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Woman Abducted in DeKalb Friday From Gas Station

UPDATE – WOMAN HAS BEEN FOUND ACCORDING TO DEKALB POLICE  See the complete update story here DEKALB – A woman has reportedly been abducted at a gas station Friday afternoon in DeKalb.  The DeKalb Police Department issued a social media post asking for help locating 27-year-old ...Read more

Juveniles Charged in Ottawa Church Burglaries

OTTAWA – Four juveniles were arrested in connection with church burglaries in Ottawa. Ottawa Police responded to a call on the 900 block of Columbus Street and on the 100 block of East Lafayette for reported burglaries at two Churches on June 25th. According to Ottawa Police forced entry ...Read more

Investigator Takes Stand in Andersen Trial

  HENNEPIN – The Illinois State Police investigator who discovered Deborah Dewey’s body took the stand Thursday in the trial of Dewey’s brother in law, Clifford Andersen.   Andersen is being tried for a murder charge and concealment of a death in Putnam County, and this ...Read more

100 Pounds of Marijuana Seized

DIXON – A Lee County man has been arrested and faces several drug charges.  The Blackhawk Area Task Force says they, along with the Dixon Police Department and the Lee County Sheriff’s Department concluded an investigation into the production and possession of marijuana in Harmon, ...Read more