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Hit and Run Victim Identified

The LaSalle County Coroner has identified the man killed in a hit and run Sunday night.  Coroner William Wujek says the victim is 22 year old Wyatt K.L. Wyatt of Spring Valley.  The LaSalle County Sheriff says  a person of interest has been developed and a vehicle recovered.  Sunday night, ...Read more

Fatal Accident on I-80

One person was killed, and another injured, after a two vehicle crash on Interstate 80 this morning.   According to State Police, a semi driven by 44 year old Tariq G. Khan, of Ontario, Canada crossed, for as yet unknown reasons, through the median and collided with an SUV traveling ...Read more

Armed Robbery in Peru

A Chicago man has been charged with the armed robbery early Saturday of the McDonalds on Shooting Park Road in Peru. Chief Doug Bernabei said 48 year old Eddie Stiff is also charged with aggravated battery for injuries to an employee during the 4:30 a.m. robbery. The employee was taken by ...Read more

Studstill Media Home Lawn and Garden Weekend

The Studstill Media Home Lawn and Garden Show returns to the Peru Mall this weekend. It’s the largest and longest running show of its kind in the area with nearly 40 Vendors. In addition to helping you plan spring projects, they will have show only specials on their products and services. ...Read more

Tornado Hits Ottawa/Naplate Area

A Tornado described by the National Weather Service as large and dangerous has caused wide-spread damage in the Naplate and Ottawa areas.  Numerous news sources are reporting at least one-fatality.  Search and Rescue teams are searching damaged buildings for victims possibly trapped in damaged ...Read more