Will County, IL – Severe Weather Alert: Tornadoes, Destructive Hail, and High Winds Expected Tonight
Will County, IL – An urgent weather alert has been issued for Will County, Illinois, highlighting a heightened risk of severe weather conditions tonight, between 5pm and 11pm. According to the US National Weather Service Chicago Illinois, residents should brace for scattered thunderstorms, capable of producing destructive hail, damaging...
Route 113 Closed Due to Downed Power Lines After Semi-Truck Incident
Grundy County, IL – The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has announced a temporary closure on Route 113 between Wall Street and Redmond Street in Diamond, Illinois. According to the Sheriff’s Office, a semi-truck has caused power lines to be pulled down, necessitating the closure for safety reasons. The road will remain closed until ComEd crews can safely remove the lines and restore power.
Shooting In Joliet, Victim Drives Himself To the Hospital
On February 27, 2024, at 2:01 a.m., Joliet Police Officers responded to the 100 block of Key Court for a report of shots fired. While Officers were arriving to the scene, a Chevrolet Impala was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed. Officers followed the vehicle to Ascension St. Joseph Medical Center and observed the driver exit the vehicle and go into the hospital. Officers made contact with the vehicle’s 27-year-old male driver in the hospital and learned that he had been shot in the chest and right leg. It is believed that the victim was shot while in or near a vehicle in the 100 block of Key Court . The victim was treated at the hospital in stable condition.
'Incomprehensible': Mom 'beat her own baby to death' in motel room because infant wouldn't stop crying
Shanquilla Garvey will spend more than three decades behind bars for beating her 8-month-old daughter to death in an Illinois motel room in 2017. The post ‘Incomprehensible’: Mom ‘beat her own baby to death’ in motel room because infant wouldn’t stop crying first appeared on Law & Crime.
Morris Nightlife: Discover the 3 Pubs You Can't Miss
This article presents an exploration of three noteworthy pubs in Morris. Have you had a chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences! Please feel free to leave your comments below:
Effort launched to save famous 'Gemini Giant' along Route 66
WILMINGTON, Ill. - It is a lonely landmark from old Route 66, and now, there is a new effort to save the famous "Gemini Giant." The restaurant it watches over has closed, and giant is going up for auction in March. But a Wilmington man is trying to keep him in town.
Illinois Man Keeps Streak Alive: Jail 3 Years In Row
Some people never learn their lesson, especially dumb criminals in Illinois committing stupid crimes. They say to do what you're best at. This guy in Illinois needs a new hobby because his specialty is getting arrested for doing dumb illegal things that get him busted. This suspect is such an idiot he's gone to jail three years in a row.
Discover Joliet's Top 3 Must-Visit Pubs: A Guide for Libation Lovers
This article presents a guide to three notable pubs in Joliet. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear your experiences! Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Illinois State Police Squad Car Struck by Driver On Interstate 80
ISP experiences 9th Move Over Law related crash of 2024. On February 23, 2024, at approximately 11:15 p.m., Illinois State Police (ISP) officials investigated a three-vehicle traffic crash involving an ISP trooper’s squad car that was hit by a motorist who failed to move over on Interstate 80 westbound, east of LaGrange Road in Will County.
Woman Allegedly Shoots Boyfriend For Trying To Break Up With Her
The boyfriend of a Crete Township woman says he was shot by his girlfriend after trying to break off their relationship. It was on February 27, at 12:15 a.m., deputies with the Will County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 25000 Block of Nancy Street in Crete Township regarding a shooting that had occurred. While deputies were responding to the scene, information was relayed to them that a male victim had been shot in the stomach, and the offender was still on scene.
A Big Win For The Village of Elwood In Their Fight Against NorthPoint
A win for the Village of Elwood in their fight against NorthPoint. The Appellate Court of Illinois in the 3rd district has reversed a ruling that would have forced Elwood to help build a bridge at Walter Strawn Drive for developers LB Andersen Land Holding and East Gate-Logistics Park Chicago. In conclusion the ruling states, “the judge of the circuit court of Will County granting summary judgment in favor of defendants and denying summary judgment in favor of Elwood is reversed.”
GoFundMe Set Up To Buy Gemini Giant
The Gemini Giant along Route 66 in Wilmington is going on the Auction Block on March 20th. The owner of the property, Holly Barker is selling the Giant only and not the restaurant and property. The starting bid is 100-thousand dollars. Meanwhile, a Wilmington resident has started a gofundme page to raise money and buy the Giant and move it to a safe location.
Will County, IL – Man Shot by Girlfriend During Breakup Attempt in Crete Township
Will County, IL – A domestic dispute in Crete Township escalated to violence early Tuesday morning, February 27, 2024, when a man was shot in the stomach by his girlfriend. The incident, reported to the Will County Sheriff’s Office around 12:15 AM, occurred in the 25000 Block of Nancy Street. The victim, attempting to end the relationship, was critically injured in the altercation.
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Must-Try Pizzas in Morris
This article presents five must-try pizzas in Morris. Have you had the chance to taste any of these delightful dishes yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to leave your comments below:
Get a prom dress for $5
Godley Park District’s gymnasium will transform into a prom boutique this weekend to prepare for the influx of hundreds of local high school girls and their parents searching for the perfect formal dress. This Saturday, March 2, marks the 11th year of Melissa’s Closet and Crystal’s Jewelry Box, an...
Upcoming Events in Joliet, Illinois: A Guide to March 1-7, 2024
Chicago Street Pub hosts an Open Mic night focused on acoustic singer/songwriters, welcoming all performers. The event supports original songs, offers auditions for paid gigs, but doesn't allow drum sets.
What is a red flag warning? What to know as alert issued in parts of Chicago area
A red flag warning was issued across parts of the Chicago area Monday, but what does it mean and what should residents watch for?. The warning begins at 12 p.m. for McHenry, Kane, DuPage, Kendall, Grundy, Will, Kankakee, DeKalb and LaSalle counties in Illinois. It remains in effect until 6...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in Mazon, IL
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around mazon.
Will County, IL – Forest Preserve Hosts Maple Syrup Events and St. Paw-trick’s Day Celebration
Will County, IL – The Forest Preserve District of Will County is inviting the community to delve into the sweet tradition of maple syrup making and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with their furry friends. The series of events, set for the week of March 11, starts with an immersive experience into the world of maple syrup, followed by a festive St. Paw-trick’s Day dog program.
Will County Responds to National Animal Welfare Crisis
New department name reflects change in direction for county animal services. Responding to a national animal welfare crisis, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant has announced a series of ordinance changes that aim to expand the role of the county’s animal services. The changes include renaming the county’s animal welfare department to “Will County Animal Protection Services Department” to better reflect their enhanced mission.