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2 Kids Critically Injured In Joliet Crash

Around 10:30 a.m. the children were on their way to a pumpkin patch in a minivan heading south on Grove Road, when a pickup truck hit the minivan at Canton Farm Road.


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Skull Found In Creek Near Joliet

Construction workers found what’s believed to be a human skull, in a creek bed near Joliet.


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3 Arrested After Bolingbrook Shooting Leads To Car Chase

A squad car was rammed by the escaping vehicle during the chase that went onto Interstate 55 and ended in unincorporated Joliet.


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Two Hurt In Drive-By Shooting In Joliet

Two men were wounded Thursday during a drive-by shooting in southwest suburban Joliet, but the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, the Herald-News is reporting.


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Double-Murder Suspect Can’t Attend Grandfather’s Wake

Adam Landerman, 20, filed an emergency motion for furlough from jail to attend the wake for his grandfather, Fred Landerman, at Dames Funeral Home in Joliet.


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Police: Convicted Thief Electrocuted While Stealing Copper

Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, a friend of Daniel J. Paige, 50, directed police to his body near some ComEd lines on the property of Seeler Industries.


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Man Critically Injured In Single-Car Crash In Joliet

Police believe alcohol contributed to a high-speed crash that critically injured a 46-year-old man Sunday in west suburban Joliet.


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Man Charged With Stabbing Girlfriend In Joliet

A Harvey man accused of attacking his girlfriend with a knife while she slept early Monday told police he heard voices telling him to kill her.


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CFO Of Joliet Housing Authority Accused Of Stealing Funds While At CHA

The chief financial officer of the Joliet Housing Authority and her husband have been charged in scheme that defrauded the Chicago Housing Authority of nearly $200,000.


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Man Charged In Shooting Death At Joliet Restaurant

29-year-old Gerardo Franchini was eating breakfast with his wife and two children Saturday morning when the gunman walked up and fired.


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Fire Destroys Warehouse At Shuttered Joliet Prison

Joliet firefighters put out a blaze early Thursday at the shuttered Joliet Correctional Center, made famous for being used in the movie “Blues Brothers” and the TV show “Prison Break.”


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Manufacturing Jobs In Chicago See Year-Over-Year Uptick

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing is one sector seeing an increase in the Chicago metropolitan area.


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Joliet Woman Swallowed By Hole

The hole may look small from the outside, but underground it opened up enough to swallow a woman up to her hip. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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Waitress Missing For Three Weeks

Will County sheriff’s police are asking for help in finding a 52-year-old woman who’s been missing for three weeks.


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Woman Hit By T-Shirt Cannon At Joliet Event Suing

A woman is suing the Joliet Park District and others, saying she was hit in the face and badly injured by a canister fired from an air cannon during a T-shirt promotion at last year’s Taste of Joliet.


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White Supremacist Gets 10 Years For Torching Black Family’s Home

A white supremacist who burned down a black family’s southwest suburban home in a racist attack was told by a judge on Monday to be thankful for the black lawyer who defended him, the Sun-Times is reporting.


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Noise From Music Fest At Chicagoland Speedway Has Neighbors Up In Arms

Most of the complaints seem to be coming from the east of the Chicagoland Speedway in new Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena as grandstands protect the other three sides.


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Murder Suspects Accused Of Having Sex On Corpses Plead Not Guilty To New Indictment

A judge’s standing orders sealing the case file and gagging the attorneys left more questions than answers after the latest hearing in Will County for the group already charged with the murders of Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins.


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120-Year-Old Joliet Church Headed For Demolition

The city is moving to have a 120-year-old church demolished after a year has passed without any repairs to structural damage caused by a storm.


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Body In Des Plaines River Is Slain Joliet Woman

A woman’s body found Saturday in the Des Plaines River has been identified through dental records as that of a Joliet woman who was allegedly killed by her son last month in her home, according to the Will County coroner’s office.