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Will County, IL – Residents Report Mysterious Glowing Skies in Joliet
Joliet, IL – Locals in Joliet and surrounding counties were puzzled Wednesday night by an unusual orange glow in the sky. Joliet Fire Department confirmed receiving numerous calls about the phenomenon. According to the fire department, the glow originated from a refinery to the south of Joliet, exacerbated by low cloud cover.
Court Date On Stalking No Contact Order For Joliet Man
Former Joliet Housing Authority Commissioner Robert Hernandez has a court date today for violating a stalking/no contact order and possession of drug paraphernalia. On January 26th Hernandez was initially arrested following a traffic stop near Jefferson and O’Neill Streets, where officers observed suspected crack cocaine near the driver’s side of the vehicle. He was later released.
These Joliet, IL based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of joliet..
Hollywood Comes to Union Station
Our very own Scott Slocum scoped out some filming done at Union Station in Downtown Joliet. Crews are on scene filming an episode of the hit show Chicago PD. Expect some lane restrictions through the area.
Migrants laughed as they were arrested for stealing more than $2,000 in merchandise: prosecutors
Five migrants tried to steal more than $2,000 worth of merchandise in Oak Brook this week and laughed as police officers arrested them, DuPage County prosecutors said.
Family of suburban hospital CEO who died after heart surgery sues University of Chicago Health System for negligence
CHICAGO — The family of a southwest suburban hospital CEO who died after heart surgery is suing the University of Chicago Health System for negligence. It has been four months since Don DeFrank lost his wife, 69-year-old Ruth Colby. She was an active mother and the CEO of Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. Colby […]
Embark on a Culinary Journey: The 4 Italian Restaurants Redefining Dining in Joliet
In this piece, we're exploring four exquisite Italian restaurants located in Joliet. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below!
Will County, IL – Teen Driver Who Fled Fatal Crash Released, Victims’ Identities Revealed
Joliet, IL – In the aftermath of a tragic crash that killed two Joliet residents, the identities of the victims have been released. The Will County Coroner’s Office identified them as Walter Kretzler III, 65, and Roxane Holt, 59. The incident occurred early Sunday morning at the intersection of Black Road and Infantry Drive when their vehicle was struck and rolled over onto a fire hydrant.
15 year old Whalyn Ward 'a real celebrity' as the life of Joliet athletics
Joliet's Ward family has been dealt some curveballs through the years. Hal and Janice are parents to five boys, though the eldest, Trey, passed away in 2017 from Batten’s disease. Their youngest, Whalyn, also has been diagnosed with Batten’s disease, which is an rare genetic disorder that can attack cognitive development, vision impairment and cause epilepsy.
Joliet man, woman killed in car crash; other driver attempts to run, police say
A man and a woman were killed after their car was struck in a hit-and-run crash early Sunday in the south suburbs.
Bald Eagles Confirmed Nesting in Will County. Eaglet Watch Is On
All signs are pointing to another successful year of bald eagle mating in Will County. After reporting five eaglet hatchlings from two nests in 2023, officials with the county’s forest preserve district have confirmed at least one of four active eagle nests has a couple sitting on eggs. It’s...
Taste of Joliet Friday Night Rock Act Announced
The Joliet Park District is excited to announce the Goo Goo Dolls as the Friday night headliner at the 2024 Taste of Joliet. The Goo Goo Dolls have sold over 15 million records worldwide, garnered four GRAMMY® Award nominations and nearly a dozen platinum & gold singles combined, and grabbed a page in the history books by achieving 16 number one and Top 10 hits. As a result, they hold the all-time radio record for “Most Top 10 Singles.”
Joliet nurses file class-action suit against Ascension Health over claim of wage theft
JOLIET, Ill. - A class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in Will County claims over 90 nurses at Ascension Saint Joseph in Joliet weren't paid wages they had been promised leading up to a lockout late last year. The suit, filed in Will County circuit court, accuses healthcare giant Ascension Health of...
Fire erupts at Joliet's Fenton Motel, investigation underway
JOLIET, Ill. - A fire erupted at the Fenton Motel in Joliet on Monday morning. Around 8:54 a.m., the Joliet Fire Department responded to 2305 West Jefferson Street after receiving reports of a structure fire. When crews arrived at the scene, they witnessed smoke and flames emanating from the entrance...
Joliet Juggernaut Alleged Murder of 8 Ends in Texas Tragedy
A 23-year-old Joliet man, Romeo Nance, was accused of unleashing what has been dubbed a “reign of terror” after he allegedly murdered eight people, including members of his own family, before taking his life during a standoff with the authorities in Texas. The brutal and senseless series of events left the community of Illinois’ third-largest city in shock, with motives still shrouded in obscurity.
DuPage County Cracks Down on High-Speed Chase Suspects From Naperville and Chicago
In DuPage County, the chase is over for two individuals who allegedly took police on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit over the holiday weekend. State’s Attorney Robert Berlin, along with the police chiefs of Lombard and Naperville, declared a crackdown on such law-defying antics while announcing the court's decision to hold the suspects accountable. According to a joint news release from the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office and local police departments, cited by the Naperville City website, an adult and a juvenile were detained following their alleged involvement in separate high-speed chases on Feb. 17, 2024.
EXCLUSIVE: Owner of controversial light show company speaks out after NBC 5 Responds investigation
If you were looking for a Christmas light show in the Chicago area in 2021 and 2022, the Amaze Light Festivals in Rosemont and Tinley Park would have had you covered. But more than a year since their last show, NBC 5 Responds found the company is still accused of not covering many of their expenses.
Scammers file fake federal tax return with H&R Block online, try to steal family's $10K refund
A family has to battle to get back their $10,000 tax refund after scammers filed in their name.
City of Morris honors Al Siron for 39 years with the water department
The City of Morris honored 39-year water department employee Al Siron at Tuesday evening’s meeting, celebrating one of the city’s longest-tenured employees. Morris Mayor Chris Brown said Siron has been a wonderful employee for Morris. “We’re sad to see him go,” Brown said. “We did appoint Dalton (Gordon)...
Addressing Food Insecurity: How DuPage County Pantries are Supporting Local Residents
Feeding America, a national network of food banks and pantries, has noted the increasing food insecurity among millions of Americans. This is due to potential job loss, missed paychecks, or medical emergencies. Certain groups, including children, seniors, and people of color, are more affected by this issue.