| Sep 26, 2011
The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show.
The expenses by Channahon Mayor...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 6:27 PM
A contract worker for the Illinois Department of Transportation who was standing in a Will County road construction zone after getting out of the piece of heavy equipment he was driving died this morning after a truck also working on the project backed...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 1:02 PM
Do you enjoy studying the past? Do you enjoy sharing that knowledge with others? If you said "yes" to both questions, then The Gaylord Building wants you! The historic site is developing a corps of "living history interpreters" and needs volunteer history...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Four people have been charged after two people fell and were injured — one critically — at Starved Rock State Park on Sunday after a group of young people were illegally drinking at the park, police said.
A 21-year-old man from southwest...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:02 PM
A Will County man faces child pornography charges after a teenage girl in his care reported to her school that he might have videotaped her in a bathroom at her home, police said today.
Rodney E. Albright, 57, of Will County near Lockport, faces child...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 9:11 AM
A Lockport motorcyclist was killed one day before his 25th birthday and his girlfriend injured during a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon in southwest suburban Channahon Township in Will County, authorities said.
Karl D. Hodges, 24, was driving a...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:32 PM
A Joliet man has been charged with murder and home invasion in the slaying of a man near Crest Hill this week, the Will County Sheriff’s office announced today.
Erik Hernandez, 30, has been charged in the slaying of Juan A. Gonzalez, 39, who was...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 9:40 AM
A multi-alarm fire destroyed a steel galvanizing plant near Joliet this morning.
Firefighters from the East Joliet Fire Protection District were called to the AZZ Galvanizing plant at 625 Mills Rd. in Joliet Township at 1:32 a.m. this morning,...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:09 PM
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., and 22 local elected officials are urging Metra to add two rush-hour trains to the Heritage Corridor line – one morning inbound train and one evening outbound train, Lipinski’s office announced today.
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Free Winter Fun in Chicago with Kids
Symphony in Lights - The Promenade Bolingbrook
Symphony In Lights is a dazzling holiday light and music experience where hundreds of thousands of holiday lights dance to the music of Trans-Siberian...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 8:22 PM
A Joliet man who was wounded in a shooting in July was charged Wednesday with fatally shooting a man in Lockport last month, authorities said.
Orsbey T. Larkin, 23, is accused of shooting Corey Kelly, 29, on Oct. 8, according to the Will County Sheriff'...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 7:20 PM
A prison inmate who escaped from a moving van near Lockport while in transit from a court appearance was captured six hours later south of Joliet after police dogs caught his scent in a yard storing portable toilets and a helicopter crew using infrared...