Local Headlines

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

Burglary Investigation in Ottawa Leads to Arrest

OTTAWA – One man is in the LaSalle County Jail and a minor was referred to the LaSalle County Juvenile Probation Department after an alleged burglary in March. The Ottawa Police Department say they were called to a garage in the 1900 block of Ottawa Avenue on March 28th for a reported ...Read more

Burglary Reported at Mendota Moose Lodge

MENDOTA – An undisclosed amount of cash was taken during a burglary reported Sunday morning at the Mendota Moose Lodge.  Mendota Police were called to the lodge in the 200 block of 12th street before 7 AM.  During the investigation, it was determined that a person or persons entered an ...Read more

Body of Missing DeKalb County Teen Found Friday

GENOA – The body of a missing DeKalb County teen was found Friday less than a mile from his home. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office announced that 19-year-old Joseph A. Maynard was identified by the DeKalb County Coroner after being found in rural Genoa. The teen was reported missing ...Read more

Illinois State Museum Announces New Director

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the appointment of Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko as director of the Illinois State Museum. The appointment is the result of a nationwide search by a special committee of the State Museum Board. “We’re ...Read more

OSF to host prenatal and baby health fair

OTTAWA – Are you expecting, have a little one, or are planning for your family’s future? Join the OSF HealthCare Family Birth Center at the new Prenatal and Baby Health Fair to have all of your questions answered. Expectant, current and future mothers are encouraged to stop by Meeting Room 1 ...Read more