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  1. Bourbonnais man convicted of double murder gets life sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    A Bourbonnais man convicted in the 2016 bludgeoning deaths of a man and woman in a suburban Chicago auto body shop has been sentenced to life in prison. Krasawski was earlier convicted in the deaths of 48-year-old Michael Oram, of Joliet, and 43-year-old Jamie Wills, of Lockport.

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  2. Reed-Custer teacher arrested for possessing child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Kevin Macha, a Reed-Custer school district teacher, was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography on Tuesday. The 28-year-old Macha, of Joliet, has been employed by the district since Aug. 11, 2015, serving as a band teacher in grades 5 through 12. He has been notified he is suspended without pay, pending a dismissal hearing by the school board, according to a release from the school district.

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  3. Food Bank to host pantries in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The Northern Illinois Food Bank will be hosting multiple mobile pantries through the month of December. All of the events listed below are open to the public on a first come, first served basis, and people are encouraged to bring boxes or bags to help them carry the food on offer, mostly non-perishable goods.

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  4. Community Briefs: Nov. 6, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Bingo with the Books is held on the second Friday of each month for a chance to win an assortment of prizes. It's held on the fourth floor.

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  5. SOCCER: Herscher blanks JCA, moves to Sectional FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Herscher High School's Jake Allen, center, gets in the middle of the action looking to capitalize as Joliet Catholic Academy's Reid Fladhammer, left, clears the ball and goalkeeper Joey O'Connell, right, comes out to defend in Tuesday's sectional match in Braidwood. Herscher High School's Jed Martin gets a shot on goal off before Joliet Catholic Academy's Mathew Reyna can get in front of him during Tuesday's sectional match in Braidwood.

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  6. Sheila E. to play Rialto SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Sheila E. will be in concert at 8 p.m. Friday at Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet. She was born Sheila Escovedo in Oakland, Calif., and developed a love for playing music when she was 3. Sheila E. will be in concert at 8 p.m. Friday at Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet.

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  7. Brew Dude: Oct. 6, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    This is the first time since I've been doing this column the past three years that I'm directly asking for your input. I have been talking about doing a Joliet brewery crawl article for a while.

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  8. Man faces battery charge after fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Samuel Lopez, of Kankakee, has been charged with aggravated battery for an incident that occurred Aug. 12, in which the victim, Roberto Martinez, died 12 days later. On Wednesday in Kankakee County court, the 45-year-old Lopez had his bond set at $250,000 by Judge Kathy Bradshaw-Elliott.

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  9. iFix expands reach to meet demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WERE DEVELOPING AHEAD OF THIS LINE.

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  10. Joliet Diocese reaches settlement in child abuse lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... NORTHEASTERN LIVINGSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS... SOUTHWESTERN WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... GRUNDY COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... WESTERN KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... * UNTIL 930 PM CDT * AT 634 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

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  11. Medical marijuana companies expanding Illinois facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    * HEAT INDICES...PEAK HEAT INDICES OF 103 TO 109. * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS, PARTICULARLY FOR THE ELDERLY AND THOSE WITH PRE-EXISTING HEALTH CONDITIONS.

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  12. St. Pat's school, convent set for demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    A pair of historic, three-story buildings in Kankakee - which date back to the early 1920s - by year's end will no longer be part of the city's landscape. The 11-member parish board for St. Patrick's Catholic Church has agreed the time has come to demolish the convent, 417 S. Indiana Ave., constructed in 1921, and the school building at 366 E. Hickory St., built in 1922.

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  13. glance2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Bring your boat to for a free U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary inspection 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Will County Forest Preserve District's Rock Run Rookery Preserve on Youngs Road, south of U.S. Route 6, on the south side of Joliet. After the inspection, boat owners will receive 2018 decals to put on their boats signifying that the boat has passed inspection by the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

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  14. Community Briefs: June 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The Kankakee Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra will be holding its annual violin camp at 5:45 p.m. on June 25-29 in Room 131 at the Larsen Fine Arts Center at Olivet Nazarene University. The camp is open to students with no experience, ages 7-10.

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  15. Midewin farm siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Alvin and Bob Schumacher were grade school boys in 1940 when the federal government claimed the 200 acres their family had rented and farmed since 1921 - one half of one percent of the 40,000 acres that became the Joliet Arsenal for production of munitions for World War II. Theirs was among 200 to 240 working farms and about 400 land parcels taken for the arsenal, according to Joe Wheeler, archaeologist at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, which now occupies 19,000 acres of the former arsenal north of Wilmington.

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  16. Less need for youth jail spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    In a presentation last month, Kankakee County officials described their proposal to sell the county's share of the Will County youth jail as a win-win. The sales pitch worked.

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  17. Community Briefs: June 5, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Country Theatre Workshop will be holding a Children's Camp to learn the basics of auditioning, acting, singing and dancing for those entering grades four through 10. Dates for camp are: 1-4:30 p.m. June 18-22, with a short performance by students at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23. Sanford Battery's Civil War Living History Exhibit is from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Island Park in Momence, as part of Heritage Day. Stanford's Battery of Illinois is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Civil War living history through school presentations, living history displays, large-scale public re-enactments and interactive camp activities.

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  18. Acting Out Theatre Co. announces cast for West Side StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Casting has been announced for Acting Out Theatre Company's production of "West Side Story," which is set to open July 20-22 in downtown Kankakee. "West Side Story" first was staged on Broadway in 1957 and has won a total of six Tony Awards, including best musical.

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  19. Vets official also once unawareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    On May 1, Torres became the new superintendent of the Kankakee County Veterans Assistance Commission, which helps connect veterans with services. After he returned from Afghanistan in 2009, he was jobless for three years.

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  20. Memorial Day weekend observancesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Buryl Knisley, of Limestone, with the Disabled American Veterans of Kankakee, talks with John Lievers, of Bourbonnais , with the Marine Corps League, before the start of last year's Memorial Day ceremony at the Kankakee County Courthouse. This year's event is set for Monday starting at 10:30 a.m. Buryl Knisley, of Limestone, with the Disabled American Veterans of Kankakee, talks with John Lievers, of Bourbonnais , with the Marine Corps League, before the start of last year's Memorial Day ceremony at the Kankakee County Courthouse.

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