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La Salle County State's Attorney Todd Martin said he'll take the Taylor killing to a grand jury in early May.


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Coroner Rich Ploch describes the discovery of Grace Taylor and the cause of her death.


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There is no additional or continued danger to the public, Ottawa Police Capt. Mike Cheatham said. The lone suspect in Monday's Taylor killing is in custody.






REEDER: The need for organ donors remains great

April is Donate Life Month in the United States. Two Springfield-area men illustrate the need and generosity present in today’s transplant network. State and health officials say the need for organ donors remains high.