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Police: 1 dead, 4 injured in Aurora shooting

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and four others wounded in an early morning shooting in the Chicago suburb of Aurora. Aurora Police Department spokesman Paris Lewbel says officers received reports of shots fired around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Officers sent to the scene found three

Crowds line up for first day of legal marijuana sales

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Crowds are lining up for the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in Michigan. A handful of shops, mostly in Ann Arbor, are approved to start selling Sunday. The Detroit News reports customers traveled from nearby states including Indiana, Ohio and

Over 100 Fed At Right Spice Thursday

PERU – Helping the community is always in season at The Right Spice, a restaurant in Peru that gathered over 100 people who needed a place to be for Thanksgiving together. Owners George Steinbach and Deanna Mallory began working on the meal early Thursday, preparing a full dinner for

Local deer totals less than that of 2018

  SPRINGFIELD – Local area counties harvested a total over 1,341 deer during the first weekend of the Illinois Firearm Deer Season. According to the Department of Natural Resources, LaSalle County harvested 469 deer compared to 555 last year. Putnam County brought in four less deer

Attorneys seek to consolidate Fairlife animal-abuse lawsuits

CHICAGO (AP) — Multiple federal lawsuits have been filed accusing Fairlife of abusing cows at an Indiana dairy farm, saying the company’s claims that it treats animals humanely are fraudulent. The Chicago Tribune reports that lawyers tied to eight lawsuits gathered at a Chicago federal