in historic downtown Frankfort at 432 W. Nebraska Street.
Terrible Tuesdays: Will County Jail Roundup Aug. 14
JOLIET, IL - We've made it to Tuesday and that means it's terrible Tuesdays. It's your look at the latest prisoners who are being held in detention at the Will County Jail. Why are they there? Here's a look at some of the latest criminal charges filed by the various police agencies across Will Count
1 Dead After Shootout With Cops in South Suburbs
Park Forest police responded about 2 p.m. to the 400 block of Suwanee Street after receiving a call of a man shot in the head, authorities said. Officers found a man with a serious wound in that rea, police said. The man was able to speak and officers obtained a description of a suspect. A person ma
I-80 Pedestrian Fatal Still Ongoing Probe: State Police
JOLIET, IL - The Illinois State Police announced on Tuesday that it is still actively investigating a weekend pedestrian fatality that occurred in Joliet along Interstate 80 at Larkin Avenue. However, the victim's name is still being withheld because of the ongoing investigation, police said. The pe
6 Dogs Rescued From Tinley Park House Fire
TINLEY PARK, IL — Six dogs were rescued from a house fire Tuesday night in Tinley Park, Northern Illinois FireGround Alerts reports. The dogs were breathing and conscious, according to an online post.
Gang Banger Had 2 Loaded Guns In Car: Joliet Cops
JOLIET, IL - Joliet Police officers say they apprehended a known gang member late Monday night following a traffic stop on Akin Avenue, on Joliet's east side.Corey Travis,30, has been charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a street gang member, aggravated unlawful use of a gun by a felo
Harvey manhunt underway after 3 weekend shootings
Antwon Clayton Jr., 22, was fatally shot Sunday morning in the 15700-block of Marshfield. His death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
FBI exercise in Frankfort trains law enforcement
Law enforcement officers and actors participate in a child abduction response simulation Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Prestwick subdivision of Frankfort. The scenario was the culmination of a week-long FBI training exercise. Photos by Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media
Frankfort Puts Sales Tax Hike Referendum On November Ballot
FRANKFORT, IL — A referendum to increase Frankfort's sale tax will be on the November ballot, letting voters decide on the 1 percent hike. The ballot measure, which would raise the sales tax from 7 percent to 8 percent, was unanimously approved by the Frankfort Village Board on Aug. 6.
Joliet man charged with posting child pornography on Pinterest
Leonard Studniarz, 62, was arrested Monday and charged with three counts of child pornography possession, according to the Will County Sheriff’s Office.
Investigation underway after police-involved shooting in Richton Park
RICHTON PARK, Ill. -- An investigation is underway after a police-involved shooting in the south suburbs.The shooting happened Monday around 2 p.m. near Jackson Avenue and Richton Square Road. Officers said the shooting stemmed from an armed robbery. One witness said there were four officers involve
2 Muggers Jump Broadway Street Victim: Joliet Police
JOLIET, IL - The Joliet Police Department arrested a pair of Joliet men who live in the 500 block of North Broadway Street after police say they mugged a man who lives next to them.Zechariah Rodriguez, 29, andAbel Rodriguez, 32, both remain in the Will County Jail facing aggravated battery charges.
Man Found Dead At Plainfield Disc Golf Course: Sheriff
PLAINFIELD, IL — A man was found dead after apparently taking his own life Sunday morning at an area preserve, the Will County Sheriff's Office said. A spokeswoman for the sheriff's office said two people who arrived at the disc golf course at Avery Preserve on Lockport Street on Sunday morning foun
Free High School Equivalency & English as a Second Language Registration Days Coming Soon at South Suburban College - eNews Park Forest
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