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  1. Body found in river after motorists see man jump off overpass near HodgkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Tribune

    The body of a man was pulled out of the Des Plaines River on Monday morning after motorists saw him jump off an overpass at La Grange Road in an unincorporated area near Hodgkins and Willow Springs, according to Illinois State Police officials. The Pleasantview Fire Protection District responded to a call at 9:40 a.m.[cq] and conducted a water rescue at the scene, according to Pleasantview Fire Chief John Buckley.

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  2. Bedford Park would keep Summit firehouse openRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Des Plaines Valley News

    ... consolidation of fire services has proved effective in dozens of communities facing mounting costs. Nearby Willow Springs in the fall of 2013 disbanded its part-time fire department and joined the Tri-State Fire Protection District, which ...

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  3. Residents question Summit officials over fire department futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Des Plaines Valley News

    ... Tichacek asked if the consolidated system would be similar to fire protection services in nearby Justice and Willow Springs. Both villages turned their firefighting services over to other agencies in recent years to cut costs. "In the (newspaper) ...

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  4. Teenagers Arrested for Drinking at Hinsdale House PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Patch.com

    ... underage drinking were four 17-year-old girls. Two are from Hinsdale, one is from Plainfield and one is from Willow Springs.

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  5. Retail Theft, DUI, Drug Possession: BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Patch.com

    ... issued a September 28 court date at the Bridgeview Court House. Justinas Skrebe, 30, of 100 Willow Lane in Willow Springs, was issued a local ordinance citation for possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop ...

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  6. Summit mulls consolidating fire services with Bedford ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Des Plaines Valley News

    ... effective in dozens of communities facing mounting costs but has resulted in improved and enhanced services. Willow Springs in the fall of 2013 disbanded its part-time fire department and joined the Tri-State Fire Protection District, which ...

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  7. The House Where Julia Lived: Oak Forest Families Share Touching LinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Patch.com

    ... for Joselyn and the Ferralez family on Saturday, Sept. 26 , from 5 to 9 p.m. at CC's Grove, 8258 Kean Ave, Willow Springs. Entrance is $20 per adult, $5 for kids. Activities will include a DJ, face painting, raffles, a 50/50, split the pot, silent ...

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  8. Family of woman found dead in Texas jail cell says she never should have been jailed, suesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Star Tribune

    Sandra Bland's mother Geneva Reed-Veal, left, speaks with her daughter Shante Needham at the Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens West cemetery Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Willow Springs, Ill.

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  9. Three Arrested for Elk Grove Village, Ford Heights RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Patch.com

    Willow Springs police arrested three men July 27 after an armed robbery in the area, and they found the men were also involved in an armed robbery that took place earlier that day in unincorporated Elk Grove Village. Sheriff's police detectives believe James Meyers, age 21 of Blue Island , was involved in the armed robbery of Days Inn in the 1900 block of East Higgins Road in Elk Grove Village, the Willow Springs robbery and a July 15 armed robbery of New Way Food and Liquors in Ford Heights, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office Theodis Thomas, age 21 of Chicago, and Steven James, age 23 of Chicago, were also arrested and charged with armed robbery.

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  10. Lingering questions as Sandra Bland laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Final Call

    Mourners attend burial of Sandra Bland at the Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens West Cemetery, July 25, in Willow Springs, IL.

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  11. Experts: Report shows Sandra Bland may have used pot in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Mourners mourn the death of Sandra Bland at the Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens West cemetery Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Willow Springs, Ill.

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  12. Texas county where Sandra Bland died in jail has long history of racial tension and violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    Sandra Bland's mother Geneva Reed-Veal, left, speaks with her daughter Shante Needham at the Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens West cemetery Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Willow Springs, Ill.

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  13. Woman who diedin jail cell eulogizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    ... Sharon Cooper kneels Saturday at Bland's burial site in the Mount Glenwood Memorial Gardens West cemetery in Willow Springs, Ill.

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  14. Vowing to #SayHerName and More, Hundreds Gather to Honor Life and Death of Sandra BlandRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | Common Dreams

    Mourners gather at the grave site of Sandra Bland at Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens West cemetery, on July 25, 2015 in Willow Springs, Illinois.

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  15. Sandra Bland funeral in Illinois draws hundredsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Mourners gather at the grave site of Sandra Bland at Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens West cemetery, on July 25, 2015 in Willow Springs, Illinois.

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  16. Hundreds bid farewell to woman who died in Texas jail cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... kneels at Bland's burial site at the Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens West cemetery Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Willow Springs, Ill. An autopsy report released Friday found that Sandra Bland used a plastic trash bag to hang herself three days after a ...

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  17. Sandra Bland's Mother Speaks Out During Her Funeral: 'I Still Don't Know What Happened to My Baby'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | People

    ... the church and covered Bland's white casket, which was taken to Mt. Glenwood Memorial Gardens West in Willow Springs, Illinois, in a white hearse to be buried. Bland's family also wore white. "I am the mom and I'm telling you that baby did not take ...

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  18. Local stables offer horseback trail rides for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. At Memory Lane Stables in Willow Springs, kids 12 and older can help out as volunteers with the daily feeding, grooming and maintenance of stables. They also serve as ...

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  19. IDOT announces suspended non-emergency road work for holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... All ramps on southbound Illinois Route 171 closed to traffic. Intersection improvement on IL 171 at 104th Ave/Willow Springs Rd. located in Willow Springs. NB and SB lanes of IL 171 between Willow Blvd and Rust; RIGHT TURN lanes at the intersection ...

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  20. IDOT Adjusts Lane Closures for Holiday WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... ramps on southbound Illinois Route 171 closed to traffic. * Intersection improvement on IL 171 at 104th Ave/Willow Springs Rd. located in Willow Springs. NB and SB lanes of IL 171 between Willow Blvd and Rust; RIGHT TURN lanes at the intersection ...

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