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Two injured in Dixon shooting

DIXON – Early Wednesday morning a man and a woman in Dixon were injured after being struck by gunfire in Dixon. According to the Dixon Police Department, around 3:45 AM they were called to the 1300 block of West Fourth Street where they found a 28-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man ...Read more

Peru Officers help save life on Tuesday

PERU – An emergency call for a person who was not responsive at a Peru business on Tuesday had a positive outcome thanks to the work of the Peru Police Department. Mayor Scott Harl on social media said that Peru Officers John Atkins, Nick Biagioni and Jeff Paul and Commander Sarah Raymond ...Read more

Peru Pads shelter cautious about supplies

PERU – The Peru Pads shelter does have enough cleaning supplies for now, but according to Alison Cooper the only item they are running low on is Lysol Spray, but in the near future they could be needing a number of items if stock does not resume back to normal. They say they are monitoring ...Read more

128 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois

MURPHYSBORO – 128 new cases of COVID-19 have emerged since yesterday, according to officials. This brings the number of positive cases to 288 in 17 counties in the state of Illinois. At a daily news conference from Murphysboro, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike ...Read more