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Joliet Man And Person Of Interest Charged In Disappearance Of Woman | 1340 WJOL
A 42 year old Joliet man has been charged with unlawful restraint and is considered a person of interest in the disappearance of Joliet resident Ashley Tucker. The 25 year old has been missing since October 13th. Forty-two-year old Peter Zabala was brought into custody Sunday night on a Will County
Public meeting set for Thursday to spearhead Ottawa’s future
The Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting a town meeting beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 401 W. Main St., where the public is invited to share their thoughts on what should be the city’s top priorities in the coming years.
‘Crazy’ for Mega Millions
And probably buy a house and new car, she said Monday morning while working as a cashier at the Shell gas station on Third and Joliet streets, La Salle.
Official trick-or-treating hours being announced
Granville:6-8 p.m. Oct. 31. Parade 5 p.m. - Line up at Al Cioni Ford. Free hotdogs, chili, drink, pumpkin coloring and picture station immediately following the parade at Hopkins Park.
37-year-old accused of sexual abuse of a minor
Mark A. DeWaele, 37, was taken into custody Monday by La Salle County Sheriff’s Office, according to a news release from Mendota Police Department.
LifeFlight called after Marshall County chase ends near Starved Rock
Deputies followed the vehicle as it approached the curvy road near Starved Rock State Park. Police said the minivan, driven by Phillip Hull, 45, of Rapid City, S.D., lost control and rolled into a ditch.
Brush Pickup & Leaf Burning Discussed at Sandwich City Council Meeting; New Alderman Approved
Sandwich Public Works Director Tom Horak told the Sandwich City Council at Monday night's regular meeting that the city will begin leaf vacuuming in Ward 1, located in the northeast part of town, on October 29.Horak also said that he wants to get the leaf vacuum out to the Sandhurst subdivision on t
Ottawa City Council met October 16.
Ordinance – Providing for and approving the 2nd amendment to the Ottawa Industrial Park Conservation area TIF District redevelopment project area, plan, & projects
Police Identify Pedestrian Killed In Recent Crash
OSWEGO, IL — The Oswego Police Department has released the name of the Oswego woman killed early Friday when she was hit by an SUV while crossing Washington Street. Police said Beverly Zanko, 79, was trying to cross the street outside of a crosswalk around 6:30 a.m. when she was hit by 46-year-old I
Plano Woman Arrested For Allegedly Filing False Information in Police Report
Information provided in this report has been obtained from area authorities, including but not limited to local police, fire and emergency dispatch officials. Information is sourced only from official sources of public information unless otherwise stated. Subjects listed who have been charged or cit
3 hospitalized after shooting on I-57, officials say
CALUMET PARK, Ill. -- Three people were taken to the hospital after a shooting on the northbound I-57 expressway Monday evening, according to state police.
70-year-old woman found dead with throat slashed at Manhattan home: Police
Her business partner, Eric Boscia, called police when he did not hear from her, The Times reported.
STAFF COLUMN: Proactive voices can cause change in Ottawa
I’m not interested so much in the selfies or memes, although they certainly brighten my day, but rather I’m interested in the conversations.
Multiple People Shot Following Funeral Service in Chicago: Police
Chicago Police Department Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the shooting followed "a possible funeral or memorial" Multiple people were reported shot "following a funeral or memorial" service in broad daylight on Chicago's South Side Monday afternoon, authorities said. (Published 48 minutes ago) Mult
Investigation continues after minivan crashed at high rate of speed
A South Dakota man allegedly drove away from Wenona police, Marshall County deputies and La Salle County deputies before crashing a minivan on one of the Route 71 curves at Starved Rock State Park.At 9:19 p.m. Saturday, La Salle County deputies attempted to stop a silver minivan driven by Phillip D.
Peru police track down men wanted on warrants
At 8:09 p.m. Friday, Peru police picked up Walter R. Hajost, 21, of 103 11thSt., on a Kendall County burglary warrant and a Kane County warrant for residential burglary, according to a Peru police report.
Things to know about things to do in Naperville until Halloween - Positively Naperville
Though September is the second busiest month for parking in downtown Naperville, autumn themes and Halloween events throughout the city create quite a scene during October, sweeping off with Witches Night Out, hosted by the Naperville Woman’s Club. Anyone who missed the the sold-out 2nd Annual Witch
South Dakota Man Injured and Arrested Following Police Chase Near Starved Rock
Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.An out-of-state man was seriously injured following a high speed chase near Starved Rock State Park around 9:20 p.m. on Saturday night.The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Department says a minivan driven by 45 year-old Phillip Hull of Rapid City, South Da
Huge field fire sparked from city yard waste site
MENDOTA — More than a dozen area fire departments battled wind and a fast-moving field fire to keep the blaze from spreading into more than 100 acres of timber at Snyder’s Grove nature preserve.At 11:50 a.m., Mendota Fire Department got a call that previously buried and extinguished fire at the city
Peru resident buys old Peru Beer Co. office at auction
Auctioneer Tom Tumbleson called for an intermission after bids came in slowly and lower than he’d hoped for the former Peru Beer Co. brewery office that has not changed much since the early 1900s.Tumbleson took a break to talk to the owners but before that, he encouraged bidders to keep in mind the