School Bus Crashes in Boone CountyPolice, fire and rescue officers responded Wednesday to a call of a school bus accident in Boone County.
Wandering Black Bear Could Be Headed Back To WisconsinChris Young, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said it appears the bear is making a loop -- down from Wisconsin; through Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties; then apparently back northwest.
Black Bear Spotted Again In Far West SuburbsThe far west suburban town of Genoa was abuzz Wednesday morning, with reports of a black bear sighting.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Far Northwestern SuburbsA severe thunderstorm warning has been issued this morning for Boone, McHenry and Winnebago counties in the far northwestern suburbs. A flood warning is also in effect in parts of Lake County.
Illinois Town, Volunteer Fire Department Argue Over Who Should Pay For Mulch FireFighting a large mulch fire in Northern Illinois has resulted in a big price tag, and disagreement over who is going to pay it.
I-65 Reopens After Multiple CrashesShortly after the southbound lanes of I-65 were reopened near Merrillville, following a crash, another wreck prompted officials to urge drivers to stay away from I-65 in both directions.
Cleanup Begins After Boone County TornadoResidents in the small town of Caledonia – in Boone County near Rockford – were counting their blessings Tuesday, a day after a powerful tornado hit their homes, but left no one seriously hurt.
Tornado Leaves Some Areas DevastatedSome areas are devastated this morning, after a tornado ripped a path through parts of northern Illinois.

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