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Former Joliet man pleads for light sentence in child porn case
A former Joliet man who admitted to viewing child pornography tearfully begged a Will County judge Tuesday to keep him out of prison.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Warehouse Workers for Justice forms sexual harassment task force
Members of a sexual harassment task force gathered Monday to announce the group's formation during a press conference at the Will County Office Building.
Joliet teen described as extremely dangerous sought in homicide
Authorities are seeking the public's help in locating a 19-year-old Joliet resident wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of another Joliet teen.
Joliet woman re-indicted in elder neglect case
A Joliet woman accused of neglecting an elderly woman under her care is facing a new indictment that details different aspects of her alleged crime, authorities said.
Will County Forms Task Force To Investigate Sexual Harassment At Industrial Workplaces
Will County has a new task force to investigate the sexual harassment of women working in industry.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
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New Lenox wants home designated as landmark
The village board last week approved an ordinance designating it a historically significant structure and granting the authority to Will County to designate the residence as a county landmark.
Hotel Employee Allegedly Assaults Guest
An employee of a Monee hotel was arrested Thursday after he allegedly hid in a guest's room then assaulted her, authorities said.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Will Co. sheriff's say man's gym bag stuffed with pot and accessories
Will County Sheriff's police say a traffic stop led to the arrest of a 19-year-old Frankfort man on several drug charges Wednesday night.
Man robbed pumping gas
Cmdr. Al Roechner said the victim was filling up at 11:06 p.m. at Citgo, 379 S. Chicago Street when four men approached his vehicle.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Police: Hotel worker hid in room, then attacked
Authorities in Will County say a hotel employee in the village of Monee has been charged with criminal sexual assault after he allegedly hid in a woman's room and attacked her.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Southtown Star
Three framed pictures of Lisbet Temple's husband riding magnificent horses adorn a former chicken coop on the couple's 160-acre farm near Beecher.
Southwest suburbs brace for a long fight against private water company
An eminent domain lawsuit filed earlier this year by five southwest suburbs in an attempt to lower water bills likely won't reach a jury for 18 months.The lawsuit against American Lake Water Co.
Some Will County board members still chilly to 'Cool...
The board's executive committee shortened a resolution naming Will County as a Cool County by taking out any language that says the county accepts the designation and it would collaborate with Cool Joliet, a local environmental group.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Will GOP sees plot in residency rule change
Some Will County Republicans are suspicious of a measure that shortens the residency requirement for candidates for sheriff, but Democrats say the change only makes the requirement equal to other county and municipal offices.
The Southtown Star
Old Canal Days celebrates Lockport history
Lockport's Old Canal Days will be filled with live music and living history in a weekend full of entertainment.
The Business Ledger
G&W Electric receives Edie Award from Illinois chamber
Business Ledger news services BOLINGBROOK -- G&W Electric of Bolingbrook was one of three companies in Illinois to win a 2013 Edie Award for Economic Devekopment from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Development Council.
Morris Daily Herald
Police Report: Man killed on I-55 early Tuesday morning
A 23-year-old Indiana man was killed in the early morning hours Tuesday in an accident on Interstate 55 near Arsenal Road.
Storms cause unease but little damage
A wall cloud with some minor rotation begins to pass over Plainfield about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday a few minutes before tornado sirens went off.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Balich has aggressive agenda on Will County Board
Steve Balich, the Will County Board's first Tea Party member, is a gregarious guy who likes to greet people with bear hugs.