| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:35 PM
On Friday, April 13th, after Immaculate Conception Grade School's weekly mass, Principal Cathy Linley, IC Pastor, Father Tom Paul and seventh and eighth grade science …...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Thunderstorms rolled into the Chicago area this evening, possibly the first wave of storms that could include some severe weather, with winds of up to …...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:55 AM
JOLIET, Ill. -- An Illinois jury on Thursday found former Chicago-area police sergeant Drew Peterson guilty of murder in the 2004 death of his ex-wife.
The jury of seven men and five women deliberated for nearly 14 hours total before delivering its...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Spring has arrived, and with it great weather for Ron Bolza to ride his brand new motor scooter.
But Bolza has lost enthusiasm for the never-used scooter after spending much of the past year trying to get a title for it.
Bolza said PennDOT rejected...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Injuries have been reported following the collision of two semi trucks near Minooka tonight.
The wreck occurred about 6:40 p.m. on eastbound I-80 between Minooka and Joliet, according to Illinois State Police Joliet District Master Sgt. Bill Fuentes....
| Jan 7, 2012
Nearly 20 years after he was imprisoned, Juan Rivera walked out of Stateville Correctional Center and into a throng of jubilant family members Friday evening after he was exonerated in the murder of a Waukegan baby sitter.
His release came less than...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The fisherman who fell into Diversey Harbor and the off-duty firefighter who rescued him embraced during a reunion this morning.
At about 7 a.m., Chuck Wahtola and Billy Miller gave each other a big hug at Engine Company 42, 55 W. Illinois St.,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:27 PM
The worst snow this season hit the area about 10:30 p.m., and accumulations of between 3 and 5 inches have been reported across the region, weather officials said.
About 4.7 inches of snow accumulated near Midway Airport as of 8:40 p.m., said Jamie...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Stunned and saddened was my reaction last week when I heard former Brother Rice and Illinois Wesleyan football player Andrew Weishar had died of colorectal cancer at age 21.
It brought back the feeling from this spring, when Joliet Catholic defensive...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:37 PM
A former Joliet surgeon who reinvented himself as a "Lyme-literate" physician after Iowa medical authorities charged him with professional incompetence is now facing allegations of misconduct related to his new practice.
The Iowa Board of Medicine is...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 9:40 AM
A multi-alarm fire destroyed a steel galvanizing plant near Joliet this morning.
Firefighters from the East Joliet Fire Protection District were called to the AZZ Galvanizing plant at 625 Mills Rd. in Joliet Township at 1:32 a.m. this morning,...