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Teen dies after holding onto SUV and skateboarding

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old who was trying to hold onto a moving SUV while skateboarding in suburban Chicago was struck by the vehicle and died. Arlington Heights police say authorities were called around 7 p.m. Saturday to reports of a traffic collision with ...Read more

New Signs Greet Visitors to Mendota

MENDOTA – New signs have been installed on the outskirts of Mendota to welcome visitors to town ahead of the 2019 Mendota Sweet Corn Festival.   They were purchased in part with proceeds from the Mendota Chamber of Commerce’s yearly 50/50 jackpot which takes place at the festival.   ...Read more

Chicago man charged in overdose death in suburb

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — An alleged drug dealer from Chicago is being charged in the death of a 24-year-old suburban man on suspicion of providing a deadly mix of heroin and fentanyl to the victim. The Kane County state’s attorney’s office says in a Friday statement that 28-year-old ...Read more

Man Dies Early Sunday at Starved Rock

UTICA – A man has died after falling behind Starved Rock Lodge early Sunday morning. According to Utica Fire Chief Ben Brown they, along with Oglesby and Wallace fire assisted in the recovery of the man whose identity has not yet been released. The incident remains under investigation by ...Read more