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Murphy USA, Chipotle coming to Route 59, Theodore

The new gas station will be built on an outlot in front of the Walmart store and the new Mexican fast-food restaurant located less than a half a block north at Theodore Street.

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Man solicited teen to send 'lewd' photos, prosecutors say

Johnny Cura, of Romeoville, was charged with three counts of child pornography in a case that remains under investigation, according to the Will County State's Attorney's Office.

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Shinedown coming to Rialto on July 20

Tickets for the alternative hard rock band's show range from $30 to $70.

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Lewis makes list of top U.S. online schools

TheBestSchools.org ranked Lewis University in Romeoville No. 31 on its top 50 list; only one other Illinois school made the grade.

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Golf fundraiser to benefit Will County Humane Society

Registration is under way for the July 26 event, which will be held at Woodruff Golf Course in Joliet.

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Music, food, rides -- Taste of Joliet returns!

The three-day extravaganza is the Joliet Park District's annual summer kickoff.

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Halloween roundup: Haunted houses, parties, trick-or-treating events and more

No shortage of events in our area -- you could attend one or more a day for the next two-plus weeks.

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Pilcher Park 'fairy' land

All things "fairy" will be celebrated Saturday at Pilcher Park's annual "Fairy Festival" and, if you're lucky, the kids might just learn something about nature while they're there, organizers said.

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Miranda Sings bringing You Tube hits, comedy show to Rialto

Tickets for the Nov. 1 show go on sale May 9 at the Joliet theater, online and through Ticketmaster.

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Sale bids sought for shuttered Citgo/GasMart in Homer Glen

The deadline to file a bid to purchase the station at 143rd Street and Bell Road is Sept. 29.

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Sex offender found with girl, 16, he met online, police say

Timothy Koch, who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in April, was exchanging sexual photos with the teenage girl before the pair met in person Thursday, Joliet police said.

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Thieves stealing IDs to file tax returns for refund checks

Local police say most victims don't realize someone's filed tax forms under their names until they file their own returns returns and the IRS rejects them.

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Local companies make Tollway list of ‘Super Scofflaws’

The worst offender from our area is Elite Cartage and Intermodal, of Bolingbrook, which has accrued nearly $260,000 in tolls and fines.

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Three busted in string of T-mobile store robberies

The suspects are believed to have robbed stores in Crest Hill, Lockport and Bolingbrook before being nabbed, police said.

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Joliet/Will blotter: DUI, property damage, drug, theft, other charges

Arrests made by the Joliet and Bolingbrook police departments and other law enforcement agencies.

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New dog park near Joliet to open in mid-July

The new Will County Forest Preserve District facility will feature three sections, one of which will be for only for small dogs.

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'Ladies Night Out' to benefit 3 animal shelters

The event will feature 25 vendors, goody bags and raffles, and attendees are asked to bring donations of food, toys, treats and other items for TLC Animal Shelter, Big Dogs Animal Rescue and Dog House Humane Group.

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Buy Splash Station pass now, receive four free guest passes

The special deal through the Joliet Park District is available through May 30, the day before the water park opens for the season.

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Open house for new Joliet animal shelter

The partial completion of a new no-kill animal shelter in Joliet will be celebrated Sept. 27 with an open house featuring door prizes, raffles and dogs available for adoption.

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Everything's in place for big Taste of Joliet weekend

Improvements this year include a better sound system and more shade centers, Joliet Park District Director Dominick Egizio said.