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No Injuries in LaSalle house fire

LASALLE – No injuries were reported in a house fire in LaSalle Thursday night. Multiple fire departments responded to the 600 block of Edwards Avenue for a fiery blaze at around 5 p.m. According to LaSalle Fire Chief Andy Bacidore, no one was inside of the home at the time of the fire. ...Read more

Final arguments Friday in Cusick trial

OTTAWA – Defense attorneys rested their case in the trial of a former Ottawa fireman accused of drowning his wife in a toilet. An additional forensic pathologist was brought in Thursday morning to testify that there are inconsistencies to injuries found in the second autopsy of Cusick’s ...Read more

UAW workers ratify new contract with Fiat Chrysler

DETROIT (AP) – Unionized workers at Fiat Chrysler have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year contract with the company. The ratification means the United Auto Workers union has settled with all three Detroit automakers.  The union said Wednesday that about 71% of Fiat Chrysler ...Read more

Dog Rescued From Frozen Earlville Pond

  EARLVILLE- A dog was rescued after finding himself in a pond Wednesday afternoon.   Hope Shannon had heard her dog Rizzo yelping, and discovered he had gotten himself trapped in a nearby pond.   The Earlville Fire Department was able to enter the water and rescue him in under 15 minutes. ...Read more