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Plainfield teen drowns at Indiana Dunes

CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — An Illinois teenager has been  identified as the swimmer who drowned in Lake Michigan at Indiana Dunes State Park. The Porter County coroner’s office says 18-year-old Dominic Snovicky of Plainfield, Illinois, was rushed to Porter Regional Hospital and pronounced

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Kankakee man arrested on weapons charges

KANKAKEE – A Kankakee felon was arrested on Monday on weapons charges by the Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group.   They say they executed a search warrant for the home of  26-year-old Nelson J. Brown.  During the search, authorities allegedly found a 9mm handgun.  Brown was

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IDPH reports over 60 new COVID-19 deaths

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 715 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, with 64 additional deaths. The IDPH is currently reported a total of 138,540 cases since the pandemic began, with 6,770 deaths. Dr. Ezike of the Illinois Department of

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