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Author Archives: Bruce Kropp

Car involved in wreck near Dix catches fire   

Car involved in wreck near Dix catches fire   

A car that ran off the Beal Road into a tree west of Route 37 near Dix later caught fire and was destroyed. Jefferson Rural Firemen say Chris Burge of the Prior Road had left the car to walk home.  When his wife returned a short time later she found the car on fire.   Firemen…Read more »

Police Beat for Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Police Beat for Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Sandoval Police and Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies continue to investigate a late Saturday night incident where the occupants of two vehicles were allegedly chasing a third.  the occupants of one of the cars were stopped and arrested by Sandoval Police.  The driver, 20-year-old Kelsey Ashby of East Perry in Sandoval, was arrested for reckless driving…Read more »

2019 10/14 – Donald L. Ellis

2019 10/14 – Donald L. Ellis

Donald L. Ellis, 88, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 5:35 A.M. on October 12, 2019, at his residence. Donald proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a house painter for many years. He was an outdoorsman and loved fishing and hunting. Most of all, Donald…Read more »

Bill would require lab testing of CBD items sold in Illinois

Bill would require lab testing of CBD items sold in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — A proposed bill would require all CBD products sold in Illinois to meet testing requirements that would be developed by the state Department of Agriculture. CBD is a cannabis extract that does not cause a high but is marketed as a healing remedy to alleviate conditions such as anxiety or chronic pain.…Read more »

Chicago teachers may test unions’ ‘social justice’ strategy

Chicago teachers may test unions’ ‘social justice’ strategy

By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would test a strategy employed by a growing number of urban teachers unions convinced that transforming contentious contract talks into discussions about class sizes and student services wins public support and can be a difference-maker at the bargaining table. Unions in…Read more »

11 hurt after car crashes into hayride in northern Illinois

11 hurt after car crashes into hayride in northern Illinois

LITTLE ROCK TOWNSHIP, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois woman has been ticketed for driving her car into a hayride wagon carrying 14 adult passengers, injuring 11 of them. The Kendall County Sheriff’s Department says a car driven by 22-year-old Kaitlin Minick of DeKalb slammed into the rear of the wagon being towed by a…Read more »

Fifth victim in Chicago apartment shooting dies

Fifth victim in Chicago apartment shooting dies

CHICAGO (AP) — A fifth person has died from wounds suffered in a shooting at an apartment building on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Police say a 67-year-old man went into a neighbor’s apartment Saturday evening, fatally shooting four people as they ate dinner. They say the suspect then went to a unit on the floor above…Read more »

Scherzer no-hit try into 7th, Nats top Cards, lead NLCS 2-0

Scherzer no-hit try into 7th, Nats top Cards, lead NLCS 2-0

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS (AP) — Max Scherzer was strength and fire. Aníbal Sánchez was artistry and deception. Two different styles, two absolute gems for the Washington Nationals. Scherzer followed Sánchez’s near no-hitter with a try of his own, and the stingy Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Saturday…Read more »

No. 16 Michigan needs late surge to hold off Illinois 42-25

No. 16 Michigan needs late surge to hold off Illinois 42-25

By TERRY TOWERY Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Hassan Haskins ran for 125 yards and a touchdown, Zach Charbonnet added 116 yards rushing, and No. 16 Michigan needed a late surge to put away Illinois 42-25 on Saturday. The Wolverines (5-1, 3-1 Big Ten) built a 28-0 lead by halftime, but turnovers and ineffective…Read more »

Davis, defense lead Illinois State past Southern Illinois

Davis, defense lead Illinois State past Southern Illinois

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Brady Davis passed for one touchdown and ran for another and the Illinois State defense held on downs twice in the fourth quarter in a 21-7 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday. After trailing 14-0 at halftime, Southern Illinois scored on a 74-yard run by Romeir Elliott early in the third…Read more »