December 9, 2016

After continuing financial troubles, Joliet City Manager Jim Hock proposed a new plan to the city council to save the Rialto Square Theatre. Hock proposed the city adopt a resolution that would ask state lawmakers to introduce legislation that would transfer ownership...

November 22, 2016

Hundreds of Google accounts were suspended last week after the company caught on to a scheme that violated its Terms of Service. For many users, this meant they no longer had access to important documents being stored by Google.

The scheme started when a phone dealer in...

November 16, 2016

October was the seventh warmest month on record in Illinois, according to Climatologists at the Illinois State Water Survey. The average high for October this year was 59.8 degrees, 5.4 degrees above the 54.4 degree average. Illinois saw the warmest October in 1963 whe...

November 4, 2016

One-hundred-eight years in the making, the Chicago Cubs have broken the curse! The team not only made it to the World Series, but won the series in Game 7 Wednesday night against against the Cleveland Indians. The historic series of events will continue Friday morning...

October 30, 2016

A Morris man has been charged with attempted murder of two Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) officers following a shootout during an undercover drug sting at the Louis Joliet Mall on August 30.

Authorities announced Wednesday that Adan Godinez, 31, was indicted with new cha...

October 16, 2016

A Joliet family has fell victim to a recent strand of racist graffiti. On the morning of October 13, a homeowner in the Old Renwick subdivision woke up and found racist graffiti painted on his house and car, targeting his 20-year-old daughter.

"I won't repeat what they...

October 13, 2016

The FBI and colleges across the nation are warning families of “virtual kidnapping” – a scam where the caller claims to have kidnapped the parent’s child and will only release them for a ransom.

Even though the FBI first warned against the scam in early 2015, the number...

September 27, 2016

A woman in her early twenties is dead and her 4-year-old daughter is injured following a late night shooting in Joliet Sunday night.

At about 10:35 p.m., the Joliet Police Department responded to a call of shots fired near the intersection of Richards and Washington Str...

September 27, 2016

Chicago police have arrested more than 25 people as a result of raids aimed at tackling the sale of fatally fentanyl-laced heroin, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) announced late Thursday. When mixed together, the highly-addictive drugs are extremely concentrated an...

September 20, 2016

A Chicago police officer has been charged in federal court for violating the civil rights of two teenagers in 2013 when he shot and injured them.

Officer Marco Proano, 41, has been convicted of two counts of deprivation of rights under color of law for allegedly using u...

September 11, 2016

For a select group of individuals at Virginia Tech, ordering burritos from Chipotle just got a little easier. This is all thanks to research being performed by the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership and Google X lab’s Project Wing.

According to its website,...

September 3, 2016

Samsung issued a recall on all Galaxy Note7 smartphones over battery problems. The recall, which was announced September 2, comes only two weeks after the device was released worldwide.

According to a Samsung press release, there have been 35 reported Note7 battery issu...

December 31, 2015

Police departments across the country have come under heavy scrutiny over the past decade due to how they treat citizens, especially black males. Every week or two a new “case” where a white officer shoots a black male makes national headlines, but where is the media w...

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