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  1. Drew Peterson back in court in murder-for-hire plotRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife. On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Peterson is expected in court at the Randolph Couty Courthouse in Chester, Ill., for a preliminary hearing on charges that he tried to hire someone to kill the Will County prosecutor who helped put him in state prison.

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  2. Plainfield Blotter: Man Charged with Aggravated Domestic Battery of a ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Jennifer Clarke, 35, of the 2700 block of Old Woods, was arrested by Shorewood police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of retail theft and obstruction of justice, according to jail records. Jaquze Hampton, 27, of the 21000 block of Jennings Court, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of domestic battery, police said.

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  3. Bolingbrook Blotter: Domestic Battery ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Efren Nevarez, 33, of the 100 block of Garden, was arrested by Bolingbrook police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of domestic battery, according to jail records.

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  4. Drew Peterson back in court TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... office plans to lay out their case against the former Bolingbrook officer who allegedly ordered a hit on Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow who sent him to prison in 2012. It all started when Peterson's fourth wife Stacy Peterson vanished in ...

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  5. Drew Peterson to appear in court Tuesday after murder for hire chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

    ... discussed the murder for hire plot. Peterson is charged with solicitation of murder and murder for hire of Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow. Peterson allegedly discussed the plot with another inmate from September 2013 until December of ...

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  6. Mayors: Really 3 things in Rauner budget hurt suburbsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... DuPage Mayors and Managers, McHenry County Council of Governments, Northwest Municipal Conference and Will County Government League, among others. Rauner says the state's next budget faces a $6.2 billion hole in part because of Democrats' shoddy ...

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  7. Guest blogRead the original story

    12 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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  8. Teacher charged with sexually assaulting student at Plainfield High SchoolRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... according to the statement. Smith, of the 3700 block of Saratoga Drive in Joliet, was ordered held at the Will County Adult Detention Facility on a $600,000 bond, according to the Will County state's attorney's office. If convicted, he faces up to ...

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  9. Lynwood Cop Wrongly Jailed For 'Honeybee' Shootings Pleads the 5th on Drug QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Patch.com

    ... in October 2010. Dorian was put on the spot during a February 2014 deposition for his lawsuit against the Will County Sheriff's Department, former Sheriff Paul Kaupas and three investigators. "Did you have-I'm sorry to skip around here, but in the ...

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  10. BGA Public Eye: Big cuts to follow big spending in MattesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The Matteson fire and police departments could face layoffs because of the south suburb's financial worries. Patrick Rehkamp/Better Government Association Facing a budget deficit next year of nearly $8 million, the village of Matteson is considering sharp cuts in its public safety work force, with possible layoffs of 13 police officers and eight firefighters - about 40 percent of the police department and a third of the fire department.

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  11. Teacher charged with sexually assaulting student at Plainfield HighRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... detailed account of the encounter. Smith, of the 3700 block of Saratoga Drive in Joliet, was ordered held at the Will County Adult Detention Facility on a $600,000 bond, according to the Will County state's attorney's office. If convicted, he faces ...

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  12. Plainfield Central teacher charged with sexually assaulting studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Herald

    A Plainfield Central High School science teacher is being held in Will County jail on $600,000 bail, accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old female student. Officials allege first-year teacher Brian Smith, 32, of Joliet, gave the girl answers to both tests and homework assignments in exchange for oral sex on Feb. 13 in a storage room adjacent Smith's classroom.

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  13. Judge Denies Plainfield Teacher's Request for No-Contact Order Against TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    A Will County judge on Friday denied a Plainfield teacher's request for a no-contact order against a student who allegedly threatened her via Twitter. Nickey Walker, a longtime Plainfield Central staffer, has spoken out against the school board's decision to allow the teen to return to school after a 10-day suspension for the Jan. 29 threat.

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  14. Batinick Files "Stephanie's Law" to Close Sex Offender LoopholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    ... lawmakers and overwhelmed to see that it is finally coming to fruition as an official piece of legislation." Will County State's Attorney Glasgow said: "It is critical that we close gaps in our statutes to protect women and children from sexual ...

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  15. Romeoville Man's Former Lover Beat Him Because He Is Gay: LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    A Romeoville man's former lover battered him for being gay, according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court. Robert Owcarz, 40, also accused 30-year-old Philip Thorman of stiffing him out of the money he paid to bond him out of jail and stay in a motel, as well as thousands of dollars in loans.

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  16. Yelp's Top 10 Irish Spots in Will CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, you might be looking for an Irish pub or some Irish grub. Check out these "Best of Yelp" reviews and ratings for Irish favorites in Will County.

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  17. Angelica: Dancing With Our Local Stars Lineup Announced; Including Monica from WJOLRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    ... All proceeds from the event help fund seven programs which benefited more than 58-thousand people last year in Will County. This year's event will include dinner, raffle prizes, an awards ceremony and a silent auction. Celebrity judges and guests of ...

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  18. Forest Preserve District to Host Living History Demonstration in RomeovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    The Forest Preserve District of Will County will present a "Living History Demonstration" from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at its Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Road. Guests will watch Isle a la Cache Brigade volunteers re-enact life in the 1700s as they portray voyageurs, courier du bois, French women and Metis.

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  19. Peotone Town ChatterRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peotone Vedette

    Green Garden Township Features Long-Range Planner Green Garden Township will welcome Colin Duesing, long-range planner for Will County, who will provide an overview presentation of Will County's plan at the board's March monthly township meeting on March 9, at 7 p.m., at the Green Garden Town Hall. The public is invited to attend.

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  20. Joliet Man Escapes with Minor Injuries in Alleged DUI Rollover Crash in NL TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    A Joliet man escaped with only cuts to his hand from broken glass after crashing his Cadillac Tuesday night in New Lenox Township, police said. Sam Gatti-Corrigan, 24, of the 300 block of Harwood, was arrested shortly after the crash, which happened at around 9 p.m. in the 2500 block of Cass Street, Will County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer said.

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