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Armed Robbery Tuesday in Streator

STREATOR – Two men allegedly wore masks and displayed a gun during a robbery of a business on Tuesday night in Streator. Streator Police say that around 7:30 p.m. they were called to the 400 block of North Bloomington Street for an armed robbery. Officers say that two men wearing dark ...Read more

Salvation Army kettles collect gold coins

CHICAGO (AP) — The Salvation Army says it already has collected several gold coins in the Chicago area. The Salvation Army said in a statement that a “Gold Eagle” coin, worth about $1,200, was deposited by an anonymous donor in a red kettle at a store in Crystal Lake on Friday. The ...Read more

Candlelight Tours at the Reddick Mansion

OTTAWA – The Reddick Mansion Association is hosting Candlelight Tours on Friday. As part of Ottawa’s Christ Kringle Market, on Friday at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the public will have an opportunity to check out the Mansion’s holiday decorations while hearing about the building’s ...Read more