A Bureau County man in his 50s and a La Salle County woman in her 80s are among the 42 COVID-related deaths reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health today (Thursday). The state also announced 1740 new cases since yesterday (Wednesday). 1200 people are in Illinois hospitals fighti…

Another day, another alleged shoplifting at the Peru Walmart. Forty-eight-year-old Richard Howard of Peru was stopped for alleged retail theft Tuesday night at around 6. Following an investigation, Peru Police charged him and gave him a notice to appear. They released him with a La Salle Cou…

A spat at a Mendota trailer park escalated quickly on Sunday afternoon. Just before 3, police responded to a tenant/landlord dispute on South 13th Avenue. As the officers were sorting things out, they learned that Robert Chandler of that address had a warrant out of Logan County for failure …

La Salle County has lost another person to COVID-19. Today (On Tuesday), the county health department announced the victim to be a man in his 60s. Two-hundred-seventy-nine La Salle County-ans have passed away to date. A bit of a silver lining: While 14 new cases were announced today, so were…

A La Salle teen found himself in trouble as he made his way through Spring Valley on Monday afternoon. He allegedly was involved in a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Routes 6 and 89.

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