10 Year Anniversary

Rescue workers search through rubble for survivors of tornado damage April 21, 2004 in Utica, Illinois. Utica, located about 90 miles southwest of Chicago, is home to about 1,000 people and has sustained significant tornado damage leaving eight people dead. (Photo by Jean Lachat-Pool/Getty Images)

10 Years Ago This Weekend, Deadly Tornado Ripped Through Utica, Ill.

Jeremy Thorsen had just left the Milestone Tap when he saw a tornado hit the building.

04/18/2014

Dalton Mesarchik was murdered in March 2003. (Illinois State Police)

Streator Boy’s Unsolved Murder Marks 10 Years

Seven-year-old Dalton Mesarchik disappeared in March 2003 waiting on his front lawn for a church van to pick him up. The very next day, his body was found near a river; the boy had been bludgeoned with a hammer.

03/23/2013