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Funeral set for teen after car-pedestrian crash

Funeral set for teen after car-pedestrian crash

A teenage girl hit in a car-pedestrian crash on Friday in Ottawa died later that day at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Emily Greenberg was 16 and lived in Ottawa. Visitation has been scheduled for this Friday, January 24 at Ottawa Funeral Home. Her funeral will be the next day. The crash happened at…

Sen. Durbin wants witnesses and testimony at impeachment trial

Sen. Durbin wants witnesses and testimony at impeachment trial

Sen. Dick Durbin says the Senate has a solemn duty to perform with the impeachment trial of Pres. Trump. Even though many people expect Democrats like Durbin to vote to remove Trump from office and Republicans to vote to leave him in, Durbin says it should not be just a political maneuver. He says that’s…

Illinois Sheriff’s Association offers scholarships for 2020-21 school year

Illinois Sheriff’s Association offers scholarships for 2020-21 school year

The Illinois Sheriffs Association has put out its annual announcement about scholarship applications. It will give $58,000 for students in higher education for the 2020 to 2021 school year. LaSalle County Sheriff Tom Templeton will be able to award one prize for $500. To apply, someone must be a full time Illinois resident enrolled in…

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Thursday Local Roundup: Girls Basketball & Wrestling in Full Effect

Thursday Local Roundup: Girls Basketball & Wrestling in Full Effect

The Lady Crusaders took care of business against DePue 44 to 5 Aubrey McCallum and Ellen Wheatland each with 8 points The Somonauk Lady Bobcats defeated the Earlville Lady Red Raiders 43-32 The Serna Lady Huskers beat the Hiawatha Hawks 50 to 21 Taylor Staton scored 17 points to lead Serena. Katie Baker added 14…

AP Boys Prep Basketball Scores for Thursday 1/16

AP Boys Prep Basketball Scores for Thursday 1/16

Thursday’s Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Berwyn-Cicero Morton 67, Leyden 55 Brimfield 71, West Prairie 49 Chicago (Back of the Yards) 44, Richards 42 Chicago (C. Military Academy-Bronzeville) 79, Chicago Washington 40 Chicago (Goode) 69, Air Force Academy 34 Chicago (UCCS/Woodlawn) 64, Chicago ( SSICP) 53 Chicago CICS-Longwood 68, Chicago (Perspectives/Calumet Technology)…

AP Boys Prep Basketball for Wednesday 1/16

AP Boys Prep Basketball for Wednesday 1/16

Wednesday’s Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Amundsen 63, Chicago (CICS Chicago Quest) 44 Belvidere North 55, Hononegah 54 Blue Island Eisenhower 52, Chicago (Christ the King) 35 Bolingbrook 75, Romeoville 65 Burlington Central 72, Prairie Ridge 41 Cary-Grove 68, Algonquin (Jacobs) 44 Chicago (Austin) def. Kelvyn Park, forfeit Chicago (Crane Medical Prep)…

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Student found dead at Stanford University fraternity

Student found dead at Stanford University fraternity

Easyturn/iStock(PALO ALTO, Calif.) —  An investigation is underway at Stanford University in Northern California to determine how a sophomore died inside an on-campus fraternity house, authorities said.A preliminary investigation into the male student’s death found no signs of foul play, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.The student’s name was not immediately…

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Ahead of trial, Sens. Booker, Shelby disagree whether Trump’s actions impeachable

Ahead of trial, Sens. Booker, Shelby disagree whether Trump’s actions impeachable

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The historic third presidential impeachment trial resumes on Tuesday, placing senators in the unusual position of serving as both judge and jury as they close in on rendering a verdict in the case of President Donald Trump.Sens. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., disagreed whether the president’s conduct, forming the basis…

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2 horses euthanized in 2 days at Santa Anita Park

2 horses euthanized in 2 days at Santa Anita Park

oska25/iStock(LOS ANGELES) —  Two horses were euthanized at Santa Anita Park, the famed Southern California horse racing track that gained notoriety last year for the deaths of dozens of horses.A 5-year-old gelding named Uncontainable was euthanized after fracturing its front right ankle on Saturday, and a 6-year-old gelding named Harliss was euthanized Friday for the…

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Why SpaceX is blowing up a Falcon 9 rocket for a safety test

Why SpaceX is blowing up a Falcon 9 rocket for a safety test

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(NEW YORK) — SpaceX is intentionally blowing up one of its Falcon 9 rockets shortly after it launches Sunday, during what it hopes will be the final unmanned test flight before the private aerospace company can send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.”We are purposely failing a launch vehicle to make sure that…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus inks deal with Apple TV Plus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus inks deal with Apple TV Plus

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — The new streaming service Apple TV Plus has scooped up another very funny woman: Julia Louis-Dreyfus.  The company, which launched with the Golden Globe-nominated The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, has signed a deal with Louis-Dreyfus to develop new projects as both a producer and a star. Saturday…

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Matchbox Twenty tell their origin story in new video

Matchbox Twenty tell their origin story in new video

Credit: Randall SlavinMatchbox Twenty are celebrating 2020 by hitting the road for an extensive summer tour.  In a new video promoting the trek, the guys look back on their early days, when they were just another band from Orlando called Tabitha’s Secret. Tabitha’s Secret included singer Rob Thomas, and current Matchbox Twenty members Paul Doucette…