15 hrs ago
I'm Not a Male Prostitute, Says Alleged Armed Robber
A Bolingbrook man jailed on robbery charges was so upset by his brother and sister allegedly telling people he's a prostitute that he sued them. Simms, who also goes by the names Donnie Burton and Jesus Coburn, according to another one of his other criminal cases, was arrested on robbery charges in January.
17 hrs ago
Woman Throws Meat Cleaver, Knife at Estranged Husband: Police
A 40-year-old man was hurt above the eye after his estranged wife threw a meat cleaver and a large kitchen knife at him during an argument Monday morning, according to police reports. Marisol Guadarrama-Sotelo, 20, of the 400 block of Independence Lane, was arrested by Bolingbrook police and charged with aggravated domestic battery, a felony, the report stated.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Bolingbrook Man Accused of Beating Pregnant Woman
A Bolingbrook man is charged with aggravated domestic battery after allegedly beating a pregnant woman in the parking lot of a Bolingbrook apartment complex. Police responded to a report of domestic violence at 1:51 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Woodcreek Drive.
Bolingbrook Man Repeatedly Punched 8-Month Pregnant Girlfriend &...
A Bolingbrook man viciously beat his 8-months pregnant girlfriend and during the attack punched his 2-year-old daughter in the head, police said. Anthony Wilson, 25, of 300 Lacrosse Drive was charged with aggravated battery and domestic battery for the alleged brutal beating of his daughter and her mother.
Mosquitoes Still Testing Positive for West Nile: Health Department
Colder weather means fewer mosquitoes to test, but the Will County Health Department has collected West Nile Virus-positive mosquitoes from two locations that had not previously yielded positive results in 2014. Mosquito samples collected by Will County Environmental Health from monitoring sites in Homer Glen and Plainfield tested positive for West Nile Virus Wednesday, September 10. Samples from a Bolingbrook monitoring site also tested positive.
Water Battle Continues; Coalition has No Plans to Slow Down
Who knows where the road finally ends, but the effort continues for the cities trying to break away from Illinois American Water by eminent domain to form their own not-for-profit Northern Will County Water Agency. The agency had a meeting last week, making official what we reported on a while back: the coalition's compensating of legal fees to Illinois American Water for the first lawsuit that they were told to refile.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Ann M. Chaplin
Ann M. Chaplin , 81, a longtime resident of Plainfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at Meadowbrook Manor of Bolingbrook.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Beats Q2 Views, Boosts Guidance
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. beat second-quarter expectations and raised its outlook on healthy traffic and expanding margins. The Bolingbrook, Illinois, retailer and salon service provider said same-store sales grew nine percent in the recent period, driven by a 5.8 percent increase in transactions and 3.8 percent growth in the company's average sales ticket.
Bolingbrook Blotter: Aggravated Battery, Driving Without Lights, Stolen Cellphone
Alexander Bugg, 24, of 370 Whitewater Dr., was arrested and charged with unlawful use of weapon and aggravated battery, following a call to the residence for a subject threatening the victim, police said. Jose Navarro, 25, of 4441 S. Elm Ave., Lyons, was arrested and charged with an in-state warrant on the 200 block of North Weber Road, police said.
Bolingbrook Graduate Completes Basic Training at West Point
Cadet Mitchell John Yelenosky, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Yelenosky ofBolingbrook, Illinois, completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy. Yelenosky entered West Point on July 2 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Bolingbrook Blotter: Drug Arrests
Paul Durys, 21, of the 24000 block of Primrose, Plainfield; and Kevin Rogel, 24, of the 24000 block of Partridge, Plainfield, were arrested by Bolingbrook police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to jail records. Joy Querol, 30, of the 800 block of McIntosh Court, Prospect Heights, was arrested by Bolingbrook police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia nad resisting a peace officer/corrections employee, according to jail records.
Bolingbrook Board OKs New Roof for Fire Station, 911 System Upgrade
Bolingbrook trustees on Tuesday voted to award a $60,300 bid to Naperville-based Showalter Roof Service to replace a leaky roof at Bolingbrook Fire Department Station 4, 1111 W. Boughton Rd. The roof has about a dozen active leaks, Mayor Roger Claar said, according to the Chicago Tribune . While Showalter was the sole bidder on the project, Claar also said the price tag came in at $4,700 under budget.
Sweet September: Francesca's Restaurants Launches National Honey Month Menu
Corporate Executive Chef Massimo Salatino collaborates with Beverage Director Lisa Mango to commemorate National Honey Month across all Francesca's Restaurants locations with a special a la carte menu. Beginning September 19 through 28 at each of the 23 locations across Chicagoland and nationwide in Wisconsin, North Carolina, and California, guests can enjoy a touch of honey in special rustic Italian dishes, inspired by Rome and surrounding regions, as well as paired wines.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Bolingbrook Blotter: Thieves Attempt Item-Return Ruse at Meijer
At 12:50 p.m., a suspect reportedly entered Meijer, 755 E. Boughton Rd., and took a comforter from a display shelf, attempted to return it, then exited the store without paying for it. The loss is estimated at $99, police said.
Water Agency Agrees to Pay Legal Fees As Pipeline Fight Continues
Five member agencies voted Tuesday to pay about $105,000 in attorney's fees to American Lake Water Co. as it continues its legal fight to take over the company's Bedford Park pipeline.
Naperville lawyer challenging Cook County puppy sale ban Sept. 9
As Naperville officials consider a law prohibiting pet shops from selling breeder-sourced puppies, a local attorney is representing businesses launching an effort in federal court to put a halt to Cook County's imminent ban on the same thing. In the U.S. Northern Illinois District filings for a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order, David Fish argues that the new county law, set to take effect Oct. 1, may be unconstitutional and puts pet owners at greater risk of finding themselves with an unhealthy "puppy mill" dog.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Bolingbrook Blotter: Theft, Domestic Battery
Timothy Bateman, 40, of the 600 block of Red Barn, Bolingbrook, was arrested by Bolingbrook police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of domestic battery, according to jail records. Kris Haber, 30, of the 300 block of Whitewater, Bolingbrook, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of theft and driving with unregistered vehicle/expired registration, according to jail records.
McGuire Takes Part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
State Sen. Pat McGuire showed his support for ALS awareness last week while visiting Heritage Woods assisted living community in Bolingbrook. In addition to presenting flowers to assisted living seniors with upcoming birthdays, McGuire also participated in the social media phenomenon known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Presence Health Staffer Accused of Payroll Fraud, Stealing $35,000
A Presence Health employee in Bolingbrook is accused of editing payroll records to bilk the organization out of $35,000, police said Friday. John J. McCarthy, 43, of the 16000 block of 81st Avenue in Tinley Park, is charged with identity theft, computer tampering, computer fraud, wire fraud and four counts of theft - all felonies - after allegedly falsifying records between Oct. 10, 2013, and April 24 of this year, according to jail records.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Bolingbrook Doctor Pleads Guilty to Dispensing OxyContin to Undercover Agent, Medicare Fraud
A suburban physician whose medical license was suspended after he was arrested earlier this year pleaded guilty Thursday to health care fraud and illegally prescribing controlled substance medications, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday. Bolingbrook resident Sathish Narayanappa Babu, 47, was arrested in February, accused of illegally dispensing oxycodone to an undercover agent and then fraudulently billing Medicare.