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The McLean County coroner has identified Kaleb Roberts, 28, of Gibson City as the man who died in a one-vehicle crash on a rural road near Colfax early Wednesday morning.

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A 28-year-old man died early Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Colfax, authorities said.

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UPDATED 11 a.m. | McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder has identified the driver who was killed in a one-car crash Thursday morning near LeRoy.

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UPDATED 11:15 A.M. | McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder said preliminary results from an autopsy conducted Sunday morning show the 31-year-old Downs man whose body was found in a private pond on Saturday had drowned. 

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A 41-year-old Bloomington woman has died from injuries sustained in a Tuesday night auto accident.

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McLean County saw a slight drop in overdose deaths last year, but the coroner said the spread of powerful narcotics remains a problem.

UPDATED 5:40 p.m. | Police are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old male in the Heartland Village Apartments in northwest Normal.

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A 29-year-old man from Hudson was killed early Saturday morning in a three-vehicle crash on Pipeline Road in rural Hudson.

McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder has released the name of the woman who was killed in a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a semitractor trailer Sunday in rural Arrowsmith.

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McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder said a woman was killed and a man was hospitalized Sunday in a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a semitractor trailer near Arrowsmith. 

A person died at the intersection of Fort Jesse Road and Veterans Parkway in Normal on Wednesday evening.

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A Bloomington-Normal nurse has announced her candidacy for McLean County coroner.

McLean County Coroner Yoder Will Seek Another Term

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McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder announced Tuesday she will run for re-election in 2020.

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A McLean County Highway Department employee was killed Wednesday morning in what county officials have said was an electrocution.

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Author Terry Pratchett once wrote, "No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away."

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McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder has released the name of the woman who died in a house fire Sunday morning in Bellflower.

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UPDATED 11:30 a.m. | McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder has identified the victim of a fatal house fire in Normal on Wednesday. 

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One person was killed early Sunday in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 southwest of Bloomington.

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UPDATED 3:30 p.m. | A 65-year-old Ellsworth man was identified Monday as the driver killed in a single-vehicle crash near Moraine View State Park.

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UPDATED: Woodford County authorities have released the name of the woman who was killed in a head-on collision near Minonk early Wednesday.

McLean County administrators and elected officials will wait to comment on a drowning at Evergreen Lake. County Administrator Bill Wasson and Board Chair John McIntyre said they will defer comment on whether additional safety measures are needed until the investigation is closed.

Deena Rogers, 71, of Washington drowned when her vehicle went into Evergreen Lake at Comlara Park late Friday.

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McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has identified the Chenoa woman who was killed in a crash Friday night on Interstate 55.

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Police say they’ve arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with Wednesday night’s fatal shootings at a Normal apartment complex.

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A 29-year-old El Paso woman was killed Monday in a crash on Interstate 39 in Hudson.

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'Tis the season for family get-togethers and office Christmas parties—and that means lots of germs spreading around right in the middle of cold and flu season.

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A 45-year-old Springfield man was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Monday on Interstate 55 in southwest Bloomington.

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A 19-year-old Bloomington man was killed and another injured early Saturday in a single-vehicle crash near Downs.

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A 33-year-old father strangled his young sons to death, set a fire, then killed himself as his wife searched frantically for her family before fleeing their burning northeast Bloomington home and asking neighbors to call 911, authorities said Wednesday.

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Three people—including two children—were found dead after an early morning house fire that Bloomington police say was intentionally set. A fourth person survived.

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The 33-year-old man whose body was found in a creek near Constitution Trail west of Veterans Parkway died from drowning, the McLean County coroner said Thursday.

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