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Grand Ridge Police Warn of Phone Scam

GRAND RIDGE – The Grand Ridge Police Department is warning residents of another scam where a caller claims to be a member of their department. They received a complaint about someone who called claiming that the victims Social Security number was used at the boarder with Mexico and that ...Read more

Grundy County Woman Stabbed; Fires Gun in Defense

MORRIS – A woman was stabbed in the abdomen by two assailants whom she got to flee by firing upon them with a gun.  Morris Police say late Monday just before midnight they were called to the area of Island Drive for a woman who was stabbed.  The 30-year-old victim said two unidentified ...Read more

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