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Officers in Aurora shooting released from hospital

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Police say all five of the officers who were wounded last week in a deadly shooting at a warehouse in suburban Chicago have been released from the hospital. Media outlets report that four of the officers hurt were released by Sunday, and the fifth was released Thursday. The ...Read more

Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program

OTTAWA – Senior citizens  of LaSalle County with household incomes under $55,000 are encouraged to take advantage of the “Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program”. The program is a state sponsored tax relief program that allows qualified senior citizens to elect to ...Read more

State Trooper Injured In Ogle County Crash

ROCHELLE- An Illinois State Trooper was injured in a multi-vehicle crash Monday night near Rochelle.    According to the Illinois State Police around 6:45 p.m. a trooper was inside his car with lights activated while conducting a traffic stop when a tractor trailer allegedly overcorrected ...Read more