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Media Advisory: Joshua Miner trial

Jury selection in the trial of People V. Miner (13CF101) is expected to begin on Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Will County Courthouse, 14 W. Jefferson St., in Joliet. The case is scheduled for the morning call at 9:30 a.m., although it is possible jury selection will not begin until later in the morning.

 

 

Indiana truck driver indicted for reckless homicide in fatal crash on I-55

Will County State’s Attorney James W. Glasgow announces that reckless homicide indictments have been returned against an Indiana truck driver accused of causing a collision on Interstate 55 that resulted in the deaths of five individuals.

 

Trucker in I-55 crash scheduled for 1:30 p.m. court appearance

Francisco Espinal-Quiroz, 51, of Leesburg, IN, the trucker involved in the Interstate 55 crash Monday afternoon, is scheduled to appear in court at 1:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, July 22 in Courtroom 305 of the Will County Courthouse, 14 W. Jefferson St. in Joliet

 

New Lenox man gets 8 years for DUI crash that caused friend’s death

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced that a drunken driver who crashed his vehicle and killed his passenger in 2012 was sentenced to eight years in prison on Friday.

 

 

State’s Attorney Glasgow offers two $50 gift cards for blood drive drawing; cards provided in honor of top donor,

Chief Investigator Jim Stewart

 

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces that those who donate blood during the State’s Attorney’s Office Community Blood Drive next week will be placed in a drawing to win one of two $50 Target gift cards.

 

Former New Lenox man gets 4-1/2 years for neglect of ailing mother

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced that a former New Lenox man was sentenced Thursday to 4-1/2 years in prison for the criminal neglect of his elderly mother.

 

Romeoville man arrested on child porn distribution charges after investigation by State’s Attorney Glasgow’s High Technology Crimes Unit 

 

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces that a Romeoville man has been charged with the distribution of child pornography following an investigation by his High Technology Crimes Unit.

 

Plainfield woman gets 52 years for 2007 murder of boyfriend

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced today that a judge sentenced a Plainfield woman to 52 years in prison for gunning down her former boyfriend in Plainfield in 2007.

 

Will County Children's Advocacy Center's therapy dog, Jackson, first four-legged friend to be honored by Exchange Club of Joliet

The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center’s very own therapy dog, Jackson, recently became the first four-legged friend to be honored by the Exchange Club of Joliet for his work with children who have suffered the trauma of sexual or physical abuse.

 

Shannard Dyer Court Appearance on Agg DUI charges

Shannard Dyer is scheduled to appear in court at 1:30 p.m. in Courtroom 305 at the Will County Courthouse, 14 W. Jefferson St., Joliet IL.   Mr. Dyer will appear via video camera.

 

Family Support Groups to be recognized at 2014 Hero Helps Community Summit May 17, 2014

To acknowledge the importance of family involvement in the recovery process, a formal recognition ceremony of local family groups will be part of the 2014 Hero Helps Community Forum slated for Sat. May 17, 2014 at the Romeoville Athletic and Event Center.

 

Chicago man gets 50 years for 2011 New Lenox Township murder

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces that Chicago man has been sentenced to 50 years for the murder of a man at his home in New Lenox Township in 2011.

 

Prevention, Treatment Options & Family Support amongst topics to be addressed at
2014 Hero Helps Community Summit slated for May 17, 2014

The stage is set for the 2014 Hero Helps Community Summit , Sat., May 17 at the Romeoville Athletic and Events Center. The theme of this year’s event is  collaboration and how to bring unity amongst various groups and initiatives.

 

Will County Drug, Veterans Courts to hold graduation April 17; first veteran admitted to court among 19 graduates

Will County State’s Attorney James W. Glasgow announced that a veteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserves and the first military member admitted into the Will County Veterans Court in May 2012 will graduate from the program.

 

State's Attorney Glasgow thanks Naperville Exchange Club for $5,170 contribution to Will County Children's Advocacy Center

The Naperville Exchange Club recently donated $5,170 to the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center to assist in the fight against child sexual abuse.

 

Drunken Driver gets 9 years for collision that severely injured teenager

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced that a drunken driver who struck a teenage girl and severely injured her in 2012 was sentenced to nine years in prison on Friday.

