Investigators have confirmed a gas leak was to blame for an explosion and fire that destroyed a house in southwest suburban Joliet earlier this week.
Local and federal investigators were in Joliet on Tuesday, trying to determine what caused a house to explode in flames Monday afternoon.
Emergency officials are responding to a report of a house explosion in southwest suburban Joliet.
CBS 2’s Pam Jones reports a display of caskets in a funeral home doubled as a gathering place Tuesday for a family sharing their last painful memories of Anthony Bausal.
A two-vehicle crash involving a semi closed four miles of eastbound Interstate 80 in southwest suburban Joliet for about 30 minutes Saturday morning.
Jaquan D. Hosey-Green, 19, and his 18-year-old brother, Dimitri J. Hosey-Green, both of the 1200 block of Fairfield in Joliet, are each charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Arin T. Williams.
In southwest suburban Will County, three men ranging in age from 57 to 63 died after shoveling snow in Bolingbrook and Joliet, the coroner’s office tells CBS 2.
Inside what could be Illinois’ most important correctional facility — its main inmate intake center — hundreds of newly convicted prisoners are sleeping in a gym, a health care unit, converted common spaces and “staging areas” next to bus garages after they arrive from county jails.
An elderly Joliet man apparently froze to death after walking outside of his house and falling, police said.
Police say the masked man who held up a White Castle at gunpoint Wednesday let employees get a good look at his face minutes earlier.
Municipal workers in Will County said they’re in it for the long haul as they entered day four of a labor strike, following 15 months of failed negotiations.
The semi was westbound on I-80 when the driver left the road for an unknown reason and hit the Center Street overpass about 12:20 a.m.
A motorist is dead after a crash Saturday in southwest suburban Joliet, state police said.
Around 10:30 a.m. the children were on their way to a pumpkin patch in a minivan heading south on Grove Road, when a pickup truck hit the minivan at Canton Farm Road.
Construction workers found what’s believed to be a human skull, in a creek bed near Joliet.
A squad car was rammed by the escaping vehicle during the chase that went onto Interstate 55 and ended in unincorporated Joliet.
Two men were wounded Thursday during a drive-by shooting in southwest suburban Joliet, but the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, the Herald-News is reporting.
Adam Landerman, 20, filed an emergency motion for furlough from jail to attend the wake for his grandfather, Fred Landerman, at Dames Funeral Home in Joliet.
Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, a friend of Daniel J. Paige, 50, directed police to his body near some ComEd lines on the property of Seeler Industries.
Police believe alcohol contributed to a high-speed crash that critically injured a 46-year-old man Sunday in west suburban Joliet.