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Space Program Pioneer John C Houbolt Dies
It was announced over the weekend that John C Houbolt, the native of Joliet who contributed heavily to the U S space program, passed away this past Tuesday in Scarborough, Maine at the age of 95. Houbolt attended Joliet Central High School and Joliet Junior College, and received bachelors and masters degrees from the U of I. It was Houbolt's work ... (more)
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The Southtown Star
Former offenders graduate Will County drug court
Stephanie Cyze, of Homer Glen, said she was shooting up about $50 worth of heroin a day before enrolling in Will County's Drug Court.
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Metal Center News
7-2010 MCN Case Study: Christy Metals
Christy Metals' success is as much about the evolution of the red metals market as it is about the Chicago-based service center's strategy.
Chicago paranormal location like a type of Ghost Town to explore May 24th
A hidden Chicago paranormal location to explore and experience. It could be called the Chicago land areas only Ghost Town type of location and on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am, it will be a time of those with the same interest to explore this Joliet, IL location known as the Iron Works area.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Drunk-Defense Law Repealed; DUI at 118 mph; DCFS Blunder in Joliet
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Man gets jail in Naperville pot case
A man from Naperville's far south side has been sentenced to jail and placed on probation, for his role in last summer's delivery to his home of a package containing five pounds of marijuana.
William E. McLin
William E. McLin, 69, of Wilmington, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.
Pilcher Park Dam Up for Discussion on Tuesday
Area residents concerned about the future of the Pilcher Park Dam are welcome to attend a public hearing on Tuesday at the Pilcher Park Nature Center.
Body in 'Advanced State of Decomposition' Found in Abandoned Will Co. Building
Written by Shannon Antinori The identity of a person found dead in an abandoned building near downtown Joliet is being withheld pending positive identification, the Will County Coroner's office said Thursday night.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Southtown Star
Raises for Will County officials off the table
Herb Brooks Jr. from St. John's Church is seen in a handout photo from Joliet, IL on Wednesday November 28, 2012.
Joliet Martial Arts School Owner Says Shorewood Man In Child Porn...
A Shorewood man charged with possessing child pornography and trying to set up a sex date with a boy and his father lied about his affiliation with a Joliet martial arts school, the school owner said.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Morris Daily Herald
Joliet Junior College chef Vonhoff to retire after 30 years
Chef Keith Vonhoff demonstrates how to prepare a French baguette for students at Joliet Junior College on Tuesday.
Case of Will County Deputy Missing More Than 23 Years Now Before Grand Jury: Sources
A retired lieutenant from the Will County Sheriff's Department was called to testify before a grand jury Wednesday afternoon, sources said.
Sen. McGuire to host Town Hall Meetings in Romeoville, Bolingbrook
Submitted article: Sen. Pat McGuire will host three town hall meetings in Senate District 43 between April 22 and 24. The town hall meetings, which are open to the public, will give area residents an opportunity to discuss state and local issues.
The Southtown Star
Judge to hold hearing on evidence issue in murder case
A Will County judge on Tuesday said she would hold a hearing on whether to allow trial testimony about whether there was an abusive relationship between a Joliet man and his girlfriend before he allegedly shot and killed her in June 2002.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Former East Dundee Chief Pena set to retire
Ignacio "Joe" Pena served on East Dundee's police force for more than 30 years, was its chief for 20 years and became a leader in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics.
Man with 60-plus tickets sentenced for Naperville DUI
A Naperville man who has been ticketed or arrested more than 60 times in 20 years has been placed on a form of probation, after being found guilty for the second time of driving while drunk.
South Holland Teen Jailed After Incident at Joliet Casino
A South Holland teen caught with a fake ID at Joliet's Hollywood Casino allegedly battered a security guard.
State Grant Will Link Black Road Trails in Shorewood, Joliet
A state grant announced on Monday will pave the way for a critical connection for two Forest Preserve District of Will County trails that are currently separated by Interstate 55 and the DuPage River.