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LaSalle Man Arrested on Cocaine Charges

LASALLE – A LaSalle man is facing felony charges for unlawful delivery of a controlled substance after an early morning cocaine arrest Thursday.  According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, 24 year old D’Andre R Henderson was arrested after a search warrant was executed ...Read more

Streator Police Warn of Scam

STREATOR- Streator Police say a resident this week reported an attempted scam.  Wednesday afternoon, Streator Police were called and told that a resident received a phone call that a family member was arrested and needed a $1,000 to get out of jail.  However, the resident contacted the family ...Read more

Ottawa High School Releases Statement on Threat

OTTAWA – In the release reprinted below, Ottawa Superintendent Michael Cushing explained what action the school took from an apparent threat Thursday.       “Dear Parents and Community Members, I want to make you aware of an alleged threat of harm that was made by one of ...Read more

Ottawa Police Discover Counterfeit Currency

OTTAWA – Ottawa Police have discovered counterfeit currency in use in the area. They are asking the publics help in scrutinizing the bills, which have been found in all denominations. In a release posted online yesterday, they noted that the bills will feel different and they will ...Read more

More Details Emerge in Pedestrian Death

EARLVILLE – Authorities report a 30-year-old man from Triumph has died and one man was injured after a pedestrian vs vehicle accident south of Earlville. A little after 6 PM Sunday a call came from East 12th Road near Route 34. According to reports, 70-year-old Kenneth J Kuefler of Aurora was ...Read more

Firefighters Battle Blaze in Downtown LaSalle

LASALLE – Quick action by firefighters kept a fire early Sunday morning from consuming an entire block of Downtown LaSalle.  Firemen arrived at the 900 block of First Street around 7:30 to find a three-story building engulfed in flames. Firefighters from 10 area departments attacked the blaze ...Read more

Pedestrian Killed in Rural LaSalle County

EARLVILLE – Authorities report one person has died following a pedestrian vs vehicle accident south of Earlville. A little after 6 PM the call came in on Sunday evening. The Illinois State Police, LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office And Earlville Police are on the scene and no other details ...Read more