Crews work to tow a car out of the water after it drove into a Romeoville pond Monday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Officials: One Dead After Car Drives Into Romeoville Pond

Cynthia Breig, 33, was driving a gold 2002 Honda north on Lakeview Drive when she went through a stop sign at Remington Boulevard, drove through a grassy parkway and into a retention pond at 11:29 p.m., according to a statement from Romeoville police.


Erick Maya (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Ex-Boyfriend In Fatal Romeoville Shooting Sentenced To 122 Years

Erick Maya had been been harassing Briana Valle, his former girlfriend, and was the focus of an order of protection the teen’s mother had sought to have enforced at the time of the shooting.


A patient isolation unit made by the Romeoville company Isovac. (Credit: CBS)

Romeoville Company Says Device Can Protect Health Care Workers Transporting Patients

A Chicago area company has joined the effort to stop the spread of Ebola. It has created a device that the company says would protect health care workers as they take patients to hospitals.



Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Motorcycle In Romeoville

A man was fatally struck by a motorcycle in southwest suburban Romeoville Friday night.


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Man, Juvenile Charged With Fatally Beating Romeville Man

Charged with first-degree murder are Mark A. Ballard of Romeoville, 42, and a 15-year-old suspect, Romeoville police said. Bond was set at $5 million and $1 million respectively.


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Man Beaten To Death Over Stolen Skateboard In Romeoville

A southwest suburban man was beaten to death with baseball bats Sunday morning after confronting a group of teens for stealing his son’s skateboard several days earlier.


One of hundreds of ComEd repair crews working to restore power to customers after two severe storms hit the Chicago area on Monday, spawning five tornados. (Credit: Twitter/ComEd)

Cleanup Continues In Wake Of Severe Storms, Tornados

Tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area were still without power Wednesday morning, more than a day after two severe storms pummeled the region.


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Woman Robbed, Struck While Delivering Pizzas In Romeoville

A woman delivering pizzas for a southwest suburban restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, then struck in the head with the gun.



One Dead After Car Plunges Into Romeoville Pond

One person was killed when a car somehow plunged into a retention pond in Romeoville.


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Man Killed In Romeoville Crash

A man was killed in a traffic crash Monday morning in southwest suburban Romeoville.


A truck caught fire on Interstate 55 near Weber Road on Friday. (Credit: Twitter/@ DrivingIvan)

Big Delay On Interstate 55 After Truck Fire In Romeoville

The truck caught fire around 6:40 a.m. on Interstate 55 near Weber Road, in Romeoville. It was not immediately clear how the truck caught fire.


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Romeoville Man Dies Mysteriously On Cruise Ship

A 29-year-old Romeoville man died suddenly and mysteriously during a vacation cruise, leaving behind a wife and four children – and several unanswered questions.


Erick Maya (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Romeoville Girl

Erick Maya, 23, allegedly shot 15-year-old Briana Valle to death outside her home in Romeoville. He also allegedly shot Valle’s mother.


Erick Maya (Romeoville Police Dept.)

15-Year-Old Girl Dies Following Romeoville Shooting

A teenage girl died Saturday, two days after she was shot — allegedly by a man she previously dated — along with her mother while sitting in a vehicle outside her southwest suburban Romeoville home.


Police officers handcuff and search a suspect in the shooting of two people in Romeoville on Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Suspect Charged In Romeoville Shooting Of Mom, Teen Daughter

Erick M. Maya, 23, of 5600 Park Avenue, Cicero, was charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.


Police officers handcuff and search a suspect in the shooting of two people in Romeoville on Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Cops Questioning 4 People In Romeoville Shooting

Romeoville Police Chief Mark Turvey said investigators haven’t yet determined a motive for the shooting of a 33-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter as they were getting ready to go to school.



Oak Forest Man Dead, 3 Injured In Romeoville Crash Involving Pace Bus

An Oak Forest man was killed and three other people were hurt in a head-on crash involving a Pace bus Wednesday morning in southwest suburban Romeoville.


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Joliet Man Found Dead In Lewis University Dorm

The person, who was not a student, was found dead in Fitzpatrick Hall about 10:30 a.m., according to a statement on the university’s website.


Gabriela Escutia (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Plainfield Murder Trial Pushed Back To January Over Juror Issues

Gabriela Escutia, 24, of the 2700 block of Snowmass Court, faces two counts of murder in the death of 18-year-old Javier Barrios.


Robert Russell (left) charged with attempted murder, shoplifting, and obstructing a police officer. Gerald Chamberlain (right) is charged with felony theft. Both were arrested after a shoplifting incident that ended with police shooting a third suspect in Romeoville. (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

2 Charged After Police Shoot Alleged Shoplifter

A Romeoville Police officer shot a man and another officer was injured Thursday night while trying to stop suspects after a shoplifting incident at a Kohl’s store.