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  1. Sky guard Allie Quigley makes the most of WNBA All-Star weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | WGN-TV Chicago

    JULY 28: Allie Quigley #14 of the Chicago Sky wins the three-point contest during halftime of the Verizon WNBA All-Star Game on July 28, 2018 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

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  2. Gusty thunderstorms erupting on a hot and humid Fathera s Day afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Winds in excess of 40 mph and brief very heavy downpours will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Joliet, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Romeoville, Plainfield, Lockport, New Lenox, Homer Glen, Mokena, Frankfort, Lemont, Channahon, Ingalls Park, Woodridge, Shorewood, Elwood, Rockdale, Goodings Grove and Crest Hill.

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  3. Illinois county sees its highest number of opioid overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The county coroner's office reports 85 people died from heroin or fentanyl overdoses in 2017. The Herald-News reports that figure is up from 78 people in 2016 and 53 people in 2015.

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  4. Pregnant woman killed after wheel hub hits windshieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    A pregnant mother of three was killed in a car accident after a semi truck's wheel hub came loose and smashed into her car's windshield. Melinda Cullen, 38, was killed Tuesday afternoon while driving on I-80 near Rowell Avenue in Joliet, according to Illinois State Police.

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  5. Chicago suburbs slammed by winter snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Highways and local streets were left snow-covered and treacherous. Multiple spinout accidents were reported in communities like Joliet, Channahon, Crest Hill, Shorewood and Bolingbrook, to name a few.

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  6. Suburban mother charged with murder of 9-month-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Police said Shanquilla Garvey was staying at the Bel-Air Motel in Joliet, Ill., when she called for help, she told 911 that her baby girl was unresponsive.

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  7. Violence against nurses in hospitals not routinely tracked, reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Violence against nurses in hospitals has become an epidemic. A federal report found 21 percent of nurses report verbal abuse, physical assault, and even rape.

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  8. Missing Mokena woman last seen working at Joliet bar found murdered: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The body of Kaitlyn Kearns, as well as her 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee, were found in a rural area of Kankakee County, according to Will County Sheriff's officials. She was found with the single gunshot wound to the head.

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  9. Activists rally for answers in suburban toddlera s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    A rally was held Thursday with activist demanding justice for a little girl found dead in her own home last April in the far southwest suburbs. After an extensive search, the 1-year-old was found underneath a couch in the Joliet Township house where she lived, the same house DCFS had visited just hours before she was reported missing.

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  10. 3 shot to death after Joliet house party identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The victims are Anthony McGee and Gabriella Rueda, both from West Chicago, and Emmanuel Hernandez Arroyo from Plainfield.

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  11. Coroner: Mom, twin daughters found dead in Joliet home suffered gunshot woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Preliminary autopsy results show a Chicago-area mother suffered a gunshot wound to the head and her twin 6-year-old daughters each were shot more than once in what authorities are investigating as murders and a suicide. The Daily Chronicle reports that autopsies were performed Tuesday on the bodies of 41-year-old Celisa Henning and daughters, Makayla and Addison.

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