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Mising man last seen in Romeoville

"Rob has a suicidal history," the alert stated. "He ... went to his friends in Romeoville for an hour. His erratic behavior became heightened, and he vanished with his wallet, phone and vehicle."

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Memorial Day Weekend At Will County's Jail

JOLIET, IL - A number of people won't be spending their weekend grilling out with friends. They're incarcerated at the Will County Adult Detention Facility where they're being held as criminal prisoners, facing serious crimes. Here's a sampling of the new inmates taken into custody on Saturday and S

PATCH - 2018-05-27 19:54:25

Minooka man gets 17-pound tumor removed from his abdomen

He didn’t show any other symptoms to tip him off that something was wrong, but then around December, he began to feel more tired and even nauseated. His condition eventually worsened to the point that he was admitted to the emergency room.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Buckling Concrete Causes Lane Closures On Route 59

NAPERVILLE, IL — Buckling concrete on Route 59 was resulting in lane closures expected to last through the night, according to the City of Naperville. Officials said the closures were affecting both north and southbound lanes between Ogden Avenue and 103rd Street.

PATCH - 2018-05-28 00:42:00

Air Quality Alert, Extreme Heat On Memorial Day In Illinois

"Active children and adults, especially people with pulmonary or respiratory disease such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor activity," the National Weather Service said. According to the air quality index, too much time outside could be unhealthy for sensitive groups on Monday.

PATCH - 2018-05-28 05:13:12

Huge Garage Sale! - New Lenox, IL Patch

Lots of clothing for boys, girls, teens, men & women from a children's size 6 up to an adult XL .

PATCH - 2018-05-27 22:05:05

Taste of Joliet features vendors, entertainers

The annual Taste of Joliet event, happening June 22-24, will feature 27 local vendors and a variety of entertainers at the ATI Field in Joliet Memorial Stadium.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Man Playing With Gun Accidentally Shoots, Kills Woman

An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot by a man who accidentally discharged a handgun he was playing with Saturday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said.The woman was shot in the chest at 9:02 p.m. in the 800 block of 49th Place, according to Chicago Police. Witne

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-05-27 07:35:00

Patient charged with attacking paramedics as ambulance is hit by bullet

The shooting occurred early Monday as the paramedics responded to a call about a 19-year-old woman, Latorya Thigpen, who needed medical attention in the Englewood neighborhood.

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-05-27 17:55:00

Prep softball: Lockport bats back Hagen's 2-hitter vs. Lincoln-Way West

Before that matchup could happen, however, the Porters had to take care of business in Saturday’s Class 4A Lockport Regional final against Lincoln-Way West.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Morris Woman Arrested Following Accident in Minooka

After an investigation, Cotham was arrested for DUI, DUI over .08 and failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Cotham's vehicle suffered heavy front end damage.

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 11:13:00

Boys track and field: Lockport's Meyer three-peats as shot put champ

Meyer’s season in the shot put has been remarkable. During the indoor season, he was the first in state history to throw the 12-pound ball over 70 feet. During the outdoor season, he had a throw of 70-6 1/4, which is the longest throw in the country.

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2018-05-28 00:00:00

Joliet Red Lobster Sued Over Broom Incident

JOLIET, IL - We all know the television commercial jingle for Red Lobster. It goes: "Red Lobster for the seafood lover in you." This week, James Pruitt filed a civil lawsuit against the Red Lobster restaurant near the Louis Joliet Mall at 2950 Plainfield Road. But his beef is not over the restaurant


Izzy's Murder Defendant Wants His 4 Medications: Bretz

JOLIET, IL - Murder defendantPatrick Gleasonhas been in police custody since March 9. That was when several of the Izzy's Bar patrons took him to the ground seconds after Gleason killed bartenderDanny Rios,according to court records. Since he was taken into custody, Gleason made it clear to others t


I-80 Traffic Stop Seized $57,335 Cash: Complaint

JOLIET, IL - A forfeiture hearing will take place July 11 at the Will County Courthouse to determine whether the Will County State's Attorney's Office can lawfully seize $57,335 plus a 2005 Honda Accord that were taken by the Illinois State Police four months ago. The huge stash of cash, plus the ca


Firefighters Battle Mobile Home Fire In Yorkville

An adjacent trailer sustained minor heat damage, officials said. Fire investigators estimate the damage in excess of $10,000.

PATCH - 2018-05-26 14:44:04

Friday Felonies And More: Will County's Jail Lockups

JOLIET, IL - Memorial Day weekend might be around the corner, but today is also felony Friday, one of our more popular regular news bulletins at the Joliet Patch. We know that you like to know who's being arrested by the Joliet Police Department, Will County's Sheriff's Police and our surrounding ag


Minooka Elementary School, Minooka, Illinois - May 2018

Minooka Elementary School is a 1-4 school in District 201, and is located at 400 W Coady Drive in Minooka, Illinois. There are currently 52 homes for sale ranging from $15,000 to $2,747,500.


Car Theft Suspects Sought By Plainfield PD

PLAINFIELD, IL — Plainfield police are asking for the public's help identifying two car theft suspects. On Friday, police released surveillance photos of the two men.


Forest Preserve's national parks quilt show opens June 17

The Forest Preserve District of Will County's "Inspired by the National Parks" quilt exhibition opens Sunday, June 17, and runs through Tuesday, July 3.