Local Headlines

Corn Crop Good; Could Be Better

LASALLE – Corn crops aren’t faring as well as anticipated, according to the LaSalle County Farm Bureau. The corn crops took the biggest hit, due to the dry spell the county experienced this past month according to David Isermann, President of the Lasalle County Farm Bureau. ...Read more

Fatal Shooting Sunday in Peoria

PEORIA – One person is dead after a shooting at an intersection in Peoria.   According to Peoria Police, a ShotSpotter alert notified them of multiple gunshots in the 2300 block of North Peoria Avenue.  Upon arrival, they located a crime scene at the intersection of Peoria Avenue and ...Read more

Labor Day Weekend Brings More Patrols

ILLINOIS – The Illinois State Police are urging motorists to drive responsibly during this Labor Day Holiday. The Labor Day weekend signifies the end of the summer and one of the busiest driving periods of the year where millions of motorists are expected to hit the roadways nationwide. ...Read more

Trial Date Set For Diamond Bradley Murder

HENNEPIN – A hearing for the murder of a teenage girl was held at the Putnam County Courthouse, Thursday. 26-year-old Richard Henderson of Standard is charged with 1 count of concealment of a homicide and 3 counts for first degree murder in the death of 16-year-old Diamond Bradley. ...Read more

Traffic Woes for IVCC Students

OGLESBY – Road work at Route 251 and Richard Moyle Highway slowed the arrival of IVCC students and employees near Oglesby Thursday morning. Due to road construction, students and patrons should allow for extra time when traveling to their destinations. The roads will remain open to traffic ...Read more