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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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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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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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Kinzinger Leads Questioning On January 6th Committee

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger is taking aim at former President Donald Trump. While heading up questioning on the January 6th House committee yesterday, the Channahon Republican said Trump’s total disregard for the Constitution and his oath will be fully exposed. Kinzinger questioned former Justice Department officials, who said Trump tried to enlist them to back his unfounded claim there was widespread voter fraud that led to Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election. Officials also testified that Trump considered naming a new attorney general who would go along with his plan.
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