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Illinois Man Who Shot Rival in Front of Family Sentenced

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois man found guilty of shooting another man dead in front of his family at a restaurant has been sentenced to life in prison. 106 more words


Joliet Woman Tangles With Rabid Bat In Her Kitchen

(CBS) — A woman in a southwest suburb was in her kitchen when she discovered a rabid bat.

At first, Sandra Jimenez thought it was a bird in her Joliet kitchen last week. 181 more words


The Bad News Bears at the Music Box: Children of Generation X revisit a classic

August 8, 2016

1976 was supposed to be a special year for the United States. It was the American Bicentennial. Instead, President Gerald Ford was barely holding down the fort at Pennsylvania Avenue as the nation shuddered and slept off the remaining hours of a bad trip through Vietnam and Watergate. 2,551 more words

Dirtbag baseball: Joliet style

July 23, 2016
On July 23rd at high noon the Joliet Dirtbags took on the Beecher Muskies in a doubleheader out at Joliet Catholic Academy’s beautiful Gillespie Field. 1,123 more words

Doo-boyz in Il-i-noy: An interview with Brian Dubois & Brandon Dubois

July 22, 2016

Brian Dubois and Brandon Dubois (pronounced doo-boyz) combined for a high school record of 72-18-1. Together they pitched over 600 innings, struck out over 1000 batters, and threw at least 9 no-hitters. 2,455 more words

Body Found In Trunk Of Burning Car Near Joliet

CHICAGO (STMW) — A body was found in the trunk of a burning car early Thursday near southwest suburban Joliet.

About midnight, authorities were called to a car fire near Patterson Road and Brandon Road in unincorporated Joliet, according to a statement from the Will County sheriff’s office. 105 more words


Rabid Bat Flies Up Woman's Blouse, Bites Her On The Neck

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(CBS) — Will County’s animal control administrator says a resident recently came perilously close to contracting a case of rabies. 141 more words