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Oglesby Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

OGLESBY – A search warrant at a residence on Wednesday in Oglesby led to the arrest of a man on Child Pornography charges. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office said that around 7:20 AM they took 58-year-old Robert. A. Faletti into custody. He was charged with two counts of Possession ...Read more

Ottawa regulating number of gambling cafes

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa is taking action to reduce the number of gambling businesses within its limits. Council passed a change to their code, limiting the number of gaming cafes to nine, eventually. Mayor Dan Aussem says existing businesses with gaming licenses are grandfathered in, ...Read more

Daylight Saving Time and tips to prepare your body

UNDATED – Daylight saving time starts Sunday, which means losing one hour of sleep. The Center for Disease Control says being sleep deprived before the time change can increase health and safety risks like weakening your immune system. They recommend moving up the timing of wakening and ...Read more

Oglesby Chief of Police interviews this week

OGLESBY – Interviews for Oglesby’s next Chief of Police will be Thursday. Carrie Lijewski, Commissioner of Public Health and Safety, says it will be a non-bias interview process conducted by three Illinois police chiefs. Last month, former Chief of Police Jim Knoblauch announced his ...Read more

Oglesby Chief of Police interview this week

OGLESBY – Interviews for Oglesby’s next Chief of Police will be Thursday. Carrie Lijewski, Commissioner of Public Health and Safety, says it will be a non-bias interview process conducted by three Illinois police chiefs. Last month, former Chief of Police Jim Knoblauch announced his ...Read more