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IDPH sees less than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,453 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 105 additional deaths. In total, 942,362 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed along with 16,074 deaths throughout Illinois. As of Sunday evening, 4,243 ...Read more

LCHD sees 2 more COVID-19 deaths

OTTAWA – 2 additional coronavirus related deaths were reported by the LaSalle County Health Department on Monday. The individuals are a male in his 60’s and a female in her 70’s. The LCHD also confirmed 27 new cases and 14 new recoveries. Since the pandemic began, LaSalle County has ...Read more

Compton woman killed in Iowa head-on crash

WALCOTT, Iowa (AP) — Two people are dead and another person is injured after a wrong-way, head-on crash on an eastern Iowa interstate highway. The accident happened late Saturday on Interstate 80 near Walcott. The Iowa State Patrol said a 1999 Chrysler Concorde was traveling eastbound in the ...Read more