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Snow on Halloween? Here’s what local meteorologists say

  PERU – Something more spine-chilling than tricks and pranks on Halloween is the idea of snowfall. According to Weatherology Meteorologist Ray Miller, a cold front will move through north central Illinois during the overnight hours on Tuesday to transition rain to snow, but nothing

GoFund Me created for family of Starved Rock fall victim

  KANKAKEE – Family and friends of a man who lost his life at Starved Rock State Park have created a GoFundMe on behalf of his wife and two sons he left behind. On October 19th, 30-year-old Daniel J. King of Bradley was off-trail near the Council Overhang when he fell over 40 feet.

Local unemployment rates steady

  CHICAGO – Local and statewide unemployment rates remained steady for the month of September. After county averages reduced during the month of August, numbers have remained similar if not less than of those in September. LaSalle and Putnam county’s unemployment rates are

Local unemployment rates fare steady

  CHICAGO – Local and statewide unemployment rates remained steady for the month of September. After county averages reduced during the month of August, numbers have remained similar if not less than of those in September. LaSalle and Putnam county’s unemployment rates are

Illinois provides $3M to help crime victims deal with trauma

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is providing almost $3 million in state funds to help crime victims deal with their trauma. Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority announced Friday that $2.8 million in grants will be distributed to trauma recovery centers across the