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5 New Houses For Sale In The Joliet Area
JOLIET, IL — Looking for a new home, and want the latest listings on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to worry! To keep you in the game, we've got an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Mugshot Mondays: Will County Jail Dec. 10
JOLIET, IL - Mugshot Mondays represent a time to look back and learn the latest detentions that occurred across Will County over the weekend. Here's a sampling of the new inmates.
Joliet Township High School Congratulates the Students of the Month for December
Joliet Central High School Students of the Month for December are Alondra Ordaz, Kiwanis Club; Taylor Voss, Rotary Club; Julisa Gallegos, Lions Club; and Tyrea Childs, NAACP. Joliet West High School Students of the Month for December are Harmony Blandin, Kiwanis Club; Emma Baxter, Rotary Club; Caleb
Caterpillar to close another Illinois facility
DEERFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) – Caterpillar is closing another facility in Illinois. The company reported to the state that 285 employees will be laid off when their Joliet plant closes next year.
Missing New Lenox Woman Safe In Arizona: Family
NEW LENOX, IL - Tiana Berkey, the young woman who turned up missing last week under suspicious circumstances after vising a Walmart store in southeastern Iowa, has been found, and she is safe, according Berkey's sister.
Joliet center has gotten into his heart
Eight years ago, Larry Burich of Morris was standing inside the Center for Disability Services in Joliet. Although Burich, director of planning and facilities for the Joliet Park District, knew of the nonprofit, it was his first official visit.
285 Workers to be Laid Off at Joliet Caterpillar Plant
Layoffs to 285 workers at the Caterpillar plant in Joliet will begin next month when the company shifts work to its plant in Monterrey, Mexico. According to a notification to the state of Illinois, the plant in the 2200 block of Channahon Rd. in Joliet will close with layoffs beginning in January an
Police Secrecy In Samantha Harer Case Stinks: Ferak Column
CHANNAHON, IL — This week marks the 10-month anniversary since a 2016 University of St. Francis criminal justice graduate who worked as a WESCOM 911 dispatcher died after a suffering gunshot wound inside her tiny apartment in Channahon. Authorities have still not said whether 23-year-old Samantha Ha
Joliet City Council met December 4
Joliet City Council met Dec. 4. INVOCATION: Pastor Herbert Brooks, Jr., St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church, 104 E. Zarley Boulevard. A.Announcement and Oath of Al Roechner as Joliet Police Chief.
Caterpillar Closer To Closing Joliet Plant
Caterpillar is following through on a plan to close its plant in Joliet. The facility makes gear and engine oil pumps and valves for large models of mining trucks. The company has announced a contract extension with the International Machinists Union as the transition will continue into 2019.
Illinois: Will County officials advise on mumps testing, 3rd MMR vaccine
In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak at the Lewis University Romeoville campus, Will County Health Department (WCHD) officials are recommending that medical providers and hospitals throughout the county take full precautions if someone enters their offices with typical mumps symptoms. These would es
Neuqua Valley falls to Joliet Catholic
Neuqua Valley coach Mike Williams had to love the way his team played early in the fourth quarter when the Wildcats used their vaunted trapping defense to spark a 10-0 run to take a 2-point lead on Joliet Catholic on Saturday in Chicago Heights.
Man Impersonating ComEd Worker Steals Wallet, Money at Palos Park Dunkin’ Donuts
A man who impersonated a ComEd worker stole a wallet and money Friday evening from a Dunkin’ Donuts in southwest suburban Palos Park. About 7:30 p.m., the man walked into the Dunkin’ Donuts at 11901 S. 80th Ave. through the main entrance and told an employee there that he was with with ComEd and had
Taking time out to take in Joliet's holiday lights
One holiday pastime my children and I have enjoyed, starting with the first baby in 1982, was admiring holiday lights and decorations. In those early years, when we were a one-car family, that entailed walking up North Raynor Avenue in Crest Hill – holding onto my toddler's hand – to the former Gran
Woman seriously hurt after being pinned to toll booth by own car, police say
OAK LAWN, Ill. (WLS) -- A woman is fighting for her life after being pinned against an Indiana toll booth by her own car Saturday night. The incident happened about 9:20 p.m. Saturday at the last Indiana toll plaza before the Chicago Skyway, about a mile east of the state line, Indiana State Police
5 Open Houses To Scope In The Joliet Area
JOLIET, IL — Sometimes shopping for a house online doesn't quite do the trick. To get a real feel for a house, you really have to see it in person. That's where open houses come in handy: No more bumbling around in the dark!
Weekend In Will County's Jail: Dec. 8
JOLIET, IL - It's time for a special weekend edition of the Will County Jail. There were a lot of new inmates taken into custody at the jail facility on Friday. If this keeps up, the county is going to have to put up a flashing neon sign along South Chicago Street that reads "NO VACANCY."
One Year Moratorium On Video Gaming Licenses On East Side Of Joliet
The City of Joliet voted to place a one-year moratorium on video gaming licenses. The City Council on Tuesday approved the moratorium on video gaming licenses for businesses east of Route 59. Joliet’s interim corporation counsel Chris Regis says new licenses will be allowed west of Route 59. Regis s
Woman Disappears Heading To New Lenox From Iowa
NEW LENOX, IL - A young woman in Iowa who was on her way home to New Lenox has disappeared and authorities in Iowa are investigating. Tiana Berkey, 24, was last seen at the Walmart Supercenter in Keokuk, Iowa, around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5. She has not been seen since.
Joliet Band Teacher Arrested for Child Porn Possession
A band teacher from Joliet is charged for allegedly sharing child pornography on social media. The Will County Sheriff's Office says 28 year-old Kevin Macha of Raub St. in Joliet was arrested on one count of Possession of Child Pornography.