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Midwest twisters take lives of 12 people

Twisters in the Midwest have caused serious damage, destroyed homes, and taken at least 12 lives. A small Illinois town had an Ef4 tornado strike the area and six people were killed as a result. The rating given to this tornado is the second-highest rating that can be given to a twister and scientists determine… Read More

Plane crashes after leaving Illinois, heading to Texas

A plane that took off from Illinois and was en route to Austin, Texas crashed and burned killing both men inside. The aircraft went down around 12:30 p.m. in Arkansas as the 62-year-old father and his 32-year-old son were leaving Danville and heading to Austin. The father is a flight instructor in California and the… Read More

New details emerge in fatal I-80 collision

Authorities have released new details about an April 3rd accident on I-80 in Liberty Township that killed a 62-year old man and his 56-year old wife. Police say that the accident occurred at 10:35 p.m. when the couple’s 2005 Nissan Altima collided with a 2000 Saturn in the westbound lanes of the interstate. The couple’s… Read More

Driver charged with DUI after fatal accident near Braceville

A 39-year old man from Dwight, Illinois was charged with DWI after a crash on Monday morning claimed the life of a 25-year old Gardner man. The accident occurred at around 1:45 a.m. on Route 53 and Smith Road, when the vehicle veered into the wrong lane and crashed. The deceased individual was a passenger… Read More

Weather Conditions Cause Two Accidents

The heavy winds and freezing temperatures contributed to causing a pair of accidents along Illinois State Highway 57, just south of Manteno. The accidents occurred early on the morning of February 10. The gusts combined with snow flurries and icy road conditions to cause a pickup truck to drive off the road and into a… Read More

Illinois Supreme Court Rules Against Malpractice Lawsuit Caps

The Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled that caps limiting the amount that can be awarded in medical malpractices is against the state’s constitution. The state’s legislature had passed the law limiting malpractice damages in 2005. However, the state’s Supreme Court ruled that law interfered with the power of the judicial branch. Doctor’s advocacy groups were… Read More