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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

Princeton McDonald’s Robbed

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a Princeton fast food restaurant.  Chief Thomas Root said police were called to McDonald’s on North Main around 8 PM last night. He said a white male approached the register and demanded cash from an employee. The suspect then fled in older ...Read more

Child Killed in Murder Suicide in Dixon

DIXON – A five year-old child and his father are both dead after what Dixon Police is calling a murder-suicide Monday evening. Around 3:30 PM Police were called by the boys mother during a supervised visit with his father in the 1000 block of Fargo Ave. She reportedly witnessed the child, ...Read more