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Residents of Amboy Urged to Lock Vehicles

AMBOY – A string of car burglaries occurred in the predawn hours Tuesday in Amboy. The majority of those took place on the north side of the community in an area known as the Burke Subdivision. According to Amboy Police Chief Jeff Blake, ten vehicles were found to have items missing, and

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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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