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Young Girl Visiting U.S. Embodies Spirit Of Paying It Forward

WCSJ Radio on Saturday held a remote broadcast from the annual Stuff The Bus School Supplies drive in conjunction with We Care of Grundy County, Operation St. Nick, and the Morris Goodwill store. The event is held annually at the Morris Walmart store, and shoppers who wish to donate school supplies can grab a list of needed items, purchase them, then the items are "stuffed", often times to overflowing in a full sized yellow school bus.
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One dead, one in custody after shooting incident in Morris

MORRIS – The Morris Police say a Shorewood woman was shot and killed and a suspect was arrested after an incident Thursday afternoon in the 500 block of Twilight Drive. Grundy County Coroner John Callahan announced Friday that 25-year-old Beverly A. Lambert was transported to an area hospital from that location and later pronounced deceased. Authorities confirmed that a 16-year-old was taken into custody by the Joliet Police Department and charged with first degree murder. The incident remains under investigation and no other injuries or victims were reported.
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Juvenile Charged as Adult in Morris Murder Case

More details have been released regarding a murder that occurred at an apartment complex in the 500 block of Twilight Drive in Morris around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 4th. Grundy County Coroner John Callahan said Beverly Lambert, 25, of Shorewood was the victim of a shooting that occurred at the aforementioned address. Callahan said Lambert was taken to Morris Hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly before seven last night.
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Authorities Responding to Active Shooter in Morris

WJOL has learned that an Active Shooter Investigation is underway in the city of Morris. According to WCSJ Radio, Grundy County Sheriff Ken Briley has confirmed an active shooter investigation in the 400/500 block of Twilight Drive, which is south of I-80. Mike Lorber, a helicopter reporter for NBC5Chicago, is reporting that checkpoints are being set up at I-80 exit ramps.
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Morris Police Department arrests teenager for first degree murder

More details have been released regarding a murder that occurred at an apartment complex in the 500 block of Twilight Drive in Morris around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 4th. Grundy County Coroner John Callahan says 25-year-old Beverly Lambert, of Shorewood, was shot and killed. Callahan says Lambert was taken...
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THE LATEST: Flood Advisory extended till 1:30 La Salle, Lee and Grundy Counties

..FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. * WHERE...Portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in north central Illinois, De Kalb, La Salle, Lee and Ogle. In northeast Illinois, Grundy and Kendall. * WHEN...Until 130 PM CDT. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Rises in small streams and creeks. Flooding of roadways. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1055 AM CDT, doppler radar indicated rain that at times is very heavy with near 2 inch per hour rainfall rates, especially in parts of LaSalle and Grundy Counties. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain with scattered higher totals have fallen across a large part of north central Illinois. - Even though rain is diminishing in intensity for some locations, given how much rain had fell since early this morning, rapid rises may continue on creeks and streams. Ongoing minor flooding will be slow to subside. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Joliet, DeKalb, Ottawa, Sycamore, Yorkville, Dixon, Morris, Channahon, Minooka, Peru, La Salle, Rochelle, Sandwich, Mendota, Coal City, Genoa, Marseilles, Byron, Oregon and Mount Morris. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flood Advisory means minor flooding along waterways and other poor drainage areas is imminent or may already be occurring. Persons in the advisory area should use caution and avoid flood waters.
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Woman killed in Morris shooting identified: officials

A woman who died after a shooting at an apartment complex Thursday night in Morris, Illinois, has been identified according to officials. Beverly A. Lambert, 25, of Shorewood, was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday at Morris Hospital, according to the Grundy County coroner’s office. An autopsy was planned for later Friday. The shooting happened at a large apartment complex in the 400 block ...
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WSPY NEWS

Historical Society President Updates on Promotion and Help Wanted

Marion Gore from the Grundy County Historical Society was a guest on WCSJ’s People R Talking, Monday, providing local listeners with some updates of interest. She said there was a recent promotion at their June Board Meeting. Your browser does not support the audio element. Gore also talked about...
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Man Sentenced on Cannabis Charge in Grundy Co.

A Will County man was recently sentenced in a Grundy County court case. In March of 2021, Scott Erickson, 28, of Wilmington was charged with manufacturing and delivering between 2000 and 5000 grams of cannabis, a class one felony; unlawful possession of cannabis between 2000 and 5000 grams, a class two felony and the unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a class three felony.
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Zolodz Is Grundy County Speedster

MORRIS, Ill. — Stan Zolodz IV raced to victory in Friday night’s 30-lap late model stock car feature race at the Grundy County Speedway. A racing career that has included Bandoleros and Legends cars since 2009, Zolodz, the 21-year-old speedster from Hebron, Ind., drove his Chevrolet No. 33 to the win – his first late model checkered flag since 2020 at the third-mile paved oval.
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