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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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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.


  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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