Blotter: making false report, posession of stolen items and more

Local arrests made in Joliet with incident reports from Romeoville and Bolingbrook.

New partnership will expand Pace routes to CenterPoint

A new cost-sharing partnership, approved by the city, will double the bus service travelling from Joliet to the CenterPoint Intermodal facilities in Elwood.

Joliet Police growing beards for charity

This month, Joliet police officers will have another layer of protection against the frigid arctic temperatures that have gripped the area this winter.

Joliet approves new agreement with Chicagoland Speedway

Joliet and Chicagoland Speedway have re-upped their commitment to each other for another 20 year span.

Volunteers brave cold to act as family, pay respects to deceased veterans

With temperatures not much above zero, it would have been understandable if only a hearty few turned out to pay their final respects to Wallace Boyd and Melvin Harris.

Blotter: aggravated domestic battery, retail theft and more

Local arrests made in Joliet.

The year in review 2017

In 2017, Will County broke ground on a new courthouse, two micro-breweries opened in downtown Joliet and community activists advocated for justice for a slain toddler.

Joliet approves Silver Cross annexation

Protesters who packed Joliet’s city council meeting at the end of December in order to voice their opposition to an annexation and rezoning plan in Jackson Township overshadowed another annexation plan that also drew protests.

Joliet warming centers open this week

The City of Joliet reminds residents to take precautions to ensure their health, safety, and well-being during days of extreme temperatures.

Blotter: retail theft, animal cruelty and more

Local arrests made in Joliet.

Blotter: aggravated battery of a child, trespass and more

Local arrests made in Joliet, Will County with incident reports from Romeoville.

Will County files law suit to battle opioid epidemic

The Will County State’s Attorney Jim Glasgow along with 4 other state’s attorneys have filed lawsuits against several pharmaceutical companies and doctors for their role in the opioid addiction epidemic.

State grant helps Will County detainees beat opioid addiction

A $16 million state grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services is serving as another tool in the state’s fight against the opioid abuse crisis.

Despite outcry from residents, Joliet approves Jackson Township rezoning

The Joliet City Council on Tuesday approved an annexation agreement and rezoned just over 138 acres near the corner of Breen Road and Route 53 that will pave the way for industrial development in a rural stretch south of town.

Joliet finalizes deal to lease Collins Street prison

The City of Joliet has approved an agreement with the State that will give it access to the former Collins Street prison site with an eye toward turning the former penitentiary in to a tourist attraction.