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Ottawa Man Arrested on Robbery; Drug Charges

OTTAWA – An Ottawa man was arrested on drug charges after an investigation into an alleged robbery of a cell phone. On February 14th according to the Ottawa Police Department a woman in the 200 block of West Main Street reported having her phone taken. No injuries occurred in the robbery

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Police Close Massage Business in Peru

PERU – The license of a Peru massage business has been revoked. Chief Doug Bernabei stated authorities entered the premises in the 3800 block of Progress Boulevard and notified the owner of alleged violations. The business, known as Lily Massage Spa, was red tagged and the license to

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Windows Broken During Vandalism Spree

STREATOR – The Streator Police Department is investigating a number of vehicles and a business damaged by a small pellet gun over the weekend. Starting late Friday, reports began coming in of four vehicles and one business having windows shot out. The Streator Police is asking anyone with

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Rivers Recede but Flood Warning Continues

MARSEILLES – The mandatory evacuation for Marseilles was lifted Thursday however the Illinois River is still running 10-15 feet above normal, so residents were cautioned they could be asked to leave again with short notice.  Ottawa High School remained closed due to the high waters and the

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