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Five Injured in Single Vehicle Lee County Accident

AMBOY – An early morning single vehicle accident has sent five patients to the hospital in Lee County.    According to the Amboy Fire Department, they, along with Sublette Fire and EMS were called to US RT 30 and Pine Hill Road for vehicle in a corn field.   Dixon Fire and EMS arrived at ...Read more

Chicago Man Nabbed in Tri-Dent Bust

PERU – A Chicago man was arrested on Monday in a bust by the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team for Heroin. In information released by Tri-Dent, 31-year-old Terrence L. Daugherty of Chicago was taken into custody in the 1800 block of May Road in Peru and charged with Unlawful ...Read more

Crow tests positive for West Nile Virus

OTTAWA – A crow in LaSalle County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. According to the LaSalle County Health Department, the bird was collected and tested yesterday. This is the first documented West Nile virus activity in LaSalle County this year. West Nile Virus is transmitted ...Read more

Four Juveniles Suspected of Ottawa Burglary

OTTAWA – Four teens are suspected of a burglary in early July according to the Ottawa Police Department.  In a release yesterday, they say that on July 10th they responded to a call of a reported burglary in the 2100 block of Mary Lane.   The residents claim several subjects entered ...Read more