BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A body discovered in the Illinois River nearly three weeks ago has been confirmed as a graduate student missing from Illinois State University. Authorities say Jelani Day’s identity was confirmed through DNA and
North Central Illinois Update
NORTH UTICA, Ill. (AP) — Lawsuits have been filed, four months after three Chicago men died in an explosion while fishing and making a fire along the Illinois River. Lawyers believe they know how the explosion occurred.
SOMONAUK – A 22-year-old Somonauk man is facing child pornography charges after an investigation by the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office. On Wednesday morning authorities executed a search warrant and took Luis D. Salinas into custody.
CHICAGO – A lawsuit being filed on behalf of the three men killed in an explosion at Starved Rock State Park claims that undetonated charges were the cause of the blast. The firm of Salvi, Schostok
OTTAWA – The body that was found in the Illinois River on September 4th has been identified. The LaSalle County Coroner’s Office confirmed Thursday that the remains were of 25-year-old Jelani Day. Forensic dental