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Ottawa Man Airlifted After Motorcycle Crash

OTTAWA – A rural Ottawa motorcycle crash on Tuesday sent a 24-year old man to a Peoria hospital by helicopter. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office says that they were called to a single vehicle cycle crash around 4:30 PM near 1300 North 2401st Road. Grand Ridge EMS treated Dean Thomas ...Read more

Chicago Teen Dies in Oglesby Crash Monday

OGLESBY – A 16-year-old from Chicago has died after a crash Monday in Oglesby. According to LaSalle County Coroner William Wujek the multi-motor vehicle crash occurred on Illinois Route 178 in Deer Park Township around 4:45 PM. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his identity is being ...Read more

Tax Installment Approved to Correct Errors

PRINCETON – Bureau County Board members voted to approve a third installment of real estate tax bills to make up for the tax errors that were discovered in the past few months. The errors and the third installment solution will cost the county around $72,000. Among the tax errors was the ...Read more

Suspected carjacking ends with 1 dead, 4 arrested

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say suspects in an attempted carjacking led police on a high-speed chase from near the Wisconsin border to Chicago 50 miles away after a man fatally shot one of the suspects outside his home. Lake County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt., Chris Covelli says the juvenile ...Read more

Paw Paw Man Injured in ATV Crash

LEE – A Paw Paw man was airlifted from an ATV crash in rural Lee County on Saturday. According the Lee County Sheriff’s Office they were called to Reynolds Road between Steward and Lee where they found 42-year-old Jeffrey DeLong pinned under the four wheeler. He was airlifted to ...Read more