Local Headlines

Driver Airlifted After Head On Collision With Semi

SHERIDAN- LaSalle County Deputies are investigating a two vehicle accident that occurred about 3 miles south of Sheridan that sent one driver to the hospital via helicopter early Wednesday morning. A northbound passenger car struck a southbound semi truck with a trailer head near IL Route 71 near ...Read more

Police Advise Caution After Scam Led to Theft

ROCHELLE- A person was the victim of a scam/theft that took place in their own backyard. The Rochelle Police Department says a resident was tricked into accompanying a subject into their backyard to discuss a neighbors fence when they entered the residents house and stole items. Police urge ...Read more

Ecstasy Arrest in Peru

PERU – A Peru man is facing two felony charges for Ecstasy after being arrested on Sunday. According to Peru Police Chief Doug Bernabei, 21-year-old Cesar Pantoja was arrested Sunday evening after an investigation by the Peru Police and Trident Drug Task Force. Detectives alledge that last ...Read more

Teen Flees After Removing Monitoring Bracelet

DEKALB – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office took a teen into custody after he allegedly fled after cutting his monitoring bracelet off. On Sunday evening Deputies were called to the 800 block of Ridge Drive in DeKalb for a 17-year-old Juvenile who was being monitored for a prior ...Read more

Sunday Downtown Dwight Fire

DWIGHT – A business caught fire on Sunday and over twenty fire departments responded in battling the blaze. No injuries were reported in downtown Dwight after a fire began around 6 PM in the 100 block of South Franklin Street. A multiple box alarm was sounded due to the proximity to other ...Read more

Guns, Drugs Found in Kane County; 3 Still at Large

AURORA – Nine suspects are in custody after a Friday sweep involving the FBI and the Aurora Police Department, however three individuals remain at large.   After an 11 month Investigation according to Aurora Police, 71 felonies, including 12 ‘Class X’ felonies were announced against 13 ...Read more

LaSalle Resident Jumps Off Bridge Thursday

LASALLE – Police are still investigating an incident where a person jumped off a bridge in LaSalle.  The individual was on the Illinois Route 351 overpass and jumped onto Interstate 80 shortly after 1 a.m. on Thursday. Illinois State Police say the 28-year-old person from LaSalle sustained ...Read more