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Plano Man found dead in tent at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a man found dead in a parking lot outside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was from Plano. The Speedway Police Department identified the man Tuesday as 38-year-old Adam Melchi of Plano. Police say his body was found in a tent Monday, a day after the Indianapolis

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Bomb Threat Investigation Near Amboy

AMBOY – The Illinois State Police and other first responders were called to a campground in the 900 block of Green Wing Road in Lee County Monday morning a little after 11 AM for what was reportedly a bomb threat.   Amboy Fire And EMS have staged at the scene.  Traffic was backed up at

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Firefighters Battle House Fire Sunday

PERU – A neighbor assisted Peru Police and the Peru Fire Department Sunday search a home minutes after a fire was spotted.  Around 1 PM a call was received of a home on fire on the west side.  Peru, LaSalle, Oglesby and Spring Valley along with EMS from Peru Ambulance all responded to the

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