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Rockford Police Officer Killed

A Rockford Police officer was killed early this morning during a traffic stop. Chief Dan O’Shea said It happen shortly after 1:00 am in the area of State Street and Dawn Avenue. A short time later, the officer, identified as 30-year old Jamie Cox made a brief radio transmission indicating ...Read more

Spring Valley Drug Arrests

The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team has taken more illegal drugs off the streets.  Agents conducted a search warrant Wednesday night at a residence at 32871 U.S. 6, room 112 in Spring Valley After an investigation into alleged illegal narcotic sales from the room.  24 year old ...Read more

Single Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Tonica Man

(Tonica) A single vehicle accident has claimed the life of a Tonica man. LaSalle County Coroner William Wujek identified the victim as 45-year old Corey E. Harper.  The accident happen early Wednesday, when for unknown reasons Harper’s car left the roadway near N 1950th and west of E. 8th ...Read more

Ottawa man falls to death near Newark

NEWARK – A 25 year-old Ottawa man has died after a fall at a business near Newark Tuesday afternoon. According to the Kendall County Sheriff’s office deputies were called to the 9000 block of Helmer Rd for a report of a man who had suffered injuries from a fall. Wayne R. Wackerlin of ...Read more