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Crash Near Somonauk Injures Two

  A traffic crash in the northeast corner of LaSalle County  injured two people. According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, shortly before eleven Saturday night, south of Lake Holiday, a vehicle left the roadway of East 2750th road and rolled over. The driver was flown by Life ...Read more

Illinois State Museum recovering after budget woes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Museum has been re-accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, despite being put on probation by the organization during the state’s budget impasse. Robert Sill, interim director of the Illinois State Museum, said reopening the museum and ...Read more

Off-duty Chicago cop killed while sitting in car

CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old off-duty Chicago officer has died after being repeatedly shot while sitting in a parked car. John Rivera was one of four people in the car early Saturday after the group had left a nightclub. Another man was injured. Deputy Superintendent Anthony Riccio ...Read more