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  • See police sketch of "bee" killer

    See police sketch of "bee" killer
    A man described as mentally unstable stopped his pickup truck in rural, out-of-the-way spots in Illinois and Indiana on Tuesday morning, randomly asking strangers questions about honeybees before opening fire, wounding a farmer and construction worker and...
  • Suspect in wife's Hanover Park slaying dies after being shot by cops

    Suspect in wife's Hanover Park slaying dies after being shot by cops
    A man considered a person of interest in his wife's Hanover Park slaying last month, has died as he was recuperating in a Will County hospital after being shot by police, police said. Jeffrey Ferrigan, 50, died at 10 a.m. Sunday at Silver Cross...
  • Road worker killed when truck backs over him in Will County

    Road worker killed when truck backs over him in Will County
    A contract worker for the Illinois Department of Transportation who was standing in a Will County road construction zone after getting out of the piece of heavy equipment he was driving died this morning after a truck also working on the project backed...
  • Rabid bat found in Bolingbrook

    A bat found in Bolingbrook has tested positive for rabies, the Will County Health Department said today. It's the first Will County reported rabies case for 2011, and one of the first reported in Illinois this year, department spokesman Vic Reato said....
  • No injuries in Will Co. crash involving 2 semis, train

    No injuries in Will Co. crash involving 2 semis, train
    No injuries were reported in an accident involving two semitrailer trucks and an Amtrak train this morning, officials said. The incident happened bout 10:45 a.m. at the intersection of Illinois Highway 53 and Explosive Road south of Elwood in Will...
  • Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day

    Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day
    As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
  • Durbin pushes reforms to help capture fugitives

    Durbin pushes reforms to help capture fugitives
    America's faltering program for apprehending international fugitives got some badly needed attention Monday when Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin announced a series of measures aimed at capturing the growing numbers of criminal suspects who flee across America's...
  • Man questioned after crime spree ends with Shorewood-area worker dead

    Man questioned after crime spree ends with Shorewood-area worker dead
    A man being questioned in the beating death of a longtime employee at a Will County business was caught after another worker arrived at the company this morning and confronted the suspected attacker, police said. Dead is a 69-year-old man who is believed...
  • Overnight fire wrecks Joliet-area steel business

    Overnight fire wrecks Joliet-area steel business
    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,...
  • Illinois residents among victims as salmonella outbreak sickens scores nationwide

    Illinois residents among victims as salmonella outbreak sickens scores nationwide
    Eight people in Illinois are among 93 nationwide who have been sickened by a salmonella outbreak, but a source of the cases has not been confirmed yet, state and federal health officials said today. Five of the Illinois cases were reported in Chicago,...
  • More salmonella cases reported in outbreak

    More salmonella cases reported in outbreak
    Seven more people have been confirmed as victims of a nationwide salmonella outbreak, including one more person in Chicago, state and federal health officials announced today. In all, 100 people across the country and nine in Illinois have been made...