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Body discovered in Illinois River

  OTTAWA – An investigation is underway after a body was recovered from the Illinois River on Friday.   The Ottawa Police Department were called before 10 AM to the east end of Allen Park where a deceased male was discovered.   The identity of the individual and further details are ...Read more

14 days without a COVID-19 death in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – Friday marks two weeks without a reported COVID-19 death in LaSalle County. According to the LaSalle County Health Department and Studstill Media Data, the county has not been 14 days without a coronavirus fatality since early October. Just over 150 COVID-19 cases were reported ...Read more

Criminal damage reported in Streator

  STREATOR – Criminal damage was reported to properties in Streator on Thursday. According to the Streator Police Department, two complainants reported damage to their vehicles while parked in the 500 block of Shabbona Street and the 300 block of S. 5th Street. An additional ...Read more