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  • Illinois defends its nursing home surveys

    Illinois defends its nursing home surveys
    Illinois ranks third among states in the number of times federal officials suspended payments to a nursing home over serious deficiencies, according to federal data compiled by ProPublica, an independent nonprofit investigative news organization. In the...
  • Fire destroys building at prison featured in 'Blues Brothers'

    Fire destroys building at prison featured in 'Blues Brothers'
    A fire overnight destroyed a building inside the old Joliet prison, which was featured in the movie “The Blues Brothers,” authorities said. The fire broke out in a large warehouse around 3:15 a.m. today, according to authorities. Joliet Fire...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Joliet police arrest man wanted in February shooting

    Joliet police arrest man wanted in February shooting
    A month-long search for a 24-year-old Joliet man charged with shooting another man in the neck has ended. Joliet police booked Anthony D. White into the Will County Adult Detention Facility around noon Saturday on charges of attempted murder, aggravated...
  • Foes rally against proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet

    Foes rally against proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet
    Opponents of a proposed immigrant detention center in Joliet turned up the volume of their criticism this month. Gov. Pat Quinn last week joined Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposing...
  • Providence, Joliet Catholic to tangle Saturday

    Providence, Joliet Catholic to tangle Saturday
    They waited longer than many places on Friday night to postpone the game between Joliet Catholic and Providence, but safety won out. The Hilltoppers and Celtics will begin the season at 6 p.m. Saturday at Joliet Memorial Stadium, where a downpour and...
  • 1 dead after I-55 crash in Plainfield

    1 dead after I-55 crash in Plainfield
    One Joliet man died after his car went out of control, hit a median and was struck by another car and a tractor-trailer truck, on Interstate 55 near Plainfield early this morning, according to the Illinois State Police. The crash happened about 1:30 a....
  • Feds: State youth prison had high rate of sex assault

    Feds: State youth prison had high rate of sex assault
    More than 1 in 5 juveniles at a now-defunct Joliet youth prison reported being victims of sexual assault, one of the highest rates in the country, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice. Survey results said 21...
  • Luck around the clock: Illinois casinos want to be open 24/7

    Luck around the clock: Illinois casinos want to be open 24/7
    Illinois gamblers could try their luck around the clock under a proposal regulators are weighing to allow the state's 10 casinos to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Illinois casinos are allowed to stay open for a maximum of 22 hours a day, but...
  • Officials demand more information about proposed immigration detention center

    Officials demand more information about proposed immigration detention center
    Joliet City Councilman Jim McFarland wants to hear firsthand – and publicly – what Corrections Corp. of America plans to do if it builds an immigration detention center in Joliet. McFarland, who called for a public meeting to learn about...
  • NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to Chase to protect 'integrity' of sport

    NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to Chase to protect 'integrity' of sport
    Capping a historic week with another unprecedented move, NASCAR on Friday added Jeff Gordon as the 13th driver in the Chase for the Cup in what is normally a 12-driver championship playoff. NASCAR found that the cumulative effect of a series of...