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Early Morning Vacant House Fire in Streator

STREATOR – A vacant house fire was extinguished by the Streator Fire Department early Monday morning. After midnight, emergency personal responded to a call of flames coming from a home in the 600 block of South Illinois Street. According to the Streator Fire Department, the fire was

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Six Die in Rural Dixon Fire

DIXON – A fire in rural Dixon has claimed six lives early Tuesday morning. According to the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in just after midnight for a home in the 200 block of North Miami Drive for smoke in the basement. Eight area fire departments responded to the home,

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Two Vehicle Crash Kills Man in Grand Ridge

STREATOR – An Essex Illinois man was killed when a semi tractor trailer and a box truck collided on US Route 23 north of Grand Ridge Friday morning.  37-year old Dustin W. Webster was pronounced dead at the scene by the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office. The road was closed for over

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DeKalb Woman Charged in Childs Death

DEKALB – A two year old is dead and a DeKalb woman has been arrested after allegedly slamming the childs head into a hardwood floor last Friday. On November 10th the DeKalb Police Department were notified that a child had sustained a severe brain injury under suspicious circumstances.

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