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Crane crossing in Streator Wednesday

STREATOR – Beginning Wednesday, County Highway 40 on North 13th Road between East 24th Road and East 25th Road in Streator will be closed. The road will shut down between the hours of noon and 4 p.m. for crane crossing for the Otter Creek Wind Farm. Locals are urged to seek alternative

More reports of BB/Pellet damage in Streator

  STREATOR – A window to a business in Streator was reported damaged by a BB/Pellet gun. According to the Streator Police Department, at some point over the weekend, an unknown suspect damaged a window on the building located in the 500 block of E. Main Street. Deputy Chief Robert

Village of Dana water gallon storage completed

  STREATOR – Rehabilitation of a 68,000-gallon water storage tank has been completed in the Village of Dana. According to Illinois American Water, the $400,000 investment will extend the life of the 115-foot-tall storage tank located on Walnut Street, and ensures safe drinking water.

Village of Dana water gallon storage rehab completed

  STREATOR – Rehabilitation of a 68,000-gallon water storage tank has been completed in the Village of Dana. According to Illinois American Water, the $400,000 investment will extend the life of the 115-foot-tall storage tank located on Walnut Street, and ensures safe drinking water.

Walnut man killed in grain bin accident

  OHIO – Multiple fire departments from LaSalle and Bureau County were called on Monday afternoon for a man who fell into a grain bin in Ohio. According to Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff, 57-year-old La Verne Molln of Walnut, died at his family farm after being trapped inside of

Man charged in weekend triple shooting and arson fire

GARY, Ind. (AP) — A Gary, Indiana man has been charged in the shooting deaths of three people and then setting a fire that destroyed the 辽宁体彩网 occupied by the victims. Gary police officials say Reginald Carter fatally shot his girlfriend and two family members on Friday. The Lake County

Chicago lawmaker accused of bribing senator for bill support

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois state lawmaker bribed a legislative colleague with an offer of $2,500 a month in exchange for the state senator’s support of sweepstakes-related legislation, according to a federal complaint unsealed on Monday. Rep. Luis Arroyo, 65, made the offer on Aug. 2 and

Lee County Driver Airlifted After Crash

AMBOY – An Amboy man was airlifted to a Rockford hospital after a two vehicle crash Monday morning in rural Lee County. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office say that around 11 AM they were called to a collision on Route 26 near Ackert Road. They say an SUV driven by 32-year-old Brian