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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.
Former Palatine Man Convicted of Pimping Out Teens, Woman
Fabriel "Face" Delaney , 28, was found guilty on Sept. 4 by a federal jury on charges of sex trafficking by force, fraud, coercion and sex trafficking of minors, the U.S. Attorney's office said.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Morris Daily Herald
Hearing held to determine sentence for driver in fatal Plainfield crash
JOLIET – Ronald Oswald, the motorcycle rider killed two years ago in a Plainfield crash caused by a driver on drugs, died doing what he loved.
Crain's Chicago Busines
TSA touts a new way to jump that airport security line
Air travelers now can apply downtown to get through airport security faster. and then visit the application center to provide biographical and background information, including fingerprints and valid documentation.
Petitions Available for School Board Elections in Will County
Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots on Monday announced that that petitions for members of the boards of education and school directors in the following school districts are available in the county clerk's office : Chaney-Monge SD No. 88, Channahon SD No.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Will County DUI Arrests
Sept. 14: Angelica Favela, 42, of the 400 block of Harwood, Joliet, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of DUI, possession of a controlled substance, improper traffic lane use, disregarding a stop sign and illegal transportation of alcohol, police said. Sept.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Civil War research case study of William Long or Lang, part 2
With a goal to write a short narrative of William Long or Lang during the Civil War era and afterward, this article will discuss the sources, citations and information gleaned from each record type. The second step in the Board for Certification of Genealogists Genealogical Proof Standards reads that the genealogist will provide accurate citations for all sources.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Police Blotter: Shoplifter wears stolen items out of the store
These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.
Joliet Man Jailed After Crashing Into New Lenox Tree: Cops
A Joliet man split after crashing his car into a tree but was tracked down by the cops and jailed. Matthew Mech, 26, was charged with driving under the influence, failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash, leaving the scene of an accident and operating an uninsured vehicle.
JJC to Celebrate Opening of Veterans Resource Center, Tutoring Center on Sept. 17
Joliet Junior College will celebrate the openings of its new Veterans Resource Center and Tutoring and Learning Center with two ribbon cuttings on Sept. 17 on the Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Rd. in Joliet.
Kuchie's One More Time Moving to New Location, Near JJC
A Joliet bar owner, John Elder, appeared on 1340 WJOL Friday morning to announce that a bar his family has run for decades Kuchie's One More Time, is moving to a new location. Elder says, no doubt, it was an hard decision to make.
Dolphin Tale 2 Pre-Screening: ..
Terri , a devoted wife and mother of two, lives an ideal life that takes a dramatic turn when her home and children are threatened by Colin , a charming stranger who smooth-talks his way into her house, claiming car trouble. The unexpected invitation leaves her and her family terrorized and fighting for survival.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The Southtown Star
Will Forest Preserve District to improve Hickory Creek Trail safety
Following the deaths of two bicyclists in less than a year on a Will County Forest Preserve District trail, the district is adding safety measures before its popular Cruise the Creek family bike event on Oct. 4. The deaths occurred on Hickory Creek Trail, which connects New Lenox and Mokena and features a hilly terrain with many winding curves, often making it difficult to see what's around the corner. Vaibas Barpusanski, 42, of Mokena, died Aug. 9 after he was thrown from his bicycle and hit his head.
Speed is king at Xtreme Xperience Supercar Academy
Do you feel the need for speed? The freedom to drive fast, but not recklessly, isn't offered on daily basis. The producers of Xtreme Xperience , the Chicago-based supercar driving tour, is coming to Joliet on September 20-21 with a national debut of a super-charged, half-day racetrack intensive for the die-hard car enthusiast.
Joliet Chamber Ready to Celebrate 100 Years
Save the Date. Tuesday September 16th, the Joliet Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Fired Will County Truck Driver Charged With Impersonating an Engineer
John Bilecki, 35, of Joliet also was hit with charges of removing a traffic control device and violating the "professional engineering practice act." A court summons for the case against Bilecki lists his residence as 16841 W. Laraway Road, which is actually the address for the Will County Division of Transportation.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Retail Theft
Mario Alvarez, 34, of the 3000 block of Frank Turk Drive, Plainfield, was arrested by Joliet police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of DUI, unlawful display of title/certificate, illegal transportation of alcohol and seat belt violation, according to jail records.
Morris Daily Herald
Joliet college partners with Chicago union to educate workers
A partnership between Joliet Junior College and a carpenters union opens doors to a college degree for building trades workers.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Will County DUI Arrests
Sept. 6: Curtis Jones, 38, of the 300 block of Louis, Joliet, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of aggravated DUI, DUI, driving on a suspended license, speeding 31-39 mph over the limit and seat belt violation, according to jail records. Sept.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Helping More Patients Regain Independence
Most of us know someone who has suffered a traumatic injury or significant loss of function due to stroke, brain or spinal cord injury, joint replacement or amputation. And usually the only thing on his or her mind is getting back home and regaining independence.