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Burglaries Being Investigated in Lee County

SUBLETTE – On Tuesday morning several burglaries were reported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.  According to authorities someone entered a garage through an unlocked door in the area of Green Wing Road and Shady Oaks Road near Sublette. Items were taken from the garage and from

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Stolen Vehicle From Streator Recovered

STREATOR – A vehicle stolen in Streator was recovered Tuesday morning. According to the Streator Police Department, around 5 AM they received a call of a vehicle that had been taken from a driveway in the 400 block of North Shabbona. The reportedly locked 2005 Chevrolet Blazer was recovered

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Slick Roads Cause Two I-80 Crashes

UTICA – Slick roads Monday morning caused two crashes near Utica on I-80.  Illinois State Police say a tractor trailer truck driven by a 63-year-old Oak Forest, Illinois man, was traveling West near the Utica exit when he allegedly lost control and struck a passenger vehicle. Police say

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Bridge Replacement East of Mendota

MENDOTA – Traffic heading east out of Mendota will experience delays through mid summer as a bridge is being replaced on Route 34.  According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Route 34 Bridge over the Little Vermillion River is set for replacement and will close the highway

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