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Severe storms bring large hail, wind damage

CHICAGO (AP) — Strong storms moving across the Midwest brought hail and wind gusts of more than 65 mph across the state. Golf ball sized hail was reported in Lee County. The National Weather Service says more storms are expected Thursday after the rounds of severe weather on Wednesday. Hail of

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Chicago sees drop in gun violence in April

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say that gun violence continues to drop this year. In a news release, the department says there have been significant decreases in the number of homicide, shooting incidents and shooting victims in the first four months of this year compared to the same period

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Ottawa Man Arrested For Year Old Burglary

OTTAWA – Ottawa Police say that DNA evidence led them to charge an Ottawa man in connection with a burglary that occurred over a year ago.  Police say that on January 31st, 2017, they were called to a reported residential burglary in the 600 block of West Madison Street.  Authorities say

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