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Pritzker signs criminal justice reform bill

SPRINGFIELD  – Gov. JB Pritzker has signed a controversial criminal justice reform bill. House Bill 3653, which is over 700 pages in length, will eliminate cash bail in Illinois. It will let criminal offenders be set free without waiting in jail for their court date if they cannot afford ...Read more

64 COVID-19 cases, two deaths in LaSalle County

  OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department was notified of two additional novel coronavirus-related deaths in LaSalle County on Monday. The individuals are a male in his 60’s and a female in her 90’s.  There have been a total of two hundred seventy-five COVID-19 related ...Read more

Free COVID-19 testing at Perry Memorial Hospital

  PRINCETON – Perry Memorial Hospital will offer free ONE day only COVID-19 testing on Thursday, February 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments are required and must be scheduled by calling the COVID Communication Line at 815- 875-4531, option 5. Participants will receive a time ...Read more