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Utica Man Dies After Snowmobile Crash

UTICA – A Utica man is dead after a crash Saturday evening while snowmobiling along the I&M Canal. According to the Conservation Police, 58-year old Brian M. Kelly was traveling west near the walkway bridge around 6:40 p.m. at a significant speed when he lost control for unknown ...Read more

Snowmobile Crash on I&M Canal Saturday

UTICA – A Utica man was in critical condition at a Peoria hospital after a snowmobile crash on the I&M Canal Saturday.  According to the Conservation Police, the 58-year old was traveling west near the walkway bridge around 6:40 p.m. at a significant speed when he lost control for ...Read more

Oglesby Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

OGLESBY – Multiple agencies were involved in the arrest of an Oglesby man on Friday for child pornography possession. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office announced that 32-year-old Robert E. Tannenbaum Jr was taken into custody after a warrant was executed on a residence in the 600 ...Read more

Ottawa’s Thornton Park ice rink opening soon!

OTTAWA – The day may finally come to bring out those ice skates and enjoy Ottawa’s new NHL-sized ice rink. Commissioner James Less was happy to announce that Tuesday, January 22nd at 7 a.m. will be the official opening of the Thornton Park Ice Rink, weather permitting. The rink will ...Read more

Hundreds of flights in Chicago canceled

CHICAGO (AP) —People throughout parts of the Midwest have awakened to a heavy and steady fall of snow that’s forced the cancellation of hundreds of airline flights and made driving dangerous. More than 460 flights were canceled Saturday morning at O’Hare International Airport in ...Read more