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...

Mayor of Joliet Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Mayor of Joliet Bob O’Dekirk will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at the VFW Cantigny Post, 826 Horseshoe Dr. in order to discuss the recent wave of violence on the city’s west side. City Officials wish to have an open dialogue with residents and answer any questions regarding the issues at hand. The Mayor will be accompanied by other members of the City Council, Police Chief Al Roechner and command staff members of the Joliet Police Department.

Severe Weather Warning System Receives Upgrade

The City of Joliet’s severe weather warning system will experience an upgrade beginning Friday, August 9, 2019. This new software will monitor Tornado Warnings issued by the National Weather Service and only sound severe weather sirens where a threat has been indicated.

Arsenal Road Closure Beginning Monday, August 5

Beginning Monday, August 5 at approximately 6 a.m. Arsenal Road (near the Joliet Army Training Area) will be closed between Baseline Road and Brandon...

Slammers Fest turns into FREE SHOW after field concerns

Field concerns are the cause for the move of Slammers Fest, that was announced this past Spring, from Dupage Medical Group Field in Joliet to 350 Soundstage in Tinley Park.

Neighborhood Hero Award Deadline Approaching-Nominate Today!

Nominations are due Friday June 14, 2019 for the 2019 Neighborhood Hero Award Program sponsored by Project Acclaim and the City of Joliet. The program is designed to honor Joliet residents with outstanding yards or homes.

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.