Visibility is down to less than a mile on some areas. A dense fog advisory has been issued in centgral-Illinois until about 1 pm. Motorists need to be aware of changing road conditions. Rain and snow expected today and overnight into Saturday morning. Accumulations couldbe at 1 -2 inches.
Three men were found dead in a house in Danville Thursday. The case is being handled as a triple homicide. Danville Police, Illinois State Police, and the Vermilion County Coroner are investigating. The bodies were discovered late yesterday morning in the house at Elm and Cherry. No arrest has been made.Anyone with info is asked to contact Danville detectives or call CrimeStoppers at 217-446-TIPS.
The Cullom man accused of killing his wife, son and neighbor pleaded not guilty Thursday. 53-year-old Clifford Brewer appeared in Livingston County court for the first time since his arrest on Christmas Day. He’s charged with six counts of first-degree murder.
Brewer is jailed on a half-million dollars bond. He is accused of shooting his 48-year-old wife, Shirley, his son, 27-year-old Christian, and a neighbor, 51-year-old Norman Walker. All three were all found in Brewer’s home with a single gunshot wound to the head.
Livingston County State’s Attorney Randy Yedinak has not discussed any motive.
An undercover narcotics operation Wednesday led to the arrest of a Watseka man. The Watseka Enforcement Team and the Watseka K-9 Unit conducted the operation. 25-year-old Jeffrey Reed allegedly sold suspected heroin to an undercover officer. The arrest was made in the 300-block of W. Walnut Street. Reed is charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.
A Chicago man suffered a gunshot wound in a shooting reported Tuesday night in Pembroke Township. The 29-year-old victim is not cooperating with investigators. Kankakee County Sheriff’s Police were called to the Friendly Mart at 9:30 pm. Reports indicated there were two people with guns.
Deputies reported finding evidence of a shooting. They also learned about a man at a business in Sun River Terrace, along Route 17, who had been shot. Police were looking for a connection to the two incidents. Anyone with info is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 815-932-7463.