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Mountain Dew Faces Ban in Illinois: Extreme Measures Against Extreme Drink, Others

Springfield, IL - Mountain Dew, the iconic beverage synonymous with extreme sports, may soon disappear from Illinois shelves if a new legislative proposal passes.  Senate Bill 2637, which cleared the Senate...

Will County, IL – Body Recovered from Des Plaines River Identified as Missing Local Man

JOLIET, IL - The Joliet community faces a tragic turn of events as the body of Robert Long,...

Indiana Spring Frost Alert: Gardeners Brace for Chilly Weekend

Northern Indiana residents will experience dry and seasonable weather this weekend, with a noteworthy shift in temperatures, according...

Cedar Lake Woman Seriously Injured in Late Tuesday Night Crash in Center Township

Cedar Lake, IN - A Cedar Lake woman sustained serious injuries after her SUV collided with a tree...

Kankakee, IL – Police Arrest Man for Allegedly Offering Cocaine at Gas Station

Kankakee, IL - Early morning customers at a Kankakee gas station were confronted with an unusual offer yesterday...

Hypothermia, Alcohol Implicated in University of Illinois Student’s Accidental Death

URBANA, Illinois – The University of Illinois Police Department (UIPD) has concluded its investigation into the Jan. 20 death of 18-year-old student Akul Dhawan,...

University of Illinois Students Revive Holiday Spirit with Dial-A-Carol Tradition in Urbana

Urbana, IL — University of Illinois student volunteers are bringing festive joy through their annual Dial-A-Carol tradition.  Opening their phone lines on Thursday, these students offer...

Champaign Police Partner with Foodbank for ‘Stuff the Squad’ Event on Giving Tuesday

Champaign, IL – The Champaign Police Department is collaborating with Eastern Illinois Foodbank to address food insecurity with a "Stuff the Squad" event on...

Heroic Passerby Rescues Drowning Driver After I-57 Crash

CHAMPAIGN — First responders rushed to a crash scene in the 1300 block of Cobblestone Way Tuesday afternoon after a pickup truck veered off Interstate...

Explosion Rocks Memorial Stadium: Firefighter Injured

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A startling explosion and ensuing fire disrupted the peace at the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium Tuesday night, injuring one firefighter.  According to...

Boys, 11 & 15, Found with Backpack of Guns, Ammo Near Illinois School

URBANA, IL - In a deeply alarming incident near Booker T. Washington Elementary School, an 11-year-old boy was detained with a backpack containing two stolen,...
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