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About 11:25 a.m., Michael B. McCoy was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet pickup truck that crossed from the westbound lanes of the highway into oncoming traffic near the Chicago Street exit, according to Illinois State Police and the Will County coroner’s office.
Police say a 65-year-old Joliet man was killed in the accident at 11:25 a.m. at mile post 132 on I-80. Two people were transported to Silver Cross Hospital and have since been released.
Lonnie R. Jones, of Joliet, was found in the Des Plaines River in the 700 block of Railroad Street on April 18, according to Joliet police and the Will County coroner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:15 p.m.
There are now four lawsuits naming the Illinois Department of Agriculture as a defendant and 33 months left in the state’s pilot program, which has been troubled by questions about background checks and how the government selected businesses.
A 15-year-old girl and three of her classmates recorded consensual sex acts one week ago, and posted the video on Twitter. The girl’s mother found out about the video, and reported the Twitter post to police, who seized the original recording.
About 8:30 p.m., a Mazda sedan was pulling out from a parking lot at the southeast corner of Hickory Street and Western Avenue in Joliet when it struck a westbound Hyundai on Western. The impact sent the vehicles to the northwest corner of the intersection, where Joliet resident Mark A. Cipolla was standing.
A citizen discovered the body of a black female in a field near Zurich and Brandon roads in unincorporated Joliet Township, according to the Will County sheriff’s and coroner’s office. Sheriff’s police are investigating the death as a homicide, but a preliminary cause of death was not released by the coroner’s office.
A 20-year-old Joliet woman was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon while riding in a car that had three young children inside.
Police responded to a report of a domestic battery in the 2400 block of Rockwood Drive shortly before 8 p.m. A woman told police her husband was heavily armed, and had attacked her inside the house. When officers arrived, a man confronted them while armed with two rifles.
A sick puppy was returned to a Joliet animal shelter on Wednesday, two days after someone stole the dog.
The 8-week-old puppy, a Shih Tzu-Poodle mix, was stolen from Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, on the 200 block of Republic Street, just after noon Monday. The female puppy was being treated for a respiratory infection, and needs medication, or is going to get sicker.
As Joliet police continued their search for the second robber in a holdup that left a convenience store clerk and a robber dead last week, investigators were hoping someone would come forward with information to help them crack the case.
An animal rescue group that seemed to be at death’s door has made a miraculous recovery, thanks to a holiday fundraising drive, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
A store clerk and an armed suspect were killed in a shootout inside a convenience store in southwest suburban Joliet Monday afternoon.
A suburban funeral director has come up with an unusual way to honor Abraham Lincoln next month.
Michael C. Brock, 24, had been shot one time and run over by a vehicle, according to police and the Will County coroner’s office. Brock, of Joliet, was dead at the scene.
Michael C. Brock, 24, of Joliet, was pronounced dead Saturday in the 500 block of South Ottawa Street in Joliet, according to the Will County coroner’s office. Joliet police are investigating the death as a homicide.
The main requirement Ed Czerkies wanted when he donated the money was to have his parents’ names prominently displayed on a new digital marquee for the Rialto, which would replace the classic original marquee. After significant backlash from the community, the board backed off, and so did Czerkies.
On Thursday night, when Evette Durham returned home from coaching basketball at T.E. Culbertson School, she found her place had been ransacked. All her family’s electronics, game systems, jewelry, and cash had been taken; not to mention gifts Durham had bought for needy kids at her school.