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  1. Will County sheriff challenged by deputy in race for top copRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Sheriff Mike Kelley is facing opposition from one his deputies, Jim Reilly, in the race to be Will County's top cop in the November election. In seeking his second term, Kelley said he brings 30 consecutive years of experience with the sheriff's department, during which time he worked in nearly every division.

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

    Sep 6, 2018 | The San Diego Union-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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  3. Joliet teacher charged with murder in beating death of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A northern Illinois teacher is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, who also was a teacher. Authorities say Michael Kazecki beat his 38-year-old wife, Rebecca Kazecki, to death after she tried to intervene when he was hitting their 11-year-old son Tuesday.

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  4. Joliet Township helps Will County fight opioid epidemic with $150,000 donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In a new partnership to battle the opioid epidemic, Joliet Township has donated $150,000 to support Will County's Safe Passage Initiative. Through this program, any resident who suffers with an opiate addiction can seek help at a participating police department without fear of being arrested.

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  5. Joliet appears to be a 'hot spot' for opioid-related deaths in Will County, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Joliet appears to be a "hot spot" for opioid-related deaths in Will County as officials continue battling the problem, the county's director of substance abuse initiatives said. Kathleen Burke recently reported to the county board's Public Health Committee that as of Dec. 19, 88 such overdose deaths have occurred in Will County, compared to 94 deaths in all of 2016.

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  6. Will County battles opioid epidemic behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    More than 50 Will County jail inmates are participating in a medical program to treat their opioid use disorder, and many more in the county's court system have been identified as needing help to address substance abuse issues, according to officials. Ron Vlasaty, executive director of the Family Guidance Center, told the county board's Judicial Committee Tuesday that a Medication Assisted Treatment program, which began at the county jail in July to administer Vivitrol to combat opioid addiction, currently has 51 people in treatment.

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