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Freeport Area Church Cooperative to assist in flood cleanupand 2011. Organization leaders are requesting donations. Bleach can be dropped
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and 2011. Organization leaders are requesting donations. Bleach can be dropped off at the Freeport Area Church Cooperative at 514 S. Chicago Ave. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrick... Read more
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No relief yet for Freeport's flooded east sideFairway Ford and other small businesses. "There's just a lot of community supp
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Fairway Ford and other small businesses. "There's just a lot of community support, which has been awesome," she said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason For help • Freeport Area Church Cooperative:... Read more
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Highland women's basketball coach Antwon Harris leaves for Longwood Universitysince the season ended. Former Highland men's coach Tone Boyle left the school
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since the season ended. Former Highland men's coach Tone Boyle left the school in May to join the staff at Eastern Illinois University. Chad Boudreau will replace Boyle. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Freeport citywide debris pickup starts Mondayon the curbs. Vehicles should be parked as far away from the debris as possible
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on the curbs. Vehicles should be parked as far away from the debris as possible to make the cleanup process easier for the crews. The service will end at 5 p.m. Monday. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Music@Debate Square kicks off fourth yearMusic@Debate Square performance on Aug. 3. The concerts, 114 E. Douglas St., a
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Music@Debate Square performance on Aug. 3. The concerts, 114 E. Douglas St., are always free, but free-will donations are accepted. The money goes to the performers. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derri... Read more
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Storm destroys barn, causes power outages in Freeport areayou would a tornado.” The forecast calls for severe storms and potential flash
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you would a tornado.” The forecast calls for severe storms and potential flash flooding Friday, Gibbs said. Local editor Jillian Duchnowski contributed to this report. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Freeport Housing Authority sets $1.6 million budgetauthority budget is kind of an odd entity because it’s a collection of several
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authority budget is kind of an odd entity because it’s a collection of several budgets,” McDermott said. “I think it’s an accurate budget, so I believe we’ll be OK.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derr... Read more
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St. Louis-based health system aims to take over Monroe ClinicIllinois will remain one of the organization’s focuses, Lawson said. She stress
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Illinois will remain one of the organization’s focuses, Lawson said. She stressed that anyone who has questions or concerns should contact the hospital at 608-324-2000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrick... Read more
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Three Freeport men accused of dealing heroin or cocaineS. Galena Ave. All three men are charged with unlawful delivery of a controlle
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S. Galena Ave. All three men are charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. Ellis' and Cooper's bonds are set at $150,000 each, while Walker's is $250,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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Stockton police release records in coach battery caseGeneral Marie Hollister determined the records had been improperly withheld, no
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
General Marie Hollister determined the records had been improperly withheld, noting that the final interview had been completed before The Journal-Standard's request. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derri... Read more
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Freeport man accused of fleeing police, crashing into homeDamage estimates are $30,000 for the home and $10,000 for its contents. Philli
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Damage estimates are $30,000 for the home and $10,000 for its contents. Phillis is charged with aggravated fleeing to elude a peace officer. His bond is set at $30,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Freeport-area government officials weigh in on state budgetany of that,” he said. It’s the citizens who suffer the most from the tax hike
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any of that,” he said. It’s the citizens who suffer the most from the tax hikes, said Crow. “They’re fixing the state budget on the backs of the citizens,” he said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derri... Read more
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Vandenburgh prepares for college football, leaves lasting impact in Freeportwhat his approach is," Wichman said. "It's a new setting and it's a new level,
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what his approach is," Wichman said. "It's a new setting and it's a new level, but it's the same person and it's the same game. I expect him to be very successful at ISU." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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JaJa Sports moves to Freeportneed to be present to win, and the grand prize is $500. All proceeds benefit yo
The Journal-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
need to be present to win, and the grand prize is $500. All proceeds benefit youth soccer at the SportsPlex, 570 W. Lamm Rd. For tickets, call 815-235-7181, extension 115. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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New Freeport Police Department pay scale attracts experiencethe situation is.” Mordt’s transition shouldn’t take long, Mordt said. “Other
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the situation is.” Mordt’s transition shouldn’t take long, Mordt said. “Other than learning the new geography, I think everything’s going to go pretty smooth,” he said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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Freeport resident questions diversity among city's first responderspolice officer is about $47,000. Firefighters start out at nearly $43,000, or $
The Journal-Standard / Posted 11 days ago
police officer is about $47,000. Firefighters start out at nearly $43,000, or $46,000 if they are certified paramedics. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason Freeport demographics — White: 19,112 (76.5... Read more
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Logan's Bar and Grill fined $5,000, liquor license suspendedand raised money for the Freeport Sky Concert, she added. “That’s my fear: Is
The Journal-Standard / Posted 11 days ago
and raised money for the Freeport Sky Concert, she added. “That’s my fear: Is it going to affect our customer base when they hear what has happened?” she said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com;... Read more
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PlayStation, jewelry reported stolen from Freeport homeStephenson County Sheriff's Office. The suspect entered the house through a win
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Stephenson County Sheriff's Office. The suspect entered the house through a window. Anyone with information should contact Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-847-7669. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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Jewelry reported stolen from Ridott home6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. said Lt. Brad Curtis of the Stephenson County Sheriff's Of
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. said Lt. Brad Curtis of the Stephenson County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information should call Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-847-7669. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derric... Read more
