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  1. Woman Shot in Car Identified; Man Shot by Police in Stable ConditionRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    In looking at updates from stories Wednesday morning,, the 20 year old woman shot dead while riding in a car on Mississippi Avenue has been identified as Jourdyn Williamson. Authorities now believe it was a gunman associated with a gang that opened fire on the car, and then escaped on foot.

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  2. Joliet Woman Shot Dead While Riding in Car; Suspects Ran AwayRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A 20 year old woman was shot dead in Joliet last night my multiple gunmen who reportedly shot at her while she was in a car, and then escaped on foot. The Will County Coroner line reports that the woman, name still being withheld at this point, was riding in a vehicle in the 100 block of Mississippi Avenue.

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  3. Domestic Violence Suspect Shot by Joliet Officers after Pointing Rifle at ThemRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Joliet Police are reporting the second officer-involved shooting incident since the start of March. It was at 7:50 last night that officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 24-hundred block of Rockwood, located southeast of the corner of U S 6 and Briggs.

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  4. JJC Unveils Budget; Students Cooking for the GovernorRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees has unveiled their proposed new budget. J-J-C spokesperson Kelly Rhoder says it's a balanced budget; with no health cost increases expected, and eight-point-one million dollars in state aid figured in.

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  5. 41-Year-Old Joliet Man Charged with Child PornographyRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A 41-year-old Joliet man has been arrested for on multiple child pornography charges after an investigation by the Will County High Technology Crimes Unit and the Joliet Police Department. 41-year-old Kiyoshi Murakami was arrested on Thursday and charged with two counts of Child Pornography, both Class 2 Felonies that carry a penalty of three to seven years in prison upon conviction.

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  6. Kids Count Report for 2015 Being Presented Thurs Morning at JJCRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Thursday morning at Joliet Junior College VOICES FOR ILLINOIS CHILDREN will be presenting their "Illinois Kids Count" report for 2015. R Dale Evans has been involved with this for years.

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  7. Suspect Shot by Joliet Officer Dies in HospitalRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Joliet Police are now reporting that the suspect shot by a police officer Monday afternoon has died from this wounds. Twenty year old Shaquille Barrow died from his wounds Tuesday morning at 10:55 AM, after undergoing surgery at Presence St Joseph Medical Center.

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  8. Sunday Chilli Cook-Off to Benefit Family Outreach Food Pantry of Crest HillRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A Chilli Cook-Off coming up on Sunday March 8th will benefit the Family Outreach Food Pantry of Crest Hill. Retired Joliet Police Officer John Albrect explained to 1340 WJOL how necessary the Family Outreach Food Pantry is, by stating that they cover Crest Hill and portions of Joliet and Lockport, and work with the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

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  9. Angelica: Dancing With Our Local Stars Lineup Announced; Including Monica from WJOLRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A WJOL morning show reporter is dancing for a cause. The line up for the 9th annual "Angelica: Dancing With Our Local Stars" has been announced.

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  10. Shad Hallihan Taking Over as Joliet Central Principal July 1stRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Joliet Township High School District has announced that Shad Hallihan will serve as the next Joliet Central High School principal. John Randich is retiring after 34 years of service to the district, and Hallihan will replace him as of this coming July 1st.

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  11. Man Allegedly Steals Ambulance for Ride HomeRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Joliet Patch reports that someone took an interesting ride over the weekend, with a Manhattan man stealing an ambulance after he was released from Silver Cross Hospital very early Sunday morning. The allegations are that 30 year old Ross Anthony Crampton was released around 5 AM, after being admitted due to an unspecified incident in Manhattan.

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  12. Mayor Giarrante Speaks on Macris IssueRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Joliet Mayor Tom Giarrante is talking about his nomination of Nick Macris to the Rialto Square Theatre Board, which was put on hold by the Joliet City Council. While speaking with 1340 WJOL's Kevin Kollins, Giarrante praised Macris' enthusiasm, and mentioned that he was not in favor of the recently proposed marquee.

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  13. Joliet Park District Already Looking for Splash Station WorkersRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Despite the extremely cold weather, it IS time to start thinking about the summer; especially when it comes to SUMMER JOBS with the Joliet Park District. The district's Brady Jarboe says they're gettng ready to put together the Splash Station summer staff.

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  14. Snowmobile Racing Set for Fri and Sat at Route 66 RacewayRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    This Friday and Saturday will be the Hollywood Casino Joliet Snowcross National Event at the Route 66 Raceway. As Hollywood Casino's Wayne Smith explains, the unique thing about this snowmobile racing event is that usually you'll find it up in the world of the "Cheeseheads."

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  15. Will County Senior Services Center Calling for SupportRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Will County Senior Services Center needs your help. In fact, they need help to the tune of about 400 thousand dollars.

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  16. Joliet Man Dies after Struck by TrainRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A 68 year old Joliet man died over the weekend after being struck by a freight train near the intersection of Rowell and Manhattan in Joliet Township.

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  17. First Look for Charity Coming up at Chicago Auto ShowRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    It's almost once again time for the Chicago Auto Show, and that also means it's almost time for the traditional FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY at the Auto Show. Catholic Charities of Joliet will once again have their special suite all set up, and as spokesperson Maggie Snow reminds us, this NIGHT BEFORE 'look at the auto show' has become quite popular.

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  18. Evergreen Terrace Meeting Thursday NightRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The City of Joliet will partner with Holsten Real Estate and Landon Bone Baker Architects for a community design meeting; Thursday evening 6 to 8 PM, to discuss the future of Evergreen Terrace. This will be in the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theatre, at 201 West Jefferson in Joliet.

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  19. Joliet City Council: Marquee Committee Members and Courthouse TalkRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Last night's Joliet City Council meeting included Mayor Tom Giarrante stating his preference for Council members Jan Quillman and Mike Turk to serve on the newly created committee looking into the issue of the Rialto Square Theatre marquee. An actual vote on the appointment of Quillman and Turk would take place at the next meeting.

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  20. Will County Locations Among Medical Marijuana SelectionsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Governor Rauner has awarded medical marijuana licenses to 52 retail shops and 18 cultivation centers. This includes one cultivation center and three distribution outlets that will be in this area.

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