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18 New Covid Deaths in Illinois on Friday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Health says 18 people died in the past 24 hours from the Coronavirus.  That’s the lowest death toll for a Friday since March 27th, when 8 Illinoisans died from the virus.  Also on Friday, 868 people tested positive, one fewer than the day ...Read more

Ottawa men facing heroin charges

  OTTAWA – The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team have arrested two Ottawa men on charges related to an ongoing investigation of heroin sales.  They say on June 25th 34-year-old Shaun D. McCague and 24-year-old James M. Casey-Wiggins were taken into custody.  TRIDENT alleges ...Read more

Leland 4th of July parade still on

LELAND – An all vehicle parade will be a part of how Leland celebrates Independence Day.   American Legion Post 570 announced that the parade will be at 9:30 AM on July 4th.  They say participants may enter a car, truck, golf cart, motorcycle, float, or other vehicles.  If you are ...Read more