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13 more COVID-19 cases in DeKalb County

DEKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department reported 13 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the county has had 702 confirmed cases in total, with 22 deaths from complications related to COVID-19. The DCHD also announced that the DeKalb County Nursing ...Read more

LaSalle County sees 7 more positive COVID-19 cases

OTTAWA – 7 new cases of COVID-19 were announced in LaSalle County on Wednesday. The LaSalle County Health Department reported that these individuals range in age from youth to their 60s. There have now been a total of 286 cases in the county since the start of the pandemic. 10 more cases ...Read more

Pritzker reports 1,187 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,187 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, along with 8 additional deaths. At his press briefing, Gov. JB Pritzker announced that the state would also be changing the boundaries and number of health regions, going from 4 to 11. ...Read more

Vehicle break-ins reported in Streator

STREATOR – Multiple vehicle burglaries were reported in Streator Tuesday.  The Streator Police say that unlocked vehicles in the 200 and 300 block of South Everett Street, and in the 700 East Wilson Street were entered.    Numerous items were allegedly taken, including electronics and ...Read more

Arrest made after July 4th gun incident in Ottawa

OTTAWA – A man from Chicago was arrested after an incident involving a gun on the 4th of July in Ottawa.  The Ottawa Police Department say they received a call around 10:15 PM from a motorist crossing the northbound Veterans Memorial Bridge, stating that another driver had allegedly cut ...Read more