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A cross is held aloft. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Joliet Diocese Releases Personnel Files On Priest Abusers

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.

03/13/2013

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Preschool Teachers Claim Race Harassment In Joliet

Two women have filed a lawsuit accusing several employees at a southwest suburban Joliet preschool of racial discrimination and harassment.

03/03/2013

Adam Landerman (clockwise from top left), Alisa Massaro, Joshua Miner, and Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Report: Murder Suspects Had Sex On Top Of Corpses

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.

02/26/2013

Lavelle Watts Jr. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged With Throwing Courtroom Chair At Cop He Accused Of Assaulting Him

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.

02/15/2013

Adam Landerman (clockwise from top left), Alisa Massaro, Joshua Miner, and Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

New Details Revealed About Joliet Double Murder Suspects

The suspects and victims appear to be friends, and hung out frequently.

CBS 2–01/15/2013

Adam Landerman (clockwise from top left), Alisa Massaro, Joshua Miner, and Bethany McKee (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Will County’s Top Prosecutor To Handle Double Murder Case

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.

01/14/2013

Adam M. Landerman (clockwise, from top left), Alisa R. Massaro, Joshua F. Miner, and Bethany L. McKee. (Will County Sheriff's Dept.)

Joliet Authorities: 4 Young Adults Rob, Murder 2 Friends, Then Continue ‘Party Atmosphere’

- 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.

01/11/2013

Prison fence

Quinn Gets Go-Ahead To Close Illinois Prisons

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.

12/19/2012

Matthew T. Edwards was convicted of murdering a couple in their Channahon apartment during a 2009 home invasion.

Man Convicted In Channahon Slaying

The man who shot a couple in their Channahon apartment during a 2009 home invasion has been found guilty of murder and attempted murder.

12/16/2012

One person was killed when a small plane crashed in Manhattan Township in southern Will County on Dec. 4, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

One Killed In Will County Plane Crash

Federal authorities were investigating the cause of a fatal plane crash near Joliet on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2012

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Teen Robber Caught After Getting High In Store Restroom

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.

12/01/2012

Photo Of Gamblers Playing The Slots. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Joliet Mayor Says Illinois Has Enough Casinos Already

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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/27/2012

Linda Barr Fellenbaum. (Credit: Family photo via Facebook)

Mom ‘Panicked’ After Getting Call From Missing Daughter’s Phone

The family of a missing Joliet woman is searching for answers.

11/08/2012

Sjolante Q. Crowder (Credit: Joliet Police)

Cops: Gang Dispute Led To Joliet Double Homicide

An 18-year-old man is being held on $7 million bail for a Tuesday gang shooting that left two teens dead and another wounded.

10/25/2012

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DNA Leads To Arrest In Sex Assault Of Child

Joliet police say DNA evidence finally caught up to a man who sexually assaulted a toddler six years ago.

10/20/2012

Road Closed

Arsenal Road Closed Due To Incident At Exxon Joliet Refinery

Arsenal Road, from I-55 to Baseline Road in Elwood, has been temporarily closed due to an incident at the ExxonMobil Joliet Refinery.

10/19/2012

Exulam I. Holman, 32, and his uncle had been arguing over the TV’s remote control.

Man Gets 14 Years For Trying To Gouge Uncle’s Eyes Out

In August a jury convicted Exulam Holman, 33, of aggravated battery and aggravated domestic battery. On Thursday he received the maximum sentence: 14 years in prison.

10/18/2012

Vernon McCormick

Man Sentenced To 85 Years For Killing Boy

A Will County jury found Vernon McCormick of Lockport guilty in July of the Jan. 3, 2011, murder of Deonte Lesley.

09/26/2012

Jessie Adams, Willard Elam

Men Accused Of Stealing Over $50K In Checks From Obama Campaign HQ

Two south suburban men were due in bond court Saturday, charged with stealing checks from President Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Amid Union Protest, Quinn Breaks Ground On Joliet Transportation Center

Unionized state workers upset over state cutbacks tried to disrupt the governor today at the ground-breaking for a project preparing for high-speed rail in Joliet.

09/21/2012

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