A woman’s body found Saturday in the Des Plaines River has been identified through dental records as that of a Joliet woman who was allegedly killed by her son last month in her home, according to the Will County coroner’s office.
A semi was traveling on the ramp from Houbolt Road to westbound I-80 when, for unknown reasons, it was struck by a semi traveling west on I-80.
A 21-year-old man was shot to death Sunday night at the border of Joliet and an unincorporated area, according to police.
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Authorities were continuing their search Tuesday morning for the body of a Joliet woman who has been missing since last week, and believed to have been killed by her son.
A Joliet man was charged Thursday evening with killing his mother earlier in the day and dumping her body in the Des Plaines River, according to police.
One of the vehicles overturned in a ditch and the other vehicle was disabled in the left lane following the crash.
The Diocese of Joliet has lifted a protective order on personnel files of 15 priests as part of a settlement in a sexual abuse case announced Tuesday.
Two women have filed a lawsuit accusing several employees at a southwest suburban Joliet preschool of racial discrimination and harassment.
After they allegedly murdered two young men, two of the four suspects involved in the savage and bizarre attack decided to have sex on top of the corpses, according to a published report.
Just moments after a federal jury ruled against Lavelle Watts Jr., and in favor of Officer Joshua Sawyer, the Joliet cop Watts had sued, an enraged Watts grabbed a chair and flung it at Sawyer, witnesses said.
The suspects and victims appear to be friends, and hung out frequently.
Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow said Monday he will personally prosecute the murder case against four young men and women accused of strangling two friends in Joliet, then attempting to dismember their bodies.
- Police say four young adults, one the son of a Joliet police sergeant , lured two friends to a house, robbed and strangled them and then played video games until police arrived.
Seven Illinois correctional facilities, including the modern but hotly debated high-security Tamms prison, will close within weeks after action by a judge Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn said.
The man who shot a couple in their Channahon apartment during a 2009 home invasion has been found guilty of murder and attempted murder.
Federal authorities were investigating the cause of a fatal plane crash near Joliet on Tuesday.
After robbing a store to get oxycodone, a 16-year-old self-admitted heroin addict went to the restroom area to get high and made no attempt to escape police, authorities said.
State lawmakers could attempt to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of legislation to expand casino gambling in Illinois during their two-week veto session that started Thursday, but one city that already has a casino says enough is enough.