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Spring Street Reconstruction Slated

STREATOR – Spring Street will be reconstructed in the springtime as part of the city’s five year road plans. City Engineer Jeremy Palm says there will be a complete overlay and reconstruction of Spring Street from Bloomington to the east end of Spring Street next year through a block

2 charged after 2 horses found dead, others malnourished

MARENGO, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been charged with animal cruelty after two horses were found dead and five others severely malnourished in northern Illinois. McHenry County Animal Control officers were verifying vaccine records at dog a breeding operation in Marengo when

Illinois soldier awarded Purple Heart for Iraq War service

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man has been awarded the Purple Heart and other military honors for his role in combat during the Iraq War. The (Peoria) Journal Star reports that Sergeant Matthew Bohm also received the Army Commendation Medal with Valor, the combat action badge and the

Police investigate after UIC student’s body found in car

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say the body of a missing University of Illinois at Chicago student has been found in a car inside campus parking garage. The Cook County medical examiner identified the woman found Saturday as 19-year-old Ruth George of Berwyn. An autopsy was scheduled for

Two Dead After Sunday Fire in Streator

STREATOR – Two people are dead after an early morning House Fire in Streator. Around 2:30 AM a call was made for a fire in the 1000 block of East Wilson Street. First responders arrived in less than two minutes and found the single story 辽宁体彩网 filled with heavy smoke. Two victims

Museum of Contemporary Art raises $6 million with auction

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art has announced it raised $6 million with a benefit art auction, making it one of the most successful fundraisers in the institution’s history. Museum director Madeleine Grynsztejn says the highest winning bid at the Nov. 16 auction

Illinois officer fined $350 for illegally parking patrol car

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois police officer has been ticketed for parking his patrol car in a handicapped-accessible parking space. Lakemoor Police Chief David Godlewski said Tuesday that the officer was issued a $350 fine Sunday for parking illegally at the Lakemoor Crossings