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JCA's Hall of Champions Induction, Alumni Golf Event Slated For August

JCA's Hall of Champions Induction, Alumni Golf Event Slated For August

All five members of the inaugural Hall of Fame class will attend some part of the festivities.
Gunman Tells Joliet Cops He Carries Revolver 'Because The People Out Here Are Crazy'

Gunman Tells Joliet Cops He Carries Revolver 'Because The People Out Here Are Crazy'

The man who explained he was carrying the revolver for protection from the people of Joliet is also from Joliet, police said.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Joliet Woman Leaves Pit Bull & 4 Pups to Swelter in Truck: Police

Joliet Woman Leaves Pit Bull & 4 Pups to Swelter in Truck: Police

The mother pit bull was tied to the truck's steering wheel and covered with feces, police said.
Joliet Man Linked to 2 Garage Burglaries: Cops

Joliet Man Linked to 2 Garage Burglaries: Cops

The Joliet man stole a purse and a bicycle, police said.
Wanted Teen Lies About Name, Still Gets Arrested on Robbery Charge

Wanted Teen Lies About Name, Still Gets Arrested on Robbery Charge

The Crest Hill teen was jailed on a 2013 robbery charge.
Jealous Boyfriend Batters Girlfriend, Crashes Into Cars: Cops

Jealous Boyfriend Batters Girlfriend, Crashes Into Cars: Cops

The Joliet man was mad because his girlfriend went to the movies with an old boyfriend, police said.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Kelley Sweeps Sheriff Union Endorsements in Race Against Ken Kaupas

Kelley Sweeps Sheriff Union Endorsements in Race Against Ken Kaupas

Unions that previously endorsed Sheriff Paul Kaupas are not endorsing his cousin, Ken.
Man Wanted By Cops For Endangering Children Endangers Child While Running From Cops: Police

Man Wanted By Cops For Endangering Children Endangers Child While Running From Cops: Police

The man was carrying a 3-year-old while he tried to run away from the cops, police said.
Nightmare on Hickory Street Murder Trial to Start in 2 Weeks

Nightmare on Hickory Street Murder Trial to Start in 2 Weeks

A Shorewood woman charged with the grisly murders of two Joliet men is to stand trial Aug. 4.
Bail Set at $1 Million For Trucker in I-55 Wreck That Killed 4

Bail Set at $1 Million For Trucker in I-55 Wreck That Killed 4

The trucker is an American citizen, born in Honduras, with a history of traffic violations. He's accused of falsifying his logs. Two moms were among those killed.
Truck Driver Charged In I-55 Crash That Killed 4

Truck Driver Charged In I-55 Crash That Killed 4

Two of the victims were from Channahon and Coal City.
Two I-55 Crashes Claim 5 Lives; Injure 5 Others Near Channahon

Two I-55 Crashes Claim 5 Lives; Injure 5 Others Near Channahon

A speeding semi drove into stopped traffic in the construction zone, killing four.
Pace Bus Driver Punched in Face by Passenger in Joliet: Lawsuit

Pace Bus Driver Punched in Face by Passenger in Joliet: Lawsuit

The crowds boarding the bus by the Louis mall were "consistently rowdy and violent, with frequent fights," the lawsuit said
4 Killed in High-Speed I-55 Crash Monday Afternoon

4 Killed in High-Speed I-55 Crash Monday Afternoon

A fifth person died in an unrelated crash nearby in the opposite lanes of I-55.