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Police: Iowa woman stole from Freeport Wal-Martwith retail theft over $300 and retail theft under $300 with a prior conviction
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
with retail theft over $300 and retail theft under $300 with a prior conviction. She was previously convicted of theft in Iowa, Summers said. Her bond is set at $25,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Freeport resident questions diversity in city's first responders$47,000. Firefighters start out at nearly $43,000. It's increased to about $46,
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
$47,000. Firefighters start out at nearly $43,000. It's increased to about $46,000 if they are also certified paramedics. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason Freeport demographics — White: 19,112 (76.5... Read more
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Stephenson County Board to vote on refinancing jail bondthe day, we have to look out for the best interest of the taxpayers and see wha
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the day, we have to look out for the best interest of the taxpayers and see what the best deal out there is,” Hadley said Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason If you go What: Stephenson County Board... Read more
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Police: Freeport man threatened to knock officer outWilliams allegedly told the officer he would knock him out if he ever walked up
The Journal-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
Williams allegedly told the officer he would knock him out if he ever walked up on him again. Williams is charged with one count of felony threatening a public official. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Freeport man accused of downloading child pornafter they were notified of Bigelow allegedly downloading the pornography. Big
The Journal-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
after they were notified of Bigelow allegedly downloading the pornography. Bigelow is charged with four counts of felony pornography. His bond is set at $100,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @de... Read more
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Burglars toss rocks through stores' glass doorswith information should call the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, St
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with information should call the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stephenson County Crime Stop at 815-235-7867 or Stateline Area Crimestoppers at 866-847-7669 Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Mosquito spraying starts tonight in Freeport areais no risk to residents, but those with respiratory problems may wish to stay i
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is no risk to residents, but those with respiratory problems may wish to stay inside, he said. Any questions about the spraying should be directed to 800-942-2555. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @der... Read more
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New city ordinance waives landlord fees, increases accountabilityis as good as its enforcement, and I see now we’re moving in the direction of e
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is as good as its enforcement, and I see now we’re moving in the direction of enforcement and the expectation that it will be robust and aggressive,” Buss said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com;... Read more
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Freeport panel discusses Affordable Care Act, possible replacementwas presented by Anger Aside and co-sponsored by the Freeport League of Women V
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was presented by Anger Aside and co-sponsored by the Freeport League of Women Voters, Indivisible NW Illinois 17th District Rebels and the Senior Resource Center. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @d... Read more
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Police: Krape Park concession stand robbedinformation should contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stat
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information should contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-847-7669 or Stephenson County Crime Stop at 815-235-7867. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Xbox One, controllers stolen from Freeport homeinformation should contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stat
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information should contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-847-7669 or Stephenson County Crime Stop at 815-235-7867. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Freeport man accused of having crack cocainecocaine, as well as a pipe. He is charged with felony possession of a controlle
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
cocaine, as well as a pipe. He is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond is set at $30,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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'Berner Bus' expands to Rockford to fill dozens of jobsRockford Berner Bus passengers will hit the road on Tuesday. CTS City Cab, owne
The Journal-Standard / Posted 17 days ago
Rockford Berner Bus passengers will hit the road on Tuesday. CTS City Cab, owned by former Freeport grants coordinator Nick Jupin, provides the bussing for both locations. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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Water main breaks cause boil order for about 500 Freeport residentsin their water. From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., the number is 815-233-1686. For after-ho
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in their water. From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., the number is 815-233-1686. For after-hours emergencies, call 815-233-0711. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason — Two breaks on La Cresta Drive, near... Read more
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Deb Elzinga to leave HomeStartResource Center Manager at HomeStart, will replace Elzinga. Brinkmann has been
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Resource Center Manager at HomeStart, will replace Elzinga. Brinkmann has been with the organization since 2014 and previously worked for Habitat for Humanity in Rockford. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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Freeport about 45 percent finished with state demolition programsIHDA before moving forward with the projects slated for the current loans. “I
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IHDA before moving forward with the projects slated for the current loans. “I would say by September, they should all be done,” McDonald said. “We want to do them quick.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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"In God We Trust" plaque may be placed on City Hall - Newsaccording to the proposed ordinance. Donations would front the bill, as city f
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according to the proposed ordinance. Donations would front the bill, as city funds will not be used to pay for the sign. Stephenson County's sign cost roughly $1,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derric... Read more
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Freeport Police Department establishes safe trade zoneand officers frequently walk by there. Freeport Police Chief Todd Barkalow cre
The Journal-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
and officers frequently walk by there. Freeport Police Chief Todd Barkalow created the trade zone at the request of alderman-at-large Andrew Chesney, the release said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrick... Read more
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Freeport home burglarized while family on vacationinformation should contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stat
The Journal-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
information should contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-847-7669 or Stephenson County Crime Stop at 815-235-7867. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Jim Berberet to retire from Highland Community College Foundationnovel, spend more time with his three grandchildren and do a little traveling.
