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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.
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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.
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A South Holland teen caught with a fake ID at Joliet's Hollywood Casino allegedly battered a security guard.
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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.
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Joliet will keep its "Tree City USA" designation for the 23rd consecutive year. The National Arbor Day Foundation recently recognized the City of Joliet for achieving the designation, along with receiving a Growth Award, which recognizes communities with "higher levels of tree care," according to a press release from Joliet City Manager James Hock.
Will County is finalizing a deal to purchase what could become the site of a brand-new Will County Courthouse, and Joliet's city council is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution to support legislation that could help fund the project.
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Joliet April 10: Rene Ortiz, 21, of the 500 block of Pontiac, Joliet, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the county jail on charges of DUI, headlight violation and driving on a suspended license, police said.
Crews were dispatched to a residential fire in the 17300 block of Oketo Avenue at 8:22 p.m., Tinley Park Fire Chief Ken Dunn said.
A young Naperville man who was sentenced to jail earlier this year following a crime involving marijuana has been arrested and charged with possessing heroin earlier this month during an underage drinking party.
A Will County Board committee has approved pay raises for the county's elected officials, but they won't actually get the money until 2016.
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.
Pastor Kenneth Coleman has been battling with his daughter Taylor Coleman in front of viewers on "Preachers' Daughters" each week, but now Lifetime network viewers are learning that the preacher is fighting for his life.