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.
The family of a missing Joliet woman is searching for answers.
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.
Joliet police say DNA evidence finally caught up to a man who sexually assaulted a toddler six years ago.
Arsenal Road, from I-55 to Baseline Road in Elwood, has been temporarily closed due to an incident at the ExxonMobil Joliet Refinery.
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.
A Will County jury found Vernon McCormick of Lockport guilty in July of the Jan. 3, 2011, murder of Deonte Lesley.
Two south suburban men were due in bond court Saturday, charged with stealing checks from President Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters.
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.
Video gambling in the state seems to be in a holding pattern.
Two men were in custody Saturday, after being arrested on charges of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Will County.
The Roman Catholic bishop in Joliet is allowing an accused predator priest to return to limited ministry, and advocates for priest sex abuse victims are livid over the decision.
At least one gunshot was fired Monday afternoon during a confrontation outside Joliet Central High School, school authorities reported.
Peoria-based Caterpillar Inc. has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with machinists at its Joliet plant, who have been on strike for more than three months.
Will County prosecutors are now taking on two high-profile murder cases at the same time in the same courthouse.
Jury selection begins Monday morning in another high-profile murder trial in Will County.
As the Drew Peterson murder trial continues, another high-profile case begins this Monday in another courtroom at the Will County courthouse.
Joliet police say they did not want to break a record they set last year, but it looks like it’s going to happen.