Chicago Aldermen Back 100-Year Deal To Supply Lake Michigan Drinking Water To JolietIn late January, the Joliet City Council approved a plan to build a 31-mile pipeline connecting to Chicago's drinking water supply from Lake Michigan, as well as upgrades to the Southwest Pumping Station next to Durkin Park in the Scottsdale neighborhood.
Joliet Mother Charged With Leaving Sons, Ages 3 And 7, Home AloneJoliet police said the boys' teacher contacted the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, after the older boy told her during a remote learning session that there were no adults at home.
1 Killed, 2 Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash In JolietPolice said a woman was driving south on Larkin Avenue near Douglas Street around 3:45 p.m., when she lost control of her vehicle, and crossed into oncoming traffic, and crashed into another vehicle.
With Live Entertainment Allowed Again, But With Strict Capacity Limits, Theaters And Performers Wonder Is It Worth It?Normally, the stage lights would be on at the nearly 95-year-old Rialto Square Theatre; 2,000 spectators clapping, artists crooning up to the balcony.
Joliet Chooses Chicago Over Hammond To Supply Drinking Water From Lake MichiganJoliet's existing water source is expected to dry up by 2030.
Joliet Police Shoot Man Who Pointed Gun At Officer Responding To Disturbance CallOfficers were called to the 1200 block of Nicholson Street for a disturbance around 10:15 a.m., and when they arrived, a man pointed a gun at an officer.
Man Killed, 2 Others Injured In Joliet CrashA man is dead and two others were injured in a crash on Tuesday in Joliet.
Sergeant Javier Esqueda Who Alleged Joliet Police Misconduct IndictedThe indictment on Tuesday of Sgt. Javier Esqueda by a Kendall County grand jury alleges he used a laptop in his squad car to view a video of Eric Lurry’s death.
Joliet Police Fatally Shoot Man Threatening To Kill People In The StreetJoliet police Tuesday fatally shot a man standing in the street and threatening to shoot people, according to a release from the Will-Grundy Major Crimes Task Force.
COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives At Joliet HospitalIt happened earlier Wednesday afternoon.
Chicago Competing With Hammond To Supply Joliet With Drinking Water From Lake MichiganWith the aquifer that supplies Joliet’s drinking water expected to dry up by 2030, the suburb is in talks with both the city of Chicago and the city of Hammond to provide water from Lake Michigan.
COVID Patient From Joliet Thankful For Recovery Facilitated By ECMO MachineIt’s pretty much back to normal life for one COVID-19 patient from Joliet.
U.S. Customs And Border Protection Seizes More Than $1.6M In Fake Money Headed To Joliet From UkraineMore than $1.6 million in fake money has been intercepted over the last month from shipments originating in Ukraine and destined for, of all places, Joliet.
Joliet Police Rescue Deer Trapped In YMCA Goal NetJoliet police rescued a deer in a trapped in a YMCA soccer goal net Saturday morning.
Illinois State Police Cruiser, Several Other Vehicles Involved In Crash On I-55The northbound lanes of Interstate 55 at Route 30 in the Joliet area were closed for several hours Wednesday after a major crash.