Police say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse last week to scare him, because they believed he was too nice to people. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the family wanted to teach him about possible danger from strangers.
They told Lincoln County deputies they were teaching the 6-year-old boy about “stranger danger.”
Police in Troy are still searching for two men who ripped off a jewelry store Tuesday evening.
Phillip Brock, 37, is jailed on a half million dollars bond.
Starting today, the state of Illinois will consider any and all bids for medical marijuana cultivation centers.
Melissa Barton, 25, was arrested Wednesday evening.
A 24-year-old Lincoln County man faces a felony assault charge for allegedly breaking the nose of another person who came to the defense of an abused cat.
Illinois State Police are looking for one of the two tractor-trailers that hit a car on I-70 near Troy early this morning, killing the car’s driver.
Illinois lawmakers have revived a so-called “cupcake bill” introduced after a young girl’s home baking operation was shut down.
A couple called police after seeing a Facebook posting on the incident, and told them that their