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  1. Man Dies in Wilmington Construction Accident: CoronerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A 33-year-old Plainfield man died Friday after what the Will County Coroner's office described as a "construction mishap" at a job site in Wilmington. Patrick C. Wilda was pronounced dead at 12:43 p.m. at the Presence St. Joseph Medical Center ER in Joliet, officials said.

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  2. Guest blogRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Coal City, Troy volleyball show support for Team MeganRead the original story

    Friday | Morris Daily Herald

    Team Megan continues to grow in the Grundy and Will county area. The Troy School District 30 girls volleyball team decorated the gym for for their game with Coal City recently and wore yellow ribbons to support Coal City team member Megan Bugg, a teenager who is fighting stage 4 cancer.

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  4. Man who taught in Wilmington charged with having sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    ... sexual assault, four counts of child pornography and one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, according to Will County court records. An ex-gym teacher from an Orland Park-based grade school district was arrested this week and charged with ...

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  5. LaVerne JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Free Press

    ... July 25, 1922 in Symerton, IL, he was the son of Carl Alfred and Mary (nee Wallen) Johnson. Sam farmed in the Will County area most of his life. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy, having served during WWII. He was a member of the Will ...

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  6. Plainfield Woman Charged With Stealing $17,000 From Boy Scouts ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Patch.com

    The charges against Annette Eichorst, 50, were not filed with the Will County Circuirt Clerk until Thursday, the day after the former Boy Scouts troop treasurer was both arrested and freed on $170,000 bond. Eichorst had to post only $17,000 of it for her release.

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  7. Rebel With a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Free Press

    ... He and Rebel are generally dispatched through another government agency, like ESDA or the police department, Will County Emergency Management Agency or the Will County Sheriff's Department. The VFW Post 5422, American Legion Post 191, the legion ...

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  8. Romeoville man gets 108-year sentence in sexual assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Daily Gazette

    In a statement, the Will County state's attorney's office announced that 38-year-old Timothy Brandt was sentenced this week. His sentencing came 3 months after he was convicted of child pornography charges and predatory criminal sexual assault.

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  9. Bolingbrook Teen Missing 19 Years SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Patch.com

    ... ago. Amy Mellon's listed number there has been disconnected. Vince Mellon's attorney for his criminal cases in Will County, Paul Napolski, said he has not heard from his former client in years. Bolingbrook police Lt. Carter Larry said he spoke with ...

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  10. Former Girls Basketball Coach, High School Teacher Jailed on Sex & Child Porn ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Patch.com

    ... The student Lewis abused was older than 13 but younger than 18, according to a criminal complaint filed in Will County court. The U.S. State Department revoked Lewis' passport after detectives developed information that led them to believe he might ...

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  11. Plainfield Blotter: Woman Charged with Aggravated Battery to an OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Patch.com

    Paul Gallo, 38, of the 1100 block of Hummingbird Circle, Joliet, was arrested by Plainfield police at 6:50 p.m. at Indian Boundary Road and Renwick Road on charges of DUI and improper lane use, police said. Kathleen Leban, 54, of the 15000 block of Howard Street, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of aggravated battery to a peace officer, jail records said.

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  12. Downtown Joliet Still Leading Choice for New CourthouseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Although the general consensus seems to have folks imagining a BRAND NEW WILL COUNTY COURTHOUSE in Downtown Joliet someday, some parties are still asking, "What if?" Architectural Design firm Wight and Company had a session at their Darian location earlier this week, concerning the possibilities for Will County's new courthouse. Yes, the future of the now county owned First Midwest Bank site is a popular topic.

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  13. Naperville Selection of Waste Management Aligns with City's Sustainability GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Patch.com

    ... carbon footprint as part of the new collection agreement, Naperville's residential trash will be disposed at the Will County - Prairie View Disposal Facility, operated by Waste Management. "Disposal of the residential trash at Prairie View is ...

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  14. The Frankfort Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Patch.com

    ... block of Lincoln Highway. Melvino was also charged with obstructing identification. Both men were taken to the Will County jail. Jawaan Johnson, 22, of 16641 Spaulding Ave. in Markham was charged with driving while license suspended, driving without ...

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  15. Oak Lawn Cop Charged With DUI, Aggravated Assault, On Paid LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Patch.com

    An Oak Lawn police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave and stripped of his police powers after being accused in March 2014 of driving under the influence and assaulting two police officers in Manhattan, IL. A Will County criminal complaint states that Daniel Miller drove his Nissan Maxima while drunk and then pointed a gun at two Manhattan police officers on March 23, 2014.

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  16. Manteno MusingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Manteno News

    ... Community Bank and Trust (all locations), Peotone Bowling Center, Midland States Bank (all locations) and the Will County Farm Bureau office in Joliet. Those interested also may contact TFAC on Facebook at facebook.com/tractorsforacure or ...

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  17. Mother of Murdered Baby 'Lacks Anger Management Skills': LawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Patch.com

    ... anger issues, but was also lacking as a parent and did not have a support system. Altman was trying to convince Will County Judge Sarah Jones to allow a DCFS worker to testify at the trial of Santos Loza, 34. Loza was charged with killing Sitko's ...

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  18. Will County Pays $126K To Cop Wrongly Accused As 'Honeybee Killer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | CBS Local

    ... The Score is joining forces with the CBS 2 TV and WBBM 780 to give you the best Chicago has [...] (STMW) - Will County has agreed to pay $126,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by a suburban cop whom the Will County sheriff wrongly accused of being the ...

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  19. Will County Pays Cop Wrongfully Jailed As Honeybee Killer $126,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Patch.com

    The Lynwood cop jailed for five days after he was wrongfully identified as the Honeybee Killer got paid $126,500 by Will County to back off from a lawsuit, according to a settlement document. Dorian was arrested in October 2010 and charged with a murderous shooting spree on both sides of the Illinois-Indiana border.

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  20. Romeoville Man Backed Out of 'BDSM Slave School' Biz, Owes Partner Nearly $15K: LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Patch.com

    A Romeoville man pulled out of a bondage "slave school" business scheme, costing his partner nearly $15,000, according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court. Schoenewald, who said he lives in Atlantic City, NJ, claimed in his lawsuit that Baker "withdrew from any and all participation in our start-up 'BDSM slave school' business, failing to adhere to our agreement and signed contract."

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