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  1. Illinois Teen Back Home After Shark Attack in BahamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A Chicago-area teen has returned home to Illinois after a near-deadly encounter with a shark while on vacation in the Bahamas forced the 15-year-old to undergo emergency surgery to save his leg. Johnny Stoch, of Homer Glen, Illinois, was snorkeling off the coast of the Bahamas with his family when a shark attacked him.

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  2. Lockport Man Caught Burglarizing VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A 22-year-old Lockport man has been arrested after he was caught burglarizing vehicles early Saturday morning. Kyle J Baumann of the 1700 block of Maryanne Lane was arrested at 5:25 AM Saturday in the 600 block of 17th St. He has been charged with burglary to motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.

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  3. Jobs Picture: Improvement from March to April; Not Quite Solid as April of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The latest all unemployment numbers show a common theme: with all entities in our listening area showing an improvement from March to April, but not having as good a situation as April of 2015. For Will County, unemployment dropped from seven percent flat in March to six-point-four percent in April, after checking in at five-point-three percent in April of last year.

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  4. Man Charged in Multiple Sexual AssaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    On Monday, 35-year-old Miguel C. Luna of Lockport was officially charged with 12 different felony counts, including two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault with a Weapon and two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault with Bodily Harm. All four of those counts are Class X Felonies.

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  5. Lockport Junior Porters Football Taking Registrations for Year Number ThreeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A young football program continues to grow in the area. Bryan Gorman explained the Lockport Junior Porters football program to our Scott Slocum, as the program goes into its third year.

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  6. Two Men Die in Early Saturday Homer Glen CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Two men died over the weekend in a two-car collision, around 5 AM Saturday morning in Homer Glen, in the 15-thousand block of 151st Street.

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  7. Channahon Joins List of Will Co Cities Welcoming Hillwood to TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Texas-based warehouse builder Hillwood, known for its connections to one-time presidential candidate Ross Perot, is looking to have yet another location in Will County. Although Hillwood was turned down by Joliet for a possible project at I-55 and I-80; they did get approval for a trucking and distribution center in the Laraway Crossing Business Park.

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  8. Will County Sheriff's Office Seeking Help in Locating Homicide SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Will County Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public for any information regarding the whereabouts of 19-year-old Tariq J. Pinnick, of Riverview Avenue in Lockport. A warrant was issued for his arrest yesterday at the Will County Courthouse for First Degree murder in the death of Dylan Somma.

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