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Illinois River crest moves to Henry

PERU – The Illinois River crest has moved to Henry, according to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers. Mayor Scott Harl says as of Sunday morning, the river has fallen upstream of Peru. The current  forecast is up to 1.5 inches of rain today, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Flood warnings

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Man lays on roadway, killed by SUV

CHICAGO (AP) — A man is dead after he was struck by an SUV as he lay in the middle of the Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway. The Illinois State Police say 25-year-old Jovan Towers Jr. was lying on the pavement for an unknown reason at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday on Chicago’s South Side when

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