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Two Arrested in Interstate Egg Throwing Incident

LASALLE – Two men were arrested Friday after allegedly throwing eggs off of an overpass along Interstate 80. According to the Illinois State Police, troopers were called in response to person who had sustained damage to their vehicle from an egg dropped from an overpass. During the ...Read more

Gas Pipeline Explodes Near Dixon, 2 Dead

NACHUSA – Two are dead and two injured after a natural gas pipeline explosion that sent flames and dark smoke into the air. The Lee County Sheriff’s Department says the explosion happened about 9 a.m. Tuesday on a farm near Nachusa. According to the Lee County Coroner two had died at ...Read more

Perales admits dispensing opioids for cash, sex

CHICAGO (AP) — A Peru doctor has pleaded guilty to charges he illegally gave medication including opioids to patients in exchange for sex or cash. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago said Monday that 66-year-old Constantino Perales pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess a controlled ...Read more

Man Dies In Streator Shooting

Streator, Illinois  – An 18 year old man died in Streator after being shot Sunday.  Streator Police say they were called shortly before eight Sunday morning to the 400 block of North Sterling Street to a report of someone being shot.  Upon their arrival, police found an 18 year old man ...Read more