Wayward wallaroo rescued from river after chase in Illinois

PERU, ILLINOIS (AP) — Police in Peru, Illinois, are no strangers to chases — unless what they are after hops away on two legs. Officers in the city about 152 kilometres southwest of Chicago were joined on Wednesday afternoon by firefighters and even residents in a two-hour pursuit of a runaway wallaroo that bounded through yards and along streets and roads. More details in Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin.