Former Will County High School Head Coach Allegedly Told Players To "Unleash Their Inner Rapist" During Pre-Game Pep Talks, Lawsuit SaysEmployees of Reed-Custer Community Unit School District 255 in Braidwood failed to prevent an incoming freshman from being sexually assaulted and then failed to protect him after the incident, according to a lawsuit filed by the teen's family on Wednesday.
Hazing Victim Speaks Out About Brutality At High School Football Camp "I would tell the principals, but the principals wouldn't do anything about it. We spoke to the superintendents. Nothing was done at that level."
Suburb's Opioid Crackdown Nets 14 ArrestsBraidwood's death rate from opioids was so high over the past few years compared to the rest of Will County that authorities thought it was time to take some action.
Exeleon Says Braidwood Nuclear Plant Wasn't In Danger From Nearby TornadoOne of Monday night's tornadoes narrowly missed Exelon Nuclear's Braidwood plant. But the utility insists no one was endangered.
At Least Nine Tornadoes Touched Down Monday, NWS ConfirmsSurvey teams with the National Weather Service have confirmed at least two tornados touched down Monday night, when powerful damaging storms swept through the western and southwestern suburbs.
Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty Again, 13 Years After Girl’s DeathThe man responsible for killing a 10-year-old girl in a 1999 drunken-driving crash admitted Monday he drove under the influence again in 2010.
Cleared Of Sex Abuse Charges 4 Years Ago, Man Pleads Guilty To Same CrimeA far southwest suburban man pleaded guilty Wednesday to sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl, four years after a jury found him not guilty of the same crime.
Rabid Bat Found In Will County For Second Time In A WeekFor the fifth time this year and the second time in a week, a wild animal with rabies has been discovered in Will County.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Lying To Police About RapeA Will County woman who falsely claimed she was kidnapped and raped last year pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct on Wednesday.
Tornado Warning For Parts Of Will, Grundy CountyA tornado warning has been issued for parts of Will and Grundy counties southwest of Chicago.
Concerns About Nukes Aired In BraidwoodFederal officials are looking into the concerns of some Braidwood residents who think the local nuclear-power plant is the cause of their illnesses. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Man Dies A Week After Braidwood FireA man from the Will County community of Braidwood is dead, almost a week after a three-alarm house fire that police are now calling suspicious.
Nuclear Safety Regulators To Inspect 2 Illinois PlantsFederal nuclear safety regulators said Thursday they will be conducting special inspections at two nuclear plants in Illinois.
After Japan Disaster, Senators Focus On Illinois Nuke Plant SafetyIn the wake of the nuclear troubles in Japan, Illinois' two U.S. senators said the key is to focus on common sense safety for nuclear facilities in the state.
Japanese Nuke Meltdown: Could It Happen Here?News that Japanese nuclear power plants have been stressed from the earthquake has caught the attention of some residents in suburban Braidwood, where a nuclear plant is located.