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Park Shelter Damaged in Mendota

MENDOTA – A park shelter was damaged in Mendota on Friday by a small fire.   Around 3:45 PM a Conservation Police Officer was patrolling Lake Kakusha and noticed smoke coming from one corner of the shelter.   The Mendota Fire Department was called and they quickly extinguished the fire.  ...Read more

Law removes time limit on sex-crimes prosecution

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation removing the statute of limitations on prosecuting crimes of sexual violence. The Democrat’s action Friday eliminates a 10-year limit on initiating prosecution for criminal sexual assault, sexual abuse and ...Read more

Roadwork begins Monday for I-80 north of LaSalle

    LASALLE – Road work will begin on I-80 near the Little Vermillion River north of LaSalle on Monday. Work consists of the construction of a cross-over and shoulder work. This is a preliminary project in order to facilitate staging traffic for an upcoming project to repair the ...Read more

Stabbing in Princeton on Thursday

  PRINCETON – The victim of a stabbing on Thursday in Princeton was airlifted to a Peoria Hospital and one man was arrested. Princeton Police say that they were called to Perry Memorial Hospital after the victim arrived. During the investigation, they determined that the person was ...Read more