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Friday, April 5, 2024

Today's headlines:

  • The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is investigating a large fish kill near the McLean-Livingston county line that could be linked to a nearby hazardous material spill.
  • Hundreds of officers from across the region joined DeKalb community members in honoring Sheriff’s Deputy Christina Musil during services at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center.
  • Quaker Oats stopped operations at its plant in Danville Wednesday, laying off some 510 workers. 

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about the life and impact of Dr. William Patterson.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Ryan Denham, Jim Meadows and Reginald Hardwick.