 

Children’s Advocacy Center, State's Attorney Glasgow bring amateur cooks to the table for the Sixth Annual 'Men Who Cook' competition

Everyone is invited to sample fine cuisine offered by amateur chefs from across Will County at the Sixth Annual “Men Who Cook” culinary competition from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 22 at the Pipefitters Training Center Local 597 at 10850 187th Street in Mokena.

 

Lemont man guilty of second-degree murder in road rage case

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced that a jury found a Lemont man guilty late Monday evening of second degree murder for punching a motorist in the head in Romeoville in June 2011.

 

Will County State's Attorney's Office joins with Heartland to host blood drive Feb 5

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office once again will partner with Heartland Blood Centers and local mom Jennifer Babec to host a community blood drive from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5 at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office, 121 N. Chicago St., in Joliet.

 

Still time to purchase Men Who Cook calendars before Christmas

There is still time before Christmas to purchase Men Who Cook calendars from the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center.

 

Peotone man arrested on child porn charges

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces that five counts of child pornography have been filed against a Peotone man.

 

Bolingbrook drug dealer gets 9 years for drug induced homicide

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced that a Bolingbrook drug dealer who provided the heroin that killed another man has been sentenced to nine years in prison.

 

Savor 2013 and plan for 2014 by purchasing ‘Men Who Cook’ calendars

The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center has fired up a great way for people to keep track of all of 2014’s important events, including the wildly popular “Men Who Cook” culinary competition fundraiser scheduled for March 22.

 

Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists honors Will County prosecutor Frank Byers, Will County Deputy Steve Kirsch

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow is pleased to announce that Assistant State’s Attorney Frank Byers, a long-time prosecutor in his felony division, was recently honored by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists for his skillful prosecution of a defendant in a fatal drunken driving case.

 

Frankfort man arrested on child pornography possession charges

Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow announced that Mark B. Smith, 53, of Frankfort, has been charged with six counts of possession of child pornography.

 

State's Attorney Glasgow to be honored for domestic violence initiatives by Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow will by honored by the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network for his prosecutorial leadership in the area of protecting the victims of domestic violence.

 

Bolingbrook man charged with possession of child pornography

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced that a Bolingbrook man has been charged with five counts of possession of child pornography.

 

State’s Attorney Glasgow to join Illinois State Crime Commission panel during emergency summit to address heroin crisis on March 9

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow will join a panel of speakers at an emergency statewide summit convened by the Illinois State Crime Commission to address the heroin crisis in our communities.

Children’s Advocacy Center, State’s Attorney Glasgow bringing amateur cooks to the table for Fifth Annual ‘Men Who Cook’ competition in Mokena

The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center and Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow invite everyone to dinner at the Fifth Annual “Men Who Cook” culinary competition from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at the Pipefitters Training Center Local 597 at 10850 187th Street in Mokena.

90 years for man convicted of murder in 2009 Channahon shooting

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced today that a Joliet man who was found guilty of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a Channahon man has been sentenced to 90 years in prison.

Update: Drew Peterson Sentencing Thursday, February 21

Judge Edward Burmila will rule on the defense post-trial motion for a new trial in People V. Peterson at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 21. If he denies the motion, the case will proceed to sentencing. Read on for details: (read more)

Joliet man found guilty of aggravated DUI for striking pedestrian who was lying in the street

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announced that a Joliet man has been found guilty of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol after he struck and killed a pedestrian in July 2011.

Bolingbrook man indicted for child pornography possession

Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow announces that a Bolingbrook man has been indicted on five counts of possession of child pornography.

Breaking News

Jackson the therapy dog

The Will County Children's Advocacy Center's therapy dog, Jackson, was invited to the WGN studios with his handler and State's Attorney James Glasgow to spread the word about the Paws 4 Kids Program.

Breaking Video

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow speaks to ABC 7 the morning after securing a conviction in the case People v. Peterson.

 

Upcoming

Save the Date

 

blood drive

Taylor Babec Community Blood Drive

Wednesday July 23, 2014

7:00 am - 1: 00pm

Will County State's Attorney's Office

121 N Chicago St

Joliet, Illinois