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Intersection crash leaves one dead

Lori Whitfield, 54, from Loda, was killed in a car crash on Wednesday, July 11. The crash occurred on County Road 1600 East at the intersection with County Road 100 North in the morning. Whitfield collided with a Dodge Ram pickup truck when she entered the intersection. After the crash, she was taken to Carle [….]

McDonald’s salads cause food poisoning outbreak across the Midwest

3,000 McDonald’s locations have pulled salad from their menu following a widespread food poisoning outbreak across the Midwest. They have also removed salad blend from potentially affected distribution centers. Victims have potentially contracted an intestinal parasite, cyclospora, after eating at McDonald’s. The parasite causes normal food poisoning symptoms, such as vomiting, cramps, and diarrhea. The [….]

Listen to Attorney Jim Spiros’ interview on WLVI – The Valley

Last Thursday, attorney Jim Spiros was interviewed on WLVI – The Valley. In the interview, he discusses the types of cases the firm handles, and why you should hire an attorney if you’ve been hurt due to the reckless or negligent actions of another person. Attorney Spiros discusses the benefits of being able to focus [….]

UPDATE: Fatal crash on Route 49 kills Watseka man

New details have been released regarding the accident on Monday that resulted in the death of a Watseka man. Authorities believe that the 78-year-old from rural Watseka died after his Toyota Prius collided with an Acura MDX while he was trying to turn on 2300 North Road. The Acura, driven by a mother with her [….]

Stay Safe on the Water! May 19-25th is National Safe Boating Week

The entire team at urges you to stay safe this week (and this long holiday weekend) if you are planning on boating. May 19th-25th is National Safe Boating Week, and each year, advocates push for safety on the water. This year’s theme is focused on the importance of life jackets and wearing them correctly. It’s [….]

Two collisions (one fatal) on I-57 cause continued slowdowns for drivers

Two collisions late last night have resulted in continued slowdowns today on I-57 between Paxton and Champaign. The first accident occurred after 11:00 p.m. in the southbound lanes just north of the Rantoul exit. While there are few details about the cause of the crash, we do know at this time that it involved a [….]

Three-vehicle crash on I-57 kills one, injures two others

A three-car crash on Interstate 57 near Manhattan-Monee Road resulted in the death of a 29-year old Glenwood man on Monday. The collision occurred at about 3:40 p.m. when the driver of a Cadillac Escalade slammed into the victim’s car and pushed it into the back of tanker trailer. Authorities believe that the collision occurred [….]

Spiros Law Celebrates “Law Day 2018”

The team at is proud to recognize Law Day 2018 today, a day to celebrate our nation’s long heritage of liberty, justice, and equality for all citizens. The theme of this year’s Law Day is “Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom”, and it highlights the dynamic system that allows for checks and balances on the [….]

Two people killed when car collides with semi on I-57

Authorities report that two people from Kankakee were killed on Thursday when their car collided with a semi-truck on I-57. The victims were a 30-year-old man, who was driving a Chevy Impala, and his 20-year-old girlfriend, who was riding as a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The crash occurred at [….]

One killed, one injured in collision with tractor-trailer on I-57

One person was killed and another was airlifted to a local hospital following a collision on I-57 on Thursday morning. Authorities report that a Chevrolet Impala overturned in the northbound lanes of the highway after colliding semi tractor-trailer. Both the driver and the passenger of the Impala were ejected when the vehicle flipped over. The [….]