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Dekalb Man Dies in Head on Collision

DEKALB – A Dekalb County man is dead after being ejected from his SUV. Dekalb Sheriffs and Sycamore EMS were called shortly before 6 AM Saturday for a reported head on collision on First Street. 30-year-old Dominique L. Coleman of Dekalb was traveling Southbound, when he attempted to pass

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Vandals Damage Park Bathrooms

COMPTON – The two parks in the village of Compton were damaged over the weekend and have caused the bathrooms to be closed.    Officials locked the facilities until repairs could be made, but going forward they would only be unlocked if the park was rented for a special event.

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Canadian Man Dies Skydiving Near Ottawa

OTTAWA – A Canadian man has died after a skydiving accident near Ottawa on Friday.   According to the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office 68-year-old Reginald C. Hurlbut of British Columbia was pronounced dead at Skydive Chicago.  The incident is under investigation by the LaSalle

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25 Year Old Dies in Traffic Accident

LEXINGTON – A Livingston County mother is dead, and her infant daughter injured in a two vehicle crash near Lexington.    McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis says they received a call of a vehicle fatality on I-55 near Lexington around 6:30 Friday evening.  The coroner says that 25 year

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Peoria man killed in auto race in Canada

BOWMANVILLE, Ont. (AP) — The president of two Peoria automobile dealerships is dead after he lost control of his race car and crashed during a race at a track in Canada. Durham Regional Police say the crash happened during a Formula 5000 race at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in

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Governor Speaks at Freedom Run

MARSEILLES – The 16th Annual Illinois Freedom Run was Saturday from Morris to Marseilles to honor those lives lost in the Middle East and hundreds of motorcyclists were in attendance. Joining in the ceremonies at the Middle East Conflicts Wall was Governor Bruce Rauner, who rode into the

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