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Louise Frances Benson, 86, late resident of Essington Place and previous long-time resident of Wilmington IL, passed on peacefully to meet her Lord and Savior, surrounded by family, at Presence St Joseph's Hospital in Joliet, IL on April 21, 2014.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Hour Long Stand Off In Plainfield Leads to One Arrest
Plainfield Police have informed WJOL that a domestic disturbance that took place on Tuesday afternoon led the arrest of one man after a stand off with police.
Drunken Joliet Woman Passed Out at Orland Park Intersection Thought She Was in Channahon: Cops
A Joliet woman found passed out behind the wheel of her car at an Orland Park intersection told the cops she thought she was in Channahon, police said.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Set for this Saturday
It's a lighthearted way of addressing a a very serious issue. The 5th annual "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" is being held this Saturday at Guardian Angel to raise awareness of sexual assault.
Manley Hosts Heroin Task Force Hearing in Plainfield
Submitted by the office of State Rep. Natalie Manley : The state's Young Adults Heroin Use Task Force will submit a report later this year on recommendations for programs and prevention methods for schools to implement.
Remembering John Houbolt: the Man Who Gave Us Lunar Orbit Rendezvous
The space community lost a colossus of the of the Apollo era last week, when John Houbolt passed away last Tuesday just five days after his 95th birthday.
Teen Dies in Joliet Township Shooting: Police [UPDATE]
Written by Shannon Antinori Updated at 9 p.m. A 16-year-old boy died Monday after a broad-daylight shooting in Joliet Township, Will County Sheriff's police confirmed.
Windsor Park Names New Dining Services Director
Marco Hetterich was named dining services director at Windsor Park, a faith-based, not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community operated by Covenant Retirement Communities.
Local Jobs: JJC, Meijer, Ice Sports Center Now Hiring
Welcome to Job Central, our weekly column listing local job advertisements and descriptions.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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JJC planetarium boasts new digital projector
Maurer is director of the Herbert F. Trackman Planetarium at Joliet Junior College.
Teen Shot in Joliet Township Has Died
WJOL has learned that a teenage boy was shot and killed in Joliet Township on Monday afternoon.
Joliet Fire Department to Conduct Training Near Plainfield South High School
The Joliet Fire Department is scheduled to conduct live training evolutions at the southeast corner of Caton Farm and Ridge roads on May 13-15 and 28, as well as June 12. The intersection is located near Plainfield South High School, 7800 Caton Farm Road.
Merichka's Celebrates 81st Anniversary, Considers Second Location
Could there soon be a second location for one of the Joliet area's oldest restaurants? On Friday, the famous home of the poor boy, Merichka's, celebrated its 81st anniversary.
Joliet Symphony Orchestra has Two Special Performances this Weekend
As Ernie Banks would say, LET'S PLAY TWO !! The Joliet Symphony Orchestra has a special double-header coming up this weekend.
Raises for Will County officials off the table
Salaries of all elected Will County officials will remain frozen after the county board on Thursday failed to bring the issue to a vote.
Will County DUI Arrests: April 21
Joliet April 20: Jeffrey G. Jendryczka, 29, of the 1900 block of Calla, Joliet, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the county jail on charges of DUI, driving 1-10 mph over the limit and following too closely, police said.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Space Program Pioneer John C Houbolt Dies
It was announced over the weekend that John C Houbolt, the native of Joliet who contributed heavily to the U S space program, passed away this past Tuesday in Scarborough, Maine at the age of 95. Houbolt attended Joliet Central High School and Joliet Junior College, and received bachelors and masters degrees from the U of I. It was Houbolt's work ... (more)
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Former offenders graduate Will County drug court
Stephanie Cyze, of Homer Glen, said she was shooting up about $50 worth of heroin a day before enrolling in Will County's Drug Court.
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7-2010 MCN Case Study: Christy Metals
Christy Metals' success is as much about the evolution of the red metals market as it is about the Chicago-based service center's strategy.
Chicago paranormal location like a type of Ghost Town to explore May 24th
A hidden Chicago paranormal location to explore and experience. It could be called the Chicago land areas only Ghost Town type of location and on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am, it will be a time of those with the same interest to explore this Joliet, IL location known as the Iron Works area.