RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Will County

A collection of news and information related to Will County published by this site and its partners.

Top Will County Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Trinity community laments president's resignation

    After arriving from Ghana, West Africa, Trinity Christian College student Ezekiel Odonkor was surprised to get a personal email and invitation for dinner from the college president. When Odonkor struggled to pay his tuition, he was even more surprised...
  • 159th Street business sues IDOT

    A Homer Glen business of more than 30 years is fighting the Illinois Department of Transportation over taking its property for the widening of 159th Street. "We're taking them to court," said Bob Schmidt, who with his wife owns Wheel-Go, 13515 W. 159th...
  • Coal still a burning issue in Will County

    Coal still a burning issue in Will County
    As local activists honored Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week for brokering a deal that scuttled two coal-fired power plants in Chicago, three women gathered around a dining room table in suburban Will County couldn't help but feel left out. For nearly two...
  • 2 killed in motorcycle crash on I-80

    2 killed in motorcycle crash on I-80
    A man and a woman from the northwest suburbs were killed early this morning when the motorcycle they were riding crashed into a semi tractor trailer on Interstate 80 near Mokena in southwest suburban Frankfort Township, authorities said. The 32-year-old...
  • Drew Peterson transferred to Pontiac prison

    Drew Peterson transferred to Pontiac prison
    Drew Peterson’s new life as an Illinois Department of Corrections inmate has begun. Peterson was transferred this morning to the Stateville Correctional Center near Crest Hill, where he was evaluated for placement based upon factors such as his...
  • Fire Marshal rules Joliet-area explosion arson

    Fire Marshal rules Joliet-area explosion arson
    The home of a missing Joliet-area woman exploded Sunday night with a blast that lifted the roof off the house and severely injured the woman’s boyfriend in a blaze that the state fire marshal ruled as arson. Fire marshal investigators say they...
  • Woman, squad car struck on I-55 in DuPage County

    Woman, squad car struck on I-55 in DuPage County
    A woman who was walking away from a crash on I-55 was struck by a vehicle and thrown into oncoming traffic this evening in DuPage County, according to Illinois State police officials. The incident happened about 5:26 p.m. on the I-55 southbound lanes...
  • Drew Peterson Found Guilty of Murdering 3rd Wife

    Drew Peterson Found Guilty of Murdering 3rd Wife
    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...
  • Illiana Expressway clears federal hurdle

    Illiana Expressway clears federal hurdle
    The so-called Illiana Expressway connecting Illinois and Indiana largely through central Will County has moved another step forward in the approval process, transportation officials said. The Federal Highway Administration on Friday gave its stamp of...
  • Authorities: Former teacher accused of making threatening phone call

    Authorities: Former teacher accused of making threatening phone call
    A Will County judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of a former Lincoln-Way Central High School teacher who allegedly made a threatening phone call to a school district official. Will County State's Attorney Spokesman Charles Pelkie said Wednesday...
  • Planners recommend route for proposed Illiana

    Planners recommend route for proposed Illiana
    Illinois and Indiana transportation officials are again recommending a route through central Will County as the path for a proposed interstate connecting Interstate 55 in Illinois with I-65 in Indiana. The route, stretching 47 miles from north of...