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Minooka Man Cited for Animal Cruelty After Police Say Dog Left Locked in Hot Parked Car

Police officials say a Minooka man received a compliance citation after he left his dog inside a car parked in a hot Joliet parking lot on Wednesday. Joliet Police officials who spoke with WSPY say 46 year-old Lance Larweth of S. Wabasso St. in Minooka was cited for Cruelty to Animals. The incident

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:47:00

Livestock won't join ranks of support animals

A proposal that would allow pig pals and mule mates to join man's best friend in keeping Wilmington residents company has been withdrawn. The city council was scheduled to vote Thursday on a proposed ordinance allowing certain animals normally associated with rural life to be kept within the city l

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 23:30:07

Help Unleash the Power of G.I.R.L. at Girl Scouts

Now is the perfect time for girls and adults to join Girl Scouts. Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GSGCNWI) provides girls with a fun, safe and supportive environment to try new things, learn new skills and make new friends. Learn more about Girl Scouts at two upcoming informat

PATCH - 2017-09-21 19:07:53

Marseilles testing new emergency system

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, Marseilles will begin utilizing Nixle, a service for public notifications. Already in use in Ottawa, Nixle will replace the old notification system, Code Red. The system will be tested Monday, Oct. 2. Residents are encouraged to sign up with their mobile phones by Saturday, Sept

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-22 02:16:58

NBA players' trial resumes with testimony of man attacked

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. PHOENIX (AP) - The aggravated assault trial of NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris has resumed with the testimony from the man the brothers are accused of beating. Erik Hood testified Tuesday that his relationship

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-09-19 22:10:23

Once quiet, now vocal: Tea party head wants all sides heard

Years ago, Seneca residents Art Havenhill and his wife, Ruth, weren't active in politics. Not so these days. "Both of us were like so many people are today," said Art, 73. "We read things, we heard things and we said, 'What the hell are they doing?' That was the extent of it. As far as being active,

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-21 03:03:00

He Stole 2 Cartons Of Newports At Thorntons: Complaint

JOLIET, IL - A 36-year-old Joliet man remains locked away in the Will County jail, unable to post his $75,000 bond in connection with a felony theft charge and a second felony count of retail theft. Last week, Thomas L. Floyd, 2300 block of Orchard Lane, sneaked behind the counter of the Thorntons G

PATCH - 2017-09-20 19:56:48

Will County Mobile Workforce Center hitting the road in October

The Will County Mobile Workforce Center will be making several stops in October to communities around the county. The mobile center offers state of the art computers local residents can access to help in job searches. Assistance is also available in the following areas: Information on job openings

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:11:00

Woman Shot In Wrist Was Heading For Work: Police

JOLIET, IL - The Joliet Police Department is investigating a gunfire incident that occurred around 5:10 a.m. in the 600 block of Kungs Way, which is near Black Road. Deputy Chief of Police Al Roechner said that a 41-year-old woman walked out the door of her residence and was in the process of openin

PATCH - 2017-09-19 14:49:50

Second man charged in manslaughter case

OTTAWA - A second individual has been picked up on a manslaughter warrant filed after a late July fight that killed an Ottawa man; but it may be a few days before he's returned to La Salle County. Two law enforcement sources confirmed Mason T. Shannon, 42, of Mason City, Iowa was picked up Tuesday i

NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 13:16:00

AABA meeting tonight in Shorewood

AABA, the African American Business Association, will hold its monthly Business After Hours event tonight, Tuesday, September 19 from 5-7 p.m. in Shorewood. The event will be hosted by Casanova Information Systems, 850 Brookforest Ave (Route 59) in Shorewood. The group hosts the meeting on the third

THETIMESWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 16:04:00

Volunteers cut, plant and mulch at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood

Volunteers clear trees and debris Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, from Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Ill. ELWOOD - Volunteer arborists returned to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery on Wednesday, cutting, chipping and planting with donated labor, equipment and trees in a national campaign t

THEHERALD-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Elwood residents believe Jones, police tried to silence them with intimidation

Patrolman Marcus Shoppell was one of many Elwood police officers contributing to a large law enforcement presence at the city's Board of Public Works and Safety meeting on Sept. 11.John P. Cleary | The Herald Bulletin ELWOOD - Resident Jodie E. Wright had been to a couple of Elwood public meetings b

GOSHEN NEWS - 2017-09-19 10:59:00

Will County Police Blotter September 18-19

JOLIET, IL - The number of arrests around Joliet and Will County has increased this week and that means lots of new faces to the Will County Adult Detention Facility. Here are some of the inmates who have been added to the county jail on Monday and Tuesday. William T. Duke, 23, 400 block of Water St

PATCH - 2017-09-20 14:10:49

70-year-old man seriously injured in New Lenox crash

A 70-year-old man was seriously injured in a crash Tuesday night in southwest suburban New Lenox. The three-vehicle crash happened about 9 p.m. at Laraway and Spencer roads, according to the Will County sheriff's office. The New Lenox man was driving a Hyundai Sonata south on Spencer when he failed

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 18:39:00

Aurora police release photos of shooting suspect

Aurora police on Thursday released photos of a suspect they believe may have been involved in a shooting last month on the city's West Side. The photos, released via Facebook along with a statement from the police department, show a black male with facial hair wearing a white T-shirt and ripped blue

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 23:03:00

Feds intercept package of ecstasy sent to Aurora woman's home

A west suburban woman is facing drug charges after allegedly picking up a package full of ecstasy that was sent to her from the Netherlands. Jennifer R. Parks, 52, was charged about 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according to a statem

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:25:00

Man Hospitalized After Aurora Shooting

Aurora Police say a 34 year-old man, who was not identified, sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his arm on Sunday evening. In a post, police said they responded to the shooting incident in the 600 block of S. Fourth St. just after 5 p.m. on Sunday The man who was shot was apparently s

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:34:00

Aurora search warrants lead to drug, gun charges

Four people were charged with drug and weapons possession after authorities executed two search warrants three hours apart earlier this month in west suburban Aurora. The first search happened at 4:35 p.m. Sept. 8 at an apartment in the 200 block of East Galena, according to a statement from Aurora

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:44:00

Justice for Semaj Action Team Holds Prayer Vigil At 5pm Today

The Justice for Semaj Action Team will not be holding their weekly rally in front of the Will County Courthouse. Instead, the Action Team will hold a prayer vigil tonight at 5pm in front of the property where the 17 month old lived and died. The Joliet Township home was burned to the ground just day

WJOL.COM - 2017-09-21 16:05:00