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No new COVID-19 cases in LaSalle County, 2 deaths

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department announced two additional COVID-19 related deaths in the county on Tuesday. Both individuals, a man in his 70’s and a man in his 90’s, had both previously tested positive. There have now been a total of 15 COVID-19 related deaths in LaSalle ...Read more

Charges: Illinois man went to Minneapolis to riot

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Illinois man who allegedly said he was traveling to Minneapolis to “riot” after the death of George Floyd has been charged with federal counts. Twenty-eight-year-old Matthew Lee Rupert of Galesburg is charged with civil disorder, rioting and possession of unregistered ...Read more