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No new COVID-19 cases in LaSalle County, 2 deaths

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department announced two additional COVID-19 related deaths in the county on Tuesday. Both individuals, a man in his 70’s and a man in his 90’s, had both previously tested positive. There have now been a total of 15 COVID-19 related deaths in LaSalle ...Read more

Charges: Illinois man went to Minneapolis to riot

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Illinois man who allegedly said he was traveling to Minneapolis to “riot” after the death of George Floyd has been charged with federal counts. Twenty-eight-year-old Matthew Lee Rupert of Galesburg is charged with civil disorder, rioting and possession of unregistered ...Read more

Only 23 Covid Deaths in Illinois

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health Monday announced the lowest number of daily deaths since March for the state.  Health Officials Monday say 23 additional people have died in the state, with all but 3 in the Chicagoland area.  The state also reports an additional 974 new ...Read more