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Streator City Park Burglar Arrested

STREATOR – A man was arrested for a burglary in Streator on Monday. Illinois State Police say 48-year-old Alonzo Kyles of Streator was arrested at Streator City Park for a reported burglary to a building located on the grounds. An Illinois State Police Master Sergeant was in the area when

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Police Still Investigating 2012 Murder

BLOOMINGTON – Police are still seeking answers as to who murdered a man in 2012 under a bridge in Bloomington. On August 16th, 2012, 48-year-old Robert Jeronimus was found in the 400 Block of South Main Street and detectives are still looking for information as to where he was in the days

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1/2 Pound of Marijuana Seized at State Park

DEKALB – A Dixon man has been arrested at a local state park after police say they found a half pound of marijuana. DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to Shabbona Lake State Park around noon Saturday to serve an arrest warrant on someone at the campsite, and while doing so,

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Highway closures for HBO Show

LASALLE – Highway closures are en route next week do to TV productions. County Highway 5 will be closed Monday and Tuesday, August 20th and 21st from 7AM to 9PM from County Highway 57 to Route 23. The closure is to accommodate filming of an HBO production. A detour will be posted.

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Rochelle Railcar Plant to Close

ROCHELLE, Ill. (AP) — A railcar manufacturing plant in northern Illinois is set to close as the factory building goes up for auction. Nippon Sharyo announced Thursday that it would be closing its Rochelle plant at the end of this month after a failure to deliver 130 bi-level Amtrak passenger

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