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New Secretary of State revamps ethics order

SPRINGFIELD – The new Secretary of State of Illinois, Alexi Giannoulias, has issued an executive order to revamp the ethics of employees of the secretary of state. Among the new policies includes a review of the use of state vehicles to ensure they are only used for state business functions ...Read more

Area law enforcement rebuffs new gun legislation

  OTTAWA – Many area law enforcement officials have gone on record indicating they will not enforce the new gun legislation passed by the Illinois Assembly and signed into law by Governor Pritzker. In similarly worded memos released by the Sheriff’s of LaSalle, Bureau, Grundy, ...Read more

Two killed after head-on crash on I-39

  MENDOTA – The Illinois State Police say two drivers were killed after a head on crash on I-39 late on Tuesday night. Around 11:15 PM authorities were called to the northbound lanes of the interstate between Mendota and Paw Paw for the crash, where a pickup allegedly traveling the ...Read more