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Peoria man dies in crash near Sparland

  SPARLAND – A vehicle crash north of Sparland took the life of a Peoria man, and injured others on Sunday. According to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, on Sunday just before 3 p.m. a vehicle driven by 68-year-old Donald Burhans of Peoria, was traveling South of Route 29

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Windows Shot Out With BB Gun in Streator

STREATOR – The Streator Police Department is looking for information on who may be responsible for shooting out multiple windows in the last week with what they say is a BB gun.   On Monday authorities released security camera still images of a red car allegedly aiming a weapon out of a

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Rural Lee County Crash Kills Dixon Woman

DIXON – A Dixon woman has died after a crash Friday in rural Lee County.   The Lee County Sheriff’s Office say that around 2 PM a two vehicle collision on Lowell Park Road near Timber Creek Road sent 84-year-old Jerle Barton to the hospital where she was pronounced deceased.  The

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