Local Headlines

Guns, Drugs Found in Kane County; 3 Still at Large

AURORA – Nine suspects are in custody after a Friday sweep involving the FBI and the Aurora Police Department, however three individuals remain at large.   After an 11 month Investigation according to Aurora Police, 71 felonies, including 12 ‘Class X’ felonies were announced against 13 ...Read more

LaSalle Resident Jumps Off Bridge Thursday

LASALLE – Police are still investigating an incident where a person jumped off a bridge in LaSalle.  The individual was on the Illinois Route 351 overpass and jumped onto Interstate 80 shortly after 1 a.m. on Thursday. Illinois State Police say the 28-year-old person from LaSalle sustained ...Read more

Henry Teen Dies in Wednesday Rollover Creek Crash

MAGNOLIA – A single vehicle accident that left a vehicle overturned in a ditch two miles east of Magnolia has taken the life of a Henry teen. The Illinois State Police say that on Wednesday just before midnight a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Issac Tijerina of Marseilles was traveling on ...Read more

Crops in Early; Looking Great

OTTAWA – Farm work in the area has moved on to controlling weeds and bugs as most corn and soybeans are now planted across the state. According to the USDA, nearly 90% of the corn is up with over 90% of the soybeans planted. Due to cooperative weather, farmers were able to get nearly all ...Read more

Bomb Threat Investigation Near Amboy

AMBOY – The Illinois State Police and other first responders were called to a campground in the 900 block of Green Wing Road in Lee County Monday morning a little after 11 AM for what was reportedly a bomb threat.   Amboy Fire And EMS have staged at the scene.  Traffic was backed up at ...Read more