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Morris Man Dies After Sunday Crash

MORRIS – A Morris man has died after an early morning crash in Grundy County.   According to Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan around 4 a.m. Sunday, a passenger in a vehicle traveling west on Reed Road, 27 year-old Tony P. Rutherford, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that ...Read more

Chicago officer shot, suspect in custody

  CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say an officer was shot while executing a warrant and a suspect was taken into custody. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says the incident happened Saturday night on the city’s West Side as police attempted to execute a warrant for narcotics and ...Read more

Body of Missing Woman From Southern Illinois Found

HARRISBURG- The body of a teen missing since March 3rd was found Friday in rural Gallatin County.   The Illinois State Police announced that they located the remains of 19 year-old Brooke S. Naylor after a multi day search.  Her vehicle was found abandoned last week.  An autopsy has been ...Read more

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