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Police investigate after 3 men found dead in Illinois home

Authorities were investigating after three men were found dead in a northern Illinois house, the city’s police chief mayor said Wednesday. At approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside of a residence, Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater said. Patrol officers checked the residence...
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One person dead after driving into Illinois River, eluding police

OTTAWA – The occupant of a vehicle that plunged into the Illinois River in Ottawa, has died. According to Ottawa Police Chief Brent Roalson, on Wednesday just before midnight, officers attempted to. stop a vehicle in the area of Norris Dr. and Canal St. Police say the vehicle fled...
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Car enters river at Ottawa; driver's body recovered

Divers recover a driver from the Illinois River at Ottawa early Thursday. Police Chief Brent Roalson said, just before midnight, officers attempted a traffic stop at Norris and Canal. In so doing, though, the suspect drove away, going south on La Salle, across Veterans Bridge and entering Allen Park. Police witnessed the vehicle drive over a bank and into the river.
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Neighbors react after three men found dead in Illinois home

An investigation is underway in Kankakee, Illinois, after three men were found dead in a home. One neighbor said he heard the sound of gunfire, but police have not confirmed how the three died. WMAQ’s Natalie Martinez reports.June 30, 2022.

Three people found dead in house in Kankakee

KANKAKEE, Ill. (CBS) -- Three bodies were found in a house in Kankakee Wednesday, and police say they are conducting a homicide investigation.As CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reported, police said it all started when a relative couldn't get in contact with a loved one and made the gruesome discovery Wednesday afternoon. But investigators believe the victims were all shot dead sometime overnight.At 2 p.m., police were called to a rental house at 662 W. Merchant St. The house is right across the street from AMITA Health St. Mary Kankakee Hospital between 6th Street and the Kankakee River, and also...
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Meet Cindy Lou, a dog in Kankakee who has been waiting 6 years to be adopted

CHICAGO (CBS)-- We want you to meet Cindy Lou and think about taking her home.Cindy Lou is a 6-year-old mixed breed living at the Kankakee County Humane Foundation. She's been available for adoption for six years. A CBS 2 viewer reached out, hoping to find this dog a home. She does need to be the only pet in the home because the shelter confirmed, "She's not down to party with pals."If you are interested in taking Cindy Lou home, visit the Kankakee County Humane Foundation website. 
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Convicted murderer Michael Slover Sr. dies

PONTIAC, Ill. (WCIA) — The Pontiac Correctional Center confirmed on Thursday that convicted murderer Michael Slover Sr. died at it’s facility. Slover Sr., his wife Jeanette and son Michael Jr. were convicted of murdering Slover Jr.’s ex-wife Karyn, who worked at the Herald and Review. Karyn died in 1996 and her body was found dismembered […]
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Buc-ee’s Better Watch Out, Missouri & Illinois Have Wally’s

Have you ever heard of Wally's? I hadn't until I started road tripping back to Chicago and stumbled upon Wally's in a cornfield off of Interstate 55 in Pontiac, Illinois. I was intrigued by the gas station/monument to consumerism but just kept on trucking since I figured I could go several more exits before having to fill up my tank. When I saw Only In Your State talking about Wally's off of Interstate 44 in Fenton, well I knew I had to learn a little bit more about it.
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Man Found Dead in Fox River

Ottawa police are investigating the case of a man found dead and floating in the Fox River Tuesday night. At about 6:45, police were sent to the river near the 100 block of East Jefferson Street. There they found the man dead in the water. The Ottawa Fire Department helped remove the body from the river. His name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.
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Woman Pleads Guilty To Possessing Cocaine in Grundy Co.

A woman pled guilty in Grundy County on Monday, June 27th. Jacqueline Moriarty, 32, of Joliet pled guilty to the unlawful possession of cocaine, a class four felony. As part of the blind plea agreement, the charge of bringing contraband into a penal institution and another drug possession charge were dropped.
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Three Found Dead In Kankakee Home

Authorities are investigating after three men were found dead in a home in Kankakee. Officials say the discovery was made yesterday in a two-flat home in the 600-block of West Merchant Street. All three men had apparently suffered gunshot wounds. Their identities haven’t been revealed.
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Three men found dead in Illinois home

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after three men were found dead in a northern Illinois house. Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater says at approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside a residence. Patrol officers checked the residence and located three deceased...
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