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ISP Dist. 16 Trooper killed during traffic stop

FREEPORT – An Illinois State Police Trooper has died Thursday afternoon in a crash near Freeport. Acting Director Brendan F. Kelly confirmed that Trooper Brooke Jones-Story of District 16, was killed in a crash while on a traffic stop in Stephenson County. Authorities say that just before ...Read more

Murder Charges Filed in Infants Death

OTTAWA- A LaSalle man is facing three murder charges after allegedly suffocating his infant son with a pillow on Sunday.   LaSalle Police say 23 year-old Kenneth N. Herbst has first degree murder charges stemming from an incident in the 900 block of Grant Street in LaSalle.   Court documents ...Read more

Housing Rehab Surveys for Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY -North Central Illinois Council of Governments will assist residents of Spring Valley in filling out a housing rehabilitation survey next week. The survey was issued to residents of the project neighborhood area on West Dakota Street, west of North Power Street, north of East ...Read more