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Hazmat team investigates Fox River spill

  OTTAWA – An unknown substance discovered floating on the Fox River in Ottawa coming from a storm drain brought a Hazmat Team in for mitigation. On Wednesday afternoon the Ottawa Fire Department was called to the end of East Jefferson Street where a substance that had an odor similar ...Read more

Gas prices continue to rise ahead of the weekend

  CHICAGO – If demand remains robust, drivers will likely see pump prices increase through the weekend according to the American Automobile Association. Rising gas demand and elevated oil prices have contributed to higher pump prices this week. Since Monday, the national average for a ...Read more

Serena man killed in single-vehicle crash

OTTAWA – A Serena man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Rutland Township on Wednesday. According to LaSalle County Coroner Richard Ploch, on Wednesday morning officers responded to a fatal single-vehicle crash near the intersection of North 3450th Road and 2175th Road. 27-year-old ...Read more