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South suburbs mark 30th anniversary of deadly Plainfield tornado

24 days ago   |   ABC

Friday marks the 30th anniversary of the tornado that changed the village of Plainfield forever.
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Joliet family shares hope after father, son fight through COVID-19

25 days ago   |   ABC

Although it's been an emotional journey, one Joliet family wants to share their story to provide hope to others facing the same situation.
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Quest to help dog with terminal cancer complete his ‘bucket list' a bright spot in difficult times

Quest to help dog with terminal cancer complete his ‘bucket list' a bright spot in difficult times

27 days ago   |   WGN TV

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. - Not many people would foster a cancer-ridden dog with little time to live, but Jenny Leech and her husband decided to make a promise that every day he had...
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See the ‘Blues Brothers' on the big screen at Old Joliet Prison this weekend

See the ‘Blues Brothers' on the big screen at Old Joliet Prison this weekend

1 month ago   |   WGN TV

“There's 106 miles to the Blues Brothers Movie in Joliet, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark out, and we're wearing sunglasses”. Get in your...
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Explosion levels house in Joliet area, 1 in critical condition

Explosion levels house in Joliet area, 1 in critical condition

1 month ago   |   WGN TV

WILL COUNTY, Ill. - Officials are investigating after an explosion completely leveled a house in unincorporated Will County near Joliet Sunday, sending one person to the...
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House explosion reported in Joliet area, 1 in critical condition

House explosion reported in Joliet area, 1 in critical condition

1 month ago   |   WGN TV

WILL COUNTY, Ill. - A house explosion in unincorporated Will County near Joliet sent one person to the hospital in critical condition and injured four others, officials said...
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House explodes in Will County, 1 critically injured, sheriff's office says

1 month ago   |   ABC

The explosion happened just before 3 p.m., according to the Will County Sheriff's Office.
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