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  1. Election 2018 candidate: Jesse White, Illinois Secretary of StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White speaks to a group of students Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, during an anti-bullying campaign in Joliet, Ill. Those questionnaires from each candidate who responded, as well as video of candidate interviews with our Editorial Board, are featured on our Election Central website to help readers make informed decisions when they cast their votes.

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  2. Grundy County prosecutor aims to unseat Jesse WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Grundy County State's Attorney Jason Helland speaks to the Herald-News on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Joliet, Ill.

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  3. Use of road salt contaminating McHenry County water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Scott Kuykendall, water resources specialist with the McHenry County Planning and Development Department, discusses the plight of McHenry County and its water supply Tuesday at the McHenry County Administration Building in Woodstock. Scott Kuykendall, water resource specialist with the McHenry County Planning and Development Department, discusses the plight of McHenry County and its water supply Tuesday.

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  4. Father files lawsuit in slain Preston Heights toddler caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    James Crosby - the father of Sema'j Crosby, a Preston Heights toddler found dead under a legless couch last year - has sued the 17-month-old girl's mother and a family services contractor for alleged negligence he claims led to his daughter's death. The lawsuit landed in Cook County Circuit Court on Tuesday and named the defendants as Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois and Sheri Gordon, Sema'j's mother.

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  5. Defense attorney withdraws, delaying Crystal Lake man's murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    The attorney for a Crystal Lake man accused of murdering his wife and teenage sister-in-law withdrew himself from the case Monday, less than a month before the matter was expected to go trial. Attorneys were scheduled to argue several motions Monday afternoon regarding what evidence would have been allowed at Ryan C. Yarber's Sept.

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  6. Family of slain Joliet woman seeking help with fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A fundraiser has been set up to help the surviving family and children of Rebecca Kazecki, who allegedly was beaten to death by her husband over the course of three days. A GoFundMe was established Monday to help offset the funeral and medical costs for Rebecca Kazecki, who died Aug. 7 from head trauma, a fractured skull and bleeding on her brain.

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  7. Iconic Hebron water tower to receive overdue repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    A $361,000 maintenance project on the village of Hebron's iconic water tower began Tuesday, Village President Kimmy Martinez said. Martinez said that besides the repainting of the stem of the tower, village officials advised her that no other major maintenance work has been done on the 32-year-old structure.

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  8. Holocaust denier runs for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Holocaust denier and self-described "white racialist" Arthur Jones, who is the Republican candidate for Illinois' Third District, speaks to the Herald-News on Friday, July 6, 2018, in Joliet, Ill. In the campaign for whom will represent the 3rd Illinois Congressional District, which includes part of northern Will County, the race hardly is a toss-up.

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  9. 6 McHenry County students chosen as Golden Apple ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    When she was 10 years old, Saldivar-Castaneda said other students in her fifth-grade class couldn't wait to get out of class to go to lunch and recess. She, however, would stay behind to help assist a teacher's kindergarten class.

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  10. Former Lemont mayor reappointed chairman of Pace bus boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    "I am proud of the strong relationships Pace and I have built with our region's stakeholders and look forward to continuing to work with our county leaders and partner agencies to maintain and enhance northeastern Illinois' transit network," Kwasneski said in a news release announcing his reappointment. Kwasneski also served as executive director of the Joliet Arsenal Development Authority, a local agency created to oversee the transfer of certain sections of the arsenal to private development that included CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Elwood.

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  11. Talks to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat June 13, 2012, jump from the Illinois River near Havana. Illinois said it will work with federal officials and other states on a strategy for fortifying a lock and dam to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan.

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  12. Police 'actively investigating' homicide of Joliet toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Will County Sheriff's deputies and investigators walk along Richards Street on April 26, 2017, during a search for 17-month-old Sema'j Crosby. No one has been arrested in connection with her death one year later.

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  13. Joliet opens new train station, commuters like itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Smith, who was waiting for an Amtrak train to Springfield, was like many travelers who were impressed in part because they finally had a train station to use since the city closed Union Station to commuters in 2014 while moving boarding operations to the other side of the tracks. "For the last year, I've seen it under construction," said Jose Guzman of Chicago, who regularly uses Metra to visit his girlfriend in Plainfield.

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  14. Joliet DCFS staff numbers, morale up year after Sema'j Crosby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    One year ago, the Department of Children and Family Services Joliet office was significantly understaffed, with investigators still needing to attend to a steady flow of investigations. It was about that time when 1-year-old Sema'j Crosby was found dead under a couch in her Preston Heights home.

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  15. Rialto Square Theatre not likely to pursue tax this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Rialto Square Theatre officials are not likely to pursue state approval for taxing power this spring, as previously planned, but they will continue to try to develop a tax to fund the theater, board Chairman Robert Filotto said. Rialto Square Theatre officials are not likely to pursue state approval for taxing power this spring, as previously planned, but they will continue to try to develop a tax to fund the theater, board Chairman Robert Filotto said.

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  16. Chicago joins Great Lakes Basin Partnership to Block Asian CarpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Seth Love, a biologist with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, pulls a large head Asian carp from a net Monday at Rock Run Rookery in Joliet. Seth Love, a biologist with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, holds a big head Asian carp Monday at Rock Run Rookery in Joliet.

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  17. Illinois officials say Asian carp 93 percent eliminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Seth Love, a biologist with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, pulls a smallmouth buffalo free from a net Monday at Rock Run Rookery in Joliet. A commercial fisherman drags in a fishing line Monday while searching for Asian carp at Rock Run Rookery in Joliet.

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  18. Packed house gets to know Democratic 16th Congressional District primary candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Amy Murri Briel , Neill Mohammad and Beth Vercolio-Osmund listen to fellow candidate Sara Dady speak during a 16th Illinois Congressional District forum sponsored by DeKalb Stands on Feb. 18 at the DeKalb Public Library. Volunteers Elizabeth Bass and Kim Gatz review audience questions before a 16th Congressional District Democratic candidate forum sponsored by DeKalb Stands on Feb. 18 at the DeKalb Public Library.

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  19. Body found near Joliet was that of Manhattan woman, 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Marissa L. Koziel, 21, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound Friday in the 1500 block of California Ave. in Joliet Township. A woman was found dead in the 1500 block of California Avenue in Joliet Township by three youths on the evening of Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.

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  20. Body found on California Avenue, county cops investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    "I think they were just walking in the neighborhood," Deputy Chief Dan Jungles of the Will County Sheriff's Office said of the three juveniles who made the grisly discovery on California north of Rosalind Street, just outside the Joliet City limits.

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