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  1. Will County Judge's Son Facing Felony Domestic Charge Due in Court Next Week For Missouri Drug CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The son of a Will County judge enjoyed some recent court victories with his local legal troubles but will head down to Missouri next week for a drug case that could put him in prison for seven years. The Missouri Highway Patrol caught Goode, 29, with cocaine, said Callaway County, MO, Prosecutor Christopher Wilson.

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  2. Horses Euthanized After Injuries Suffered When Frankfort Farm Owner...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A horse owner said a Frankfort farm failed to keep her animals apart, leading them to injury each other so badly that they were euthanized, according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court. Lisa Deguido, the owner of horses Cricket and Tootsie, sued Linda Szymanski, who owned Green Acres Farm when Deguido boarded her horses there in December 2012, the lawsuit said.

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  3. Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Driver Charged With Killing Man On Riding LawnmowerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A man jailed on reckless homicide and aggravated driving under the influence charges in connection with an August crash that claimed the life of a man cutting grass outside Manhattan was slapped with a wrongful death lawsuit. Thomas Knepper, 68, was on a riding lawnmower in a Route 52 ditch when he was hit and killed by drunken driver Zevez Murrell, according to the lawsuit filed in Will County court.

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  4. Plainfield Blotter: Teen Arrested at Plainfield East; Man Charged with DUI, Trespassing, Hit and RunRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Joel Contreras, 19, of the 2800 block of Ruth Fitzgerald Drive, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of trespassing, police said. Kevin Luna, 21, of the 13000 block of Oakdale, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 2.5 grams of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and disregarding a traffic-control device, according to jail records.

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  5. Editorial: A reportera s close call and the need for a a shieldaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... double murder. Attorneys for one of the defendants in the case wanted to know the source of the leak, and a Will County judge was willing to force Hosey to tell, had it not been for the appeals court's declaration that the information about the ...

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  6. Joliet Animal Shelter Fights EvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... in Southern Illinois, but the Joliet shelter, located at 20654 Burl Court, gives her a place to house animals in Will County, where she organizes adoption events each week. The rescue pulls animals from pounds and shelters in nine counties in ...

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  7. Forest Preserve District Receives Restoration Award for Second YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Hickory Creek Barrens Nature Preserve in New Lenox provides a haven for the largest Illinois population of the state-threatened savanna blazing star. The Forest Preserve District of Will County received an award on Dec. 11 for its restoration efforts at the preserve from Chicago Wilderness.

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  8. Local Animal Shelter Fights EvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... in Southern Illinois, but the Joliet shelter, located at 20654 Burl Court, gives her a place to house animals in Will County, where she organizes adoption events each week. The rescue pulls animals from pounds and shelters in nine counties in ...

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  9. Guest blogRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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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  10. Minooka residents may not see increases in taxes despite levy increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Morris Daily Herald

    ... was approved at the November Village Board meeting, the village held off on signing the paperwork, Duffy said. Will County added a clause that requires Minooka to be responsible for moving the bike path if the county ever reconstructs its section of ...

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  11. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Free Press

    ... of the end of the war, but heavy because another call from Father Abraham for 30,000 men meant a draft in Will County. Ups and downs, beginnings and ends, life and death, it was all here. Wednesday, December 3, 2014 We have frequently talked about ...

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  12. Stolen Car, Swiped Apple Products, Traffic Tickets: BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... following a traffic stop in the 16700 block of New Avenue. She was issued a January 16 court date at the Will County Court House. Sam Mason, 18, of the 2000 block of Arlington Heights Road, in Arlington Heights, was arrested for no valid drivers ...

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  13. Channahon village board will keep tax rate the same as last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Morris Daily Herald

    Presented with two property tax levy choices, the Channahon Village Board Monday chose to keep the village's tax rate the same as it was last year – at 0.748 per $100 of equalized assessed valuation – rather than levying to bring in the same amount of revenue as last year.

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  14. Romeoville man accused of soliciting nude photos from teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | My FOX Chicago

    A southwest suburban man asked a teenage girl to take lewd photographs of herself and text them to him, according to prosecutors. Now Johnny Cura, 37, of the 200 block of Haller Drive in Romeoville is behind bars on a $1.5 million bond, charged with three counts of child pornography, according to the Will County state's attorney's office.

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  15. Romeoville Man Asked Teen Girl for Lewd Photos: GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Patch.com

    A 37-year-old Romeoville man was arrested Monday on felony child porn charges after investigators said he tried to entice a teenage girl to take and send lewd photos of herself to him during text chats, the Will County State's Attorney's Office said. Johnny Cura, of 216 Haller Drive, is charged with three counts of child pornography.

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  16. Appeals Court: Reporter Does Not Have To Disclose SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CBS Local

    ... to disclose his source, a state appeals court ruled Monday. The court reversed the September 2013 decision of a Will County judge to find Patch.com reporter Joseph Hosey in contempt for not revealing how he acquired detailed reports of the ...

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  17. Plainfield aims to redevelop U.S. Route 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Chicago Tribune

    ... funded by the federal government, according to village documents. Illinois will pay in about $6.1 million, while Will County will bankroll roughly $20,100 and Joliet will chip in about $31,600. Persons said the project could take up to two years to ...

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  18. Patch Reporter Won't Have to Reveal Source: Appellate CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Patch.com

    A reporter's ordeal more than a year long came to an end Monday, with a ruling that he would not have to reveal an anonymous source. Will County Appellate Court judges earlier this month heard arguments on whether Joseph Hosey should be required to divulge the source from whom he received investigative reports that described in detail various aspects of a grisly Joliet double murder in January 2013.

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  19. Romeoville Hammer Man Tells of Night Cops Found His Dead WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Patch.com

    ... she said she had no problem with smelling the decomposing body just inside of the door. John Sadler testified in Will County court Monday during a hearing to determine whether his statements to police can be used against him. John Sadler claimed he ...

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  20. Bolingbrook Blotter: Domestic Battery, Retail Theft ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Patch.com

    Hector Tovalin, 18, of the 200 block of Radcliff, Bolingbrook, was arrested by Bolingbrook police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of domestic battery, according to jail records. Nelly Ambriz, 19, of the 200 block of Galewood, was arrested by Bolingbrook police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of domestic battery, jail records said.

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