Checking local police reports provided this morning to the Big Z, Illinois State Police report a fatal motorcycle accident on Interstate 55 at I-255 around 11am Tuesday. 56 year old Robert Dicken of Springfield was driving south on I-55 and was attempting to exit onto southbound 255 when he lost control of his bike and struck a guardrail. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Alton Police reported four people who were attending a Cyclocross bicycle race at Rock Spring Park on Sunday afternoon had their cars broken into. Three of the victims reported broken car windows and items removed while one victim said the car was unlocked when items were stolen.
Elsewhere, there was no one new being held during the other local checks this morning.