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Chicago man’s body found on Kankakee River

MOMENCE, Ill. (AP) — The body of a 67-year-old Chicago man who went missing after his boat crashed into a logjam on the Kankakee River in eastern Illinois has been found. Media outlets report that authorities recovered Mike Stefano’s body Thursday morning from the logjam. Stefano, his ...Read more

Body of motorcyclists found in Rockton

ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) — The body of a 42-year-old motorcyclist has been found deep in a northeastern Illinois field several days after he apparently crashed. Media outlets report that Winnebago County coroner’s office deputies located the man and the motorcycle Tuesday several hundred feet ...Read more

Ottawa transitions to fob security

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa is in the process of upgrading their security system. According to Mayor Dan Aussem, the city has already installed fob security at their police and fire stations, now they’re extending those upgrades to city hall and public works buildings. Aussem says the ...Read more