Teen Detained in Elmhurst Following Alarming Gunfire Incident

ELMHURST — A 16-year-old from Bellwood faces detention following allegations of possessing a handgun in an Elmhurst residential area, as announced by DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst...

Haunted House Safety Crackdown in Illinois: Is Your Spooky Spot Up to Code?

SPRINGFIELD – With Halloween fast approaching, the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Illinois Department...

Motorcyclist Leads Indiana Police on 130 mph Chase, Arrested with Drugs

CHESTERTON, IN — An audacious motorcyclist seeking a “fresh start” reportedly led Indiana law enforcement on a high-speed chase...

Illinois Alert: Baseball Boy’s Pizza Scam Strikes Community

TROY, IL - Across Illinois, baseball and pizza share a cherished space in many hearts. But in Troy, the...

Kankakee Bar Dispute Leads to Quick Police Action

KANKAKEE — Tension ran high on South East Avenue Wednesday night when a local police officer intervened in a...

County, City Join Slammers On July 21 For Water Conservation Night

Will County and the City of Joliet are partnering with the Joliet Slammers to offer a day of baseball and family fun with an emphasis on water conservation on Sunday, July 21.

Rethink Water Joliet, Alternative Water Source Survey

The City of Joliet is undertaking a study to evaluate multiple sources of water to provide a sustainable supply for the future. In a recent report the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) found that at the current rate of usage, the aquifer suppling the majority of the City’s water will no longer be sustainable by 2030.

New Lenox Fire Prot. District Fire Chief Completes Chief Fire Officer Designation Process

On Thursday, May 16, Chief Riegel accepted his Chief Fire Officer certification in Peoria, Illinois, at the Illinois Fire Chief's Association Symposium. The Chief Fire Officer Certification is the highest level of certification awarded by the State of Illinois.

NHRA Nationals Return to Route 66 Raceway for four days of Drag Racing

To kick the weekend off, the first-ever Burnout on the Bases Softball game will take place Thursday evening, featuring the Joliet Slammers, City of Joliet celebrities and NHRA drivers and dignitaries as they tear it up on the bases to celebrate the Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Joliet’s Route 66 Stadium.

Joliet Slammers Announce Multi-Year Partnership with DuPage Medical Group

The Joliet Slammers and DuPage Medical Group (DMG)—the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in Illinois—are excited to announce a multi-year partnership that will officially name the Slammers’...

Joliet I-80 gets $1.01 Billion Earmarked for Reconstruction

JOLIET — Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk today announced the inclusion of $1.01 billion in I-80 reconstruction funds in the proposed $41.5 billion capital improvement plan proposed by...