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novel, spend more time with his three grandchildren and do a little traveling. “I want to try some different things,” he said. “Do some different things that I haven’t.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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Freeport home burglarized while family was on vacationinformation should contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stat
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information should contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-847-7669 or Stephenson County Crime Stop at 815-235-7867. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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Police: Freeport man drove with revoked license, fled400 block of West Roosevelt Street behind a house. Signer has two prior convic
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
400 block of West Roosevelt Street behind a house. Signer has two prior convictions for driving with a revoked license, one in September and another in May, Summers said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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Freeport loses finance chief, adds information technology directorthe City Council, though Suttman is already operating in that role. An ordinanc
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the City Council, though Suttman is already operating in that role. An ordinance creating the position was introduced tonight and will be voted on at the July 17 meeting. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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Freeport Finance Director Guary Bernadelle accepts county jobalso reached out to four individuals that I know have expressed interest in wor
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also reached out to four individuals that I know have expressed interest in working with me again." Bernadelle could not immediately be reached by phone for comment. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derri... Read more
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Belvidere man dies in motorcycle crash near Winslowdead at the scene, the release said. The vehicle in front of Gregory Watson's m
The Journal-Standard / Posted 22 days ago
dead at the scene, the release said. The vehicle in front of Gregory Watson's motorcycle stopped because other traffic stopped. The accident is still under investigation. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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Pearl City boy overcomes birth defect to notch more than 100 go-kart winslike to get the whole thing filled by the end of the season, but we’ll see,” La
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like to get the whole thing filled by the end of the season, but we’ll see,” Lancaster said. “The more, the better.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason See the car Freeport Sky Concert: today ,... Read more
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Freeport community development department gets new name, directorsalaries will change. Currently, Mills' base salary is just under $60,000, whil
The Journal-Standard / Posted 23 days ago
salaries will change. Currently, Mills' base salary is just under $60,000, while McDonald's is about $51,000. "I'm still in salary negotiations with them," Crow said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derric... Read more
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Legal battles continue with former Cobblestone Plaza lotGarvens said. “Keeping up with grass is a nightmare.” City crews planted grass
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Garvens said. “Keeping up with grass is a nightmare.” City crews planted grass on the lot soon after demolition so the dirt would not erode from the property, Crow said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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Behind the Glass: Ike recalls trash-talking duel with Terrell Suggswhich sets the stage for a memorable confrontation he once had with Ravens line
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which sets the stage for a memorable confrontation he once had with Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs. "I was covering Derrick Mason and Suggs was yapping at me like, 'I.T., we got you all day,'" Ike recalled. Ike makes it known he didn't... Read more
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Ike Taylor recalls his trash-talking showdown with Terrell Suggswhich sets the stage for a memorable confrontation he once had with Ravens line
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which sets the stage for a memorable confrontation he once had with Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs. "I was covering Derrick Mason and Suggs was yapping at me like, 'I.T., we got you all day,'" Ike recalled. Ike said he didn't immediately... Read more
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Freeport woman accused of having cocainepositive for possible cocaine in the front seat. Boudnik is charged with posse
The Journal-Standard / Posted 26 days ago
positive for possible cocaine in the front seat. Boudnik is charged with possession of a controlled substance, as well as a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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