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  1. Police: Woman had drugs at Channahon forest preserveRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Morris Daily Herald

    At 7:56 p.m., Will County Forest Preserve Police stopped a vehicle at McKinley Woods and asked the driver if there was anything illegal in the car, according to Lt.

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  2. Police Release Safety Initiative ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    On May 19, 2015, The Naperville Police Department, Shorewood Police Department, Plainfield Police Department, Warrenville Police Department, Bartlett Police Department, Hoffman Estates and Streamwood Police Department conducted a directed traffic safety initiative along the Route 59 corridor from Will County to Cook County. The purpose of the initiative was to increase the safety of citizens utilizing the thoroughfare through education and traffic enforcement.

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  3. How come you are going to a genealogy conference?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Schwerin, Germany for America in 1865. Their immediate descendents labored the family farm in Frankfort, Will County, Illinois. Today, family and friends rest and play in Kohlhagen Park. Thank you Sue Ann Gardner Shreve! Family lore states that the ...

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  4. Pick Up or Get Rid of Some BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Photo: Tim Anderson of the Will County Land Use Department's Resource Recovery and Energy Division collects books from school children during the annual Earth Flag Awards. An estimated 2,400 books were collected for the annual Book Reuse and Recycling Event scheduled for June 5-7 at Joliet Park District's Pilcher Park Nature Center.

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  5. Joliet Man Shot Girlfriend During Dispute: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Franchi was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated domestic battery. He was taken to the Will County jail and his bond was set at $500,000. Franchi has a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card but the police said they are ...

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  6. RiverWatchRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | City of Mokena

    ... professor of Analytical Chemistry at Governors State University and board chair of the Land Conservancy of Will County in RiverWatch Monitoring of the stream at Crystal Creek Preserve. Karen will use the RiverWatch Citizen Scientist protocols to ...

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  7. Silver Cross Hospital Earns 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Patch.com

    ... injuries, accidents and infections. Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National ...

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  8. Romeoville Hammer Man Back in Jail, Waiting on Trip to PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Patch.com

    ... reportedly admitted to hitting his wife in the head with a hammer. He was charged with murder and taken to the Will County jail. His bond was set at $3 million. But Carol Sadler's autopsy showed she actually died of a heart attack mere moments ...

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  9. Guest blogRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | 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. New veterans services focus on homes, jobsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... and family until they work their way through the system.” Kristi Kiper-McNichol, superintendent of the Will County Veterans Assistance Commission, said there are programs being created to help veterans convert their military experience into ...

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  11. Wanted Joliet Woman Surrenders to New Lenox Cops, Goes to JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Patch.com

    Kathryn Gourley, 29, did not have enough money to post bond and was taken to the Will County jail.

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  12. Will County Memorial Day EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Patch.com

    Memorial Day will fall on May 25 this year and the Plainfield American Legion Marne Post No. 13 will honor our nation's veterans by hosting its annual Memorial Day parade.

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  13. Drew Peterson Granted Trial Delay In Murder-For-Hire CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CBS Local

    ... not guilty to charges that he solicited another prison inmate, whose identity has not been disclosed, to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow. Glasgow prosecuted the 2012 case in which Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the ...

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  14. Drew Peterson murder-for-hire trial delayed until Aug. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... more time to prepare. Peterson has pleaded not guilty to charges he solicited another prison inmate to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow. Glasgow prosecuted the 2012 case in which Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the ...

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  15. Drew Peterson Returns To Court In Murder For Hire CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WIFR

    ... ex-Bolingbrook officer has pleaded not guilty to charges that he solicited a confidential informant to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow. Glasgow prosecuted the 2012 case in which Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the ...

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  16. Will County Board Extends Overweight Truck Permits for 60 More DaysRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Will County board extended the temporary overweight truck permit of Manhattan-Arsenal Road but not before hearing from the trucking industry urging them to find a long term solution. The owner of a trucking facility in Bolingbrook says their customers will move their business elsewhere.

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  17. Drew Peterson's Murder-Conviction Appeal Aired In CourtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CBS Local

    ... case prompted officials to re-open their inquiry into Savio's bathtub drowning. Peterson's lawyers claim that Will County Circuit Judge Edward Burmila should not have allowed jurors to hear secondhand testimony from a pastor about conversations he ...

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  18. City administrator aims to put TIF issue to restRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Free Press

    ... chambers in Braidwood. In August 2014, former administrator Rich Girot brought information to the attention of Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow, investigating what Girot viewed as a "scandal" regarding the purchase of 18 properties by the ... 5 comments

  19. Drew Peterson Case Hits Appellate Court -- Lawyer Says 'Boneheaded' Move Should Trigger New TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Patch.com

    ... of murder . According to a criminal complaint, Peterson "procured" an unnamed person to "find another to kill" Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow, the prosecutor who secured the murder conviction in the Savio case. Peterson is scheduled to ...

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  20. Drew Peterson's lawyers appealing murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | My FOX Chicago

    ... earance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson. He also faces charges in an alleged murder-for-hire plot to kill the Will County State's Attorney. A trial in that case is scheduled for early July. The 61-year-old Peterson has pleaded not guilty.

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