As Morris VFW Jackpot Approaches $1 Million, Town Contains CrowdThe raffle jackpot at the Morris VFW is approaching a million dollars, three months after a record $1.6-million jackpot brought some side effects to the community of 14,000.
Suspended VFW Drawing To Take Place Next WeekThe Morris VFW is apologizing to neighbors for the crowds expected for its $1.59 million “Queen of Hearts” drawing.
Lack Of License Stalls $1.6M VFW RaffleHundreds of residents in Morris and beyond had high hopes of winning a million-dollar raffle. Those dreams are dashed, for now, CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Teen Driver Fatally Strikes Morris Teacher And Her HusbandKilled were Mark and Janice Wendling, who were riding their bicycles, the Grundy County Coroner's Office says.
Feds: 'Dangerous' Animal Rights Activist Should Stay Behind BarsA Californian animal rights protestor who allegedly freed 2,000 mink from an Illinois fur farm is a “danger to the community” who should be kept locked up, federal prosecutors say.
Feds: Activists Released 2,000 Mink From Fur Farm In MorrisTyler Lang, 25, and Kevin Johnson, 27, allegedly released the animals from a mink farm 65 miles southwest of Chicago last August, then daubed the walls of a barn with the words “Liberation is Love,” the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
4 Kids Drown In 3 Weekend AccidentsThe victims included two brothers who drowned in a pit filled with water in Hobart, Ind., Saturday night, prompting their grieving mother to call for more security on the private property where they died.
Evidence Of Lives Devastated By Downstate Tornado Found Near ChicagoDebris from someone’s life landed at April Gerstung's residence near Morris, hours after a devastating tornado flattened parts of Washington in central Illinois.
Motorist Dead After Crashing Into PondA motorist is dead after a vehicle went into a pond Friday night in Morris.
Missing Teen Found SafeA 13-year-old boy who has been missing since Monday afternoon was found safe.
School Bus Driver Fired For Dropping Kids Off At Park, Not HomeMorris Elementary School District 54 Supt. Teri Shaw said she doesn’t know why the driver dropped all 20 students from White Oak Elementary at a local park Tuesday afternoon.
Three Suspects Sought In Robbery Of Morris Cell Phone StoreAt 5:43 p.m. three men entered the Sprint store in the 1400 block of Division Street and showed a gun to an employee.