Will County Newswire

Will County Newswire

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  1. Police reportsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... was arrested by Grundy County sheriff's deputies and booked into the Grundy County Jail on Wednesday on a Will County failure-to-appear warrant on a charge of trespassing to a vehicle. • Chad M.J. Layfield, 23, of Lockport, was arrested by ...

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  2. I-55 Bridge Inspections in Will County Start Aug. 10Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Free Press

    The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that routine inspections of the Interstate 55 truss bridges over the Des Plaines River near Channahon will begin, weather permitting, the morning of Monday, Aug. 10. The inspections, required to be conducted every other year, will result in weekday closures, Monday through Thursday, on I-55 during the daytime hours for approximately two to three weeks. The southbound bridge will be inspected first, with daily lane closures scheduled in the southbound lanes, weather permitting, between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. The inspections on the northbound bridge will follow, with lane closures scheduled in the northbound lanes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., weather permitting.

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  3. Updated: Alcohol involved in incident involving state trooper, shots...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... and if found to be true, will be prosecuted to the fullest extend of the law." Garza is a state trooper in Will County. His father, Mike Garza, is a retired sergeant with the Illinois State Police. Thomason said Garza was in the area for a high ...

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  4. Lockport Woman, Plainfield Man Die in Weekend AccidentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Will County Sheriff's department is reporting that last night's fatal accident in Lockport Township involved two vehicles. Seventy-five year old Joan Kaczmarek of Lockport was pronounced deceased in the Silver Cross Hospital Emergency Room at 7:30 PM.

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  5. Lockport Woman, 75, Dies in Single Car MishapRead the original story

    Yesterday | WJOL-AM Joliet

    A 75 year old Lockport woman has died in a single car accident in Homer Township. The Will County Coroner Line reports that Joan D Karczmarek was pronounced deceased at 7:30 PM Sunday night in the Silver Cross Hospital Emergency Room, after the accident occured at 135th and Smith in Homer Township. 1 comment

  6. Guest blogRead the original story

    Sunday | Free Press

    ... continue trying to due? It's 100% anti middle-class! Posted: Monday, April 30, 2007 Guestbook entry by: Pam M. Will County is requiring a zoning change on the Prairie Creek LLC property on Route 53, from light industrial to heavy industrial due to ...

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  7. Forest Preserve Police Arrest Three in Car BurlariesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Forest Preserve District of Will County Police have arrested three people in connection with a series of vehicle burglaries. This past week three Crest Hill residents; 27 year old Sean Becker, 28 year old Marcellus Pretlow, and 37 year old Sarah Wishish; were all booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility on multiple burglary and motor vehicle charges.

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  8. HR Manager Fired For Refusing to Sign Off on Man Not Permitted to Work in US: LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Patch.com

    A human resources manager for a Bolingbrook company was fired for refusing to sign off on hiring a man not permitted to work in the United States, according to claims in a lawsuit filed in Will County court. In November 2012, Valid bought Unique Mailing Services, a company Ramirez, 47, had worked for since 2002, the lawsuit said.

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  9. Joliet Man Exposed Himself to Woman at Cass St. Temp Agency: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Patch.com

    ... n the presence of" a 30-year-old woman at the temp agency on Tuesday, according to a criminal complaint filed in Will County court.

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  10. Frankfort Cops Reportedly Seized Drunken Hoosier's MopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Patch.com

    ... police said, presumably when asked how much he had to drink that night. Clarke was arrested and taken to the Will County jail. His bond was set at $100,000. He had at least six prior drunken driving arrests, according to a court filing. Clarke ...

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  11. 2 Men Caught With 500+ Counterfeit J. Cole Concert T-Shirts: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Patch.com

    ... atre. Duckson and Williams were hit with criminal trademark violation charges. Duckson remains in custody at the Will County jail. Williams was released after he posted $1,000 bail.

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  12. Will County Board Member Selected to Join 2015 Edgar FellowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Patch.com

    Will County Board member Ragan Freitag, R-Wilmington, will join an elite group of emerging leaders next week to participate in a forward-thinking public policy program led by former Gov. Jim Edgar. In its fourth year, the Edgar Fellows initiative seeks to inspire bipartisan, inter-regional cooperation in addressing major challenges for the state in the years and decades ahead.

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  13. Forest Preserve Police Arrest 3 on Vehicle Burglary ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Patch.com

    Police believe the suspects may have been responsible for a series of vehicle break-ins in the Plainfield, Joliet and Shorewood areas. Forest Preserve District of Will County Police arrested three people Tuesday on multiple motor vehicle burglary charges, according to a release from the Forest Preserve District of Will County.

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  14. Media: August 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Illinois Entertainer

    ... Chicago with old-style corruption and crime, and it was a great training ground for a young reporter. I had the Will County board beat and the City Hall beat for a while, and I learned how to develop sources." He got his first job in the Chicago ...

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  15. Joliet Man Got Guest Drunk, Let Him Take Fatal Dive Into Pool: LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Patch.com

    A Joliet man got a guest drunk and then let him take a fatal dive into his backyard swimming pool, according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court. Delores Arboleda, the widow of Shorewood resident Julio Arboleda, sued David Johnson, claiming he caused her husband's wrongful death.

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  16. Drunken Man Runs Over 3 in Briggs Street Rodeo Parking Lot: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Patch.com

    ... after crashing into the ditch. Rodriguez was taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, then hauled off to the Will County jail. He was charged with driving under the influence, reckless conduct and numerous traffic violations. He also had three ... 18 comments

  17. IDNR updates schedule of waterfowl blind drawingsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Pike Press

    ... Hunters will be allowed to register for only one of the two sites. * Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area, Will County: registration 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the site office, two miles northwest of Wilmington off exit 241 on Interstate 55. * Kankakee ...

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  18. City prepares to clean up at MarathonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Free Press

    ... maybe more than anything else in the city. Last January, city attorney John Urban filed a complaint in Will County Circuit Court against Saad Sindhu, the property owner of record, asking the court to order that the structures be repaired or ...

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  19. Drunken Golf Cart Driver Ran Into Woman on Joliet Course: LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Patch.com

    The woman is suing the Joliet Park District, Inwood Golf Club, the alleged driver of the golf cart and a Center Street bar. A Joliet woman was run down by a golf cart driven by a drunken woman at Inwood golf course, according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court.

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  20. Joliet Teens Nabbed For String of New Lenox Burglaries: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Patch.com

    ... eep, police said. The four burglaries were committed between late June and this week. Benavidez was taken to the Will County jail. The 17-year-old was transported to River Valley Juvenile Detention Center.

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