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Nightly Pavement Patching to Begin Monday in Harrisburg

Nightly Pavement Patching to Begin Monday in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG – The Illinois Department of Transportation said weather permitting, nightly pavement patching will begin Monday on U.S. 45 in Harrisburg. The work will run from the intersection of U.S. 45 and Illinois 13 to the intersection of U.S. 45 and Illinois 34/Illinois 145. Lane closures for the pavement patching will be allowed from 7 p.m. to…read more »

Williamson County Sheriff Searching for Two Men Wanted on Warrants

Williamson County Sheriff Searching for Two Men Wanted on Warrants

Pictured (left-right): Anthony Paul Demarco, Patrick A. Ingram WILLIAMSON COUNTY – The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office said in a release Wednesday police are searching for two men wanted on differing warrants. Wanted on five outstanding warrants, 35-year-old Patrick A. Ingram is described as a while male, standing at 6’02” and weighing 275 pounds with blonde…read more »

One Injured in Motorcycle-Involved Crash in Ava

One Injured in Motorcycle-Involved Crash in Ava

AVA – One person was injured in a crash involving a car and a motorcycle Sunday afternoon in Jackson County. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and other emergency personnel responded to the crash scene on Highway 151/Keller Highway in the area of Redbird Road in rural Ava. Officials said a car driven by 65-year-old Ronald Holder…read more »

One Injured in Motorcycle-Involved Crash in Ava

One Injured in Motorcycle-Involved Crash in Ava

AVA – One person was injured in a crash involving a car and a motorcycle Sunday afternoon in Jackson County. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and other emergency personnel responded to the crash scene on Highway 151/Keller Highway in the area of Redbird Road in rural Ava. Officials said a car driven by 65-year-old Ronald Holder…read more »

Ava Man Taken to Hospital After Crash While Avoiding Deer

Ava Man Taken to Hospital After Crash While Avoiding Deer

CAMPBELL HILL – An Ava man was injured in a late Sunday night crash in Jackson County. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and other emergency personnel responded at 11:15 p.m. to the scene of the crash on Brick Plant Road in the area of Huseman Road in rural Campbell Hill. Officials said a Jeep…read more »

Carvana Loses Illinois License After Title Issuing Problems

Carvana Loses Illinois License After Title Issuing Problems

Online car dealer Carvana cannot do business in Illinois until it resolves problems with getting buyers vehicle registrations and titles. A spokesman for the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office said Carvana’s license was suspended after complaints from consumers. Carvana said it “strongly” disagrees with the state’s decision. “Carvana has compliantly operated as a licensed dealer…read more »

Chicago Archdiocese Settles Sex Abuse Suit for $1.2 Million

Chicago Archdiocese Settles Sex Abuse Suit for $1.2 Million

CHICAGO (AP) – A man who alleged he was sexually abused when he was 12 years old by a defrocked priest will receive $1.2 million as part of a settlement with the Archdiocese of Chicago. The latest settlement announced on Tuesday by the man’s attorney brings to well over $12 million the Archdiocese of Chicago…read more »

De-Arching: McDonald’s to Sell Russia Business, Exit Country

De-Arching: McDonald’s to Sell Russia Business, Exit Country

McDonald’s said Tuesday it has started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants that employ 62,000 people. The fast food giant pointed to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war, saying holding on to its business in Russia “is no longer tenable, nor is it consistent with McDonald’s values.” The Chicago-based…read more »

Family Dog Dies as Tuesday Fire Destroys Ina Home

Family Dog Dies as Tuesday Fire Destroys Ina Home

INA – A Tuesday morning fire has destroyed a home in Ina and claimed the life of the family dog. According to the Jefferson County Fire District, flames were shooting from the home when they arrived around 5:45 a.m. Firemen said fire was shooting from the roof and three sides upon their arrival. Daniel Montgomery was the…read more »

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