JOLIET, Ill. | The Will County coroner says the body of a woman found in the Des Plaines River is a Joliet woman whose son is charged in her death.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Illinois State Crime Commission says heroin use is an epidemic, and a Will County official says it should be declared a medical emergency.
Drivers slid to their destinations during Friday's morning commute, causing police to respond to numerous accidents caused by icy roads.
A winter storm was expected to continue to bring snow into the Chicago area until Wednesday morning.
Area police reported few problems on the roads overnight and early Friday morning after snow fell across the region.
A wind advisory is in effect with wind gusts of 50 mph whipping through the region.
A winter storm is expected to sock the region Sunday with more than a quarter of an inch of ice.
The region's first blast of brutal winter air arrived early Tuesday morning, with wind chills dipping to 15 degrees below zero.
The latest first snowfall of the season in Chicago-area history is set to fall this afternoon with the arrival of a winter storm that forecasters say could cause blizzard-like conditions near the Lake Michigan shoreline in Lake and Porter counties.
Forecasters are warning of the potential for a major winter storm that could leave as much as half a foot of snow on the ground Thursday, create hazardous driving conditions and impact air travel in Chicago.
CRETE TOWNSHIP | Police are investigating a home invasion involving several suspects, officials said.
The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for the region.
Thick fog slowed drive times and delayed some area schools this morning.
JOLIET, Ill. | The Will County Board has approved a new budget of almost $176 million.
Illinois state Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Olympia Fields, waiting for election returns in her Chicago Heights campaign office.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | State Sen. Toi Hutchson, D-Olympia Fields, was re-elected to a four-year term in the General Assembly, despite her Republican opponent’s appeal to rural voters to cast ballots against the south suburban native.
JOLIET | The Illinois State Crime Commission says it's partnering with Will County prosecutors to begin offering cash rewards for information on heroin dealers who sell to minors.
BEECHER | Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow was joined by local citizens, area police chiefs and Washington Township officials on Monday for the opening of a satellite office to serve the citizens in Eastern Will County.
Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow, center, is joined by, from left, General Assistance Coordinator Elizabeth Delgado, Washington Township Supervisor and Will County Board Member Robert Howard, Beecher Police Chief Jeffry L. Weissgerber, Township Trustee Patricia Peters, township acc…
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