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Joliet man charged in Crest Hill-area slaying

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 … Read more ›

One man killed, another injured in shootings near prison, police say

A 39-year-old Joliet-area man was gunned down and a second man was injured Monday night approximately one mile west of the Stateville Correctional Center. Will … Read more ›

Signs opposing county’s deer-culling program disappear

Will County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer said today that a bunch of signs urging Homer Glen residents to vote against the Will County Forest Preserve … Read more ›

Jack R. McMillan

Police: ‘Distinctive tattoos’ lead to Coal City man’s arrest on robbery charges

Police say a Coal City man’s skin art led to his arrest for two robberies at stores on the city’s west side last week. Cmdr. … Read more › 2 comments

Gerald L. Davis

Man charged with home invasion after allegedly breaking into ex’s house

A 38-year-old Joliet man has been charged with home invasion after allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s west side home over the weekend and attacking her … Read more ›

Booking photo of Terry D. Jenkins (Will County sheriff)

Prosecutor: Midlothian man stole heroin from evidence storage

A Midlothian man has been charged with stealing more than 3 kilograms of heroin from a Will County sheriff’s evidence container last fall, a break-in … Read more ›

Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman, right, and Orland Fire Protection Battalion Chief Michael Schofield helped bring in more than 50 community leaders to talk about the war on heroin Wednesday night. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Area leaders pool talents to get a start on fight against heroin

Local police, fire and school leaders and teen counselors gathering in Orland Park said the war against teenage heroin will be a long slog and take more … Read more ›

Joliet firefighter arrested on domestic battery charge

The Herald-News reports: A firefighter was arrested on domestic battery charges Wednesday after his wife was brought to the emergency room. Get the full story: … Read more ›

Ramiro Marin and Gerardo Ortiz

Police uncover cockfighting training center involving 750 roosters

Will County Sheriff’s Police recently arrested two Joliet men after uncovering a cockfighting training center in Homer Glen that involved 750 roosters. Gerardo Ortiz, 32, … Read more ›

Joliet man charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, and more

These arrests were taken from Joliet Police arrest information, as well as information from the Will County Adult Detention Facility and Will County Circuit Clerk’s … Read more ›