| Mar 6, 2011
| 7:37 PM
Two women were killed Sunday afternoon in a traffic crash in south suburban Crete Township near the Illinois-Indiana border, authorities said.
The one-vehicle crash occurred just after noon in the 3000 block of East Bemes Road, officials said.
| Mar 7, 2011
| 12:09 PM
The driver of a car that veered off a south suburban roadway over the weekend in a crash that killed two women was charged with marijuana-related DUI charges, authorities said.
Velar Mayfield, 23, of 700 block of Wright Road in University Park, was...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 2:16 PM
A woman riding a horse bareback with a friend at Balmoral Park after a night of drinking was killed when her intoxicated fiance jumped in a truck to find her and sideswiped the horse, officials and relatives said today.
Angus Lake, 41, stood with his...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
One of the Chicago-area's best-known harness drivers was booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility today on a domestic battery charge, according Will County records.
Michael J. Oosting, who has 4,400 career victories and $27.8 million in...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:13 PM
A 21-year-old Chicago man is scheduled to appear in Will County court on charges stemming from a 2010 home invasion in far south suburban Crete during which a 70-year-old man was beaten and bound by a group of men.
Chakaris R. Evans of the 3800 block of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:29 PM
A Richton Park man who was found walking on the shoulder of I-57 in Monee was charged with scuffling an Illinois State Trooper who tried to get the man off the expressway early this morning, officials said.
Mark A. Gaston, 46, was arrested after he was...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 5:49 PM
A former Will County mental health counselor killed himself a day before he was expected to plead guilty and be sentenced Wednesday for arranging to have sex with a person he thought was a 13-year-old girl, authorities said.
When John Martynus, 40, of...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 6:00 PM
A two-car collision near south suburban Crete killed a passenger and sent both drivers to the hospital, authorities said.
Joyce Di Rutigliano, 80, of the 20700 block of Hunt Club Drive in Frankfort, was declared dead at 5:07 p.m. at St. James Hospital in...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Will County prosecutors have filed felony DUI charges against a University Park man who was driving a car that struck a tree in March, killing two passengers.
Prosecutors upgraded the charges against Velar Mayfield, 24, who was behind the wheel of a...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:12 PM
As prisons go, the detention center that opened in southern Texas last week may be a pleasant surprise for illegal immigrants and others awaiting possible deportation.
Behind tall walls, the grassy compound offers inmates a salad bar, a library with...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 9:00 AM
When Colin Egglesfield first appeared on TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles” as Det. Jane Rizzoli’s ex-con brother, Tommy, everyone suspected he was up to no good.
Things don’t change when he returns in the Sept. 5 episode, “...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:09 AM
Scott L. Schwartz is widely known as the "Ultimate Bad Guy" from his acting career including: Ocean's 11, 12 & 13, Starsky & Hutch, Spiderman, Fun With Dick And Jane, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Star Trek Voyager, among other feature films....