Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The president of a Minnesota aviation service business was in the plane that crashed in a Wilton Center field.
The man killed in the Tuesday afternoon plane crash in a Wilton Center field was the president of a Minnesota aviation service business. Larry Diffley, 74, was the sole occupant of the multi-engine Beech 58 that went down shortly after 2:30 p.m. Diffley operated Bemidji Aviation Services in Bemidji, MN. According to the company's website, Diffley and another man took over the business "with three employees, their own Cessna 150 and the three 150's already in place at Bemidji Aviation" in 1970. Diffley is listed as the company's president. Employees of Bemidji Aviation Services declined to give their names or much information about the crash Tuesday evening. One said, "We are aware of the crash and we're working with the (National …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Featuring Candidates for Will County elected offices, the Will County Board, state representative and U.S. Congress. Not all candidates participated in the forum.
According to Debbie Hypke, executive director of the New Lenox Chamber of Commerce, offered a video program as a forum for candidates running for office could speak openly about their respective campaigns. In Video No. 1: In Video No. 2: In Video No. 3: In Video No. 4: In Video No. 5: In Video No. 6: In Video No. 7: Watch the pre-recorded videos prepared by New Lenox Community TV. The videos will also be aired repeatedly on Channel 6 through the Nov. 6 election. Candidates will appear in order as they are listed on the election ballot. To accommodate voters without access to Channel 6, the videos were uploaded to YouTube. Loo for news, updates and events, subscribe free to: For a different take on the news like us on:
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Manhattan resident Jake Stevens, 22, died in a Frankfort Township car accident. New Lenox man Kevin Krohn was driving the vehicle, and police suspect alcohol was involved in the crash.
Police believe alcohol was a factor in the fatal car accident that killed a Manhattan man Saturday while the driver, a New Lenox man, escaped. The accident occurred about 3:45 a.m. Aug. 25 in Frankfort Township. The passenger, 22-year-old Jake Stevens of Manhattan, died as a result of burns. Stevens was a passenger in a car driven by Kevin Krohn, 22, of New Lenox, when the vehicle went off the road and hit an obstruction. The car burst into flames, said Kathy Hoffmeyer, Will County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman. Get Patch breaking news alerts to your email. Stevens' identity wasn't determined immediately, Hoffmeyer said. The Will County Coroner's Office identified Stevens through his dental records. According to police, Krohn, who …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Will County Coroner's Office finally rules on the cause of death of the Oswego woman found dead in late July at the romantic getaway hotel. Police say no foul play.
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Thursday, September 29, 2011
Drowning was the cause of death of an Oswego woman found dead in late July in her pool suite at Frankfort's Sybaris hotel, said the chief deputy coroner for Will County. Frankfort police are not considering it a suspicious death. READ: Police Find Oswego Woman Dead at Sybaris Significant amounts of alcohol and the prescription anti-anxiety medication Xanax also were found in the system of Suzette A. O'Donnell, 53, said chief deputy coroner Bob Brenczewski. Police responded to an emergency call from O'Donnell's husband at around 9 a.m. July 29 at the romantic getaway hotel, 7500 W. Lincoln Hwy., according to police reports. Her husband had found O'Donnell unconscious in the pool area of their room. An initial autopsy was inconclusive as to…