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Inmate allegedly attacked Kane County guards with pencils

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A Kane County Jail inmate is accused of attacking two guards with a makeshift weapon made of pencils. Kane County Undersheriff Pat Gengler says Fabian J. Torres of Sleepy Hollow asked for a book early Wednesday during recreation time and then attacked two officers as they

29th Anniversary of Blumhorst Disappearance

  MENDOTA – Even after 29 years, people in and around Mendota remember what happened the morning of September 20th of 1990, but no clues have surfaced after that day about what exactly happened to 21-year-old Veronica Blumhorst. She had left her job at a grocery store at 1 AM and

Route 18 to be finished by holidays

  STREATOR – The Illinois Department of Transportation’s Route 18 milling and resurfacing project is expected to be done by Thanksgiving. Streator City Engineer Jeremy Palm says paving will begin within the next week and should be completed before the holidays. The work is being

Sterling man found dead at work

  STERLING – A Sterling man was found dead at his work place on Tuesday. According to the Sterling Police Department, 46-year-old David C. Hanna was found unresponsive at Sterling Steel 辽宁体彩网 just before 7 a.m. on Tuesday. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Whiteside

Farmers worry soybean and pork exemptions won’t last long

  UNDATED – China辽宁体彩网 exempted soybeans and pork from tariffs following a number of waived imports on United States goods that went into effect on Tuesday. American farmers have been hit hard by the trade war, but the news on the politically sensitive goods might not last for long.

Gov: 27 counties eligible for federal help after flooding

  CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials have approved Illinois’ request for local governments recovering from historic flooding to receive federal assistance. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that 27 counties will be eligible to apply for federal loans or grants. Local governments