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Morris Police Seek Suspect In Murder

MORRIS –  The Morris Police Department is looking for a Joliet man who may be connected to a murder earlier this month.  Police say a warrant for homicide has been put out for 32 year old Kasim K.E. Baker of Joliet.   His whereabouts are unknown.   Baker allegedly may be responsible for ...Read more

Stormy Daniels protests Illinois’ “pole tax”

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Adult film star Stormy Daniels is protesting the Illinois surcharge on live adult entertainment centers. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, read a two-minute statement beneath the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the state Capitol. She says the tax unfairly ...Read more

Mendota Police Investigate Handgun Theft

MENDOTA – A handgun was reported missing after a vehicle burglary Saturday in Mendota.  Wednesday Mendota Police announced that they were asking for information regarding a theft that occurred to a motor vehicle in the 1200 block of Main Street.  The investigation is ongoing and anyone ...Read more

Burglary in Mendota Still Unsolved

MENDOTA- A burglary at a restaurant in the 1600 block of 13th Ave last year in Mendota has authorities looking for help in identifying a suspect.   In surveillance footage released by the Mendota Police Department, a person can be seen breaking the door and entering the business.    They then ...Read more