Most Chicago Area Counties Among Illinois' Healthiest, But Not CookCook County came in the middle of the pack in a recent county health ranking for Illinois, but seven other Chicago area counties were among the top 20.
Police Digging At Joliet Home For Woman Missing Since 1990The dig comes after new leads in the case of Robin Abrams, who was a Will County sheriff’s officer who disappeared on Oct. 4, 1990.
Heroin-Related Overdose Deaths Increase In DuPage, Will CountyThere were 78 heroin-related overdose deaths in DuPage County last year, compared to 51 in 2015.
Officials Comb Joliet Area Home For Cold Case EvidenceAuthorities are combing a house in Unincorporated Will County for evidence related to a 1975 cold case involving a disappearance.
Barricaded Man Shoots Squad Car Then Surrenders In Will CountyJohn Patrick Thomas has been charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and was booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility shortly before 7 p.m., according to the Will County sheriff’s office.
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.
Should Orland Township Leave Cook County? Voters To Weigh InOrland Township residents are being asked during this election whether they’d like to split from Cook County because of high taxes, and become part of Will County.
Ex-Lawyer On Tape: "Kill That F****** B****"Prosecutors in Will County have released audio secretly recorded in jail - a tape they say features a whispering inmate trying to arrange the murder of his ex-wife.
DCFS Investigating Death Of 3-Month-Old Beecher BoyState child welfare authorities are investigating the death of a 3-month-old boy from south suburban Beecher on Thursday morning.
Joliet Man Charged With Killing Friend In Homer GlenA Joliet man was arrested Tuesday and charged with the murder of a man who allegedly made sexual advances towards him in southwest suburban Homer Glen.
A Dog, The New Weapon To Fight Child Pornography In Will CountyThe Will County state’s attorney has a new weapon to fight child pornography — a black Labrador named Cache.
Joliet Woman Tangles With Rabid Bat In Her KitchenAt first, Sandra Jimenez thought it was a bird. It was no bird. CBS 2's Jim Williams talks with experts about the dangers of rabid bats.

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