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Lane closures in Ottawa through the weekend

  OTTAWA – Emergency sewer repair work will be conducted in Ottawa beginning on Thursday at 6 a.m. The center and east lanes for southbound vehicles in the 600 block of LaSalle Street will be closed to all traffic from that block to Veterans Memorial Bridge. Only the west lane will ...Read more

2,022 new COVID-19 cases, 44 deaths in Illinois

  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,022 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 44 additional deaths on Wednesday. – Cook County: 1 female 60s, 3 males 60s, 4 females 70s, 3 males 70s, 2 females 80s, 1 male 80s, ...Read more

Items recovered from Peru burglaries

PERU – The Peru Police Department on Wednesday located a stolen vehicle which they say may have been involved in a series of burglaries. Inside the vehicle authorities found numerous items that they say were taken from residences, vehicles and garages. They are asking if you are missing ...Read more