Sewer Trench Collapses on Construction Worker

MORRIS – A construction worker is conscious after being extricated from a trench when a dirt wall collapsed, in Morris on Monday. According to the Morris Police Department just after 11 a.m. Morris Fire Protection and EMS

House Destroyed in Compton Fire; No Injuries

COMPTON-A mid-day fire in Compton destroyed a two story home and filled the small Lee County community with smoke on Monday. Around 11:30 firefighters were called to the 100 block of West Cherry Street for a home

Gun Recovered in Grundy County Traffic Stop

MORRIS – Two were arrested early Saturday morning along Interstate 80 near Morris for possession of a stolen firearm. In a release by the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, they say that after midnight a deputy initiated a

Gas Leak Sends Students Home Early at L-P

LASALLE – A gas leak Monday morning ended the day early for students and staff at L-P High School Superintendent Steven Wrobleski said that after 9:30 a.m. they discovered a problem in the boiler house and as

IVCC Hosting Overdose Awareness and Education Presentation

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College’s Diversity Team hosts “Overdose Awareness and Education Presentation” sponsored by Buddy’s Purpose and Dare2Care at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 in Rooms CTC124-125. Buddy’s Purpose is a nonprofit