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Family of woman killed by Elgin officer sues

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a 34-year-old woman fatally shot by an Elgin police officer is suing, saying non-lethal devices were available to subdue her. DeCynthia Clements was killed in March after a police chase and

Police Chief Warns Drivers About Pedestrians

MARSEILLES – Allowing pedestrians to cross at crosswalks has become a safety issue, and one police Chief is going to be stepping up enforcement in his town.  On Tuesday Chief Jim Hovious of the Marseilles Police Department

Driver Airlifted After Head On Collision With Semi

SHERIDAN- LaSalle County Deputies are investigating a two vehicle accident that occurred about 3 miles south of Sheridan that sent one driver to the hospital via helicopter early Wednesday morning. A northbound passenger car struck a southbound