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Two women assaulted at I-80 rest area

JOLIET – Two women were assaulted at a rest area along I-80 on Friday and a suspect is in custody. The Illinois State Police say they were called in the early morning hours to the I-80 westbound rest area in Grundy County for a reported sexual assault. The female victim reported that a male ...Read more

Car seat safety check coming to Peru

PERU – A car seat safety check is coming to Peru on Tuesday afternoon. The Peru Police Department will be hosting the event at their headquarters on North Peoria Street from 3 to 5 PM. Parents and caregivers will be given the opportunity to work with qualified technicians to make sure car ...Read more

Ladd awarded safe routes to school grant

LADD – The village of Ladd was awarded a safe route to school grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation. The approved project includes new and replacement sidewalks for children in the community to reach school safely. New sidewalks will be coming to the north side of Locust ...Read more