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LaSalle County Doctor Sentenced

CHICAGO (AP) – A LaSalle County physician who pleaded guilty last year to charges of illegally dispensing opioids and other prescription medicine in exchange for cash or sex has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison. The U.S. Attorney’s office in Chicago says that Dr. Constantino ...Read more

Suspect Arrested in Ottawa Vehicle Burglaries

OTTAWA – On Sunday evening one man was taken into custody in Ottawa and charged with burglary after an investigation into vehicles being entered. In a release by the Ottawa Police Department, they say that around 10:30 p.m. near the 700 block of Chapel Street they were investigating ...Read more

Rauner, Pritzker release partial 2017 tax returns

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker each reported income of roughly $55 million last year. Rauner and Pritzker released partial copies of their 2017 tax returns Tuesday. Rauner’s filing shows he and his wife reported about $54 ...Read more

More Flu Clinics Happening

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department will continue its flu clinics this month in efforts to reach more people. According to the department everyone six months and older should get vaccinated. Leslie Daugherty of the health department says it takes two weeks for antibodies to ...Read more