Good News, Illinois: Wandering Pig, Theaters Reopening, More

Lisa Marie Farver
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ACROSS ILLINOIS — These days, it might seem like there's nothing but bad news out there. That's why we created this roundup of the week's best "good news" stories from across Illinois. From an errant pig who got rescued to a bank robbery that was thwarted, we hope these Good News, Illinois, stories bring a smile to your face.

Wandering Pig Rescued In Joliet By Police Officers

Several Joliet police officers helped corral a wild pig over the weekend on the city's east side.

Oscar Mayer Hiring 'Hotdoggers' To Drive Giant Wienermobile

Imagine yourself driving across America behind the wheel of 27-foot-long Wienermobile. Oscar Mayer is now hiring "hotdoggers" for 2021.

Cinemark To Reopen 7 Illinois Theaters On Friday: See Where

Face masks will be mandatory for all guests within the theater and may only be removed for eating and drinking in the auditoriums.

Bamboozled By Teller, Bank Robber Offers ID Before Arrest: FBI

A cooperative criminal filled out deposit paperwork and provided valid photo identification during his robbery attempt, authorities said.

109-Year-Old Arlington Heights Woman Receives Vaccine

The longtime resident of Luther Village could be the oldest recipient of the coronavirus vaccine in Illinois to date.

Have a Good News, Illinois, story of your own you want to share? Email lisa.farver@patch.com.

This article originally appeared on the Lisle Patch