Crest Hill

Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill. (CBS)

Prison Inmate Diagnosed With Legionnaire’s Disease

The Illinois Department of Corrections said an inmate at Stateville Correctional Center, located in Crest Hill, has been transferred to an outside hospital for treatment of Legionnaire’s Disease.


Andrew Castro, left; Levi Castro (Will County State's Attorney)

Will County Brothers Face Child-Porn Charges

Andrew Castro, 26; and Levi Castro, 29, were arrested Friday morning after officers executed a search warrant at their Crest Hill home.


Volunteers from the Home Depot in Homer Glen gave Phyllis Powell's home a landscaping makeover to thank her for maintaining Crest Hill's veterans' memorial. (Credit: CBS)

Volunteers Give Landscaping Makeover To Woman Who Maintains Veterans’ Memorial

A Crest Hill woman who 25 years ago knocked on doors and gathered names for what would become the town’s veterans’ memorial is receiving a thank you today.


Kaity Siegel holds a baby goat that was abandoned across the street from Siegel's Cottonwood Farm. (Photo courtesy Kaity Siegel)

Baby Goats Abandoned Across Street From Suburban Farm

The manager of a farm in southwest suburban Lockport said it’s a good thing someone heard the cries of baby goats that were abandoned across the street. Otherwise, “they would have been coyote bait.”

WBBM Newsradio–05/16/2013

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Crest Hill Man Dead After I-80 Crash

A driver died Wednesday afternoon after the SUV he was driving crashed into a dump truck on Interstate 80 in Tinley Park Wednesday afternoon.


Crest Hill Fire Set To Cover Up Murder, Police Say

Crest Hill police say a house fire last weekend was set to cover up a murder.


Crest Hill Fatal Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Crest Hill Shooting

The Will County Sheriff’s Department is searching for at least one gunman after a deadly shooting in Crest Hill.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

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Lawsuit: Teacher Was Called Fat, Told She ‘Looked Like S**t’ In Class

A special education teacher is suing a colleague and the Richland School District in Crest Hill, alleging that she was called fat and treated cruelly in front of students.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012


Three Dead In New Lenox Crash

Two men and a woman, all southwest suburban Crest Hill residents in their 20s, are dead after the car they were traveling in struck construction equipment on Interstate 80 in New Lenox early Saturday.


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Woman With Special Needs Has Been Missing For 2 Weeks

A social service agency that helps people with disabilities is reaching out to the public for help in finding a young Crest Hill woman who has been missing for more than two weeks.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2011

Tiffany Startz

Joliet Woman Acquitted Of Charges In Deadly Party Game

A Joliet woman has been acquitted of charges that she was responsible for a man’s death when she punched him as part of a party game last year.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Darrell J. Stephenson

Alleged Molester Soccer Coach Hit With More Charges

Serious legal trouble has been compounded for a Will County soccer coach already charged with molesting a 12-year-old boy.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011

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Charges To Stand In Deadly Party Game Case?

A Will County judge is set to decide whether felony reckless conduct and battery charges will be dismissed against two people who were charged after a bet on a party game led to man’s death.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

(Matthew Mallett/Getty Images)

Police: Man Died From Violent “Party Game”

Two people have been charged with reckless conduct after a 27-year-old man died following a violent “party game” in southwest suburban Crest Hill.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Man Shoots At Officer, Escapes

An armed man got away after exchanging gunfire with a police officer early Saturday.


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Four Will County Home Invasions Likely Linked

Gun-toting bandits tied up people inside, stole money and — in one case — a mysterious black box and bag.