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Excessive Heat Watch to Begin Thursday

OTTAWA – A multiple day episode of dangerous heat is expected beginning Thursday into the start of the weekend. This heat will expand into the area Thursday afternoon and persist through Saturday. Area cooling centers will be open when possible for residents in the area to escape the ...Read more

LaSalle Man Arrested on Cocaine Charges

LASALLE – Multiple agencies were involved in the arrest on July 1st of a LaSalle man on drug charges.  Agents from the LaSalle and Peru Police Departments, plus the Tri County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Investigation assisted in the investigation into alleged cocaine sales in Peru.  ...Read more

$500,000 Bond for Man Arrested on Cocaine Charges

PERU – A sealed warrant for two counts of unlawful delivery of Cocaine have put a Peru man in the LaSalle County Jail.  According Peru Police Chief Doug Bernabei 39 year-old Kilman R. Johnson was arrested on July 5th and taken to the LaSalle County Jail.  Johnson is being held at the ...Read more

Streator Teen Dies in Indiana Fire

DYER, Ind. (AP) — A teen from Streator who was visiting her Grandparents has died after a house fire on Sunday.  She was the second victim of a fire that destroyed a northwestern Indiana home.   Fourteen-year-old Jasmine Levi of Streator, Illinois was pronounced dead Sunday at the University ...Read more