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Illinois State Police warn of scammers using ISP phone numbers

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Police are warning of scammers using local area state police district phone numbers. Officials say they’ve received multiple calls from the public concerning phone calls from individuals claiming to be members of the ISP. It has also been reported the

Shortage of election judges for Livingston County

PONTIAC – The Livingston County Clerk’s Office is in need of election judges for the general primary election in March. Clerk Kristy Masching says the county is experiencing a shortage and they want to get the word out now to residents. To qualify you must be a registered voter.

Cullom man pleads not guilty in slayings of wife, son, neighbor

  PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) — A suspended state corrections officer has pleaded not guilty in the Christmas Day shootings of his wife, adult son and another man in Cullom. Fifty-three-year-old Clifford Brewer is charged with six counts of first-degree murder. He remains in custody Thursday in

Man accused of defrauding investor of nearly $10 million

CHICAGO (AP) — Wire fraud charges have been filed against a suburban Chicago man accused of stealing millions of dollars to fund a high-roller lifestyle in Las Vegas. Robert Gorodetsky of Northbrook, Illinois is accused in U.S. District Court in Chicago of stealing nearly $10 million from a