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Robbery Suspect Sought in Mendota

MENDOTA- Mendota Police are on the lookout for a man they say struck a woman and took her purse.  Authorities are calling it a Strong-Arm Robbery on Wednesday that took place at a gas station near I-39.   The suspect, shown in a security still released Thursday, allegedly approached the victim ...Read more

Starved Rock Parking Fee Bill Fails By One Vote

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Sue Rezin’s legislation that would allow the Department of Natural Resources to charge a minimal parking fee at Starved Rock failed to pass the full Senate on Wednesday. Senate Bill 1310 needed 30 “yes” votes to pass, but fell short by one vote. Sen. Rezin ...Read more

Human foot found in northwestern Indiana pond

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a human foot has been found in a pond in northwestern Indiana. Police responded Monday afternoon in Crown Point after a fisherman reported snagging what appeared to be a human foot. Crown Point police Chief Pete Land says in a statement that officers on ...Read more