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Ottawa short on warming centers

OTTAWA – Ottawa Central Dispatch has announced that the only warming center available will be The Department of Human Services during normal business hours. PADS shelter in Ottawa has stated they will be open 24 hours, but have already reached maximum capacity for their homeless residents. ...Read more

Police report double homicide in Peoria

PEORIA – Two people were pronounced dead after being shot early Tuesday morning in Peoria. Peoria Police say a shot spotter alert alerted them to an incident in the 200 block of East Virginia where four shots had been fired. Authorities state two men were found, one on the ground near a ...Read more

LaSalle County Sheriffs warn of area scam

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a scam where someone falsely claims to be from the office. According to sheriff’s, the scammer uses actual names and ranks of current deputies, and asks the person by name why they’ve missed grand jury ...Read more

Serious injuries in Princeton crash

PRINCETON – Two people were seriously injured after a vehicle crashed into a guardrail in Princeton, Friday. According to Illinois State Police a 24-year-old Moline man was traveling eastbound on I-80 when he lost control of his vehicle and allegedly struck a guardrail that entered the ...Read more

Hy-Vee offering free meals to government employees

PERU – Hy-Vee in Peru will be offering free meals to government employees beginning today. Because Hy-Vee stores are independently run, Store Director Kyle Thornsbrough made the executive decision to offer free hot meals to families who can show a government ID. Thornsbrough noted that on ...Read more