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Eight hospitalized, two dead after “bad batch” of Drugs found in Kankakee County 

KANKAKEE - The Kankakee County Coroner’s Office is warning residents of a bad batch of drugs that sent eight people to the Emergency room over the weekend, killing two.   Details on...

Fuel leak caused by passing Train causes Momence road closure, cleanup underway 

MOMENCE - A fuel leak that’s believed to have come from a train moving through the area has caused...

Shooting inside Coal City restaurant Saturday leaves chaotic scene, two dead 

COAL CITY - Two people are dead after a shooting inside a crowded restaurant early Saturday morning. According to the...

Plainfield Family creates wild Halloween love letter to Stranger Things iconic scene 

PLAINFIELD - A local Halloween display is attracting global attention for the mystery behind it.  The display features a replica...

Bourbonnais Teen killed after chase ends in fatal crash at Indiana Stadium 

BOURBONNAIS - A local teen has died after a chase Thursday ended in a fatal crash that sent his...

Joyce: Three times a day, you need a Farmer

“Once in your life, you need a doctor, a lawyer, a policeman, and a preacher. But every day, three times a day, you need...

Joyce: Giving Thanks

November is traditionally a time we give thanks for our blessings. Even in these challenging times, we have so many reasons to be thankful. We...

Op-Ed: The Summer of Hope

This is a summer of hope, of reconnecting – of getting our lives back. Since I returned home from the spring legislative session in Springfield...

Op-Ed: The Work in Springfield continues this Summer

June is here, and summertime usually means our legislative session in Springfield is finished. But as I write you this month, our work continues. We...

Op-Ed: Covering up just makes good sense today: for Illinois farm fields, for our economy and for our environment

Covering up just makes good sense today: for Illinois farm fields, for our economy and for our environment As a longtime family farmer, I have...

When a Nation mourns, local authorities remain silent on Capitol Attack

How does a community support its police when they can’t even vocally support their own? It’s been 72-hours since Officer Brian Sicknick died from injuries...
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