CHICAGO— The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) is pleased to announce Delrice Adams has joined the agency as Acting Executive Director. Ms. Adams was nominated by Gov. JB Pritzker to the position and must be confirmed by the Illinois Senate.
Acting ...Read more
OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department was notified of two additional novel coronavirus deaths in LaSalle County on Friday. The individuals are a female in her 60’s and a male in his 70’s. There have been a total of two hundred fifty-seven COVID-19 related deaths in ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,156 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 71 additional deaths on Friday. The state has also administered a record high number of vaccine doses for the third ...Read more
CHICAGO – ComEd is letting the public know that there are individuals who may try to pass themselves off as a utility worker in an effort to pull of a swindle. They say that these imposters may contact you and claim that your service will be disconnected unless payment is made, and may ...Read more
LASALLE – No injuries were reported in a structure fire that occurred Thursday afternoon in LaSalle. According to initial reports, multiple agencies were called to Vermilionvue Terrance just after 3 p.m. LaSalle Fire Chief Andy Bacidore says one person was allegedly home at the time ...Read more
OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department is reporting 68 new COVID-19 cases in the county on Thursday. Things brings the total number of cases to 10,043.
New Cases include:
• (5) Males, youth < 13
• (5) Females, youth < 13
• (3) Males, teen
• (6) Females, ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – At the request of the U.S. Department of Defense, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has activated approximately 500 Illinois National Guard members in support of the continued security mission in Washington, D.C. The mission in Washington, D.C. will not impact the ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – County unemployment rates took a slight uptick according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. In LaSalle County unemployment rose in December to 6.3% compared to 5.8% in the previous month. Bureau and Putnam County shared a rate of 4.7% in November and ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,191 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 103 additional deaths on Friday.
– Adams County: 1 female 80s
– Boone County: 1 male ...Read more
STREATOR – The City of Streator has announced their pick for the next Chief of Police, replacing retiring Chief Kurt Pastirik. On Thursday they announced that 51-year-old Robert L. Turner will take over the department. Turner has 26 years of experience with the Streator Police and has been ...Read more