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3 Year old LaSalle Child Dies

PEORIA – A three year old LaSalle girl has passed away two days after she drowned in the family pool.  Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood says that 3-year-old Zoey Doran was pronounced deceased at 2:34 p.m. Friday at OSF in Peoria.  Wednesday evening, emergency personnel were called to

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Shooting Park Road Construction

PERU – Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2018, Shooting Park Road from Peoria Street to West Street will be reduced to a single lane for eastbound traffic and a single lane for westbound traffic.  Traffic control measures will be in place.  The temporary lane closures are necessary

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Families Belong Together Movement in Ottawa

OTTAWA – A Rally to demand a halt to the child-separation policy the Trump Administration practices on immigrant families, will be held in Ottawa Saturday.   The protest is scheduled to begin at 2PM on the 100th block of Main Street. Speakers include Rockford immigration attorney Sara

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Stop Sticks End Wednesday Mendota Pursuit

MENDOTA – A teen is facing a number of charges after a pursuit in Mendota Wednesday night. In a press release Friday the Mendota Police Department say that just before midnight Wednesday they observed a vehicle with four occupants leaving a park after hours. When an officer attempted to

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Child found at bottom of pool Wednesday

LASALLE – A child is in critical condition after being found at the bottom of a pool in LaSalle yesterday. LaSalle Police, LaSalle Fire Department, and EMS were called after 7 p.m. for a drowning child on Rockwell Road. The 3-year-old child was pulled from the bottom of an above ground

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