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Oglesby Fire Department Awarded State Grant

OGLESBY – The State Fire Marshal announced the recipients of the Small Firefighting and Ambulance Service Equipment Grant Program, which will be given to departments to purchase equipment and tools. The Oglesby Fire Department will be receiving

Bloomington Woman Arrested After Stabbing Homicide

BLOOMINGTON – An argument reportedly led to a man being stabbed to death early Tuesday in Bloomington. According to the Bloomington Police Department, 24-year-old Quantez Brown was taken to the hospital early Tuesday morning with a life-threatening

Insect Specialist Testifies at Andersen Trial

A specialist on the study of insects testified Tuesday afternoon at the Clifford Andersen trial.  Andersen is accused of the concealment and murder of his sister in law, Deborah Dewey.  Dr. Amanda Roe, a forensic etymologist, reviewed