Breaking News from Lockport IL

Find the latest Lockport IL News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

10 New Will County Jail Inmates: Blotter

JOLIET, IL - Saturday is St. Patrick's Day but several people around Will County won't be available to party because they are in the Will County Adult Detention Facility. The jail's intakes remain on the rise this week. Here's a sample of 10 recent detainees from around Will County from the past two

PATCH - 2018-03-17 00:57:35

Stacy Peterson's Sister Claims to Know Location of Missing Woman's Body

Cassandra Cales wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that she has sonar images of Stacy Peterson's remains and is asking for donations to help recover them Stacy Peterson married Drew on October 18, 2003, shortly before Savio's death. She disappeared on October 28, 2007 and was officially reported missi

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-16 15:50:33

Aurora Woman, Chicago Man Injured in 3-Vehicle Accident in Oswego

An Aurora woman and a Chicago man were both injured in a three-vehicle accident in Oswego on Thursday. According to the Oswego Police Department, officers responded to the area of Washington St. and Madison St. at around 8:58 a.m. to investigate. Officers found that a vehicle being driven by 43-year

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 20:52:00

3 wounded, 2 seriously, in shooting at Harvey strip club

Three people were wounded, two of them seriously, in a shooting early Saturday inside a strip club in south suburban Harvey. Officers responded about 4 a.m. to a call of shots fired at The BOXXX Gentleman's Club at 16700 S. Halsted St. and found three people suffering from gunshot wounds, according

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-17 10:36:00

Man Charged With Killing Wife in Markham Then Taking Kids, Prompting Amber Alert

A man has been charged with fatally shooting his wife Wednesday morning in south suburban Markham then abducting the pair's two children. Lynn Washington, 46, was taken into custody Friday morning at an undisclosed location, Markham Police Chief Mack Sanders said. He faces one felony count each of f

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-16 19:56:42

Police Say $1095 in Merchandise Taken From Oswego Business

Oswego Police say they are investigating a retail theft where over $1095 in merchandise was taken from an Oswego retailer. Police say they responded to Target in the 3000 block of Route 34 on Friday around 7:00 p.m. According to a report, a black male subject allegedly entered the store on two separ

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-17 12:00:00

Joliet Central Student Investigated For Snapchat Post

Joliet Township High School Distinct 204 sent a letter to Joliet Central High School parents on Thursday to communicate a perceived threat. A Snapchat post by a Joliet Central High School student showed an object that looked like a weapon and referenced violence. Joliet police investigated and the o

WJOL.COM - 2018-03-16 10:26:40

Sister: Drew Peterson Will Be Charged Soon With Stacy's Murder

BOLINGBROOK, IL - On Wednesday night, the sister of Stacy Peterson posted a lengthy message on social media letting everyone know that criminal charges are nearing against the man suspected of killing Stacy and hiding her body back in October 2007, now more than 10 years ago. Cassandra Cales reminde

PATCH - 2018-03-16 16:02:10

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Man steps in front of Metra train, dies, after suicide threat

A Stickney man was killed after stepping in front of a Metra train March 7 in west suburban Riverside. Arthur C. Smith IV, 49, was taken to MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn on Feb. 25 after the Lyons Village Police Department responded to a report of a distraught person on Ogden Avenue. Smith told police


Police Blotter for Thursday March 15th

Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. From the Morris Police Department arrested was Shaun Cailey, 29, of Channahon on a LaSalle Co


New Photos: Will County Courthouse Construction In Joliet

JOLIET, IL - Thanks to a break in the weather, dozens of union tradesmen building the new 10-story Will County Courthouse in downtown Joliet are making tremendous progress. If the ongoing construction keeps up at this current space, the new courthouse should be ready to be open by summer. OK, OK, th


Man, Teen Used Stolen Credit Card To Rent Room In Aurora: Cops

AURORA, IL- Aurora Police arrested a man, 25, and a girl, 17, after they allegedly stole and used credit cards from an unlocked car. Mitchell D. Simmons Jr., of the 400 block of Watson St., and the teen were charged will unlawful use of a credit card and illegal possession of a credit card police sa


Amber Alert issued for 2 children in Illinois after mother shot to death

MARKHAM, Ill. - An Amber Alert has been issued for two suburban Chicago children taken by their father after their mother was shot and killed at a gas station. WGN-TV reports that the alert was issued for 2-year-old Jordyn Washington and 3-year-old Lynn Roby, who have been missing since early Wednes


Nasty Joliet Crash Involved Repeat Drunk Driver Billy Ray Jones

JOLIET, IL - Billy Ray Jones, a repeat drunk driver, has remained in the Will County Jail after being arrested by the Joliet Police Department following a horrendous crash on Essington Road Saturday night that left another motorist badly injured. According to the criminal complaint, the 48-year-old