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Peru Police Arrest Man Using Fake Currency

PERU – A 27 year-old transient has been arrested in a sting operation after allegedly using counterfeit currency to purchase pizza in Peru. Since late December, according to Peru Police Chief Doug Bernabei, there was an ongoing investigation into fake $100 bills being used in LaSalle and

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Overcoming Opioids- ER Pain Relief

(Chicago AP) Many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers in the emergency room. A new study released Tuesday tested over-the-counter pain relievers on people with broken bones and sprains. Researchers found acetaminophen plus ibuprofen worked as well as opioids at reducing

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Spring Valley Drug Arrests

The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team has taken more illegal drugs off the streets.  Agents conducted a search warrant Wednesday night at a residence at 32871 U.S. 6, room 112 in Spring Valley After an investigation into alleged illegal narcotic sales from the room.  24 year old

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Ottawa man falls to death near Newark

NEWARK – A 25 year-old Ottawa man has died after a fall at a business near Newark Tuesday afternoon. According to the Kendall County Sheriff’s office deputies were called to the 9000 block of Helmer Rd for a report of a man who had suffered injuries from a fall. Wayne R. Wackerlin of

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Princeton McDonald’s Robbed

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a Princeton fast food restaurant.  Chief Thomas Root said police were called to McDonald’s on North Main around 8 PM last night. He said a white male approached the register and demanded cash from an employee. The suspect then fled in older

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