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  1. Guest blogRead the original story

    3 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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  2. Man hit, killed by truck near Stateville Correctional CenterRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 35-year-old man was fatally hit by a truck near Stateville Correctional Center in southwest suburban Crest Hill early Saturday. Miguel Lara, a Plainfield resident, was pronounced dead at 12:50 a.m. on Division Street about about a quarter-mile west of Route 53 in Crest Hill, according to the Will County coroner's office. 1 comment

  3. Body pulled from Des Plaines River in JolietRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    The person, an unidentified male, was pronounced dead at 4:15 p.m. after being found in the water near the Des Plaines River boat launch in the 700 block of Railroad Street in Joliet, according to the Will County coroner's office. One person was killed and at least 14 others were wounded in shootings since 4:30 p.m. Friday, according to police.

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  4. Mother, Son Killed In Crash In BolingbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Quintero, 25, and her son, Isaac, were involved in a motor vehicle crash about 1:05 p.m., according to the Will County coroner's office. A second vehicle traveling south on Interstate 55 lost control, went through a right ditch and became airborne, ...

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  5. Body Pulled From Des Plaines RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The unidentified man was taken from the water at the Railroad Street boat launch south of Interstate 80 on the river's west bank. The man was pronounced deceased at 4:15 p.m. Saturday. He had been spotted by a Joliet police officer, according to Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil's office.

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  6. Guest blogRead the original story

    9 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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  7. Man Killed Near Road to Stateville IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The man hit by a truck and killed on Division Street near the road to Stateville early Saturday has been identified. Will County Coroner Patrick O'Neil's office identified the dead man as 35-year-old Miguel Lara of Plainfield.

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  8. Does Your Child Need Help Speaking More Clearly?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Institute of Chicago (RIC) have teamed up to expand post-acute physical medicine and rehabilitation services in Will County and the southwest Chicagoland communities. The partnership provides world-class rehabilitation care for a range of conditions ...

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  9. Cops Nab Last Gangster Wanted in Connection With 'Starface' Shooting, Joliet Bar Brawl: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    The last alleged gangster wanted in connection with a wild Joliet bar brawl that ended with one man taking bullets to his head, chest, shoulder and belly has been apprehended. Nicolas Pisano, 25, of Aurora was booked into the Will County jail shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated battery and mob action.

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  10. Will County Board Votes Down Truck TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    After fielding safety concerns from various members of the New Lenox community, the Will County Board Thursday voted down a proposal for a truck terminal at the intersection of Route 30 and Gougar Road. Board members voted 16-6 against the plan by NR1 Transport, of Joliet , which had sought to move its truck terminal from Joliet to the New Lenox site, former home of TJ Lambrecht Construction.

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  11. Chicago area kids kicking buttsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... cigarette butt can take up to 10 years to disintegrate," said Jennifer Blair, community health educator for the Will County Health Department. "During the decomposition, each butt leaks traces of 4,000 chemicals into the soil and water systems. Many ...

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  12. Civil rights activist talks at JJC about overcoming school segregationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Morris Daily Herald

    ... in California to have integrated schools for their children. About 200 students from high schools throughout Will County attended as part of JJC's fourth annual Latin@ Student Empowerment Conference. The conference is designed to inform students ...

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  13. Bridge, highway work for Will, Grundy countiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... scheduled to start last week, is one of the larger projects for the Illinois Department of Transportation and Will County. “We're finishing up the biggest project in Crete, roadway realignment at the east end of Crete on Exchange ...

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  14. Go green in Will CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Here's a chance to ditch those old electronics cluttering up the garage and get a crash course in green themes all in one stop. Citizens Against Ruining the Environment , a Will County environmental group, will host the total green-o-rama with its free green fest Sunday at Historic Dellwood Park in Lockport.

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  15. Jobless hits near-record highRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... Joliet's unemployment rate this year climbed into double digits, hitting 11.4 percent in January. In surrounding Will County, 8.7 percent were without work, up from 6.1 percent a year ago. Unemployment in cities usually tops county rates because ...

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  16. Bolingbrook Woman Stabbed Man to Death During Domestic Dispute: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... floor. Evans was taken into custody and charged with two counts of first-degree murder. She was booked into the Will County jail Friday afternoon and her bond was set at $1 million. A Bolingbrook man who was listening to a police scanner and then ...

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  17. Chicago community health centers get stimulus shotRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) Tuesday. The Visiting Nurse Association of Aurora will get 1.14 million and the Will County Health Department will get nearly $950,000. Aunt Martha's of Chicago Heights pulled down $2.4 million for youth services. "Last ...

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  18. Joliet Rapper Gets 4 Years For Trying to Flee PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    A Joliet rapper was sentenced to four years in prison for trying to escape from the cops after he and a pal were picked up on gun charges last year. Since Deondray "Star Money" Hall, 24, has already served nearly 11 months in the Will County jail and will receive day-for-day good time credit, he will likely have to do a little more than a single year in prison-if he even goes away for that long.

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  19. Knife-Wielding Woman Stabbed Motel 6 Clerk During Robbery--Needed the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Patch.com

    ... of getting enough money to bring her boyfriend out to Joliet, a prosecutor said. Corinne Kestel, 28, appeared in Will County bond court Thursday afternoon to answer charges of armed robbery and aggravated battery. Assistant State's Attorney Chris ...

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  20. Alleged Triggerman 'Starface' Luna Tells Judge He Doesn't Have $50K...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Patch.com

    The star-faced Aurora man charged with pumping bullets into a rival gangster during a wild brawl in a Joliet bar said he can come up with $25,000 to bail himself out of jail. "I will not be able in any way to get $50,000 to walk," Antonio "Starface" Luna told Will County Judge Theodore Jarz.

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