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Body of motorcyclists found in Rockton

ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) — The body of a 42-year-old motorcyclist has been found deep in a northeastern Illinois field several days after he apparently crashed. Media outlets report that Winnebago County coroner’s office deputies located the man and the motorcycle Tuesday several hundred feet ...Read more

Ottawa transitions to fob security

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa is in the process of upgrading their security system. According to Mayor Dan Aussem, the city has already installed fob security at their police and fire stations, now they’re extending those upgrades to city hall and public works buildings. Aussem says the ...Read more

Grand Ridge Police Warn of Phone Scam

GRAND RIDGE – The Grand Ridge Police Department is warning residents of another scam where a caller claims to be a member of their department. They received a complaint about someone who called claiming that the victims Social Security number was used at the boarder with Mexico and that ...Read more

Grundy County Woman Stabbed; Fires Gun in Defense

MORRIS – A woman was stabbed in the abdomen by two assailants whom she got to flee by firing upon them with a gun.  Morris Police say late Monday just before midnight they were called to the area of Island Drive for a woman who was stabbed.  The 30-year-old victim said two unidentified ...Read more

No Injuries After Shooting Incident in Ogle County

ROCHELLE – A woman is in custody after police were called for a reports of shots being fired in Ogle County on Sunday. The Rochelle Police Department say they were called early Sunday morning after a witness reported seeing a woman allegedly fire a shot and flee the area of the 200 block of ...Read more