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Dangerous end-of-the-week heat coming our way

OTTAWA – Heat is expected to build up to dangerous levels beginning tomorrow into this weekend.  According to weatherology meteorologist Ray Miller our best chance to see high indices of 105 degrees will be on Thursday and Friday, with Wednesday kicking things off at an index of 100 ...Read more

Ambler pleads guilty in Will County for robbery

  JOLIET – A former police officer from LaSalle County plead guilty in suburban Chicago on an aggravated robbery charge.  According to Will County Court records, Lowell “Max” Ambler on Thursday plead guilty to aggravated robbery, a class 1 felony.  Records also indicate ...Read more

Mendota Acquires Another Electric Patrol Bike

MENDOTA – The Mendota Police Department have acquired their second electric patrol bike, this one equipped with larger off road tires. They are similar to regular bikes but have full-electric power capability. The department was able to get both of the bikes thanks to donations from the ...Read more