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  1. Firecrackers and your dog: Could this happen in your neighborhood?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 |

    Do people set off firecrackers in your neighborhood? Do you think of them as harmless fun? One dog owner in Illinois will never look at firecrackers the same after his dog picked one up. On Tuesday, 7 July 2015, Nicholas Garcia allegedly was lighting fireworks with an unidentified friend in an alley at 10:30 a.m. in the Joliet, Illinois neighborhood .


  2. Joliet man laughed as he teased dog into picking up lit fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 |

    Garcia is reported to have laughed as the dog picked up the lit fireworks exploded in the dog's mouth. The dog had to be euthanized because of the extensive injuries.


  3. 2015 Route 66 NHRA Nationals: Schumacher reaches Top Fuel milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 |

    NHRA Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher picked up his 80th career Wally on Sunday at the Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by General Tire at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill. Tommy Johnson Jr. , Allen Johnson and Hector Arana Jr. also took home Wallys in their respective categories from Chicago.


  4. 2015 Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals: Who to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 |

    The 13th race of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series now has a title sponsor, as Lucas Oil has signed on to make the race the Lucas Oil Route 66 NHRA Nationals. The race takes place Thursday through Sunday, July 9-12 at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, near Chicago.


  5. NHRA points following the 2015 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 |

    Don't blink when it comes to the points standings in the NHRA Pro Stock division: Greg Anderson is back on top following his win Sunday in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Don Schumacher Racing drivers Antron Brown and Matt Hagan retained their leads in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, while Karen Stoffer now sits second behind Eddie Krawiec after her Pro Stock Motorcycle win.


  6. 2015 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals: Kalitta, Beckman take nitro WallysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 |

    Doug Kalitta and Jack Beckman took home Wallys Sunday in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, from the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Greg Anderson and Karen Stoffer also earned wins at Norwalk.


  7. Music History for June 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 |

    Elvis Presley's new music single 'All Shook Up', debuts on the UK charts before its release in 1957, due to advance copies of the single which was intended for US troops in Europe but instead find their way into the hands of British DJs. The Platters perform their new hit 'Twilight Time' on tonight's broadcast of CBS_TV's Ed Sullivan Show in 1958.


  8. Cirque Italia makes a splash, thrilling children and adults alikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 |

    Sunday night, June 7, the traveling aquatic circus , Cirque Italia , finished its Milwaukee run in The Italian Community Center' s lot before making its way to Joliet, Illinois. Performers bring a range of talents to the stage, sometimes for four performances a day.


  9. Cirque Italia Owner Manuel Rebecchi on unique, multinational aquatic experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 |

    When most people think of an incredible circus show featuring incredible scenes, music, and costumes, most would think they'd have to go to Las Vegas for a Cirque Du Soleil show. Fortunately, there is Cirque Italia , the first traveling water circus show in the United States.


  10. Chicago paranormal discoveries and experiences is research that should be doneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 |

    It was a pleasure to talk to an individual who is what I call a Paranormal Psychic. I met with the individual at a documented haunted location in the Chicago land area that was discovered by me and a location that I gave exposure to the general public and the Chicago paranormal field.


  11. Team Demolition Association kicks off 2015 season on Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 |

    It seems a bit premature to talk about retirement at your 40th birthday party but that is exactly what Ron Johnston was doing at his recent bash down at Camp Depression in Lockport. The Full Throttle team owner, who fittingly drives under #40, said he is going to step down after the 2015 season is up.


  12. Chicago paranormal experiences is the best resource about Chicago paranormalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 |

    The stories that fill the paranormal books can done with the different ways authors use to fill those books with stories. One way is by just resourcing other people's experiences that they post online and rewriting it as if being the author's knowledge and found information by such hard dreadful time consuming research, as hard as doing a Google Search.


  13. The irreverent auto raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 |

    Elmo, the Devil, a cowboy and a unicorn each buy an old car for under $500 and proceed to race them at the local speedway. This may sound like the set up of a joke but it really happened.


  14. Peterson: fiancee's father has heart failureRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2009 |

    The father of Drew Peterson's fiance is the latest among Peterson's social circle to fall into poor health. Ernie Raines', father of Chrissy Raines, wound up in Edward Plainfield Hospital after an apparent heart attack last Friday, according to reports in the Herald News of Joliet.


  15. Chicago, state mull ban on BPARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2009 |

    Illinois lawmakers and Chicago city officials are chewing over a bill to ban plastic baby bottles, pacifiers and sippy cups made with bisphenol-A. House Bill 2485, sponsored by Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Des Plaines, will outlaw all children's food containers and sports water bottles made with BPA, used for decades in manufacturing plastics.


  16. Tax day tea parties in Chicago and suburbs:don't send teaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2009 |

    They're all getting together with American flags, signs and music for a Tax Day Tea Party April 15 at the Kluczynski Federal Building Plaza in Chicago and at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet. The Chicago area rallies are among about 500 cities in all 50 states on tax day, organizers say.


  17. Jobless young vets surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2009 |

    As jobless rates in Chicago and its suburbs surge into double digits, former soldiers face an even bleaker prospect of picking up a paycheck. Recently released figures show an 11.9% spike in unemployed veterans in February.


  18. Sun-Times' plan forges best of both worlds for The Herald News of JolietRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2009 |

    Bankruptcy is pushing the Sun-Times to relocate The Herald News to two new locations in both Joliet and Plainfield. This will allow continued customer and advertising service just down the street from its current location on Caterpillar Drive, which was sold to the Joliet Township High School District.


  19. Jobless hits near-record highRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2009 |

    Illinois lost 37,200 jobs in February, according to data released today by the Illinois Department of Employment Security . Over the year, Illinois employers have cut payrolls by 206,300 jobs.


  20. Suit: sooty coal plants spew death, asthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2009 |

    Illinois health and environmental groups slapped a lawsuit on Midwest Generation's coal plants in Joliet and Romeoville for releasing illegally high amounts of dust and soot shown to cause hundreds of fatal lung problems in people who live nearby The challenge comes after a number of air pollution-related citations from the United States Environmental Protection Agency against Midwest Generation's coal plants in the state. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that pollution from nine coal plants in northern Illinois causes 311 premature deaths, 4100 emergency room visits, and 21,500 asthma attacks annually.


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