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  1. For Chicago warehouse owners, Amazon effect is already bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Chicago Tribune

    A conveyor belt carries filled boxes to trucks Aug. 1, 2017, at an Amazon fulfillment center in Romeoville. Amazon signed five of the area's 13 largest leases during the one-year period through mid-2017, including two in Aurora plus deals in Monee, Waukegan and Crest Hill.

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  2. Will Co. murder trial comes to halt when defendant pleads guilty in neighbor's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Chicago Tribune

    As the third day of his murder trial was about to begin, a Crest Hill man on Thursday pleaded guilty to killing his elderly neighbor and setting her house on fire, a spokesman for the Will County state's attorney's office said. Bruce Gempel, 53, pleaded guilty to murder in exchange for a 20-year prison term, according to state's attorney's office spokesman Charles Pelkie.

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  3. For the Record: Marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | The Times

    ... Plainfield. Jeremiah Dustin Miller and Clarissa Elizabeth Williamson, both of Streator. Ryan Matthew Markelz, of Crest Hill, and Tiffany Renee Goddard, of Plano. Christopher Craig Lee and Cassie Lynn Platt, both of Streator. Russell Joseph Modesitt ...

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  4. Murder trial begins for Crest Hill man charged in 89-year-old neighbor's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Chicago Tribune

    Will County prosecutors on Tuesday said a 53-year-old Crest Hill man killed his 89-year-old widowed neighbor in 2012 and set her house on fire to conceal the killing. Prosecutors began laying out their murder case against Bruce Gempel before a jury.

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  5. Aqua expansion, rate hike questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... at 2 p.m. (if not later). I have spoken to a number of the construction workers. Some of them are from Peoria, Crest Hill and Joliet. I have yet to speak to a worker from Kankakee County. I was told CSL Behring uses more water than any of Aqua's ...

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  6. Question of the dayRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 22 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    On a campaign stop for his bid for governor, State Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Evanston, stopped by Joliet Junior College Sunday to talk to voters and accept an endorsement from fellow Sen. Pat McGuire, D-Crest Hill. "I've served with Daniel for five years," McGuire said.

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  7. Illinois senators plan to act on education funding 'one way or another'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Daily Chronicle

    Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. State Senator Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, discusses SB1 with Senators Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, Pat McGuire, D-Crest Hill and State Representatives Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, and Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet on Friday, August 4 at The Herald-News in Joliet.

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  8. Illinois senators plan to act on education funding 'one way or another'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, discusses SB1 with Senators Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, Pat McGuire, D-Crest Hill and State Representatives Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, and Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet on Friday, August 4 at The Herald-News in ...

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  9. Will County sees drop in heroin deaths year-over-yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... period in 2016. That is followed by Lockport, Bolingbrook and Romeoville , all with three apiece. Romeoville and Crest Hill have increases this year, according to her data. She said she is now working with Romeoville police to get a Safe Passage ...

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  10. Judge upholds 39-year sentence for Crest Hill man convicted of stomping wife to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    The 39-year prison sentence handed down to Jerry Nichols, convicted of killing his wife, will stand. The 39-year prison sentence handed down to a Crest Hill man convicted of killing his wife will stand, a Will County judge said Thursday.

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  11. Amazon has more than 50,000 jobs to fill; hiring event planned for Aug. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... part-time workers for its sorting centers. Earlier this month, Amazon said it will open a sorting center in Crest Hill by mid-October that is expected to employ several hundred full- and part-time workers. The company, which announced its first ...

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  12. With Two Industrial Parks on the Horizon, Illinois County Hopes to Adopt Freight PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Transport Topics

    ... said, adding that the most recent news is the fifth Amazon facility in Will County - a sorting facility in Crest Hill. His office is currently working on 51 other economic development projects, of which 30 to 40 percent are transportation, ...

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  13. Pearson, VictorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    ... Maggie and Jack Timmins, and Riley (Pearson) Walker. Vic was a teacher for 27 years at Chaney-Monge School in Crest Hill, Illinois, followed by a second career as an appraiser and a Nunda Township deputy assessor. A celebration of Vic's life will be ...

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  14. Dr. Mahfouz RizkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Dr. Mahfouz Rizk, 85, of Crest Hill, and a former area resident, passed away Wednesday at his home. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mark's Coptic Church, 79th and Garfield, in Burr Ridge.

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  15. Crest Hill sees new Amazon facility as an economic driverRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Crest Hill , near Joliet, wants to be known for more than being the home of Stateville Correctional Center , where convicted mass murderer John Wayne Gacy was executed. While Stateville is the largest employer in town with about 1,000 workers, Crest Hill will welcome Amazon and about 400 to 800 jobs this October, said Crest Hill Mayor Ray Soliman.

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  16. Amazon plans 440,000-square-foot warehouse in southwest suburban Crest HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    "Amazon is the biggest brand in the world, and everybody wants an Amazon in their community these days," said Scott McMaster, Crest Hill's economic development manager. Amazon is expected to have the facility up and running in mid-October, after completing more than $25 million in renovations, according to McMaster.

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  17. Parslow, Betty J. "Bea"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Darren Parslow of Manhattan, NY and Jeff Parslow and wife, Sarah of Tampa; parents, Jim and Beverly Masek of Crest Hill, IL; sister, Melinda Pisano of Pittsburg, PA; brother, Jim O'Toole of Pittsburgh; six grandchildren, Gunner, Hunter, Trinity, ...

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  18. Thursday, June 15th, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    ... she was caught once when she tried to leave Walmart with three flat-screen televisions. Mark Snyder, 55, from Crest Hill, Illinois, who kept dialing 911 over and over again, then punched the officer who showed up at his house. Snyder reportedly ...

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  19. Naperville man goes to prison for stabbing boy, 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A 23-year-old Naperville man has been sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing a 14-year-old boy with a pocketknife last year. Jason V. Yantz, with addresses listed in the 3600 block of Eliot Lane in Naperville and the 1400 block of Pioneer Road in Crest Hill, stabbed the teen in the left side of his abdomen during a fight on March 8, 2016.

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  20. North Aurora to drop ban on collection binsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... October 2007, saying overflowing bins, with people leaving items outside the bins, were unsightly. USAgain sued Crest Hill in federal court over the same issue in 2016. The municipality relented. Court documents said it had more than 10,000 bins in ...

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