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"There have been several calls made to the FBI and also a written request email to them as recently as early this week," Chief Robert... [Read More]
Illinois lawmaker Kam Buckner is asking police in Peru to hand the investigation into the death of Jelani Day over to the state. [Read More]
The Peru Police Department is handling the investigation, but Illinois State Representative Kam Buckner wants that to change. [Read More]
The march, led by civil rights advocate the Rev. Jesse Jackson, will begin at noon Tuesday at the Peru Police Department, 2650 N. Peoria St. [Read More]
The mother of Jelani Day buried her son this week, but she won't be able to rest until the Illinois graduate student's death is no... [Read More]
The mother of a 25-year-old Illinois State University graduate student whose deceased body was found floating in the Illinois River is calling for a federal... [Read More]
The funeral for Jelani Day, a 25 year-old student at Illinois State University, occurred on Tuesday at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Danville.  Rev. Jesse... [Read More]
On Tuesday, family, friends and community members gathered at Spring Hill Cemetery in Danville to lay 25-year-old Jelani "JJ" Day to rest. [Read More]
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. holds hands with Jelani Day's mother, Carmen Bolden Day, as Jelani was laid to rest Tuesday morning at Spring Hill... [Read More]
The Rev. Jesse Jackson compared the strange case of Jelani Day to Emmett Till, a Black teen lynched in Mississippi. [Read More]
Family and friends of Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day were continuing to demand answers on Tuesday, as he was laid to rest. [Read More]
Jelani Day will be laid to rest Tuesday as questions continue after the Illinois State University grad student was found dead in the Illinois River... [Read More]
The funeral for 25-year-old Jelani Day, an Illinois graduate student whose body was identified nearly a month after he was reported missing, was held Tuesday... [Read More]
His family disputes the theory that Jelani Day died by suicide. "He had a sound mind. He was not troubled by anything. We had just... [Read More]
Rev. Jesse Jackson joined family and friends to say farewell to Jelani Day at his graveside service Tuesday in Danville. [Read More]
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Among the attendees is the Rev. Jesse Jackson. This burial comes 10 days after the family held a funeral service at Danville High School to... [Read More]
A burial was previously scheduled for Oct. 11, but it was postponed because of the ongoing investigation. [Read More]
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is expected to attend the burial. [Read More]
The Illinois State University graduate student who was found dead in the Illinois River last month will be laid to rest Tuesday morning.The Rev. Jesse... [Read More]
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