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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.
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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.
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After she attended a Romeoville community forum designed to educate local residents on what has become a nationwide drug abuse crisis, Pioneer Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Kimberly Hanahan knew she needed to do something to help families dealing with the issue. On Wednesday, Sept.
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Colder weather means fewer mosquitoes to test, but the Will County Health Department has collected West Nile Virus-positive mosquitoes from two locations that had not previously yielded positive results in 2014. Mosquito samples collected by Will County Environmental Health from monitoring sites in Homer Glen and Plainfield tested positive for West Nile Virus Wednesday, September 10. Samples from a Bolingbrook monitoring site also tested positive.
Eric Lesiak is no stranger to excruciating headaches. He had lived with them for years.
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New Lenox School District 122 Board member Maureen Broderick is suing the school board because it declined to pay a bill of $5,787 that she incurred in legal action stemming from a 2013 fight over a candidate's right to run for the board. In her lawsuit, filed Sept.
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.
A man claiming he was beaten in the Will County jail more than eight years ago sued the sheriff and five of his deputies. Daniel Fox said a few deputies "battered, beat and kicked him" in June 2006, according to the lawsuit he filed Thursday in Will County court.
When Casey Moss opened at Will County Celtic Fest, there wasn't a huge crowd at first. But the people who listened were impressed.
The controversial issue of open burning has persisted for years in Will County, but new data supplied by the land use department indicates that it's not a major problem. Between March 2012 and Aug. 15, the department received 118 calls regarding open burning in unincorporated areas, and 17 were found to not involve a violation, land use department director Curt Paddock told the county board's public health and safety committee on Thursday.
Will County officials may take another look at the county's regulations on medical marijuana cultivation centers to determine whether they should be more restrictive. At Thursday's meeting of the county board's executive committee, board member Jim Moustis, R-Frankfort, suggested that a special-use zoning permit be required for the businesses.
Marijuana possession charges have been dropped against a Plainfield man and his girlfriend after they were victims of an alleged "swatting" incident in which someone phoned in a phony report to Plainfield police last month. Alexander Wachs and Kelly Popp, both 24, were arrested Aug. 17 after police responded to their Thornwood Boulevard home for a report of an armed and suicidal subject.
Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots this week announced that petitions for members of the boards of education and school directors in those school districts which fall under the jurisdiction of the Will County Clerk, will be available on or after Sept. 23, in the County Clerk's Office .
Senior Assistance The Will County Center for Community Concerns will process Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program applications for seniors 60-plus and for households that collect disability from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 18, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 N. Conrad Street, Peotone. Applicants must bring social security cards for all household members, electric and gas bills and income verification from all sources.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:13 pm
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