Nokomis Police Department citations and arrests from August 21 to September 4, 2017

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The following citations and warrants were completed between August 21 and September 4, 2017 by the Nokomis Police Department: A citation involving a minor on August 21 was redacted at the time of publication. Haylie N. Jett, 23, of Nokomis was cited for aggravated battery and domestic battery at her residence at 521 More...

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By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Illinois Secretary of State issues consumer warning regarding flood-damaged vehicles from recent hurricanes

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White issued a warning Wednesday to consumers looking to purchase used vehicles to beware of flood-damaged vehicles resulting from flooding More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Uber to stop tracking riders after trip is over

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Mobile ride-hailing service Uber said Tuesday it would stop one of its most controversial practices — tracking the location of riders for 5 minutes after their trip ends. Uber More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Illinois Secretary of State offices closed for Labor Day holiday

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Monday that all offices and facilities will be closing for the Labor Day holiday. Offices and driver services facilities More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Moscow gets its first traffic signals powered by renewable energy

MOSCOW (UPI) — The Russian capital, Moscow, now has its first traffic signals ever to be powered by renewable energy, the nation’s Center for Traffic Organization announced. A traffic authority in Russia More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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Hurricane Harvey, now tropical storm, leaves wake of devastation in Houston; at least five deaths confirmed

CONTINUING COVERAGE: Two feet of rain from Harvey results in widespread flooding in the heart of Texas ROCKPORT/CORPUS CHRISTI/HOUSTON, Tex. (Heartland Newsfeed/Associated Press/Reuters/UPI) — As recovery More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Texas couple killed in crash on Interstate 55 near Litchfield after van sideswiped

LITCHFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Two people from Carrollton, Texas were killed in a crash early Saturday on Interstate 55 near Litchfield after their van was sideswiped by another vehicle. Luis Paulet, 49, More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Hurricane Harvey kills at least 1, officials warn of mass flooding

CONTINUING COVERAGE OF HURRICANE HARVEY ROCKPORT, Tex. (Heartland Newsfeed/UPI) — Texas state officials confirmed the first fatality related to Hurricane Harvey, which came ashore in the Lone Star State late More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Hurricane Harvey, now a tropical storm, lays destruction and heavy rains

BREAKING NEWS ROCKPORT & CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. (Heartland Newsfeed/UPI/Reuters) — Hurricane Harvey made landfall into south Texas as a category 4 hurricane around 10:00 pm Central time last night, resulting More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Illinois Secretary of State’s new law helps veterans gain employment in trucking industry

Illinois is the first state in nation to exempt the CDL written test for qualified drivers SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is making it easier for military veterans More...

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