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3 men dead, 4-year old boy critical
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WCIA) -- Three men are dead and a 4-year old boy is in critical condition after a shooting, but police don't know why.
3 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Bloomington apartment building
BLOOMINGTON — Three people are dead and a fourth is hospitalized after a shooting at a Bloomington apartment building, the city's second fatal shooting with multiple victims this month.Bloomington police were called at 2:43 p.m. to 311 Riley Drive."Officers arrived to a very chaotic scene," said pol
Semi driver charged in crash that killed Chenoa woman
In a report issued late Monday afternoon, Illiniois State Police said a preliminary investigation showed that the truck driver, Robert Lee Fred Harris, 41, of Hobbs, N.M. experienced a blown tire on southbound I-55 around 6:14 p.m. Friday, and was slowing down on the right shoulder near Lexington.
'Major incident response' shuts down road in Bloomington
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'Gone too far:' Police seek clues in Bloomington triple homicide
As of 2 p.m., McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis had not yet released the names of the three men who died of gunshot wounds Monday afternoon. A fourth victim, a 4-year-old boy, was transported to an area hospital. Police reported he was in critical condition Monday night, but have not released any ne
Three fatally shot at Bloomington apartment building
Bloomington, Ill. (CNN Newsource) —Bloomington police are reporting three people dead and a fourth wounded in a shooting at an apartment building in the city.Spokesman Elias Mendiola says officers arrived at a chaotic scene at the apartment building on Riley Dr. Monday afternoon.He didn't say where
Five at 5: City Manager Tim Gleason leaving for Bloomington, and four other stories to see
"I was very satisfied in Decatur, but this was one of those (opportunities), I just had to give it a shot," Gleason said during a news conference in Bloomington on Monday morning.
Three people killed in latest Twin-Cities shooting
Monday’s triple homicide came just eight days after an east side shooting killed two people. Taneshiea Brown, 20, Steven Alexander, 18, died from multiple gunshot wounds in the 1200 block of Orchard Street, near Veterans Parkway and East Empire during the early morning hours of June 10. Police have
Normal slams Windy City, snaps losing streak
SHOREWOOD — Cody Erickson's three-run double highlighted a five-run first inning Saturday, and Normal halted a six-game losing streak with a 16-hit explosion in a 13-3 victory over Windy City at Standard Bank Stadium.Joel Davis also was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and Andrew Godbold single
Bloomington to name city manager Monday morning
Washington City Manager Jim Culotta, left, answers a question as Decatur City Manager Tim Gleason, center, and Bloomington interim City Manager Steve Rasmussen, all finalists for Bloomington city manager, listen during a news conference Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at City Hall. The city is expected to nam
Road closure: Morris Ave., Emerson closed for repairs
The northbound lane of Morris Avenue,between Washington and Jefferson streets in Bloomington, is immediately closed to through traffic while crews make street repairs in the area.
Bloomington crash claims mother's life, baby survives
Bloomington, Ill. - The McLean County Coroner has confirmed Friday's deadly crash on Interstate 55 near Lexington, has claimed the life of 25-year-old Kaitlyn Erdman of Chenoa.
Illinois election managers to visit Bloomington to train in cyber security
“When you’re elected as a county clerk, you didn’t think you’d have to wear a hat that says ‘I’m the IT network administrator,’ ” Turner said. “You didn’t think you’d have to navigate what’s malware and what’s not.”
Chenoa woman killed in car-semi crash on I-55
LEXINGTON — A 25-year-old Chenoa woman was killed Friday evening in a crash involving a car she was driving and a semitrailer truck on southbound Interstate 55 near Lexington, Illinois State Police said.The crash occurred about 6:14 p.m. at milepost 177, state police said.A female passenger in the c
Decatur city manager to lead Bloomington city administration
Previously, the city said the three men were selected "based on their qualifications, likely fit for the community and organization, and a compelling reason and desire to be in Bloomington."
Crime Stoppers of McLean County 6/16/18
Timothy Allen Herald, 25, is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown hair, blue eyes, fair skin and a slight build. His last known address was in Bloomington.
I-55 car-semi crash kills Chenoa woman
A statement released by McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis said the 25-year old woman, who was driving the car, was pronounced dead at the scene about 7:10 Friday night.
Husband gets 20 years, wife admits role in sex assault of preteen girl
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Coroner identifies Friday night accident victim
LEXINGTON — The McLean County coroner has identified the victim of a fatal Friday night accident as Kaitlyn M. Erdman, 25, of Chenoa.Coroner Kathy Davis said Erdman died of head injuries after her car collided with a semi-tractor trailer truck. Erdman's infant daughter was in the car and was treated
Prosecutors: Bloomington man victim of drug-induced homicide
BLOOMINGTON — Bond set at $1 million on Thursday for a Rantoul man, charged in connection with the alleged drug-induced homicide of another man in McLean County.Troy D. McBride, 24, was indicted June 8 by a statewide grand jury meeting in Lee County. The seven-count indictment charges McBride with d