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No Bond Hearing Yet For Standoff Suspect

PRINCETON – The man who was the center of the police standoff in Princeton most of the day on Friday has not yet had a bond hearing. Princeton Police say they were called to the 600 block of North First Street early Friday for the report of a person with a weapon in a home. Inside, they say ...Read more

Fatal accident in Grundy County

MINOOKA – A pedestrian died after an accident with a semi tractor trailer truck in Grundy County Thursday. According to the Illinois State Police, the truck was traveling on I-80 westbound west of Brisbin Road when it allegedly struck a pedestrian that was in the lane of traffic. The ...Read more

Local unemployment rates rise

OTTAWA – While the statewide unemployment rate remained steady over the past month, local unemployment rates continue to rise, leaving them among the highest in the state. State wide unemployment remained at 4.3%, however counties like LaSalle, Bureau, and Putnam have seen increases of over ...Read more

Fire Destroys Truck in Bureau County

SEATONVILLE – The Seatonville Fire Department, along with Ladd and Spring Valley Fire battled an early Thursday truck fire that destroyed a semi-tractor.   Around 2:30 a.m. crews were called to the Seatonville Elevator for a fully engulfed fire in the parking lot.  The fire was ...Read more

Cocaine and Pills Found in Sublette Raid Monday

SUBLETTE – Three have been arrested after a raid by the Lee County Joint Operations Group in Sublette on Monday. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the Operations Group along with the Dixon Police Department and Lee County Deputies executed a search warrant on a residence ...Read more