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No Injuries in Overturned Semi Crash Wednesday

SPRING VALLEY – A crash that delayed traffic on Interstate-80 near the RT-89 Interchange on Wednesday had no injuries, but did occupy one lane Eastbound for three hours. According to the Illinois State Police an Atlanta, Georgia man was driving a tractor trailer loaded with 22,000 lbs of ...Read more

Burglaries Being Investigated in Lee County

SUBLETTE – On Tuesday morning several burglaries were reported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.  According to authorities someone entered a garage through an unlocked door in the area of Green Wing Road and Shady Oaks Road near Sublette. Items were taken from the garage and from ...Read more

Stolen Vehicle From Streator Recovered

STREATOR – A vehicle stolen in Streator was recovered Tuesday morning. According to the Streator Police Department, around 5 AM they received a call of a vehicle that had been taken from a driveway in the 400 block of North Shabbona. The reportedly locked 2005 Chevrolet Blazer was recovered ...Read more

Slick Roads Cause Two I-80 Crashes

UTICA – Slick roads Monday morning caused two crashes near Utica on I-80.  Illinois State Police say a tractor trailer truck driven by a 63-year-old Oak Forest, Illinois man, was traveling West near the Utica exit when he allegedly lost control and struck a passenger vehicle. Police say ...Read more

Bridge Replacement East of Mendota

MENDOTA – Traffic heading east out of Mendota will experience delays through mid summer as a bridge is being replaced on Route 34.  According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Route 34 Bridge over the Little Vermillion River is set for replacement and will close the highway ...Read more

Infant and Mother Shot in Rockford

ROCKFORD – A shooting occurred Friday evening in Rockford with one of those injured being a 10 month old child.   According to Rockford police, they were called to the 2200 Block of South 5th Street for shots being fired.   Upon arrival, they found that a 22-year-old woman and her child ...Read more