Chris 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.
The bear was last seen in the Rochelle area about mid-afternoon, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office said.
A medical helicopter pilot and two nurses from Rockford Memorial Hospital were killed Monday night, when their chopper crashed in an empty field in Rochelle, Ill., about 80 miles west of Chicago.
Authorities continue to investigate why a reactor went down at a nuclear power plant near Rockford.
Exelon was working to restore operations at a nuclear reactor unit near Rockford, after the reactor went down Monday morning.
OGLE COUNTY, Ill. (STMW) – A northwest suburban teenager was killed early Wednesday in a “tragic accident” when his friend accidentally shot him on a hunting trip in western Illinois. LISTEN: Newsradio 780′s Debra Dale […]