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Suspect In Custody For Joliet Bartender's Death

JOLIET, IL - The Will County Sheriff's Department has a suspect in custody in connection with the callous murder of 24-year-old Joliet bartender Katie Kearns. The man has been held in the custody of the sheriff's department since Thursday. The sheriff's department told Joliet Patch on Thursday night

PATCH - 2017-11-17 06:47:55

Missing Mokena woman last seen at Joliet bar found murdered: police

KANKAKEE COUNTY, Ill. - The body of a missing 24-year-old woman from Mokena was found, according to Will County Sheriff's officials. Katie Kearns was last seen Sunday night when she finished her bartending shift at Woody's bar in Joliet. She never made it home and never showed up for her other job o

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-16 17:44:13

Joliet Bar Isn't Looking For Missing Bartender Katie Kearns

JOLIET, IL - Hundreds of worried friends and relatives of missing Joliet bartender Katie Kearns, a former Lincoln-Way Central graduate, have taken to social media to spread awareness about her suspicious disappearance last weekend. Several hit the pavement Wednesday attempting to retrace the route s

PATCH - 2017-11-16 08:05:08

Candlelight Vigil Held For Joliet Bartender Found Shot to Death

Police said Kearns "was the intended target of this homicide," adding that authorities don't believe there is any threat to the public Friends and loved ones held a candlelight vigil for a Mokena woman who seemingly vanished after working a shift as a bartender in Joliet over the weekend and was the

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-11-17 04:39:31

Joliet cemetery apologizes after removing loved ones' decorations from graves

Elmhurst Cemetery's fall cleanup effort garnered criticism after they removed flowers and other items placed on graves. Families are angry over the way mementos important to the families were tossed out. Families who visited over Veterans Day weekend said they were shocked when some of the items rem

CHICAGOCRUSADER.COM - 2017-11-17 10:53:09

Joliet Public Schools District 86 Recognizes Students

Congratulations to the Woodland Elementary students who were recognized with awards during the Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors meetings in November. Find the Gift Awards Amira Aourani, Jaleya Barnes, Anastasia Dantzler, Samantha Flores, Giselle Hoskins, JaeShawyn Knight,

PATCH - 2017-11-16 21:29:55

Missing Joliet bartender found dead in Kankakee County; one in custody for questioning: police

Friends and family knew Kaitlyn M. Kearns as "Katie," a hard-working, fun-loving girl who had three jobs both to make money - and to be around people she loved. Kearns recently started working as a bartender at a Joliet tavern. She had only worked a handful of shifts there before going missing earli

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 03:17:00

Amazon holds job fair in Joliet

JOLIET -- Right in time for the holidays, Amazon is hiring nearly one thousand seasonal workers in Illinois. The company held a hiring event today at the Louis Joliet mall. The new hires will help pick, pack and ship orders at fulfillment centers in the Joliet area. To apply, you have to be at least

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-17 00:44:49

Dump-Truck Crash Kills Danbury Man On I-684

SOUTHEAST, NY - A Danbury man died on I-684 Thursday morning when his car rear-ended a dump truck. New York State Police are investigating the fatal collision, which involved three vehicles northbound on the highway. Jon A. Slater, 54, was pronounced deceased on scene, and transported to the Putnam

PATCH - 2017-11-16 17:24:20

Final performances of WSCU's "Evita" this weekend in Danbury

DANBURY - Final performances of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera "Evita" by Western Connecticut State University are planned Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the university's performing arts center on the west side. Weekend show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday at

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-11-16 18:36:52

How many eggs survived a 95-foot drop in Danbury?

DANBURY - Sixth-grade students at Westside Middle School Academy put their engineering skills to work to design "escape pods" to protect eggs from breaking after a 95-foot drop. Then they put their bubblewrap and cottonball designs to the test, with the help of a ladder truck from the city fire depa

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-16 19:10:26

Woman's Club of Danbury/New Fairfield Totals 300 No-Sew Blankets

Over 32 No-Sew Blankets were complete by the Woman's Club of Danbury/New Fairfield on November 2 to reach 300 plus blankets for the patients of the Danbury Hospital Cancer Center. Great Job Ladies! Pictured above are Janet Jabieski of Danbury and Mary Lynn Howard of New Fairfield showing off their b

PATCH - 2017-11-16 22:41:24

Maplewood's Smith to receive Previdi Award by Danbury Chamber

Maplewood, a rapidly expanding upscale senior living and medical building brand, got its start in Danbury and now the Hat City is honoring its CEO with the prestigious Cecil J. Previdi award. Gregory Smith, the founder, chairman and CEO of Maplewood Senior Living, will be honored during the Greater

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-16 19:23:39

Connecticut Master Chorale to present Holiday Prelude Concert at First Congregational Church in Danbury

The Connecticut Master Chorale, under the direction of Tina Johns Heidrich, will present its annual Holiday Prelude Concert at the First Congregational Church in Danbury on Nov. 19. Sunday's concert will include outstanding choral music reflecting many cultures, celebrating everything from Thanksgiv

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-17 16:16:45

Danbury man dies in I-684 accident

DANBURY - A local man was killed Thursday after a three-car accident along Interstate 684 in New York. Authorities from New York said the accident occurred during the early morning hours when a commercial dump truck entered the northbound lane of the highway from the median. A car driven by Jon Slat

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-17 15:06:33

911 dispatcher helps Danbury boy save baby sister

DANBURY, Conn. (WABC/WTNH) - A 9-year-old Danbury boy's quick thinking, along with the expertise of a 911 dispatcher, saved a baby girl's life Saturday. She's resting peacefully now, but Anna Julia Almeida put quite the scare into her family this weekend. The 1-month old baby, who was born premature

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-14 21:45:34

League City pay competitive, but some jobs lag

LEAGUE CITY Salaries for most League City government employees are competitive within surrounding cities, but compensation for some jobs lags behind the market, a recent study found. Making those below-market jobs competitive would cost the city about $924,000, the study found. The city council in A

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:50:00

Texas City High School to increase security after threat

TEXAS CITY Texas City High School will have heightened security in place today after an unspecified threat was made Thursday, the district announced. A person made the threat on the social media app Snapchat and said "TCHS will be greased at 1 pm tomorrow," according to a district spokeswoman. "This

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 04:00:00

Family fun: Frostival, a burger bash and holiday parade

The Great Inflatable Race A fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. When: 9 a.m. Saturday Where: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W. Tickets: $75-$90; thegreatinflatablerace.com/houston Sawyer Flea A curated outdoor market featuring local craftsmen,

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-15 18:25:00

A cool down and an early look at Thanksgiving weather

With mild weather and plenty of sunshine, it should come as no surprise that the first 15 days of November have given us much warmer and drier conditions than normal. Temperatures in League City are averaging a whopping 7.8 above normal through the first half of this month and they are running 4.9 w

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-16 19:11:00