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Donation Jar Stolen From Library

STREATOR – Streator Police are investigating an apparent theft of a donation jar at the Streator Public Library. Late Monday morning police were called to the Library on Park street after an unknown male allegedly took a

Chicago police report drop in weekend violence

CHICAGO (AP) — As an additional 600 police officers patrolled five violent Chicago police districts over the weekend the number of shootings dropped and no one was killed. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday said the districts

Plano Police Seek Help Locating Woman

SANDWICH – The Plano Police are looking to locate a 75-year-old woman who was last seen at a Sandwich restaurant.   Myrna Hupach went to Star 34 Restaurant Monday morning and has not been seen since.  She

Tire Blow Out Injures Motorcyclist

LOSTANT – A motorcyclist was seriously injured when his tire blew out on I-39.  According to State Police, around 3:15 Saturday afternoon, 32 year old Johnny Nidiffer, of Canton, was injured between Tonica and Lostant on I-39. 

Rabies found in Leland Bat

OTTAWA – Warm weather brings more activity to bat populations in Illinois, and with that the greater chance of an encounter of one with rabies. Bats are the primary carriers of rabies in Illinois, and a bat

Skydive Record Attempt This Week

OTTAWA – Skydive Chicago in Ottawa is attempting another world-record Monday. 200 men and women across the globe will gather in Ottawa to jump from 19,000 feet to achieve a new vertical  skydiving record.  According to Skydive