Illinois quick hits: Drug pipeline busted; National Guard crash on I-55



Drug pipeline bustedTwo Illinois men have been sentenced to prison as part of a federal investigation that dismantled a Mexico-to-Chicago drug pipeline.Sheldon Morales and Eduardo Santana conspired with a supplier in Mexico and two Texas prison inmates to traffic meth, fentanyl and cocaine from Mexico to Evanston and Morton Grove. The drugs were sent in packages from California and Arizona and later sold in the Chicago area. National Guard crash on I-55A vehicle from an Illinois Army National Guard convoy overturned on Interstate 55 Thursday, resulting in minor injuries to the occupants. Illinois State Police responded to the crash in McLean County.A Humvee vehicle was heading north when it rolled over, but was turned up right on the side of the highway. The convoy was based out of Springfield.Moving company tips With peak moving season starting in Illinois, the Illinois Commerce Commission is urging residents to research moving companies before packing any boxes. Intrastate moving companies in Illinois must be licensed with the ICC. Consumers can check to see if an intrastate household goods mover is properly licensed to operate in Illinois and view the number of complaints filed against each company on the ICC website.

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