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Woman Faces Felony Charges for Cash Theft

OTTAWA – A 26-year-old Ottawa woman faces felony charges after a business reported a burglary with a large amount of cash allegedly taken.  Last Friday Ottawa Police say they were called to the 100 block of East Etna Road where they began an investigation and reviewed security footage. 

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Abduction Attempt Reported Near Somonauk

SOMONAUK- An attempted abduction allegedly occurred near Somonauk Monday evening.   According to the Somonauk Police Department they say that around 8:30pm, the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an attempted child abduction on Hoxsey Road (E 2351st Rd) just south of the

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Putnam County Power Plant to Close

HENNEPIN – The coal-fueled Hennepin Power Station is slated to close in an announcement today by parent company Vistra Energy.  In a press release Wednesday, they announced multiple plants in Illinois would be phased out in order to meet the requirements of the recently approved revisions

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