Municipal workers in Will County said they’re in it for the long haul as they entered day four of a labor strike, following 15 months of failed negotiations.
About 1,000 Will County workers are on strike.
A Will County judge on Friday granted a temporary restraining order that will force 911 dispatchers to work even if their union goes on strike as planned at 7 a.m. Monday.
It appears there will be a walkout by about 1,000 Will County government workers.
IDOT hopes to have some final issues resolved with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, state and federal environmental protection agencies and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the end of this month.
Three people who were shot outside a food mart Wednesday all were listed in good or stable condition and were expected to survive.
James Borg had been in medical care since the July 14 explosion that leveled 135 Southeast Circle Drive.
Construction workers found what’s believed to be a human skull, in a creek bed near Joliet.
Will County workers are talking strike if contract talks don’t end satisfactorily, and the county is preparing for a possible walkout.
A man carrying cocaine in his car ended up calling the cops on himself Thursday night in a forest preserve near south suburban Crete.
A Will County judge is considering putting a news reporter on the witness stand to find out how he got his hands on police reports describing allegations in a brutal double homicide in southwest suburban Joliet earlier this year.
Will County has a new task force to investigate the sexual harassment of women working in industry. The story from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Workers at the Will County Recorder of Deeds office have been complaining of a rotten stench in the office, but officials haven’t been able to figure out what’s causing it.
On Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
Donald Walsh was initially charged with domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery in July after Mokena police arrested him for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend at her home. This week, a Will County grand jury indicted Walsh on a residential burglary charge, for which he was arraigned on Friday.
A Beecher man sent to prison for killing his father got a second chance at a trial, but might never face a judge or jury again.
A third woman filed a lawsuit this week alleging a Frankfort pediatrician fondled her and asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life during office visits.
Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow is among those expected to speak at a weekend summit sponsored by the Illinois State Crime Commission.
Will County sheriff’s police are looking for three men who forced a 70-year-old Frankfort Square woman into a car at gunpoint and drove around trying to withdraw money with her ATM card.
Joseph Polito confessed a lifelong addiction to porn in November, seven months after the Chicago Sun-Times revealed he regularly looked at a variety of websites during work hours in 2010 and 2011.