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Jussie Smollet indicted on 16 counts

CHICAGO (AP) — A grand jury has indicted “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett of 16 counts related to allegations that he lied to police about an attack in January _ eight counts for what he told a police officer and eight more for what he told a detective. In the indictment filed ...Read more

Morris man found dead, multiple stab wounds

MORRIS – A Morris man was found dead in his apartment with stab wounds to his body, according to the Grundy County Coroner’s Office. 65-year-old Daniel Smiley, was found dead in his apartment Friday morning. Preliminary investigation indicates Smiley sustained multiple stab wounds ...Read more

Routine bridge inspections for Ottawa soon

OTTAWA – Bridges in Ottawa will have their routine inspections soon. Two bridges on Post Street north of Prairie Street, one on Champlain Street and another one on east Main Street over the Fox River will be examined. Commissioner Less says this will not affect traffic and is expected to be ...Read more