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JOLIET, IL - These days, one of the most stable lines of work in the city entails the demolition trade. Craned armed with a wrecking ball are knocking down the old First Midwest Bank at Jefferson and Ottawa Streets. A couple miles up the road crews are tearing down the empty Silver Cross Hospital. Now, the ...
JOLIET, IL - About 45 minutes before bar closing time, several patrons of Izzy's Bar were horrified as someone walked inside and fatally shot 52-year-old bartender Danny Rios in the back of his head. Then the bar owner's son, Thomas Izquierdo, was shot in the abdomen. Another bullet was fired at one of ...

JOLIET, IL - Saturday is St. Patrick's Day but several people around Will County won't be available to party because they are in the Will County Adult ... ANTHONY JOHN RATHBUN JR., 39, 1900 block of Maserati Drive, Joliet, arrested by Illinois State Police on two counts of driving under the influence, two ...
JOLIET, IL - Law enforcement agencies across Will County remain vigilant in their pursuit of people suspected of dealing drugs. Many of these suspected drug dealers end up in jail on charges related to heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine. Last week, the Joliet Police Department picked up Obinna ...
"In addition, you are ordered not to discuss this investigation with anyone, with the exception of your union representation, personal attorney and or investigators assigned to the death investigation of Samantha Harer in Channahon, IL." On Friday, Joliet Patch obtained Flores' employee personnel file as ...
SHOREWOOD, IL - If every day is like Saturday for the Will County Brewing Company, then it's only a matter of time before Jamie Albert, James Kennedy and Eric Wills replace Mark Zuckerberg and Warren Buffett as America's richest businessmen. There was a lot of hype around the Joliet and Plainfield ...

JOLIET, IL - They come from all over the region. Some are city residents of Joliet. Others have a domicile in communities such as Wilmington and Bolingbrook. But they all share a common bond. They are cellmates at the Will County Adult Detention Facility. Here's a sampling of several recent detentions ...
JOLIET, IL - The Joliet Fire Department reported that Saturday afternoon's response call to a retention pond in the Wesmere subdivision involved a death. The fire department's Station 9 district sent its divers and a boat along with fire engine 9 and truck 9 for a water rescue operation. Later in the afternoon, ...
A popular Joliet resident, Danny Rios was killed during a targeted slaying at 1:15 a.m. Friday inside Izzy's Bar on Theodore Street. ... JOLIET, IL - In times of terrible tragedy people around Joliet and Will County have a giving heart and that is evident with the immediate response to Friday's early morning ...
JOLIET, IL - The Joliet Police Department say the suspect of Friday morning's deadly shooting inside Izzy's Bar at 507 Theodore St is in custody. Joliet Police released a statement late Friday morning declaring that Patrick K. Gleason, who lives in the 1600 block of Dearborn Street in Crest Hill, is the ...
JOLIET, IL - On Sunday, Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk took to his Facebook page to set the record straight regarding an unsettling weekend incident involving the Joliet Police Department's SWAT team. Someone familiar with the incident told Joliet Patch there was a five-hour standoff on Saturday involving the ...
JOLIET, IL - A GoFundMe page seeking to raise $3,000 has been established to help the family of Mateo Alvarez cover their son's funeral expenses. Mateo was struck by a car while riding his tricycle shortly before dinner time on Wednesday on Landau Avenue on Joliet's east side. On Friday, the Will ...
JOLIET, IL - The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a temporary ramp closure will take place on the ramp that carries traffic from eastbound Interstate 80 to northbound Center Street, in Joliet, weather permitting, Tuesday, March 13. The ramp closure is necessary for pavement patching ...
JOLIET, IL - On Tuesday evening several cars were involved in an apparent collision on Joliet's McDonough Street Bridge over the Des Plaines River. Chicago's Fox 32 sent its helicopter to the scene to provide overhead footage, although it's dark. The TV station reported up to 11 cars were involved in the ...
JOLIET, IL - Billy Ray Jones, a repeat drunk driver, has remained in the Will County Jail after being arrested by the Joliet Police Department following a horrendous crash on Essington Road Saturday night that left another motorist badly injured. According to the criminal complaint, the 48-year-old Jones, ...
The plunge is the single largest year-round fundraising program benefiting Special Olympics Illinois. It has raised more than $47 million over 32 years while increasing awareness of Special Olympics athletes and their accomplishments. There also is a Polar Donut Dash 5K held in conjunction with the Polar ...
JOLIET, IL - The detentions keep on coming at the Will County Adult Detention Facility. Several new inmates have been taken into custody and placed into the county jail in downtown Joliet. Here's your latest roundup of new incarcerations from across Will County. JOHN GROLL, 37, 1100 block of Coventry ...

