The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Fast Stop Gas Station in Odell around 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, April 17th.
Sunday Week In Review
Illinois public school students would be taught about the dangers of sexting under legislation passed by the house.
The death of a k-nine officer last year is prompting new legislation in the Illinois House. A drunk driver struck a Boone County Sheriff's squad car in December, killing K9 Loki. The deputy was not inside the vehicle at the time.
Morris High School Board members approved renewing a contract with the Morris Police Department for a school resource officer for 2021-2022.
Senate Agriculture Chair Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) advanced a measure that aims to create a statewide renewable fuel standard which would require biodiesel for transportation fuel beginning in 2024.
The Illinois House on Friday approved legislation sponsored by State Representative David Welter regarding domestic violence.
The LaSalle County Health Department has released their latest Covid-19 figures. A male in his 70’s is the latest to pass away from the virus.
The Grundy County Board this week approved the resignation letter of Treasurer Lori Werden.
Officials for Minooka Community High School District 111 Board of Education on Wednesday discussed how the district is open to helping struggling students by offering summer school.
The Morris High School Board of Education will have their reorganizational meeting later t his month.
The Grundy County Health Department has released information about vaccine figures and the latest Covid-19 cases in our area.
Four local Illinois State Lawmakers, two Representatives and two Senators, took part in a legislative forum hosted by the Grundy Economic Development Council last week.
Grundy County Board members on Tuesday approved a resolution opposing House Bill 1727.
Minooka Police Chief Justin Meyer says the new pro-active unit created to coordinate the enforcement of drug, gun and gang-related laws in Grundy County is already making an impact.
A Grundy County grand jury indicted a local man with a history of DUI convictions on April 7th.
A Grundy County grand jury indicted a sexual predator on April 7th. DeMarkus Bailey, 43, of Morris was charged with three counts of failing to register as a sex offender, all class three felonies.
16th District Congressman Adam Kinzinger last week introduced House Resolution 2412, which would extend the authorization period of the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Area through 2036.
The Morris High School Board on Monday discussed receiving federal funds.
Minooka officials continued to iron out details on its fiscal year 2022 budget April 12 during a committee meeting. The discussion centered primarily on capital projects and how the village may fund them.
In an effort to address the substitute teacher shortage in Illinois, State Senator Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) has introduced a bill that would increase the number of hours a retired teacher may work without impairing their retirement status.
Ten low to moderate income homeowners in Marseilles have almost completed remodeled and updated homes thanks to the city being awarded its first $450,000 Housing Rehabilitation Grant. The homes are located on the east side of the city - Chicago Avenue south to Broadway and east to Jefferson.
Grundy County Board members on Tuesday approved an emergency expenditure to repair a bridge.
The Grundy County Circuit Clerk’s Office has released the following felony grand jury indictments. Charlie Espersen, 29, of Coal City was indicted for criminal neglect of an elderly person, a class three felony. DeMarkus Bailey, 43, of Morris was indicted on three counts for the unlawful failing to register as a sex offender, all class three felonies.
State Representative Jackie Haas sits on the House Education Committee and fielded several questions on education during a State Legislative Forum hosted by the Grundy Economic Development Council on April 8.
The Gardner Village Board on Monday discussed the progress of the new water tower.
Several roads throughout Grundy County will be repaired this summer.
A 22-year-old Chicago man is wanted for allegedly robbing three individuals in Coal City.
The Morris Finance Committee this afternoon approved the resignation of Police Chief John Severson.
The last individual accused of burglary has been sentenced in Grundy County. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office said a male juvenile, Caleb Road, 21, of Coal City and Sergie Murrell, 22 of Custer Park broke into Dee Dee’s Pet Palace in the 5600 block of East Route 113 in Coal City and stole a chinchilla, US currency and the video monitor belonging to the video surveillance system in the early morning hours on May 18th of 2020.
The Will County Coroner’s Office and Joliet Police Department are investigating the death of an unidentified male who was recovered from the Des Plaines River near the 23,000 block of South Youngs Road in Channahon around 12:50 p.m. on April 13th.
A Grundy County grand jury indicted a Coal City woman on April 7th. Charlie Espersen was charged with criminal neglect of an elderly person, a class three felony.
The Grundy County Law and Justice Committee last week heard concerns about the number of people signing up to be correctional officers.
Grundy County continues to see an increase in Covid vaccines and positive cases.
A Morris man wanted in Grundy County for allegedly sexually abusing children was recently apprehended by Georgia authorities.
A local man accused of burglarizing nine houses in Morris is looking at possible prison time.
A gaming facility could be coming to the city of Morris.
The Grundy County Law and Justice Committee last week discussed purchasing lockers for the Grundy County Courthouse.