OTTAWA – The Ottawa Police Department are mourning the loss of one of their own. Chief Brent Roalson announced the death of Officer Brian Sember, who passed away on Sunday. Sember began with the department in 1999.
“Brian was more than just an officer, he was a father, a brother, a ...Read more
PEORIA – The investigation following the death of a child last month in Peoria has led to the arrest of both of his parents. On March 29th Peoria Police were called to the 1700 block of N. Gale for an 8-year-old child not breathing. The child was transported to an area hospital in critical ...Read more
Dallas Police have confirmed that at least 11 people were shot and one person was killed in a Saturday night shooting during a trail ride and concert in southern Dallas.
Police said they responded to a shooting call at 5050 Cleveland Road in southern Dallas at approximately 12:13 a.m. on Sunday, ...Read more
Police confirmed in a statement that six people died and at least 12 others were injured from a shooting in downtown Sacramento, Calif., early Sunday morning. As of press time, no suspects are in custody, and it wasn’t known whether the victims were targeted. Officials didn’t ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is encouraging families in need to apply for $150 million in utility bill assistance through the Help Illinois Families Program. All families who meet the criteria and provide required documentation are eligible to ...Read more
OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College’s 2022 Distinguished Alumnus is Dr. Holly Novak, a 1974 graduate who has gone on to an illustrious career in cardiology. Early in her career, Dr. Novak founded a cardiac catherization laboratory and an open-heart surgery program at OSF ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Housing Development Authority announced the Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund will open on April 11 to help homeowners who have fallen behind on mortgage payments and related housing expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households will be able to apply ...Read more
OTTAWA – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, and more than 200 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to remind motorists to ...Read more
SHERIDAN – One person has died after a single vehicle crash Friday afternoon near Sheridan. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office say they were called around 4:45 PM to N 4201st Road near East 27th Road for a vehicle located in a creek. Authorities say the vehicle was traveling south ...Read more
OGLESBY _ Applications for the 2022 GRAINCO FS and AgView FS “Earn and Learn” programs at Illinois Valley Community College are due April 30. The first AgView FS intern was Jolene Bobinski of Magnolia. Albert Gutierrez of Streator was the first GRAINCO FS recipient. GRAINCO FS is offering two ...Read more