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Bond Set at $20 Million Each for Two Joliet Men Involved With Shooting of 2 Will Co. Sheriff's Deputies in Joliet

Bond has been set at $20 million each for the two Joliet men involved with the shooting of two Will County Sheriff's deputies in Joliet on Tuesday night.According to the Will County Sheriff's Office, 42-year-old Kevin Waddell of Joliet was arrested and charged with two counts of Attempted First Degr

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 11:00:00

Joliet West High School, Joliet, Illinois - October 2018

Joliet West High School is a 9-12 school in District 204, and is located at 401 N Larkin Avenue in Joliet, Illinois. There are currently 108 homes for sale ranging from $15,000 to $404,990.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 16:25:34

Joliet Burglar Injured Older Woman: Complaint

The complaint states that Ceci, back on Aug. 24, "knowingly and without authority entered into a dwelling" of a neighboring property on Marmion Avenue "with the intent to commit a theft."

PATCH - 2018-10-19 14:53:38

5 things to do this weekend

Sadie Robertson, star of “Duck Dynasty” and “Dancing with the Stars,” and her friends in the Live Original 2018 Tour will perform a concert at Olivet Nazarene University’s Centennial Chapel. The show begins at 7 p.m. Friday.

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 13:00:00

Police Continue Search for Missing Joliet Woman

Ashley Tucker was last seen at a gas station after leaving a party at her father's house The family of a woman missing from Joliet is speaking out, asking for help. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports. (Published 12 minutes ago) Joliet police are asking for the public's help as they search for a woman

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-10-19 19:27:24

Joliet Thief Stole From Menards And Walmart: Complaint

NEW LENOX, IL - A 61-year-old man who lives on Joliet's far east side remains locked away from society at the Will County Jail after being charged with committing several retail thefts in New Lenox and in Joliet.George Shamley, 800 block of Mills Street, has remained incarcerated since Oct. 5 and hi

PATCH - 2018-10-18 13:41:16

THE CITY OF JOLIET FIRE DEPARTMENT: Snow Removal Program for Seniors Available Through City of Joliet

The City of Joliet Fire Department issued the following announcement on Oct. 10.Due to the overwhelming response, we cannot take and process any more applications for the Senior Snow Program. As previously stated, funds are limited and the program will run on a first come, first serve basis. If you

WILLCOUNTYGAZETTE.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

After 2 months, teacher suspended from Lyons school over attempted murder charge

The decision to place Andres Rodriguez, 38, on administrative leave was finalized in the evening, a day after a board member of Lyons School District 103 lambasted interim superintendent Patrick Patt for hiring him.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-10-20 01:27:46

Bail set at $20 million each for 2 men in shooting of 2 Illinois sheriff's officers who were serving drug warrant in Joliet

Kevin Waddell, 42, and Steven Johnson, 62, both of Joliet, appeared in Will County court on Wednesday afternoon before Judge Art Smigielski. Waddell is charged with multiple counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery, armed violence and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, and one c

MSN.COM - 2018-10-18 14:30:01

Missing Person Posters Now Up For Joliet Woman

JOLIET, IL - The Joliet Police Department has not issued any updates this week on a 25-year-old Joliet woman who disappeared last weekend and may have been harmed. On Thursday, missing persons posters forAshley Tuckerbegan sprouting up throughout the city's downtown business district. Tucker's mothe

PATCH - 2018-10-18 19:07:11

2 Will County Sheriff’s deputies shot in Joliet

JOLIET, Ill. — Two Will County Sheriff’s deputies were shot while helping police in Joliet with a search warrant.The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Richards Street, on Joliet’s southwest side.The deputies were trying to enter a building when someone inside started sho


Amber Alert Canceled After Baby Taken by Man Fleeing Traffic Stop in Illinois

The man, whose nickname is "Boopa," was driving with the child's mother to Madison, Wisconsin, police said Illinois State Police An Amber Alert has been canceled Thursday after a 7-month-old girl was taken by a man fleeing police during a traffic stop in Illinois. The man, whose nickname is "Boopa,"

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-10-18 18:56:19

New supermarket possibility for Joliet’s east side

The shopping center, located off of Jackson Street, is also anticipated to include additional retail.


Armed carjacker hit construction worker, ran over officer in Oak Forest: police

OAK FOREST, Ill. - Police are looking for a man who carjacked two vehicles at gunpoint, hit a construction worker and ran over a suburban police officer. It all started about noon Thursday with an armed carjacking in Orland Park, according to the Oak Forest and Orland Park police departments. That a

WGNTV.COM - 2018-10-18 23:24:11

1 Dead, 2 Injured in South Suburban Crash

The father of a 2-year-old boy, King was riding the motorcycle with the mother of his child, his family said. She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where her condition was not released.


Man charged with DUI following fatal head-on crash in Will County

About 8:30 p.m., John Parchem, 49, was headed south on the Dixie Highway north of County Line Road in a 2012 Ford Expedition when he crossed over into the opposite lane and struck a northbound 1998 Nissan pickup head-on, according to Illinois State Police.


Al's Beef celebrates 80 years with 80-cent Italian beef sandwiches

CHICAGO - Al's Beef is celebrating its 80th birthday with a juicy deal. The chain will offer its signature Italian beef sandwich for just 80-cents on Thursday, Oct. 18. from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cheese and peppers will cost extra (50 to 65 cents each), as does adding a sausage to make it a combo (about


Wacky Wednesday: Will County Jail Blotter Oct. 16

JOLIET, IL - The following people were taken into custody at the Will County Jail on Tuesday, Oct. 16. How many of the new prisoners do you recognize?


Joliet Sets Trick Or Trick Hours - Joliet, IL Patch

The City of Joliet announces that the designated trick-or-treating hours are 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Homes that want to participate in trick-or-treating should leave on a porch or exterior lights. As you plan for a safe and happy Halloween, please keep in mind these safety tips:


Drug trafficker sentenced to 30 months in prison

Pinchello Bell, 36, of Park Forest, Illinois, was one of three men traveling eastbound along the Ohio Turnpike when they were pulled over by the Ohio Highway Patrol and discovered to have 158 grams of a powder substance later identified as heroin with a street value of $28,000.