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Burning body found in West Chicago under investigation

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) --West Chicago police said a death investigation is under way after a body was found burning near a road.Police said the body was found in the 1300-block of Joliet Street Tuesday afternoon.The West Chicago Police Department are being aided by members of the DuPage County Maj

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 22:51:01

Plainfield Cops Warn Of Car Burglaries, Felony Lane Gang

PLAINFIELD, IL — Plainfield police on Tuesday issued a "car burglary alert" warning of an increase in car burglaries and daytime "smash and grabs" in the Chicago area, including the suburbs. "As the school year begins, these burglaries become more prevalent as parents 'run' their kids in to the buil

PATCH - 2018-08-14 20:09:43

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

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

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

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

New Format, Schedule For Plainfield, Oswego Chat With The Chiefs

PLAINFIELD, IL — The format as well as the dates and times for "Chat with the Chiefs" have changed but the goal is still the same: To provide an interactive opportunity for the public to ask questions of Chief David Riddle of the Plainfield Fire Protection District, Chief Mike Veseling of the Oswego

PATCH - 2018-08-15 04:43:49

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

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

'Tax-Zapping' Westmont, Downers Grove Restaurants Hid Sales: Feds

CHICAGO — A federal grand jury last week indicted the owner of restaurants in Westmont and Downer's Grove on charges they falsified tax returns, prosecutors said. Federal investigators have been focusing on sales suppression software and other ways that restaurants owners hide revenue by falsifying

PATCH - 2018-08-14 19:12:31

Youth Cross Country Programs - Rush Athletics USA - Plainfield, IL Patch

Running with the Pack (Foundational -ages 7 & up):Program focuses on strength, flexibility, endurance, technique and speed, and all athletes will learn lifelong lessons for effective stretching practices, good running form, and pacing.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 21:26:59

Romeoville Man Surrenders to Joliet Police After Negotiations | 1340 WJOL

A Romeoville man surrendered to Joliet Police on Sunday morning after lengthy negotiations. Oscar Maldonado was taken into custody in the 300 block of Harwood on Sunday morning. Maldonado had arrived at the apartment building at that location and began making threats to someone inside. When Joliet P

WJOL.COM - 2018-08-14 06:12:47

DeKalb Man Dies in 2-Vehicle Accident North of Shabbona

Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office reports that a 22 year-old DeKalb man was killed on Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident, north of Shabbona in DeKalb County.Jesus Garcia of Lucinda Ave. in DeKalb was identified by the sheriff's office as the

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-08-13 16:50:00

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

Annual Used Book Sale - Friends of the Plainfield Public Library

The Friends of the Plainfield Public Library District will hold their Annual Used Book Sale August 23, 24, and 25, at the library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield. Come find the best bargains in both new and old books! Admission is free.Sale days are Thursday August 23 - 9am to 8:30pm, Friday Augu

PATCH - 2018-08-13 16:43:36

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

Murder At Fairview Public Housing: JHA

JOLIET, IL - A young man was apparently murdered early Sunday morning at Joliet's notorious Fairview Public Housing projects, according to Bob Hernandez, a Joliet Housing Authority commissioner. Hernandez informed Patch that the fatal shooting happened after midnight and the shooting victim died aro


Pedestrian Dies In Joliet On I-80: Coroner

JOLIET, IL - The Will County Coroner's Office announced that a pedestrian died early Sunday morning after being struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 80 near Joliet. Coroner's officials say the man was pronounced dead around 2:45 a.m. near mile marker 129.5 in Joliet Township. The ma


Thieves Hit Walgreens, Meijer: Bolingbrook Crime Blotter

Emrah Mijia, 22, 1620 Richmond Circle, Joliet, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, illegal use of cell phone while driving and no insurance, following a patrol stop on the 100 block of Bowman Street at 3:40 pm.


Pizza Restaurant Closes In New Lenox

NEW LENOX, IL - Pizza King has been around New Lenox since the 1970s, but its days in the village may be numbered. The pizzeria in the 100 block of West Maple Street announced last week it was "temporarily closed."