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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.

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-21 22:15:00

WOW! House: In Joliet's Historic Cathedral Area

Address:953 Western Ave, Joliet, IllinoisPrice: $415,000Square Feet: 3400Bedrooms: 6Bathrooms: 3 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1916Features: This magnificent 6 bed,3.5 bath home located in the heart of The Historic Cathedral Area was originally home to Joliet's Dr. John B. Woodruff's Family.The curren

PATCH - 2018-06-21 01:58:50

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.

WJOL.COM - 2018-06-21 12:58:36

More Gun Shops Not Welcome In Joliet: Council

JOLIET, IL - In April,Casper Gun Shooting Inc. opened in the 300 block of Ruby Street. On Tuesday, following a recommendation from Joliet city manager David Hales, the Joliet City Council voted unanimously to issue a moratorium. The measure prevents anyone from opening a new gun stores around the ci

PATCH - 2018-06-21 16:44:12

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

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-06-21 11:52:29

Police: Joliet woman bit another woman's hand

At close to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Diamond D. Kennedy, 23, of the 600 block of East Cass Street was arrested and charged with domestic battery in connection with the incident, police said.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

Joliet postpones vote on alternative water source study

Joliet currently uses an acquifer to operate its water system, which is comprised of 21 deep groundwater wells, 5 shallow groundwater wells, 11 wastewater treatment plants and 612 miles of water main.

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2018-06-21 13:48:00

Joliet fire crews extricate 2 from semitrailer on I-80

One person was transported to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, while the other person refused treatment, Stromberg said. He said he did not have details on the extent of their injuries.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

Joliet West High School, Joliet, Illinois - June 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 111 homes for sale ranging from $48,100 to $414,900.


Man Jumps Off Bridge In Joliet Monday | 1340 WJOL

Joliet Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly jumped off the Cass Street Bridge, east of Page Avenue, in Joliet on Monday afternoon. Eyewitnesses reportedly saw 55-year old Octavio Vargas jump from the bridge just after 4 p.m.

WJOL.COM - 2018-06-20 10:52:16

Joliet Man Jumps To Death Off East-Side Bridge

JOLIET, IL - A 55-year-old Joliet man died from multiple injuries this week after jumping off one of Joliet's bridges. Octavio Vargas, 55, was pronounced dead around 4:20 p.m. on Monday after being rushed by ambulance to Silver Cross Hospital's emergency room. Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil said


Joliet Man Not Guilty Of Class X Felony Drug Charges

JOLIET, IL - Back in March, 35-year-old Joliet residentMarcus Gantgot pulled over bythe Bolingbrook Police Department. They took him to the Will County jail where Gant drew a $500,000 bail. He was charged with a Class X felony drug charge. But unlike most inmates, Gant, who lives in the 200 block of


Convicted Joliet Thief Busted At New Lenox Walmart: Blotter

The officer was on patrol and conducted a random registration check at Lincoln Highway and Veterans Parkway. The officer learned that the registration for the vehicle was expired and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. The officer made contact with the driver,Sheila Jones, 57, of 16600 block of


Joliet man gets 10 years for sexually assaulting son's sleeping babysitter

Victor Reyes-Jacobo, 34, pleaded guilty in March to a felony count of criminal sexual assault in the Dec. 4, 2015 attack, according to the Will County State's Attorney's Office.


Police release more details about car in fatal Burbank hit-and-run

BURBANK, Ill. (WLS) --Burbank police said they're closing in on the driver behind aweekend hit-and-runthatkilled a 9-year-old boy.Police said at about 9:45 p.m. on Saturday night a 29-year-old mother and her two children were struck by a gray four-door vehicle while crossing the street at 86th and C

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-06-20 02:54:11

Illinois man accused of attempting to abduct girl in Hammond, fighting police

HAMMOND — An attorney for a Matteson, Illinois, man withdrew a motion Monday to reduce his $40,000 bail on charges alleging he attempted to abduct a girl and fought with a police officer during a traffic stop.


Dying Teen Presumed Dead Starts Breathing Under Sheet | PatchPM

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Plainfield July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

PLAINFIELD, IL — It's almost time for the ultimate summer celebration: The 4th of July 2018 is right around the corner, and area communities are gearing up for Independence Day celebrations, complete with fireworks, food, live music and more. Here's a look at how and when area towns are celebrating.


Will County Jail Blotter: Terrible Tuesdays

KEVIN TUNTLAND, 39, 300 block of East Washington Street, which is the MorningStar Mission, Joliet, arrested by Will County on two counts of domestic battery.


Dead rabbit found in Tinley Park tests positive for Tularemia virus

A dead rabbit discovered June 13 in the 7500 block of West 161st Street in Tinley Park tested positive for the Tularemia virus, according to the Illinois State Public Health Laboratory. FOREST PRESERVES OF COOK COUNTY PHOTO