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Streator Robbery Update, False Report

STREATOR – A Streator man was charged Friday with filing a false report after telling officers he was robbed at gunpoint. Officials say Christopher Grimm, 31, of Streator, contacted police on Thursday at 10am, saying that he had been robbed of his money by an armed suspect in the alleyway ...Read more

Arrest Made in Fatal Expressway Shooting

CHICAGO –  Illinois State Police officials announced the arrest of a suspect involved in a fatal expressway shooting in Chicago. According to the Illinois State Police on July 27th, just before noon, ISP Troopers located a white Mercedes Benz northbound on the Dan Ryan near 31st street. ...Read more

Dog Food Brands Recalled

OTTAWA – Certain dog and puppy foods are being recalled due to toxic levels of Vitamin D. According to Dr. Dan Lendy of Chessie Lane Animal Hospital, fat soluble vitamins like A and D have a greater risk of harming your pets due to calcification build-up in the kidneys, ultimately leading ...Read more

Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Grant

DEKALB – The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office was awarded a $20,000 grant. The Dekalb County Community Foundation awarded a Community Needs Grant to the sheriff’s office to help fund purchases of mobile dispatch console computers for the Sheriff’s Mobile Command Post. The ...Read more

Chicago Man Arrested in LaSalle on Cocaine Charges

LASALLE – Monday afternoon authorities executed a search warrant in LaSalle and took a Chicago man into custody on Cocaine Charges. According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, they, along with the LaSalle Police, Peru Special Investigation Unit, and LaSalle County Tactical ...Read more

Seneca Police Warn of Unauthorized Solicitors

SENECA – The Seneca Police Department warned residents on Wednesday via social media that they received reports of someone soliciting in the town without authorization.   The individual or individuals claimed to work for Nicor.  The police urge anyone to contact authorities if someone ...Read more