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Leading Lawyers Network Magazine features piece on James D. Spiros

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Train in Iroquois County Derailed, Roads Closed Due to Possible Drifting Fumes.

U.S. Highway 24 between Watseka and Crescent City was closed on Friday, July 15, 2011 until the morning of July 17, 2011 after a train carrying ethanol derailed and one car leaked a chemical fluid.   The freight train was as 74-car T.P. & W. line between Iroquois county roads 1600 East and 1800 East [….]


Train accident causes Highway 24 closure

A train accident on U.S. Highway 24 caused the roadway to be closed near Crescent City. According to officials, the accident occurred as the eastbound train slid off the tracks while carrying ethanol. The train came to a stop in a grassy area between the highway and the tracks. The highway was closed throughout the [….]


Chicago Westside House Fire kills one, leaves family homeless

In the early hours of June 20, 2011, a house caught fire in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago. The fire left the family homeless and killed a two-month-old baby girl. The fire started on a mattress and became so hot that family members could not get Tiniya Coleman who was in a first floor bedroom [….]


Man killed in Kankakee motorcycle accident

A 33-year-old Momence man was killed in a motorcycle accident on North Schuyler Ave. in Kankakee. Details of what caused the accident are still not available at this time, but it is known that the man was pronounced dead a the scene. The man’s autopsy the following day revealed that the man suffered from multiple [….]


Accident on Lake Mattoon leaves one dead, several injured.

Several people were injured when boats collided on Lake Mattoon on Saturday, October 9, 2010. One man lost his life as a result of the accident. According to the Mattoon Journal-Gazette, Gary Enyart of Mattoon died Saturday at a local hospital after two boats crashed into each other just before 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning.  At [….]


Oil has stopped leaking from failing pipeline

Officials have said that after four days, oil has stopped leaking from the failed pipeline that caused 6,100 barrels of crude oil to be spilled onto the street of the industrial park. A spokesperson from Enbridge Energy Partners announced that crews have been working to remove the broke pipeline, but that they have drained the [….]


Cheerleading Coach Killed in Freak Accident

Just because there are no cars around in the immediate area, does not mean you will not be affected when a car accident occurs. Tammy Walsh, a cheerleading coach at St. Joseph-Ogden High School, died Saturday when a utility pole at a football field fell on her.  The accident occurred in Jamaica and was a [….]


Leak in propane tank causes home explosion

Fire officials and other investigators have determined that a propane tank leak was the cause of a home explosion in Momence. A leak in the propane tank was discovered when officials found a nick in the lining of the tank. The gas then traveled to the water heater’s lighter and caused it to ignite. No [….]


Train Derailment spills rocks onto Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

Union Pacific tracks just north of Wilmington were closed for most of the day on Wednesday, July 28 when a southbound train derailed early Wednesday morning.  The derailment was reported soon after midnight and was located just west of the Prairie Creek Grain Company at 29400 N. Illinois, Route 53. Eight cars were loaded with [….]