November 22, 2019

The University of St. Francis (USF) is sad to share the news that lifetime friend and supporter of USF, Dorothy “Dottie” Brown, has passed away. Dottie peacefully passed away on Monday, November 11. She is reunited with her husband, LaVerne “Bitz” Brown, who passed awa...

November 6, 2018

Joliet woman Ashley Tucker was found dead on Oct. 22. Now, family and friends are seeking the public’s assistance to cover the cost of her funeral arrangements in the form of a GoFundMe.

“She [Ashley] was everything to us. A beautiful mother, daughter, sister,” accordin...

December 6, 2017

Jessica Stoppenbach and Uriah Bowie are accused of robbing two Jefferson Street pizza restaurants last week.

According to Joliet police, 36-year-old Jessica Stoppenbach walked into Papa Saverio’s Pizzeria on West Jefferson Street last Friday night and pointed a gun at o...

November 29, 2017

Real estate developer John Bays’ tax increment finance plan was approved by the City of Joliet. While Bays wants to lease the first floor of his downtown Joliet Catholic Charities building to a restaurant like Olive Garden, comments from a spokeswoman from the Olive Ga...

November 27, 2017

Joliet city officials announced recently that “structural deficiencies” have been found on the Briggs Street bridge over I-80 and a new weight limit will be imposed in response.

While overweight trucks will not be allowed to make use of the bridge due to the new restric...

November 21, 2017

Whether you’re in need, worried about feeding yourself or your family, or are filled with the urge to help those less fortunate this holiday season, Will County is prepared.

As the holiday season quickly approaches, churches and other organizations in Will County are pr...

November 20, 2017

Joliet native, Becky Sasser Mast went to Joliet's Elmhurst cemetery, expecting her visit to be just like any other Saturday. After visiting the grave site of her son for 12 years, she soon realized that Saturday was much different. 

Upon coming to her son's grave,...

November 13, 2017

As the University of St. Francis prepared to have their 41st annual Brown & Gold Fundraiser, the main headliner of the event, former World Series champion and Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski, hosted a press conference at the Sullivan Center which is featured...

November 4, 2017

Joliet, IL - The Housing Authority of Joliet (HAJ) announced that the 68-units in the new Water’s Edge development have been occupied. The department had a celebration with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this past Thursday.

The new Water’s Edge has been built on the site of...

November 1, 2017

We all know how important it is to get kids active at an early age. It helps them with confidence, making friends, maintain a healthy weight and form healthy habits. Kids should be in activities that reflect their interests as well as their ability, so if your child or...

October 31, 2017

Joliet, IL - A Walmart employee was arrested this past Wednesday after police were informed that the man stole $720 from his cash register.

The man, Jermaine Peete, of the 300 Block of North Prairie in Joliet, was taken into custody at the Jefferson St. Walmart in Jolie...

October 20, 2017

According to Joliet Police, Joliet Township High School’s curriculum director, Alberto Filipponi, spent last weekend in jail after committing another DUI offense.

The 39-year-old Minooka resident was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with a felony offense of agg...

October 11, 2017

If you are a teen and enjoy going to the mall on the weekends, you may want to re-think that. Starting October 13, the Louis Joliet Mall will launch its youth supervision policy, which requires anyone 17 or younger to be escorted by an adult, parent or legal guardian 2...

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