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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.
THE BUZZ: Benson Buff Detail and Tint Shop opens in Streator
The business opened at the Streator Incubator, 401 W. Bridge St., in September and offers vehicle detailing from window tinting, ceramic coating, undercoating, remote starts, among other services.
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.
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
Police pursuit leads to Route 71 crash near Starved Rock
At about 9:20 p.m., La Salle County deputies attempted to stop the silver minivan after they said the motorist, Phillip D. Hull, of Rapid City, S.D., was seen disobeying a stop sign at the intersection of Route 71 and Route 178, just south of Utica.
Mega Millions: Two People Matched 5 of 6 Winning Numbers in Illinois
NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria was live from one of the so-called "lucky" sites where one person from Illinois bought a ticket that turned them into a millionaire overnight. (Published 3 hours ago) Mega Millions says 15 tickets matched five out of the six numbers in Friday night's drawing-and two of those t
Pre-Halloween tradition makes some noise near Utica
It was Fall Colors Weekend, which attracts tourists to Starved Rock State Park, but a noisier attraction also brought in visitors, to a site just across the Illinois River.Buffalo Range Shooting Park between Utica and Ottawa draws crowds every weekend when the sun shines, but each year its pre-Hallo
Assisted living facility breaks ground in Streator
Villas of the Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care will begin construction of a $9 million, 50-unit private assisted living facility and a 28-unit memory care residence on the north side of Route 18, across the street from the Central Church of Christ on the city's east edge.
Site work begins on Wendy's, strip mall in Streator
Xsite Real Estate out of Burr Ridge is the developer. Xsite Real Estate regularly develops properties near Walmarts, called “Walmart shadow-anchored centers,” since many businesses are attracted to locations near the store chain, the developer told The Times in a previous 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
Decades old Illinois Cold Case linked to Columbus - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
“We don’t know who she is. It’s an unidentified black female. Again, we don’t know who she is or what circumstances got her to that point,” said Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton.
Streator Y wellness center opens Monday
After two years of planning, the Streator YMCA’s $1 million expansion, which features an updated 24-hour wellness center, is set to open at 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22.
Parolee on way to prison on drug count
OTTAWA — A paroled killer is headed back to prison for 12 years.George M. Pozeg, 46, of 62 Blackhawk Spring Drive, Plano had entered a blind plea in August to one count of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance (cocaine), a Class X felony with a base sentencing range of 6-30 years.Thursday, Chi
Marseilles Man Accused of Beating Infant Child to Plead Guilty
Get the WSPY Newsletter in your inbox every Evening.Jordan Wilkinson booking photo(LaSalle County Jail photo)Our sister station WCSJ reports that a LaSalle County man accused of beating his child is set to plead guilty on December 7th.Twenty-one-year-old Jordan Wilkinson of Marseilles is charged wit
PHOTO: Bridge so far
If you travel a mile north of Princeton on Route 26, chances are you will be delayed by a stoplight. Contractors still are working, one lane and one side at a time, on the $3.9 million project to replace the bridge over Bureau Creek. The project will last into next spring.
Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle in Downtown Oswego
Oswego Police say that a pedestrian died, following a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in downtown Oswego on Friday morning.According to a release, police say they were called to the area of Washington St. and Adams St. around 6:30 a.m.The preliminary investigation indicates that a woman was attem
Streator tables honorary street naming
The City Council agreed earlier this month to move forward on creating honorary street names to celebrate the city's history, honoring Pluto discoverer Clyde Tombaugh, "Hopalong Cassidy" author Clarence Mulford and union leader/politician Rueben Soderstrom.
PHOTO: Interstate crash near Ladd
Emergency personnel responded to a single-car rollover accident on Interstate 80 about a mile east of the Spring Valley/Ladd exit.Ladd fire department and 10/33 Ambulance were called to the scene of the crash around 10:30 a.m. where a vehicle had left the roadway and ended up in the ditch on the nor
Streator seeks grant for Riverside sidewalks
New sidewalks are proposed on east-west routes Riverside Avenue, Sundown Street and Caroll Street connecting the Main and Bridge streets bridges, as well as the Hopalong Cassidy River Trail, to the north-and-south route Clark Street.
Amber Alert Canceled After Baby Taken by Man Fleeing Traffic Stop in Illinois
The man, whose nickname is "Boopa," was driving with the child's mother to Madison, Wisconsin, police said Illinois State Police An Amber Alert has been canceled Thursday after a 7-month-old girl was taken by a man fleeing police during a traffic stop in Illinois. The man, whose nickname is "Boopa,"