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Labor Day Weekend Brings More Patrols

ILLINOIS – The Illinois State Police are urging motorists to drive responsibly during this Labor Day Holiday. The Labor Day weekend signifies the end of the summer and one of the busiest driving periods of the year where millions of motorists are expected to hit the roadways nationwide. ...Read more

Trial Date Set For Diamond Bradley Murder

HENNEPIN – A hearing for the murder of a teenage girl was held at the Putnam County Courthouse, Thursday. 26-year-old Richard Henderson of Standard is charged with 1 count of concealment of a homicide and 3 counts for first degree murder in the death of 16-year-old Diamond Bradley. ...Read more

Traffic Woes for IVCC Students

OGLESBY – Road work at Route 251 and Richard Moyle Highway slowed the arrival of IVCC students and employees near Oglesby Thursday morning. Due to road construction, students and patrons should allow for extra time when traveling to their destinations. The roads will remain open to traffic ...Read more

West Nile Death Occurred in Morris

MORRIS – The first death attributed to West Nile Virus that took the life of a LaSalle County resident occurred at Morris Hospital.  That’s according to the Grundy County Coroner, who announced that the 85-year-old as yet identified man succumb to the virus on August 25th.  Over 20 ...Read more

Good Samaritans Save A Woman from Drowning

DOWNERS GROVE – A Sandwich man was one of 12 good Samaritans who helped saved a womans life. According to Illinois State Police, On August 3rd, Joanna C. Girmscheid of Libertyville, was traveling westbound on I-90 when she lost control of her vehicle as she was exiting the Route 47 ...Read more