Local Headlines

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

Henry Teen Dies in Wednesday Rollover Creek Crash

MAGNOLIA – A single vehicle accident that left a vehicle overturned in a ditch two miles east of Magnolia has taken the life of a Henry teen. The Illinois State Police say that on Wednesday just before midnight a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Issac Tijerina of Marseilles was traveling on ...Read more

Crops in Early; Looking Great

OTTAWA – Farm work in the area has moved on to controlling weeds and bugs as most corn and soybeans are now planted across the state. According to the USDA, nearly 90% of the corn is up with over 90% of the soybeans planted. Due to cooperative weather, farmers were able to get nearly all ...Read more