JOLIET, IL - Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil announced on Tuesday night that the woman who was killed while traveling along Interstate 80 in ... The Illinois State Police said the westbound crash occurred at 2:18 p.m. O'Neil said Cullen was rushed to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, ...
JOLIET, IL - On Monday, as many yards and neighborhoods are buried waist deep in snow, the city of Joliet Fire Department issued a two-fold message that they hope you heed. First, the city of Joliet press release asks "residents to help the Joliet Fire Department by shoveling out fire hydrants near their ...
JOLIET, IL - Back in November 2014, Joliet Patch reported that a 20-year-old Joliet woman who snitched her way out of the Nightmare on Hickory Street murders would regain her freedom in slightly more than ... Online records at the Illinois Department of Corrections show that Massaro's parole date is Feb.
JOLIET, IL - The biggest snowstorm of the winter around the Joliet area has not stopped criminal activity. Not at all. Here's a look at several people who got arrested this weekend across Will County. MELVIN AMMONS JR., 30, 300 block of E. Washington St., Joliet, the Morning Star Mission, arrested by Joliet ...
JOLIET, IL - It's rare for an historic home on Joliet's Western Avenue to go on the real estate block. It's also exceedingly rare for any home in the city of Joliet to be featured in a new movie starring Chance the Rapper. However, the stars have aligned, and this five-bedroom Queen Anne home at 513 Western ...
Joliet Achieves 12.2 Inches Of Snow. JOLIET, IL - The Joliet Weather Center announced on Friday evening that the city of Joliet ended up with 12.2 inches of snowfall as of 5 p.m. Director and lead forecaster Jeremy Hylka posted on Facebook that two more rounds of snow were expected over the weekend.
JOLIET, IL - The City of Joliet is under a Winter Weather Advisory from noon Monday through midnight, Feb. 6. Snowfall accumulations of 2"-4" are expected for our area. The City of Joliet is therefore enacting the On Street Parking Ban effective from 3 p.m. Monday through noon on Tuesday Feb. 6. Please ...
(The following press release was provided to Joliet Patch by Scott Harvey, Communications and Media Coordinator at Joliet Junior College.) JOLIET, IL - Joliet Junior College student Ana Campa Castillo's first trip to the nation's capital will be as an invited guest at the annual State of the Union address.
JOLIET, IL - Cranes and earth-moving equipment are busy at the old First Midwest Bank property. Crews are tearing apart the old ... On Friday, Joliet Corporation Counsel Marty Shanahan told Patch the building near Chicago and Clinton Streets is on a fast-track for demolition. In the best-case scenario, the ...
(The following press release was submitted by Tom Hernandez, board member with Breast Intentions of Illinois.) JOLIET, IL - Let the good times roll as Breast Intentions of Illinois hosts its sixth annual "Mardi Gras Madness" fundraiser to help offset daily living costs for breast cancer patients and their families ...
JOLIET, IL - Will County public defender Alexander Beck asked Judge Dave Carlson on Monday morning to dismiss the March 2016 double murder case against his client, William "Billy" Krasawski. Last week's jury trial ended unexpectedly with a mistrial, after improper testimony was given by a long-time ...
JOLIET, IL - The intakes at the Will County Adult Detention Facility over the past two days have been moderate. There has not been a massive spike in arrests across Will County, but there has been a steady flow of new inmates being booked into the downtown Joliet facility, people whose mugshots are ...
JOLIET, IL - A 63-year-old man from Peotone was taken into custody Thursday afternoon at the Will County Adult Detention Facility in connection with allegations of inappropriate conduct. Christopher Forster, who lives in the 8900 block of North Offner Road, has been jailed by the Will County Sheriff's ...
JOLIET, IL - The Joliet Police Department is reaching out to people through social media in hopes of finding a Joliet woman in her early forties who has not been seen in a week. According to Joliet Police, Jovita Zamudio-Paramo has been missing from her home in the near west side since Jan. 10.
JOLIET, IL - The Joliet City Council, in a 6-2 vote Tuesday night, rejected a special use permit for Crusader Customs, a business that sells rims, auto ... Before the vote, however, Joliet's community development director Kendall Jackson was asked to give his input regarding the special use permit sought by ...
JOLIET, IL - The older sister of a Joliet man who disappeared on Saturday night reached out to the Joliet Patch on Wednesday to announce that Phillip "Phil" ... Joliet's Deputy Chief of Police Edgar Gregory said that his officers were successful in locating Dewitt, who ended up at a hospital in Kankakee.
