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Leland Man Arrested For Heroin, Cocaine

LELAND – A Leland man was arrested after being stopped for allegedly speeding late Thursday night. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Jeffery M. Heth was stopped for speeding in southern DeKalb County when the

Felony Murder Charges For Streator Shooting Suspects

STREATOR – Three Chicago area residents facing felony murder charges after the shooting death Tuesday of a Streator woman. According to the LaSalle County State’s Attorney’s Office, 24-year-old Hashim S. Waite and 21-year-old Ashanti D. Roberts are

Opportunity Zone Designated in Streator

STREATOR – A special tax zone created to spur business has been designated in Streator. Governor Bruce Rauner and Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced that an ‘Opportunity Zone’ could bring new businesses to the city. It would be

Splash Pad Opens Friday in Streator

STREATOR – The newest addition to Streator City Park opens Friday with a ceremony at 9 AM. The northeast side of the park will now feature ‘Paul’s Pad’, a splash pad named after Paul E. Dieken. The

Woman Killed Tuesday Identified

STREATOR – The Streator woman who was shot and killed in the 200 block of 9th street has been identified.   According to the LaSalle County Coroners Office 33-year-old Maria M De la Torre was pronounced dead

Sports Facility Proposed for Princeton

PRINCETON – The Princeton City Council issued a permit to a group to construct an outdoor sports complex in the city Monday night. The proposed outdoor multi-sports complex would be built at Logistics Park on 29 acres,