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Traffic crash kills woman in Grundy Co.

GRUNDY CO. – A traffic crash Saturday morning claimed the life of a woman Saturday. According to the Grundy County Coroner, John Callahan, the crash occurred around 10 a.m. Saturday morning at the intersection of Gorman and Stonewall. Preliminary investigation indicates the driver, 50

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Bicyclist Struck; Killed in Peoria Friday

PEORIA – A man has died while bicycling late Friday evening after being struck by a car.   Peoria Police say the 31-year-old Tavari S. Armstrong was riding south on Western Avenue when he reportedly turned eastward onto Millman Street just before midnight when he was hit by a car.  

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Aurora Police: Mother, Children Missing

    AURORA – The Aurora Police are asking for help in locating a pregnant mother and her 4 children.  Asuncion Neal, who also goes by “Suni,” left her home Thursday evening and was last seen in Plano around 7:30 p.m.    The children are believed to be with her.  Asuncion was

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Slight increase in March unemployment rates

CHICAGO –  State and local unemployment rates experienced a slight increase this month. According to the Illinois Department of Employment Security, statewide unemployment rates increased by only a tenth of a percent, breaking a three month streak of 4.3 percent. Bureau is the only county

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