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A drunken Shorewood man parked in the middle of the road made a break for it when the cops walked up but didn't get far, police said. An officer patrolling New Lenox spotted a "vehicle stopped in the middle of the roadway" near the corner of Haven Avenue and Pine Street, police said.
A New Lenox cop went to help an Indiana man who had locked himself out of his car and then arrested him when he discovered he had a warrant. An officer was sent over to Coventry to help a man who was locked out of his car, police said.
MINOOKA – Plattville Lutheran Church, 5475 W. Bell Road in Minooka, is hosting a theatrical tribute to America starting at 7 p.m. Saturday.
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.
Three local residents recently accepted their winning checks from the Lincoln-Way Foundation for the Dream Raffle Early Bird Drawing. They are: Collin Halliman of Frankfort, James Gazdziak of Mokena and Jennifer Oudsteyn of New Lenox.
Pet Food Drive: A pet food drive to benefit family pets in need in New Lenox and Frankfort townships will be part of the grand opening of the New Lenox Petco this weekend. The drive for the Best Buddies Pet Pantry will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Petco, 495 E. Lincoln Highway.
Kramer was last seen in Alsip on Tuesday. He has a history of anxiety and depression, family told ABC7, and might be confused.
On Saturday, Petco will hand out free $10 gift card for the first 100 Pals Rewards customers. Pets will be available for adoption.
A member of the New Lenox School Board has sued the school district over attorney fees she claims they should have paid for her. Broderick hired the Mokena law firm Bruggeman, Hurst & Associates, the suit said, and they represented her until April 17, 2013, after which the school district's insurance carrier "assumed Broderick's defense."
The 17-year-old was charged with driving under the influence, criminal damage to property and the illegal possession of alcohol by a minor in connection with the late Friday night accident at the East Lincoln Highway superstore. Just before midnight, police said, an "officer was dispatched to the Target reference to a complaint of a vehicle that drove into the entrance doors," police said.
This is a rendering of what the Woodfibre LNG export facility could look like from the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola. This is a rendering of what the Woodfibre LNG export facility could look like from the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:21 am
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