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Waltham Schools Lockdown

An area school was placed under lockdown today after a bullet was found in a school bus.  LaSalle County Sheriff Tom Templeton says deputies were notified that a single 22 caliber round was found in the rear of a bus during a cleaning.  As a precaution, officials placed Waltham North and

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Cubs Win Pennant

Cubs fans turn their attention to World Series for the first time in 71 years. Large crowds of people hit the streets outside Wrigley after the Cubs beat Los Angeles in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1945. Game one against the AL

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Heavy Showers Close Streets in Mendota

Mendota Police and City of Mendota employees were closing streets this afternoon near Northbrook Middle School after heavy rains caused minor flooding. Stroble Avenue and 16th Street both were closed Monday night.   Waters have begun to recede, however, barricades may remain until the roads are

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Vets Encouraged to Share Stories

An Illinois congressman wants veterans to record their experiences to be shared with generations to come. U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski is partnering with the Library of Congress to bring the Veterans History Project to Chicago. The project collects, saves and shares personal stories from veterans of

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Federal agents search Mendota home

MENDOTA – Tuesday morning multiple agencies were involved in searching two locations in Mendota. At 7:30 AM FBI, Mendota, LaSalle and Peru police searched a home in the 700 block of Meriden Street. The FBI declined to comment who or what the search was for, but did assure the public that

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