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Authorities warn of unemployment benefits scam

LASALLE – Authorities are warning of an unemployment benefits scam that is occurring around Illinois. The LaSalle Police Department on Wednesday alerted residents to a scam where individuals are receiving a debit card for unemployment benefits from the state which they never applied for. You ...Read more

Chicago police the target of 520 complaints since May

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department has received more than 500 complaints against its officers since late May, when demonstrations broke out in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Police officials say eight officers have been stripped of their police powers since that ...Read more

IDPH reports nearly 150 new COVID-19 deaths

SPRINGFIELD – 149 COVID-19 related deaths were confirmed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, the highest daily death count the state has seen since late May. The IDPH also reported 12,657 new confirmed and probable cases, for a total of 523,840 since the start of the pandemic, ...Read more

1 COVID Death, 149 New Cases in LaSalle County

LASALLE – The LaSalle County Health Department reported Wednesday 149 new cases of the novel coronavirus in LaSalle County.   The health department also reported 1 new death, a man in his 90’s, which makes the 87th LaSalle Countian to die of the disease since the first death was ...Read more