Marijuana arrests plummet in 5 largest suburbs of Illinois

Although recreational marijuana will be legalized in Illinois starting Jan. 1, suburban police were already making far fewer arrests for crimes such as possession and manufacture of cannabis years before lawmakers signed off on legalization, police department data shows.

Body found in Des Plaines River in Joliet

The man, later identified as Aikeem Kimble, 33, was pulled from the water and turned over to the Will County coroner’s office, Scholtes and Illinois State Police said