STREATOR – A flurry of activity kept the Streator Police Department busy over the last 24 hours. Around 4 PM on Sunday in the 100 block of LaSalle Street, they were called to a residence for a report of two guns being taken. Then a half hour later in the 1400 block of North Sterling ...Read more
LELAND – It took Kailen McNelis a decade to accomplish, but he found out he will become an Eagle Scout last week. The 18-year-old from Earlville joined scouting because his father thought it might be something he would be interested in.
“It was an awesome community of other boys my ...Read more
AURORA – In at least two instances, according to authorities, shots were fired at Aurora police Sunday night as law enforcement tried to quell the violence caused after a peaceful protest became anything but peaceful. The Aurora Police Department say one officer was injured after being ...Read more
DEKALB- A day after a peaceful march in DeKalb to protest the death of a black man in police custody in Minnesota, police were racing from location to location Sunday night. According to authorities, after a march through parts of the northwest side of the city, a few people not interested ...Read more
OTTAWA – Starting Monday, all persons arriving at the LaSalle County Courthouses in Ottawa will have to follow new procedures. LaSalle County Sheriff Tom Templeton announced that all persons entering the facilities will have their temperatures taken. If they test at 100.4 degrees or higher, ...Read more
OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department announced Sunday an additional three COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 154 infections since the pandemic began. The additional cases are in two men, one in his teens and another in his 20’s, plus a woman in her 40’s. Of those ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Sunday announced 1,343 new cases of COVID-19, including 60 additional deaths. Of the reported deaths, 12 were from outside the Chicagoland area. Since the pandemic began, there have been 120,260 cases, including 5,390 deaths, in 101 ...Read more
DEKALB- The DeKalb County Health Department Sunday announced 12 additional positive test results for COVID-19. Since the pandemic began they have reported 428 cases and four deaths. The Pine Acres long term care facility in DeKalb now reports 40 residents and 17 staff are infected.
SHERIDAN- The IDOC released information on their website that another inmate has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Sheridan Correctional Center. This brings the total to 18 since the pandemic began. 13 of the previously infected are considered recovered from the disease. Two staff ...Read more
PRINCETON- A pet store was heavily damaged in Princeton, but according to the owner a majority of the pets made it out alive. Before 8 PM Saturday a fire was reported in a building in the 600 block of South Main. A box alarm was issued and multiple agencies were called to the scene. In a ...Read more