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Coroner: Paris High School student killed in crash

EDGAR COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - A Paris High School student was killed in a crash. According to Edgar County Coroner, Brody F. Sanders, 16, died in a Saturday morning single vehicle crash in the 600 block of East Court Street in Paris. According to the coroner, the crash happened on...
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Paris teen killed in early morning crash

PARIS, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A 16-year-old Paris boy was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning, according to Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett. Brody F. Sanders, a junior at Paris High School, was ejected from an SUV he was in after the driver of the vehicle failed to stop at the intersection of High Street and Madison Street, continuing east onto Court Street. The SUV struck a fire hydrant before coming to rest back in the roadway.
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Federal Court Enters Judgment Against Bonnie Kurowski –

On August 3, 2022, Federal Judge Gary Feineman entered a judgment against Bonnie Kurowski in the case Kurowski brought against the Edgar County Watchdogs and others. From Document #79: “Judgment is entered in favor of Defendants John Kraft, et al., and against Plaintiff Bonnie Kurowski. Plaintiff’s claims are dismissed with prejudice.”
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Firefighter sentenced for gas theft

PARIS, Ill. (WAND) – A former firefighter in Edgar County was recently sentenced for using a department credit card to purchase gas for his personal vehicle. Dale Colter served as a volunteer firefighter for the Paris Community Fire Protection District in the town of Vermilion. He was caught on surveillance video at a local gas station filling up his personal truck. He was recorded doing so more than 50 times in 2019.
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Woman Found Dead At Edgar Co. Park

An investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in an Edgar County park. Authorities say Alethea Huffman was discovered early yesterday hanging by a rope attached to playground equipment at Sunset Park. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A preliminary investigation indicates Huffman died by suicide. Colin...
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Mask up: COVID-19 transmission elevated throughout East Central Illinois

CHAMPAIGN - COVID-19 transmission is at an elevated level throughout East Central Illinois, with Champaign, Vermilion, Douglas, Edgar and Coles counties among 50 in the state considered to be at a high transmission level, the Illinois Department of Public Health... Posted in:. Places:. 10:26. 09:24. 07:15. 07:15. 07:15. 07:15. 05:02.
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Officials express concern about a new crisis hotline

PARIS, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) – A new national suicide prevention hotline number, 988, will go into effect on July 16th. However, some health officials in Edgar County have concerns about mental health crisis response times from that number to the county and in surrounding areas. The closest mobile crisis center...
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