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Another COVID-19 case in Lee County

DIXON – The Lee County Health Department reported that another individual has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the 98th confirmed case in the county. 93 cases have recovered in Lee County, with one death overall since the start of the pandemic. ...Read more

Livingston County sees 4 more cases of COVID-19

PONTIAC – 4 more cases of COVID-19 were reported in Livingston County, the health department announced. The individuals include a male in their 70’s, a male under the age of 20, a female under the age of 20, and a male under the age of 10 who was asymptomatic at the time of testing. ...Read more

IDPH reports 869 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – 36 additional deaths from complications related to COVID-19 were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday. The IDPH also announced 869 additional deaths. There have now been 144,882 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic with 6,987 deaths. ...Read more

14 St. Louis-area residents accused after FBI sting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fourteen people from the St. Louis area are facing federal charges accusing them of attempting to have sex with minors following an FBI investigation. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Wednesday that all of the suspects were arrested this week at homes where they allegedly ...Read more