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Police: Three men found dead in northern Illinois home

KANKAKEE, Ill. — 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...
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Man sentenced to 17.5 years for possession of child pornography

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA)–A 23-year-old man was sentenced to 17.5 years followed by 20 years of supervised release for the possession of child pornography. Dakota Flint, of Campus, previously was convicted of aggravated criminal sexual assaults, according to officials. During the hearing, the government showed that Flint operated on the Dark Web as an “acid […]
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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...

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...

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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Police identify 3 men found dead in Kankakee apartment

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Police have identified three Kankakee men found dead inside an apartment and said they appeared to have been shot. Police say the victims were 25-year-old Kyle Washington, 24-year-old Deontay Tyler and 27-year-old Malcolm Murray. Police were called to the apartment about 2 p.m. Wednesday by...
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Central Illinois spree robber sentenced to 12 years in prison

A federal judge has sentenced a central Illinois man to 10 years in prison for robbing banks and stores across a five-county region, including Peoria, Livingston, and Ford counties, in April of last year. John Beck, 55, of Mechanicsburg, admitted robbing the Elmwood bank, the Village Pantry in Paxton, the...
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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.
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Ruth "Robin" Swanson

BRAIDWOOD— Ruth “Robin” Swanson, 50, of Braidwood, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Aperion Care in Bradley, IL. Born on Nov. 16, 1971 in Chicago, to Elmer and Margaret (nee Lundquist) McInerney. On March 15, 1995 she married Richard Swanson in Lacon, IL and together they made their home in Braidwood. Robin was a bartender in the Braidwood and Wilmington areas. She enjoyed playing pool, dancing, golfing and attending baseball games especially her favorite Chicago White Sox. For years she and Richard enjoyed many trips to Cancun.
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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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