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Channahon man killed in I-80 motorcycle wreck

MORRIS – A Channahon man is dead after a crash on I-80 Sunday afternoon.   Authorities say 35-year-old Nathan Oliver Carrol was traveling eastbound near Morris when for unknown reasons he lost control and went down, sliding over 300 feet.  The Grundy County Coroner’s Office say he was ...Read more

Illinois Covid Deaths Hit 3 Month Low

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Deparement of Public Health says 15 people in the state were reported to have died from Covid-19 on Sunday.  According to the department, that’s the fewest deaths since March 30th shortly after the pandemic was declared.  The state also says that 646 new ...Read more

Illinois Covid Daily Cases Stays Flat

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials released their daily Covid-19 case count on Friday, and it is slightly less than the day before.  Illinois Department of Public Health says 857 people were confirmed positive for coronavirus, and 39 people died in the past 24 hours.  However, unlike many ...Read more

Black Bear continues trek across Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Conservation Police want residents to please leave the black bear visiting western Illinois alone. Authorities have been monitoring the bear since it arrived from Wisconsin on June 10th. It was last spotted downstate near Macomb ...Read more