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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.

Joliet police investigating weekend double homicide

After responding to a report of shots fired in the 1100 block of Parkwood Drive in the early morning hours of April 25, Joliet police arrived on the scene to find three people had suffered gunshot wounds.

Battle over NorthPoint rages on

While the Joliet City Council has taken the first step toward bringing a controversial business park proposal to fruition, some community groups vehemently opposed to it plan to continue their fight.

Murder-suicide in Lockport Township prompts concerns about domestic abuse during crisis

A Lockport Township coupled were found dead in their home on April 2 after what Will County Sheriff’s Office police determined was an apparent murder-suicide. Deputies from the Office were dispatched to the 400 block of Bruce Road in Lockport ...

Stateville inmates with Coronavirus taken to Saint Joseph Medical Center

A man incarcerated at the Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill is among eight new deaths from the Coronavirus in Illinois, and 18 other inmates were taken to AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, officials said.

Crime - Domestic battery

Carzil D. Pruitte (38, Joliet) was arrested, booked, and transported to the Will County Jail for the offenses of Aggravated Battery, Battery, and Endangering Life/Health of a Child. On 03/09/2020 at approximately 03:39pm, Officers responded to the 500 blk of ...

Crime: Bolingbrook Police Department February 20-26, 2020

ALTHOUGH THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH A CRIME, THE CHARGE IS MERELY AN ACCUSATION AND THE DEFENDANT IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY. 20th Officers were called to Kohl’s, 1138 W. Boughton Rd. for the report of a ...

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