New Mental Health Hospital To Be Built, Lessen Burden On Will County JailPlans are in the works to build a new, 100-bed mental health hospital in southwest suburban New Lenox to serve people in Will and Grundy Counties.
Drew Peterson Moved To State Prison In Pontiac To Begin SentenceLess than a day after declaring his innocence at the top of his lungs during his sentencing hearing, former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson was transferred from the Will County Jail to a state prison in Pontiac to begin serving his 38-year sentence for murder.
Drew Peterson, In Shackles, Allowed To Attend Private Visitation For His MotherConvicted wife killer Drew Peterson was allowed outside the Will County Jail for a brief period today to pay final respects to his mother at a Darien funeral home.
Attorney: Peterson Will Have A Better Life In State PrisonOne of Drew Peterson's lawyers has some interesting things to say about the kind of life Peterson will be living in the next couple of months.
Busted 27-Year-Old Was Hoping To Hook Up With Teenage GirlPolice say a west suburban man visited the south suburbs on Tuesday afternoon hoping to have sex with a teenage girl.
Sun-Times: Release Drew PetersonAn editorial in the Chicago Sun-Times says accused wife killer Drew Peterson should be freed from jail.
Murder Suspect Sues Over Jail Beating