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Counterfeit cash investigation in Peru

PERU – Charges could be issued for two suspects involved in using counterfeit cash in Peru on Sunday. Deputy Chief Bob Pyszka says the individuals are both from Chicago, and could face formal charges after being released from authorities on Sunday. Pyszka says fake $100 bills showed up at ...Read more

Tips to avoid online scams during the holidays

UNDATED – The Better Business Bureau is warning of online shopping scams during the holidays. If you are taking advantage of some Cyber Monday deals tonight and other online bargains this season, the business bureau has the following warning for consumers: Beware of false advertising and ...Read more

Officials urge flu vaccine before peak season

OTTAWA – It isn’t too late in the season to get your flu shot, and as part of National Influenza Vaccination Week, the LaSalle County Health Department will be holding an additional flu clinic on Thursday from 3-6 PM. They will have shots available for those who haven’t had a ...Read more

Police: 1 dead, 4 injured in Aurora shooting

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and four others wounded in an early morning shooting in the Chicago suburb of Aurora. Aurora Police Department spokesman Paris Lewbel says officers received reports of shots fired around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Officers sent to the scene found three ...Read more