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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

PATCH - 2018-08-14 16:35:41

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

PATCH - 2018-08-14 19:46:08

Gun-Wielding Romeoville Man Surrenders To Joliet Police: Cops

JOLIET, IL - Joliet Police say that officers evacuated an east side apartment building on Sunday morning after a Romeoville man was running through the property waiving a gun and refusing to put it down. Eventually, Joliet officers convincedOscar Maldonadoto drop the gun and surrender, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 00:42:08

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.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 00:05:02

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

PATCH - 2018-08-14 14:07:34

Joliet Child Porn Suspect Jailed By Will County Sheriff

JOLIET, IL - The Will County Sheriff's Department has arrested a 62-year-old Joliet Township man in connection with a child pornography investigation.Leonard Studniarz, who lives in the 500 block of Blackhawk Street, was arrested this morning. He faces three felony charges of having child pornograph

PATCH - 2018-08-14 17:23:55

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.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 20:32:29

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,

PATCH - 2018-08-14 17:52:47

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

WJOL.COM - 2018-08-14 17:14:45

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.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-13 22:09:54

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.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 13:09:52

Irish Heritage Celebrated Aug 25th at Joliet’s Will County Celtic Fest | 1340 WJOL

Families will celebrate Irish music, culture and heritage Saturday, August 25, 2018 when the annual Will County Celtic Fest is held in Joliet, Illinois, USA.Tickets are just $5/adult, 12 & under are free with an adult. The 10-hour festival takes place from noon to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25th, at St

WJOL.COM - 2018-08-14 14:14:38

FBI Offers Reward To Help Solve 2005 Murder Of Hammond Teen

–The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information about the murder of a 13-year-old Hammond, Indiana girl more than a decade ago.

RADIO.COM - 2018-08-13 22:05:58

3 Eyesores Declared Public Nuisances By Joliet

JOLIET, IL - The Joliet City Council, following the recommendation of city manager David Hales, voted unanimously last week to declare the following three properties in Joliet as public nuisances. The city's measure expedites efforts by city staff to move ahead with condemnation proceedings against

PATCH - 2018-08-13 18:30:56

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.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 00:00:43

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

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-13 23:24:45

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

WGNTV.COM - 2018-08-13 21:13:27

Mugshot Mondays: Will County Jail Blotter Aug. 13

JOLIET, IL - We've made it to another edition of Monday mugshots. The following detentions occurred over the weekend, since Saturday, August 11. How many of the new prisoners do you recognize?

PATCH - 2018-08-13 13:34:47

Senior Suites of Joliet OPEN HOUSE - Joliet, IL Patch

OPEN HOUSEat Senior Suites of JolietFROM 1:00PM-3:00PMAUGUST 29, 2018Please join us for an Open House to experience our great community in person.You will have the opportunity to meet our friendly staff, take a tour and have all your questions about senior living answered.See why Senior Suites of Jo

PATCH - 2018-08-13 21:12:42

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

PATCH - 2018-08-13 20:05:26