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Tax Season Can Lead to Scams

DIXON – An Illinois Sheriff is warning the public that tax time also means it will be time for scammers to prey on the public. Sheriff John C. Simonton of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said that callers are identifying themselves as IRS agents and demanding payment. They may say

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Fishing License Renewal Start March 1st

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding everyone that fishing licenses for 2018 can be renewed starting March 1st. Illinois’ 2018 fishing, hunting, and sportsmen combination licenses will be valid through March 31, 2019. Everyone is exempt from the

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No Injuries in Late Thursday Fire

STREATOR – No injuries were reported but significant damage occured after a fire late Thursday in the 700 block of South Monroe Street in Streator. According to the Streator Fire Department, a call came in after 11 PM for a home with a fire in the attic. The home was vacant and

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LaSalle Man Arrested on Cocaine Charges

LASALLE – A LaSalle man is facing felony charges for unlawful delivery of a controlled substance after an early morning cocaine arrest Thursday.  According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, 24 year old D’Andre R Henderson was arrested after a search warrant was executed

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Streator Police Warn of Scam

STREATOR- Streator Police say a resident this week reported an attempted scam.  Wednesday afternoon, Streator Police were called and told that a resident received a phone call that a family member was arrested and needed a $1,000 to get out of jail.  However, the resident contacted the family

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