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Casey’s employees rally for “Relay-for-Life”

It’s ‘Pump for a Cure.” And employees of Iroquois County’s Casey’s General Stores are teaming up to raise money for cancer research.

‘Casey’s Avengers’ include employees from the four Casey’s outlets in Iroquois County --- Crescent City, Milford, Onarga and Watseka.

Paul Wuethrich (Wooth-rich) is spokesman for the Casey Avengers...
The ‘Pump for a Cure” is at the Onarga Casey’s Saturday 4/29

"It starts at 9 am and runs til about 2 pm. We pump your gas and accept tips to raise fundfs for a good cause,"
Wuethrich said.

Two more “Pump for a Cure” events are scheduled at Casey’s in Milford May 6th and in Watseka May 13th.

The 2017 Relay for Life in Iroquois County is set for June 17th at Watseka High School’s Blake Field.

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Relatives of Delphi teen murdered while hiking have faith case will be solved

The grandparents of one of the two teenage girls murdered in Delphi, Indiana in February say they still believe police will find their killer.

Fourteen-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams of Delphi went missing on February 13 along a trail near Delphi. Their bodies were found the next day in a creek in a nearby wooded area.

More than two months later, German's grandparents, Mike and Becky Patty, say they still have faith police will arrest whoever killed the Delphi teenagers.

The police tip line for the case is 844-459-5786. Tips can also be reported by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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State’s Attorney’s Office moving back to Kankakee Courthouse

Kankakee County’s looking to save upwards of $140,000 a year by moving the state’s attorney’s office back to courthouse. And – that proposal appears more likely.

The County Board’s finance committee is approving the move. Board Chairman Andy Wheeler explains the current location on N. Schuyler Avenue has added to costs.

The move is expected to be approved at next month’s meeting.

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Watseka Police execute warrant on attempted murder-suspect

21-year-old Chase Hubert of Aroma Park was arrested in Watseka Tuesday night. Watseka Police arrested Hubert at a local residence when they acted on a tip from Kankakee City Police.

Officers went to the 800-block of E. Walnut Street about 8:40 pm to serve a warrant and recognized the male suspect looking out of a window. Police made entry, arresting Hubert, who was named in the Kankakee County warrant for attempted murder.

Police also arrested two other individuals. 18-year-old Marissa Hart of Aroma Park and 19-year-old Bailey Caldwell of Monee are charged with possession of a controlled substance.
All three were jailed in Watseka Wednesday morning.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police assisted Watseka officers.

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Missing Person: Will County authorities search for missing toddler

The Will County Sheriff’s Office has issued an alert for a missing toddler from Joliet Township.

16-month old Semej Crosby from Preston Heights was last seen at 4:30 pm (Tuesday) in the 300 block of Louis in unincorporated Joliet Township. The toddler was reported missing 2 hours later to the Will County Sheriff’s office.

She was playing outside with other children in the neighborhood. Her parents were outside as well working on a vehicle.

The girl was last seen wearing a grey long sleeve shirt with cat face, dark blue jeans, no shoes, her hair has ponytails with white beads. The child was last seen in the area of Luana and Richards Street in Joliet Township.

More than 80 law enforcement including volunteers searched through the night for the little girl. Anyone with info is urged to call the Will County Sheriff’s Office at 815-727-8575.

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