Louis Joliet Mall Melee Leads To 5 Arrests. JOLIET, IL - For many months, the Louis Joliet Mall had hardly any incidents involving mischief and mayhem. However, only two days into 2018 and major problems arose. On Tuesday, the Joliet Police Department wound up arresting a total of five people around ...
JOLIET, IL - Family members of Phillip "Phil" Dewitt, a lifelong Joliet resident, are worried about his welfare and have filed a missing person's report. ... Holly Dewitt also contacted the Illinois State Police to make sure her brother's missing person case got entered into a nationwide law enforcement database ...
JOLIET, IL - Marcus J. Robinson is a recently turned 20-year-old Crest Hill resident who was going around Will County pretending to be Dustin Seale, a field supervisor for the Joliet Metropolitan Area Narcotics Squad, according to court documents. On Tuesday, authorities took Robinson into custody at the ...
JOLIET, IL - A 31-year-old Joliet man who owned three dogs a week ago now has no dogs in his possession and he's accused of cruelty to animals. The Joliet Police Department has charged Amin Hudson, who lives in the 500 block of Dover Street, in connection with Saturday's gruesome discovery inside ...
JOLIET, IL - New Year's Eve was a time of celebration for many people but the New Year got off to a rocky for one Joliet man. Around 2 a.m. on Monday, Joliet Police officers responded to a two-story apartment house in the 100 block of Bridge Street, just up the street from the Jackson Street Bridge over the ...
JOLIET, IL - The Joliet City Council will be asked to declare three troubled properties around the city of Joliet as public nuisances when the council holds its first meeting of 2018 on Tuesday night. An ordinance on the meeting agenda states that the following three properties "are deteriorated, dangerous, ...
JOLIET, IL - New Year's Eve brought extremely brutal weather conditions as temperatures plunged below zero. Over near the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in the 700 block of West Marion Street, Joliet police cars responded to a grim discovery that was called into police around 12:30 a.m. on New Year's Day ...
JOLIET, IL - Over the past year, we saw a number of people around the Joliet area who had a profound impact on the community even if they didn't necessarily know it or intend for that to be the case. As the Editor of the Joliet Patch, I spent a lot of time revisiting hundreds of stories I've written over the past ...
JOLIET, IL - Will County area residents have been busy digging out the snow a lot as of late. But cold weather and snow has not stopped area police departments from staying busy. Here's a look at several new arrests from across Will County over the past two days, Feb. 6-7. Brandon J. Anderson, 18, ...
JOLIET, IL - If you've driven along Route 53 lately, you've probably noticed the large banner dangling from the white building at 1215 North Broadway Street. The sign proclaims ... There was a steady stream of vehicles pulling in and out of the parking lot, including a state of Illinois snowplow driver. Several ...
JOLIET, IL - A 47-year-old man from Joliet died after being run over by a vehicle on Wednesday night, according to the Will County Coroner's Office. On Thursday, coroner's officials announced the death of Mariano H. Velasco. He was pronounced dead at the Emergency Room of Presence Saint Joseph ...
JOLIET, IL - Joliet Public District 86 issued a short press release shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday announcing that "due to the weather conditions, all Joliet Public Schools District 86 schools will be closed on Friday, Feb. 9." Troy Schools also sent an automated phone message to parents notifying them that all ...
JOLIET, IL - Joshua Martin, 28, grew up in Joliet around the Oram family. He spent considerable time at the family's auto body repair shop, Specialty Fleet Painting, 809 E. Cass St. Martin stopped there on March 8, 2016, making him one of the last persons to see Mike Oram, 48, and Jamie Wills, 43, before ...
JOLIET, IL - At 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Will County Judge Dave Carlson declared a mistrial in the double murder trial for defendant William "Billy" Krasawski, the ... Public defender Alexander Beck emphasized to Patch that his client maintains his innocence in the 2016 double murders on Joliet's east side.
JOLIET, IL - Here's your look at the latest incarcerations across Will County from the past three days. Candice Sanchez, 32, 100 block of South Briggs Street, Joliet, arrested by Orland Park Police on felony charges of destroying evidence/obstruction of justice and misdemeanor charges of possessing ...
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has sworn in John Lausch as the new U.S. attorney for northern Illinois. The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago ...
JOLIET, IL - November 23 will be a memorable day for a select number of people. They'll always remember it as the day they spent ...


 

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