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Suspect in Shabbona Bank Robbery Nabbed Near Chicago

SYCAMORE- The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office say that the man wanted in connection with the alleged Saturday robbery at a bank in Shabbona has been caught near Chicago.   They say that 39-year-old Jason D. Welch of Sterling was taken into custody in Elmhurst on Sunday.    He was charged with ...Read more

Shabbona Bank Robbed Saturday

SHABBONA – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office reports that a bank robbery occurred Saturday in Shabbona.   Before noon a white male entered the lobby of Resource Bank and demanded money from the teller.   The suspect was seen leaving the bank traveling east on US Route 30 in a dark ...Read more

Lincoln’s Law Office to be Reopened

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state’s budget crisis shuttered Abraham Lincoln’s former law office in Springfield. But city officials plan to reopen it on Saturday. Media outlets reports the first floor of the building will be the visitors’ center for the Springfield Convention ...Read more

Let it Snow! Up to 6-Inches and More Expected

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service says parts of north central and northeastern Illinois could receive more than 6 inches of snow on Sunday. The weather service has posted a winter storm watch in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday evening Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, ...Read more

Video gambling sees significant growth

CHICAGO (AP) — A new state report says video gambling has seen significant growth in Illinois, with revenues increasing by more than 75 percent in the last three years. The state’s Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability found video gambling racked up a net income of $1.4 ...Read more