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Cusick Trial Moves Ahead

OTTAWA – A Forensic Toxicologist takes the stand Monday to testify for prosecution in the murder trial of a former Ottawa Fireman. 52-year-old Kenneth Cusick is accused of drowning his wife, Tracy in a toilet in 2006. In conjunction with Tracy’s autopsy, a toxicology analysis was

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Pets Rescued After Saturday Streator Fire

STREATOR – Pets were rescued Saturday after a house fire in Streator significantly damaged a home.  According to the Streator Fire Department they were called around 10 AM to a home in the 900 block of Maple Street for a home that had heavy fire towards the rear of the structure.  All

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A Date That Will Live in Infamy….

  LASALLE – On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched an attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.  22-year-old Adolf J. Loebach of Peru was a Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class on board the USS Oklahoma who was killed after the ship capsized from torpedo hits.  Over 400 men lost

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Kane County Sergeant Facing Cocaine Charge

ELGIN – A Kane County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant has been charged with unlawful possession of cocaine. Aaron Feiza, 44, was taken into custody Wednesday after an investigation found he allegedly had drugs in February of 2019. In a statement released jointly by the Illinois Attorney

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