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49 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Plainfield, IL, Crest Hill, IL, Joliet, IL

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Joliet, IL

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Oak Park, IL, Joliet, IL

7 hrs ago | Morris Daily Herald

Trustees upset with county over 9-1-1 cost increase

MINOOKA – Minooka village trustees have agreed to pay $199,983 annually for 9-1-1 communication services to Grundy County – despite nearly unanimous disapproval of a huge jump in the village's annual contribution.

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Related Topix: Minooka, IL, Grundy County, IL

9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Bolingbrook, IL, Joliet, IL

13 hrs ago | Patch.com

Former Romeoville Church Volunteer Gets Probation in Embezzling Case

The former treasurer at Good Shepherd Church was sentenced to probation Monday, three months after she pleaded guilty to stealing from the church and preschool.

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Related Topix: Romeoville, IL

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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Related Topix: Joliet, IL

Free Press

Guest blog

Guestbook submissions are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, IL, Coal City, IL

Patch.com

Lockport Man Killed in Hit and Run: Police

The Will County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a hit and run in Rockdale as 31-year-old Daniel Lietke of Lockport.

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Related Topix: Rockdale, IL, Lockport, IL, Joliet, IL

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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Related Topix: Joliet, IL, Plainfield, IL, Naperville, IL

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Southtown Star

Fair finale in Will County

On Sunday, a water main break between the carnival and the beer tent forced a water shutdown on the south end of the fairgrounds, according to fair spokesman Ron Meyer.

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Related Topix: Weather, Orland Park, IL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

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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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Joliet, IL

WJOL-AM Joliet

Rta Announces Donation to Will Ride

Special Recognition was given Friday to the WILL RIDE program, during a ceremony in Monee.

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Related Topix: Monee, IL

Free Press

Guest blog

Guestbook submissions are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, IL, Coal City, IL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WJOL-AM Joliet

Three From Will County Accused of Stealing $650,000 From Organ Donor Network

Three individuals from Will County have been indicted on charges of wire fraud, stating that they took more than $650,000 from a not for profit groups that coordinates organ and tissue donations in Illinois and Indiana.

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Related Topix: Bolingbrook, IL, Plainfield, IL, Lockport, IL

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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Related Topix: Joliet, IL, Social Security, Personal Finance, Montgomery, IL, Homer Glen, IL, Darien, IL

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WJOL-AM Joliet

The State of Will County is Strong

The State of Will County is strong. Will County Executive Larry Walsh gave the State of the County address on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Bolingbrook, IL, Romeoville, IL

Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

Sheriff's Blotter

The Will County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents: Someone broke into a residence in the 2200 block of W. Norfolk Avenue in Crete on July 29 and cut and stole the copper pipes in the basement.

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Related Topix: Crete, IL, Chicago Heights, IL, Glenwood, IL

Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

Monee Code Limits 'Estate' Subdivision Parking

An ordinance adopted by the Monee Village Board last week will set limits on non-resident parking in Country Hills, Gorman Estates and Lakeway subdivisions.

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Related Topix: Monee, IL, Peotone, IL, Crete, IL, Beecher, IL, South Chicago Heights, IL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

Crete What's Happening

Illiana Expressway Project Pubic Meeting Michael W. Hansen announced he will hold his regular monthly hours as the Illiana Ombudsman on Tuesday, August 26, at Washington Township Hall, 30200 Town Center Road, Beecher, between 3 and 6 p.m. Those who have questions about the Illiana Expressway may come to see him with their personal questions.

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Related Topix: Crete, IL, Beecher, IL, Monee, IL, Joliet, IL

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