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FOID and CCL changes coming to the new year

Springfield  – The Illinois State Police (ISP) Firearms Services Bureau (FSB) is announcing several changes to the Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) Card program based on statutory changes to the FOID Act effective Jan. 1, 2022. New Cards – As FOID cards are replaced, new cards ...Read more

Asymptomatic Testing Paused at OSF Hospitals

OTTAWA – OSF Hospitals are asking those who wish to get asymptomatic or close contact COVID-19 testing to go elsewhere. They said yesterday that with the rise of COVID-19 infections primarily among the unvaccinated, OSF HealthCare is asking members of communities it serves to refrain from ...Read more

Winter weather advisory issued

OTTAWA – Slippery travel conditions could be in store for us as the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 9 AM – 3 PM Tuesday.  Areas near and north of I-80 could receive up to three inches of snow and possibly some freezing rain. ...Read more

Streator man identified in shooting incident

      OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Coroner’s Office says a Streator man is dead as a result of a shooting incident. The 23-year-old man has been identified as Austin M. Adamchak. Coroner Richard Ploch says the matter is under further investigation by the Livingston County ...Read more