Local Headlines

Father Charged in Death of His Baby Son

  MORRIS, IL – Authorities have arrested a father in the death of his baby son.  Minooka Police say that 18-year-old Nicholas A. Fecarota, of Minooka, was arrested Friday for murder in the first degree.   Police were summoned to a Minooka apartment around 12:30 Friday afternoon for

Continue Reading »

LaSalle Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident

UTICA, IL – A LaSalle man was injured in a single vehicle accident late Friday night.  The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office says 59-year-old Kenneth Lunn was traveling on Illinois 178 around 11:25 pm about four miles south of Utica when he lost control of his motorcyle and went into a

Continue Reading »

Workforce Development Week Begins Monday

OTTAWA – LaSalle County will recognize the end of August as workforce development week. Beginning August 27, LaSalle County will provide an opportunity for the state and local workforce development boards to highlight and promote the many way in which they undertaking their work. LaSalle

Continue Reading »

Andersen Sentenced to 60 Years

HENNEPIN- Clifford Andersen, who is convicted of the concealment and murder of Deborah Dewey, was sentenced to 60 years for murder and  five years for concealment during a hearing Thursday afternoon. Andersen spoke before sentencing at the Putnam County Courthouse saying that he “has heard so

Continue Reading »