Joliet

Stolen Puppy

Joliet Animal Shelter Worried About Sick Stolen Puppy

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.

02/17/2015

A clerk at this convenience store was shot and killed during a robbery on Monday. The clerk managed to return fire, and killed one of the two masked men who attacked him. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Joliet Police Still Hunting For Second Suspect In Deadly Robbery

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.

01/28/2015

Brownie is a female German Shephard and Great Dane mix available for adoption at Cache Creek Animal Rescue, which is facing eviction from its facility in Joliet. (Credit: Cache Creek Animal Rescue)

Joliet Animal Shelter Gets Reprieve After Successful Fundraising Drive

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.

01/20/2015

A clerk at this convenience store was shot and killed during a robbery on Monday. The clerk managed to return fire, and killed one of the two masked men who attacked him. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Two Killed In Shootout At Joliet Store

A store clerk and an armed suspect were killed in a shootout inside a convenience store in southwest suburban Joliet Monday afternoon.

01/19/2015

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Joliet Funeral Director To Display Replica Lincoln Casket

A suburban funeral director has come up with an unusual way to honor Abraham Lincoln next month.

01/15/2015

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Man Found Dead In Joliet Had Been Shot, Run Over By Vehicle

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.

01/13/2015

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Police Investigate Homicide In Joliet

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.

01/13/2015

The Rialto Theatre in Joliet. (Credit:CBS)

Rialto Theatre To Return $350,000 Donation For New Marquee

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.

01/09/2015

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School Collects Gifts, $1,700 For Secretary After Burglars Ransack Home

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.

12/23/2014

Brownie is a female German Shephard and Great Dane mix available for adoption at Cache Creek Animal Rescue, which is facing eviction from its facility in Joliet. (Credit: Cache Creek Animal Rescue)

Joliet Animal Shelter Facing Eviction Just Before Christmas

Dogs rescued by a Joliet no-kill animal rescue group could be evicted in a matter of days, but the shelter and its supporters are fighting back.

12/19/2014

The Rialto Theatre in Joliet. (Credit:CBS)

Joliet Residents Trying To Block New Digital Marquee At Rialto Theatre

It is one of America’s classic theatres admired for its beauty and history. But soon, a big change is coming to the Rialto Theatre in Joliet. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports lots of people there are trying to stop it.

12/16/2014

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Appeals Court: Reporter Does Not Have To Disclose Source

A reporter previously held in contempt of court while covering a grisly Joliet double-homicide will not have to disclose his source, a state appeals court ruled Monday.

12/16/2014

Tariq Purnell and Keon Kelley were shot and killed in Joliet on Dec. 2, 2014 (Supplied Photos)

Two Dead, One Wounded In Joliet Shooting

Police in southwest suburban Joliet were searching for whoever shot and killed two people Tuesday night, and wounded a third.

12/03/2014

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Man Killed In Joliet Crash Involving Off-Duty Cop

A 24-year-old man was killed early Thursday morning, when he drove into the path of an oncoming SUV, driven by an off-duty police sergeant.

11/13/2014

Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Alleged Mastermind Of Grisly Joliet Murders Gets Life Sentence

Joshua Miner was not surprised by his murder conviction, his attorney said at the time. Miner shouldn’t be surprised by his sentence, either. Miner, 26, was convicted of the murders of 22-year-olds Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins. Miner faced mandatory life sentence under Illinois law and on Wednesday that is what he received

11/12/2014

Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Woman Sentenced To Life In Prison In Grisly Joliet Slayings

Bethany McKee was convicted of two counts of murder in August, in the strangling deaths of Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins, both 22, in January 2013.

11/04/2014

Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Second Defendant Convicted In Joliet Double Murder

Joshua Miner, 26, was charged with the murders of Terrance Rankins and Eric Glover, both 22, whose bodies were found by police Jan. 10, 2013 on the second floor of a home at 1121 N. Hickory St. His sentencing is set for Nov. 12. He faces a mandatory term of life in prison.

10/08/2014

Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Expert Says Blood On Accused Joliet Killer’s Clothes Matches That Of Victim

Blood found on the clothes of accused killer Joshua Miner matched the blood of one of his alleged victims in a double murder in Joliet, according to an Illinois State Police forensic scientist.

09/27/2014

Joshua Miner (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Judge To Hear Recording Of Alleged Mastermind Of Grisly Joliet Murders

The voice of the man who allegedly engineered a grisly double-homicide on Joliet’s Hickory Street in January 2013 could finally echo through a Will County courtroom Wednesday.

09/24/2014

Drumaine McKinley. (Police Photo)

Man Charged In Grisly Murder Of Woman In Apartment Laundry Room

-An apartment laundry room became a murder scene Wednesday in Joliet and police say they captured murder suspect Drumaine McKinley-hiding after making the grisly discovery.

09/03/2014

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