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Grundy County Death

Grundy County Authorities are investigating the death of a Sandwich Man.  The Grundy County Coroner says 18 year old Bladimir Ortega was brought to the Morris Hospital by a friend early yesterday morning.  After Ortega was placed in a wheelchair by hospital staff, authorities say the

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Lee County Plane Crash

Two people were injured when their plane crashed on a river in Lee County yesterday. Illinois State Police say a small aircraft crashed around 12:30 Saturday afternoon near Grand Detour.   State Police say the plane struck some power lines, and came to rest on ice on the Rock River.  Police

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Area Police Departments Explore Cooperation

LASALLE – In a press conference Thursday area police departments announced that they are exploring the potential to combine resources in an effort reduce costs and provide greater services to residents. The four cities, LaSalle, Peru, Oglesby and Spring Valley each were present to present

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Ottawa Man Arrested For Heroin

OTTAWA – A 24 year-old Ottawa man is in the LaSalle County Jail after police say he sold heroin. According to the Ottawa Police Department, 24 year-old Danzell C. Kornegay allegedly sold less than one gram last September. He was arrested on Wednesday and charged with felony delivery of a

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Suspect Identified in Streator Beating

STREATOR – A suspect has been identified in the beating of a man in Streator last December. According to the Streator Police Department on December 16th 45 year-old David Cross was found laying in the road in the 400 block of East Livingston Street. He was taken to the hospital and later

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IV Food Pantry Reopens Today

LASALLE – The Illinois Valley Food Pantry reopens today after moving to 122 Wright St in LaSalle.   Donna Hess, the executive director, said that they had outgrown their old location they have had for the last 14 years.   Food will be given out from 3pm until 6pm this afternoon, and on

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