Illinois State Police reports a jack-knifed semi on Interstate 80 at Route 30.
A semi-truck jack-knifed at 9:35 today on Interstate 80, just west of Route 30. Illinois State Police Sgt. Scott Angus said, "There were no injuries." The truck jack-knifed into a ditch on the westbound side of Interstate 80. No lanes are closed at this time, ISP said. According to ISP, the driver told police that the traffic backup due to bridge work in Joliet was to blame.
Illinois State Police say traffic is moving along I-80.
Illinois State Police District 5 report that that just before 9 a.m. an over-sized semi-truck headed westbound on Interstate 80 at Route 30 stopped in the lane. The driver realized that his truck was too tall to make it under the bridge. He pulled over as much as possible, but it caused a backup. ISP say traffic is now moving. The semi-truck is moved off to the side.
A father and son team were busted at Hollywood Casino in Joliet for possession of a controlled substance.
A father and son team were caught Feb. 8 on a surveillance camera in what turned out to be a drug deal in the parking lot at Hollywood Casino in Joliet. Kenneth Bock, 28, 100 block of Tall Grass Road, New Lenox, and his dad, 55-year-old Kevin Bock, 7200 block of W. 154 Street, Orland Park, were captured by Illinois State Police on surveillance cameras at Hollywood Casino, Joliet, in what appeared to be a drug deal. According to Joliet police, who processed the pair on behalf of ISP, the two appeared suspicious while they were standing by a van at 11:30 a.m. When ISP arrived, they found the two were in possession of 50 pills identified as hydrocodone. Neither of the two had a prescription for the pills. Police said they were given …