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Christmas Night Fire in Peru

PERU – A fire in Peru had crews battle the blaze late on Christmas night. Around 10:15 p.m. a call came in for a fire in the 300 block of Peru Street in Peru, and area departments responded, including LaSalle, Peru, Spring Valley, Utica and Tonica. The two story structure was filled with

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Safe Holiday Cooking Tips

LASALLE  – If you plan on cooking up a storm for holiday celebrations, following these safety tips could help prevent a leading cause in home fires and injuries. According to the National Fire Protection Association, the leading cause of fires in the kitchen results from unattended

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Iowa man shot after fleeing traffic stop

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a northwestern Illinois police officer fired a gunshot that wounded an Iowa man following an attempted traffic stop. Police say the shooting happened Sunday night in Silvis, Illinois, just east of Moline in the Quad Cities area. Police say a 24-year-old

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