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Lockport Mother of Two Allegedly Leaves Kids In Car While She’s in a Bar

A Lockport mother was arrested, processed, and released on an I-Bond for Endangering the Life or Health of a Child. On June 28, 2022, at 7:33 p.m., Officers responded to the 1400 block of North Center Street for a welfare check. Upon arrival, Officers learned that a resident had located two young male children, ages 2 and 3, left unattended in a vehicle parked on the street. The vehicle was not running, and all the windows were up. The interior of the vehicle appeared to be in squalid condition and the children were not fully clothed. The children were let out of the vehicle.
LOCKPORT, IL
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Ottawa man identified as driver of vehicle that plunged into Illinois River

OTTAWA – An Ottawa man has been identified as the individual who was recovered from the Illinois River at Allen Park on Wednesday. According to the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office, Coroner Richard Ploch identified the man as 20-year-old Tyler D. Carson of Ottawa. Ottawa Police Chief Brent Roalson says, officers attempted to.
OTTAWA, IL
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Man Who Drove Car into Illinois River Identified

Authorities have released the identity of the person who drove a vehicle into the Illinois River in Ottawa in the small hours of Thursday morning. La Salle County Coroner Richard Ploch says the body of 20-year-old Tyler Carson of Ottawa was recovered by rescue workers in the early morning hours of Thursday. Events started when police tried to stop Carson's vehicle at Norris and Canal. Carson drove away, heading south on La Salle, across the Veterans Bridge and into Allen Park. Police then saw Carson drive the car over a bank and into the river. The subsequent search included multiple dive teams and sonar equipment from La Salle, Will and McLean counties. A forensic autopsy was conducted later in the day on Thursday. Those results are pending.
OTTAWA, IL
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Authorities ID Three Men Found Dead In Kankakee Home

Authorities are revealing the names of all three men found shot to death in Kankakee. Officials say the discovery was made Wednesday in a home in the 600-block of West Merchant Street. The victims were identified as Kyle Washington-Haynes, Deontay Tyler, and Malcolm Murray. The incident is under investigation.
KANKAKEE, IL
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Phil Colgan, 78, Sandwich

Philip “Phil” Michael Colgan, 78, of Sandwich, IL passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on June 29, 2022. Philip was born on April 10, 1944 in Peoria, IL to Thaddeus and Dorothy (Gstettenbauer) Colgan. Phil attended Bradley University in Peoria. Phil was a member and president of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity. He met his late wife Ginny Coonradt on a blind date. They were married one week after Ginny’s graduation in 1969. Phil graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Education and Administration in 1967. He earned his Master’s degrees in Education and Administration in 1973 and 1977.
SANDWICH, IL
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Joliet Area Historical Museum Hosts Inaugural Blues Brothers Con Blues Brothers return to Old Joliet Prison for weekend festival August 19-2

Jim Belushi & Dan Aykroyd will perform at Joliet Area Historical Museum Hosts Inaugural Blues Brothers Con Blues Brothers return to Old Joliet Prison for weekend festival August 19-20/photo courtesy Joliet Historical Area Musuem. The Joliet Area Historical Museum will host a two-day event in celebration of the inaugural Blues...
JOLIET, IL
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Body found in Fox River identified

OTTAWA – Authorities have identified the body found in the Fox River in Ottawa on Tuesday. According to the Ottawa Police, they were called to the Fox River near the 100 block of E Jefferson St for a report of an individual floating in the river. The LaSalle County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as 63-year-old Jeffrey M. Asbell Sr. of Ottawa. The incident remains under investigation by the Ottawa Police Department Detective Division and the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office.
OTTAWA, IL
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Joliet Central High School JROTC Places 7th at National Archery in the Schools Program US Army JROTC Western Region Nationals

Joliet Central High School JROTC placed 7th out of 22 JROTC teams competing at the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) US Army JROTC Western Region Nationals held on April 29 in Salt Lake City Utah. The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) is a cooperative effort between state conservation departments, school systems and private organizations to help engage young citizens in outdoor activities and participate in the enduring sport of archery. Participating students were Melanie Lopez, Tyler Morgan, Fabiola Valencia , Mark Carvajal, Jasmin Ortiz, and Aren Burman.
JOLIET, IL
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