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Van Reported Stolen in Streator

STREATOR – The Streator Police are on the lookout for a reportedly stolen gold 2005 Chrysler Town & Country Mini Van with Illinois Plates 495794. Authorities say it was taken Monday between 6 AM and 3 PM from the 500 block of Montgomery Street. Anyone with any information on the ...Read more

Man, dog missing in Kankakee River after boat crash

MOMENCE, Ill. (AP) — A man and a dog are presumed drowned after their boat crashed into a logjam on a river in Kankakee County. Momence Fire Chief Jim Spoon said that the logjam on the Kankakee River is about 25 feet wide, near the Illinois-Indiana border. Another man who was thrown from the ...Read more

Video shows police vehicles crashing into car

CHICAGO (AP) — Surveillance video obtained exclusively by The Associated Press shows two fast-moving Chicago police vehicles with their emergency lights on colliding at an intersection, then crashing into a stationary car and killing an 84-year-old retired teacher. The video was provided to the ...Read more