Will County Newswire

Will County Newswire

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  1. City to consider eliminating vehicle stickersRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Free Press

    ... on railroad property. * City leaders expect to find out this week what other agencies will sign on with the Will County Sheriff's Department's new Laraway Road Dispatch Center. The city signed an agreement to join the Laraway center in December. The ...

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  2. RidgePort neighbors' complaints get fast responseRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Free Press

    ... be located south of the Petro station on Ridge Way. Elion Partners will be participating in the development of Will County Center for Economic Development's Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan to ensure trucks can get to the logistics park, and ...

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  3. How we deal with addictionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Free Press

    Will County Coroner Patrick K. O'Neil recorded 115 accidental overdose deaths in Will County in 2016. Heroin and/or fentanyl, a possible heroin substitute, caused 76 of those deaths - compared to 53 in 2015.

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  4. Guest blogRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | 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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  5. Illinois DOT Funds Freight Study for Will County Intermodal TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Transport Topics

    Will County will receive a $750,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation to create a comprehensive freight mobility study with a goal of making intermodal transportation safer and more efficient, officials said. The Will County Community Friendly Freight Mobility Study will identify what infrastructure is needed to improve the flow of freight traffic, support a growing freight economy, keep trucks off residential streets, and allow commuters to get to and from jobs, while having minimal impact on the communities.

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  6. Joliet man dies at work, trapped between machineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLS-AM Chicago

    Robert L. Dykes, 55, was pronounced dead at 12:17 p.m. at his job in the 100 block of Connell Avenue in Rockdale, according to the Will County coroner's office. Dykes, who lived in Joliet, was trapped between heavy machinery, the coroner's office said.

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  7. Dennis SoucieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Dennis M. Soucie, 60, of Peotone, passed away suddenly on Saturday at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Dennis was a police officer for the Village of Peotone at the beginning of his career and then joined the Will County Sherriff's Department, from where he retired with the rank of sergeant after 25 years of service.

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  8. 2 killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Two people died late Saturday night in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in the 300 block of Harlem Avenue in Peotone. Michael J. Colella, 59, of Manteno, reportedly lost control of the motorcycle and left the roadway about 11:40 p.m. He and his passenger, Rita A. Linderen, 48, of Monee, were pronounced dead at the scene at 1:10 a.m., according to the Will County Coroner's Office.

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  9. Three killed in two motorcycle accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    A 60-year-old male driver of a motorcycle and his 48-year-old female passenger, both from Monee, were killed the driver lost control of the motorcycle at Route 50 and Beecher Road, near Peotone, at 11:57 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, according to Illinois State Police. A second accident at 5:39 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, claimed the life of Reuben W. Richardson, 55, of Naperville, who was pronounced dead at 6:54 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital's emergency room, according to the Will County Coroner's office.

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  10. Naperville man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    A 55-year-old Naperville man was killed Sunday evening when he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding and crashed into an embankment, state police said Monday. Police said it appears Reubenoff Richardson was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle at 5:39 p.m. on the ramp from westbound I-80 to northbound I-355 in Will County when he left the road and crashed.

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  11. Motorcyclist killed in I-80 crash in New LenoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLS-AM Chicago

    A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Sunday evening on an I-80 ramp in southwest suburban New Lenox. About 5:40 p.m., Reuben W. Richardson, 55, was driving the motorcycle on the I-80 westbound ramp to I-355 when he lost control of the bike, which left the roadway and came to rest in the grassy median, according to Illinois State Police and the Will County coroner's office.

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  12. Semi driver gets 10-year sentence for crash that killed 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Times

    ... Three of Blopleh's children were injured in the crash. During the hearing, relatives of the victims told Will County Circuit Judge David Carlson how they'd suffered after losing their loved ones. Some called for stricter laws regulating the trucking ...

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  13. Brothers earn Eagle Scout AwardRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Pike Press

    ... of Eagle. Zachary fundraised and lead the construction of a limestone path for volunteers walking dogs at the Will County Humane Society, and Kaleb's project was improving on existing structures and the building of an additional activities platform ...

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  14. Naperville cops: Finding professor's killer 'top priority'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Herald

    Rewards have been offered and leads have been followed, but Naperville police and Will County investigators still have not yet solved the Jan. 27 slaying of an Oswego man outside Naperville's Scullen Middle School. Police have said Matthew Lange, a 37-year-old assistant professor of psychology at Lewis University's Romeoville campus, was shot in the head multiple times at 7:19 p.m. as he sat in his car and waited to pick up his son from a Polish culture class at the school.

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  15. Illinois fish eating advisoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... the Wilmington dam downstream to the Illinois River, one meal per month. For the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Monee Reservoir, the only warning is a special mercury advisory for largemouth bass of all sizes - one meal per week for women ...

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  16. Vehrs plans meeting with KinzingerRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Free Press

    ... to this and to make this program a success in Braidwood." Vehrs said he's also meeting with a grant writer from Will County who specializes in grants for these types of programs. "I'm starting to meet a lot of people, I'm hoping we can get this ...

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  17. Joliet considers tapping into Kankakee RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... its drinking water in the near future. While the concept has been discussed on an off for the past 25 years, the Will County city is starting to take a serious look as water levels in its deep wells are dropping faster than the water can be ...

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  18. Write-ins trigger primary for Aurora mayor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Herald

    ... Commission will handle primary votes cast in the mayor's race by incorporated residents in the Kane, Kendall and Will County portions of the city. The DuPage County Election Commission will count votes from far East side Aurora residents living ...

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  19. Briefcase for Feb. 11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The ranking is based on current and historical National Council of Licensure Exam pass rates. The list includes two-year, four-year and diploma programs.

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  20. Guest blogRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | 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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