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Ottawa says keep your dog on a leash

  OTTAWA –  Residents in Ottawa are now required to have their dog on a leash when walking them. The city council updated their leash law on Tuesday night, to ensure residents are keeping a handle on their dogs when walking them outside the boundaries of their property. City

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Excessive Heat Watch to Begin Thursday

OTTAWA – A multiple day episode of dangerous heat is expected beginning Thursday into the start of the weekend. This heat will expand into the area Thursday afternoon and persist through Saturday. Area cooling centers will be open when possible for residents in the area to escape the

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LaSalle Man Arrested on Cocaine Charges

LASALLE – Multiple agencies were involved in the arrest on July 1st of a LaSalle man on drug charges.  Agents from the LaSalle and Peru Police Departments, plus the Tri County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Investigation assisted in the investigation into alleged cocaine sales in Peru. 

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Streator Teen Dies in Indiana Fire

DYER, Ind. (AP) — A teen from Streator who was visiting her Grandparents has died after a house fire on Sunday.  She was the second victim of a fire that destroyed a northwestern Indiana home.   Fourteen-year-old Jasmine Levi of Streator, Illinois was pronounced dead Sunday at the University

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