Help available beyond Domestic Violence Awareness Month

As national Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to a close, Will County Take Back the Night organizers plan to continue to reach out to the community to raise awareness of how COVID has impacted local domestic violence victims and the ...

Far West Joliet Shooting

Joliet, Illinois - On October 27, 2020 at approximately 12:50AM, Officers responded to the 2500 block of John Bourg Drive in reference to a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, Officers observed a residence that had been struck multiple times ...

Joliet man dies from multiple gunshot wounds

A 36-year-old Joliet man died from multiple gunshot wounds in the early morning of Aug. 23rd, Joliet Police said. Joshua Robinson was found lying in the parkway of a private residence in the 600 block of Darcy Avenue, suffering from ...

Teen found shot to death near intersection in Joliet

A 16-year-old boy died from a gunshot wound Sunday night near the intersection of Ottawa and Monroe streets in Joliet Sunday night. Police responded to the scene at 10:16 p.m. and found the boy near the intersection lying unresponsive with ...

Joliet man charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault

A 30-year-old Joliet man was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and four counts of criminal sexual assault after he was picked up on a warrant for the charges.

Update on Lockport Township shooting

Sheriff Mike Kelley would like to announce that the suspect in the homicide that occurred on 07/12/2020 in Unincorporated Lockport Township will not be charged with a crime, at this time. On 07/12/2020, at 9:36 A.M., Deputies with the Will ...

Will County Children’s Advocacy Center to receive grants totaling $604,000

The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) has been selected to receive three grants for programs to help children who have endured sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, sexual exploitation, child pornography, neglect and exposure to violence.

Suspect charged in beating likely to face upgraded charges

A 27-year-old customer of a window tinting business in New Lenox Township is being held on a $500,000 bond after he allegedly beat the business owner who later died. Devon Ward was arrested and charged with aggravated battery in connection ...

Will County Sheriff Deputies arrest fugitive sex trafficker

A 38-year-old man from Los Angeles, Calif., stopped by Will County Sheriff’s Office police around 8:20 a.m. July 7 while heading eastbound on Interstate 80 was charged with obstructing justice and obstructing identification.

Joliet seeks outside investigation for Lurry case

A Joliet Police dash cam video from earlier this year has surfaced showing a police officer sticking a baton in a suspect’s mouth to scoop out suspected drugs while another officer held the man’s nose. That video from late January ...

New Lenox Police Arrest Harvey Juvenile for Murder

On Thursday, June 25th 2020, the New Lenox Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for a 16 year-old male juvenile from Harvey. The warrant, for two counts of First Degree Murder, stems from a shooting that occurred on May 11, ...

Police searching for man involved in aggravated battery complaint

The Will County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public regarding the identification of a suspect involved in an aggravated battery complaint. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a battery complaint at Shades of Darkness Window Tinting, located at 13957 ...

State’s Attorney Glasgow announced 22-Year prison sentence in predatory criminal child Sexual assault case

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow has announced that 52-year-old Lockport resident Candido Cordero was sentenced to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to predatory criminal sexual assault of an eight-year-old child in the child’s home. The sentence also ...

Joliet man dies from injuries following a shooting on Richards Street

A 32-year-old Joliet man died from gunshot wounds following a shooting in the early morning hours of June 12th, according to Joliet Police.

Two people killed, others wounded in separate shootings

Joliet police and Will County Sheriff’s police on Tuesday responded to a number of separate shootings - two of them resulting in fatalities - on the city’s east side and in unincorporated Joliet and Lockport townships.