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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

Spring has sprung! Local eagles begin nesting

OGLESBY – Prime mating season for local birds has begun, which means we can expect to see more eagles soar across the Illinois Valley. Lisa Sons, Natural Resource Coordinator for Starved Rock and Matheissen Park says eagles

Fire captain dead, 3 hurt in burning home collapse

BETHALTO, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a fire captain has died and three other firefighters were injured following a partial collapse of a burning home in southern Illinois. The Godfrey Fire Protection District says Jacob “Jake” Ringering