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  1. New Lenox man in 'right place, at right time' to help save overdose victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Chicago Tribune

    Jerry Reeves, of New Lenox Township, saved the life of an overdose victim, three days after being trained to use naloxone, an opioid antidote. Jerry Reeves, of New Lenox Township, saved the life of an overdose victim, three days after being trained to use naloxone, an opioid antidote.

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  2. Medical marijuana sellers see new law as a win for opioid-dependent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Chicago Tribune

    Yasmin Pena trims excess leaves from marijuana plants at the Cresco Labs medical marijuana cultivation facility Aug. 8, 2018, in Joliet, Ill. Yasmin Pena trims excess leaves from marijuana plants at the Cresco Labs medical marijuana cultivation facility Aug. 8, 2018, in Joliet, Ill.

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  3. Will County judge issues gag order in case of Joliet teacher charged in beating death of his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Chicago Tribune

    Michael Kazecki, left, is accused of murdering of his wife Rebecca Kazecki. A Will County judge Wednesday placed a gag order on those involved in the case of a Joliet teacher charged in the beating death of his wife, who also was a teacher.

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  4. 2 New Lenox teens die after Joliet crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Chicago Tribune

    Two New Lenox teens died Tuesday after a vehicle crashed into a tree in Joliet , according to the Will County coroner's office. Eric Zielinski and Heather Sturwold, both 18, were traveling in an SUV driven by Zielinski when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree around 4:35 a.m. Tuesday.

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  5. Extra security in place after Snapchat threat of shooting at Joliet Central High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Chicago Tribune

    A Snapchat post referencing a shooting at Joliet Central High School prompted heightened police presence and security measures at the school on Wednesday, but school officials said they have identified the person responsible for the post. "We have determined who posted the picture on Snapchat and we will be following our discipline procedures," said Kristine Schlismann, spokeswoman for Joliet Township High School District 204.

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  6. Tours to start at Old Joliet Prison, a ruin of busted glass and the stuff of nightmaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Chicago Tribune

    Greg Peerbolte, executive director of the Joliet Area Historical Museum, has organized public tours of the Old Joliet Prison in Joliet. Greg Peerbolte, executive director of the Joliet Area Historical Museum, has organized public tours of the Old Joliet Prison in Joliet.

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  7. Man gets 80 years in prison for beating, raping two women along trail near JolietRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A Will County judge sentenced a man to 80 years in prison Monday who admitted beating and raping two women along the I&M Canal State Trail near Joliet. Judge David Carlson handed down the maximum sentence for Miguel C. Luna, 37, of Joliet.

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  8. Crown Point man gets 15 years for spreading information in hopes of planning terror attack in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A Crown Point man who shared information about how to create explosives and poisons in hopes of carrying out an attack in the United States was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Marlonn Hicks, 31, wore an orange jail uniform Monday in Hammond's federal court as his parents watched him be sentenced.

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  9. Will County judge delays sentencing amid questions about confessed serial rapist's identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A Will County judge on Friday delayed sentencing for a confessed serial rapist amid last-minute questions about the undocumented immigrant's identity. Judge David Carlson directed prosecutors to consult with the Will County Probation Department to determine alleged aliases for defendant Miguel C. Luna, 37, of Joliet.

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  10. Joliet teacher charged with murder in beating death of his wife, also a teacher: authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    A teacher at a Joliet junior high has been charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of his wife, also a teacher in Joliet, authorities said. Michael Kazecki, 38, a language arts teacher at Washington Junior High, was booked into Will County Jail on Tuesday evening on charges of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm and aggravated domestic battery, according to jail records.

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  11. Slowik: Testimony reveals chilling details of public assaults by confessed serial rapistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    The I&M Canal State Trail is shown on July 30, 2018, near Brandon Road in Rockdale. Miguel Luna, 37, of Joliet, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three women on or near the trail.

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  12. 'Rudy' 25th anniversary screening, featuring the real Rudy, Aug. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Sean Astin as Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger in the 1993 sports favorite "Rudy." The movie, co-hosted by the film's inspirational underdog subject, returns to the Music Box Theatre Aug. 6. Sean Astin as Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger in the 1993 sports favorite "Rudy."

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  13. Vinyl lovers are making their way to newly opened Audiophil's Records in JolietRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Customer Bob Startz, of Lockport, shares some laughs and memories with Phil Johnson, owner of the new Audiophil's Records in downtown Joliet, over boxes of vinyl Startz would like to trade for cash. Customer Bob Startz, of Lockport, shares some laughs and memories with Phil Johnson, owner of the new Audiophil's Records in downtown Joliet, over boxes of vinyl Startz would like to trade for cash.

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  14. Second shooting victim left 'unrecognizabe' by Joliet area car fire identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    The Will County Coroner's Office has identified the second victim found in a vehicle fully engulfed in flames in Joliet Township on Tuesday night. Don Tae Ray Morgan, 21, of Joliet and Xavier C.E. Sallie, 19, of Joliet had also both suffered gunshot wounds, according to the coroner.

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  15. Bodies of men who were shot, 'severely burned' recovered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Will County sheriff's police said they are investigating the deaths of two males whose bodies were found Tuesday night in a burning vehicle in Joliet Township . Firefighters and deputies responded at about 10 p.m. to Rowell Avenue and Sugar Creek Drive to find a vehicle fully engulfed in flames, and the bodies were recovered after the fire was put out, according to sheriff's police.

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  16. U.S. Route 66 on national list of 11 endangered historic placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Known as America's "Mother Road," Route 66 is an internationally significant symbol of our nation's romance with the open road. While Congress has taken important steps to designate Route 66 a permanent National Historic Trail, which would being national recognition and economic development to the route's historic sites, legislation must be passed by the U.S. Senate and signed by the president before the end of 2018.

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  17. 2 more rabid bats found in Will CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Two more rabid bats were captured in Will County during the week of June 10, 2018, bringing the number found countywide to four in the last three weeks. Two more rabid bats were captured in Will County during the week of June 10, 2018, bringing the number found countywide to four in the last three weeks.

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  18. Legal spat over new Will County venue could jeopardize upcoming weddings and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Paul Siegel, owner of Cottonwood Farm near Joliet, stands in the doorway of The Barn, a newly built structure on the property, on June 8, 2018. Paul Siegel, owner of Cottonwood Farm near Joliet, stands in the doorway of The Barn, a newly built structure on the property, on June 8, 2018.

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  19. Will County forest officials secretly preserve rare orchidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    There is only one white lady slipper orchid plant in the Forest Preserve District of Will County and officials are monitoring it closely. There is only one white lady slipper orchid plant in the Forest Preserve District of Will County and officials are monitoring it closely.

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  20. 'Golden Greek' and 'Rod Father' turn another page ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Chris Karamesines and his Lucas Oil and Strange Engineering dragster are ready to go in the pit area at Route 66 Raceway on Friday, June 1, 2018. Chris Karamesines and his Lucas Oil and Strange Engineering dragster are ready to go in the pit area at Route 66 Raceway on Friday, June 1, 2018.

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