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Joliet, Illinois is located in Will County. Zip codes in Joliet, IL include 60432, 60435, and 60434. The median home price in Joliet is $120,000 which is roughly $89/per square foot. More Joliet information.

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Verdict expected in murder trial of Joliet woman

A verdict is expected to be handed down by a Will County judge in the bench trial of a woman accused in a 2013 murder of two Joliet men.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Northwest Herald

I-55 crash trucker charged with reckless homicide

JOLIET – An Indiana truck driver involved in a crash that killed five people on an interstate southwest of Chicago has been charged with reckless homicide.

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Patch.com

Naperville Man in Custody For Shooting That Put Bolingbrook HS on Lockdown

A Naperville man wanted for gunning down another man less than a mile from Bolingbrook High School landed in the Will County jail Thursday and will appear in court Friday morning.

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Patch.com

Rabid Bat Found Hidden Under Microwave in Joliet Home

A live bat taken from the 400 block of Harwood in Joliet represents Will County's fifth confirmed case of wildlife rabies for 2014, the Will County Health Department said Thursday.

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Naperville Sun

Court fee to help finance new Will County courthouse

A proposed new Will County Courthouse got its first source of funding Wednesday when Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law allowing the county to adopt a "judicial facilities fee."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

Thursday Marks 24th Anniversary of 1990 Tornado

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 1990. It's been a long time, but if you're old enough, it's a day that's etched in your memory.

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OpEdNews

Victim of Chicago Killer, John Gacy, Becomes Anti-Bullying Activist

About 45 people gathered on a hot August night at a Chicago LBGT community center to hear a chapter in Chicago history that is often forgotten--how John Gacy prowled the streets of Chicago's northside from 1972 through 1978, picking up young men and murdering at least 33 of them.

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Patch.com

Quinn Signs Bill to Help Fund New Courthouse

A bill sponsored by State Sen. Pat McGuire and Rep. Larry Walsh Jr. to help fund a new Will County Courthouse is now a law.

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Daily Herald

Illinois health centers receive $1.7 million for projects

Seven health centers in the Chicago area are receiving a total of $1.7 million in funding for construction and renovation projects.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Judge says man must stay in prison for 1984 murder

A Will County judge has ruled the life sentence given a teen for a 1984 murder shouldn't be reconsidered.

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Patch.com

Joliet, Bolingbrook Police Will Carry Heroin Antidote: Report

Joliet and Bolingbrook police could soon have a potentially life-saving new weapon in the war against Will County's heroin epidemic.

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Patch.com

Alcohol Played 'Major Role' in Fatal Hit & Run: Police

Will County Sheriff's police said a 31-year-old Lockport man spent hours drinking with a friend before intentionally lying down in the roadway, where he was struck and killed late Monday night in Rockdale.

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WJOL-AM Joliet

Multiple Robberies Occur During Heat Wave

The warm weather seems to have brought out the robberies over the past 24 hours.

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Free Press

Wayne Sorensen

Born March 3, 1921 in Custer Park, IL, Wayne was the son of Charles and Minnie Sorensen.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Will County DUI Arrests

Aug. 19: Eduardo Martinez, 54, of the 1000 block of Benton, Joliet, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the county jail on charges of DUI, improper lane use and illegal transportation of alcohol, police said.

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Patch.com

Plainfield Blotter: DUI, Cannabis, Retail Theft

Kristina Thierry, 39, of the 2200 block of Hollister Court, Plainfield, was arrested at 9:19 p.m. at Kohl's, 11860 S. Route 59, and charged with retail theft, police said.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Southtown Star

Communities celebrate Illinois, Michigan Canal 30th anniversary

Ana Koval, president of the Canal Corridor Association, led a caravan tour along the Illinois & Michigan Canal this past weekend, celebrating the 30th anniversary of its designation as a National Heritage Corridor.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Post-Tribune

Freshmen descend on VU, mark start of new school year

On Saturday, she saw daughter Asha, 18, off to Valparaiso University. She graduated from Calumet New Technical High School in Calumet Township and is attending VU on a Lilly Endowment scholarship.

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WJOL-AM Joliet

More Work Announced By Gov's Office; Lots on U S 52

Governor Quinn has announced capital investments of more than $13 million for construction projects in Will and DuPage counties.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Southtown Star

Will Co. advances office relocation plan

The former Social Security building in downtown Joliet will become the new offices for the Will County coroner and recorder of deeds.

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