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Warm weather won’t stick around much longer

UNDATED – Its been three years since north central Illinois has experienced the unseasonably warm weather we’ve had these past few days. According to Weatherology Meteorologist Ray Miller, December 2016 was also a mild one, with temperatures in the upper 50s. He says high pressure

Toxic chemical leak after traffic crash on I-80

MINOOKA – 100 gallons of a highly toxic chemical leaked after a single vehicle crash Thursday morning on I-80 in Minooka. According to the Illinois State Police, just after 7 a.m. a freightliner truck traveling westbound on I-80 near Minooka, in a reported construction zone, lost control

Man charged in triple homicide in Cullom

CULLOM – The identity of a person connected in the deaths of 3 people in Livingston County has been released. According to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, 53-year-old Clifford W. Brewer of Cullom is charged with three counts of first degree murder for the alleged involvement

Off-duty Missouri police officer shoots intruder in Illinois

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An off-duty St. Louis-area police officer shot and wounded a Christmas Eve intruder in a neighbor’s apartment in Illinois. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that authorities say that 22-year-old Steven M. Madden of Granite City, Illinois, tried to steal a