Lockport man sentenced to 22 years for child sexual assault

A 52-year-old Lockport man was sentenced to 22 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to predatory criminal sexual assault of an 8-year-old boy in the child’s home, according to the Will County State’s Attorney’s office.

Video shows Joliet mayor grab protestor

A video posted to YouTube Monday shows Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk grab a protestor at a demonstration for George Floyd, resulting in a scuffle that ended with two people in police custody.

3 hurt in Lockport Township shooting

Three people, including a teenage boy, were wounded in a shooting Wednesday in an unincorporated area of southwest suburban Lockport Township.