Old Plank Road Trail

Victor Hermida (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Attacks On Women On New Lenox Forest Preserve Trail

Victor Hermida-Cortez, 25, of 1021 Stonegate Road, was arrested shortly after the two incidents that occurred moments apart. He faces two felony charges of aggravated assault with intent to cause great bodily harm.

10/04/2014

Police blocked off a section of Old Plank Road Trail near the Metra station in Matteson on Thursday, after a woman was raped along the trail around 5:30 a.m. (Credit: CBS)

Cops: Rape Of Woman Along Matteson Trail Could Be Related To Attacks In Other Towns

A 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail.

04/24/2014

Two people were killed and three others were critically injured when their vehicles struck an oil pipeline in New Lenox Township. (Photo from Joseph P. Meier / Sun-Times Media )

Police: Drag Racing Led To Deadly Crash Into Oil Pipeline

Police said Monday that the drivers of two vehicles were drag racing when they crashed through a fence and slammed into an oil pipeline over the weekend, sparking a fire that killed two people.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2012