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Body In Des Plaines River Is Slain Joliet Woman

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.

04/16/2013

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Trucker Killed When 2 Semis Collide On I-80 Near Joliet

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.

04/10/2013

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Joliet Man Shot, Killed In Lockport Township

A 21-year-old man was shot to death Sunday night at the border of Joliet and an unincorporated area, according to police.

04/09/2013

Cardinal Francis George joins several African-American religious leaders to voice opposition to proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

SNAP Members Praise Cardinal George’s Handling Of Joliet Abuse Case

But at the same time – their flier and their members – asked parishioners to ask the cardinal for more: to release more files on abusive priests.

04/07/2013

Harrah's Casino, Joliet. (CBS)

2 Investigators, BGA: Casino Treats Joliet Officials To VIP Cards

It’s not illegal, but it’s a bad bet, the BGA says. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.

04/04/2013

Crews search the Des Plaines River in Joliet, looking for the body of Jeanie Parker, who is missing and believed to have been killed by her son. (Credit: CBS)

Search Resumes For Joliet Woman’s Body

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.

03/26/2013

Charles McCullum Jr. (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Joliet Man Charged With Mother’s Murder

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.

03/22/2013

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I-55 Crash Closes Southbound Lanes Near Joliet

One of the vehicles overturned in a ditch and the other vehicle was disabled in the left lane following the crash.

03/14/2013

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

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