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Police: 3 die in plane crash on I-55 in central Illinois

  LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — State police say three people died when a small plane crashed and burst into flames on Interstate 55 in central Illinois. Mindy Carroll of the Illinois State Police said in a statement that all three occupants of the plane were killed in the crash in Lincoln at about

New Officer to join Mendota’s ranks

  MENDOTA- The Mendota Police Department welcomed a new addition to the department. Abram Yucus was sworn in after Monday’s City Council Meeting. Yucus will be finishing his training over the next few months, after which he will begin working under a mentor police officer in the Mendota