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Small plane crashes in rural Will County

PEOTONE, Ill. (CBS) -- A small plane went down Friday afternoon in rural Will County.The Peotone Fire Department was on the scene for the small plane crash south of Monee and northeast of Peotone. The closest intersection is Will Center and Eagle Lake roads, but the crash scene is next to Rock Creek and far from any road. The fire departments from the Will County communities of Manhattan and Monee also responded.A heavy tow truck was also on the scene to try to stabilize the back end of the plane's fuselage.CBS 2's Kris Habermehl reported the plane appears to have gone down at a steep angle in a wooded area next to the creek. The engine had come loose from the firewall, and it appeared that the plane stalled out and came down at a nose-down, vertical attitude, Habermehl reported.A person was rescued after being trapped inside the wreckage, and was loaded into a University of Chicago Medicine Aeromedical Network helicopter to be taken to the U of C Medical Center.The person's condition was not immediately available.
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Confidential Investigation Recommends Termination of Maywood’s Village Manager, and former mayor of Kankakee, Chasity Wells-Armstrong –

“Rather than uncovering evidence supporting her complaints, the investigation found a culture of fear and intimidation in Maywood created by Village Manager Wells-Armstrong.”. In March of 2022, Maywood Village Manager, and former mayor of Kankakee, Chasity Wells-Armstrong lodged a complaint alleging Mayor Booker was subjecting her to a hostile work...
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On Chicago visit, Vice President Kamala Harris expresses disappointment with overturning of Roe v. Wade

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Vice President Kamala Harris was in Chicago Friday, and addressed the issue of abortion rights in the wake of a watershed Supreme Court decision.Harris stopped at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Conference at the Swissotel downtown.In addition, Harris made a stop in southwest suburban Plainfield.She was joined there by U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, Rep. Robin Kelly, and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) to announce the White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis. The strategy lays out the Biden-Harris' administration's plan to cut mortality and morbidity rates for mothers and reduce disparities in maternal health outcomes, among other initiatives.Harris was in Chicago when news broke of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and ending a federal constitutional right to abortion.She shared her disappointment with the court's decision."This is a health care crisis, because understand, millions of women in America will go to bed tonight without access to the health care and reproductive carte that they had this morning; without access to the same health care or reproductive health care that their mothers dan grandmothers had for 50 years," Harris said.
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UPDATE: Yorkville Police seeking help identifying larceny suspects

HERKIMER, Ny, (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Yorkville Police Department is attempting to identify two individuals from a larceny investigation after an incident that occurred at the Aldi’s on Oriskany Blvd on June 18th. According to police, at around 10:38 am on Thursday, the two suspects left the store and were last seen in a dark-colored SUV […]
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Yorkville Police seeking help identifying larceny suspects

HERKIMER, Ny, (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Yorkville Police Department is attempting to identify two individuals from a larceny investigation after an incident that occurred at the Aldi’s on Oriskany Blvd on June 23rd. According to police, at around 10:38 am on Thursday, the two suspects left the store and...
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Joliet Township Supervisor Arrested For Felony DUI On Father’s Day –

Angel C. Contreras, Joliet Township Supervisor, was arrested by a Joliet Police Officer on Father’s Day, June 19, 2022, at 2:42 a.m. According to the case report, Contreras was arrested, booked, and transported to the WCADF for the following charges:. Aggravated DUI during a period when driving privilege revoked...
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Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Plainfield and Chicago Friday

Vice President Kamala Harris is set to visit Plainfield and Chicago Friday. WSPY News has learned that the Vice President will arrive at around 10:30 at the Aurora Municipal Airport in Sugar Grove and then head to Plainfield for a meeting with local officials. Plainfield police say the event is...
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Small plane crashes in Peotone

PEOTONE, Ill. - A small plane crashed in Peotone Friday afternoon near Black Walnut Creek. The aircraft could be seen from SkyFOX buried in some trees, however, it is unknown if there are any injuries at this time. We have reached out to local authorities, and will update this story...
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