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Two Dead After Sunday Fire in Streator

STREATOR – Two people are dead after an early morning House Fire in Streator.  Around 2:30 AM a call was made for a fire in the 1000 block of East Wilson Street.     First responders arrived in less than two minutes and found the single story home filled with heavy smoke.  Two victims ...Read more

Armed Robbery Friday Morning in Streator

STREATOR – The Streator Police Department say that a man with a gun robbed a store Friday morning. Authorities say that just before 1 AM at a store in the 1200 block of South Bloomington Street a man with his face covered entered the store and allegedly took cash from the registers. The ...Read more

LaSalle and Putnam counties unemployment lessens

CHICAGO – LaSalle and Putnam counties unemployment rates made a slight decrease in the month of October. According to the Illinois Department of Employment and Security, LaSalle County is 4.2% unemployed, compared to 4.4 in September. Putnam County made the biggest decrease, falling ...Read more

Weger Parole Hearing Thursday

SPRINGFIELD – The longest serving inmate in the state is up for a parole hearing today at 9 AM. Chester Weger was convicted in 1960 in the deaths of one of three women found dead at Starved Rock State Park, one of the areas most notorious crimes. Weger has maintained his innocence. Last ...Read more