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Utica Man Dies After Snowmobile Crash

UTICA – A Utica man is dead after a crash Saturday evening while snowmobiling along the I&M Canal. According to the Conservation Police, 58-year old Brian M. Kelly was traveling west near the walkway bridge around 6:40

Snowmobile Crash on I&M Canal Saturday

UTICA – A Utica man was in critical condition at a Peoria hospital after a snowmobile crash on the I&M Canal Saturday.  According to the Conservation Police, the 58-year old was traveling west near the walkway bridge

Oglesby Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

OGLESBY – Multiple agencies were involved in the arrest of an Oglesby man on Friday for child pornography possession. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office announced that 32-year-old Robert E. Tannenbaum Jr was taken into custody after a

Hundreds of flights in Chicago canceled

CHICAGO (AP) —People throughout parts of the Midwest have awakened to a heavy and steady fall of snow that’s forced the cancellation of hundreds of airline flights and made driving dangerous. More than 460 flights were canceled

State unemployment rate increases

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials say the state’s unemployment rate rose to 4.3 percent in December. The Illinois Department of Employment Security also announced Thursday that nonfarm payrolls increased by nearly 14,000 jobs based on preliminary