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Yorkville man hurt in LaSalle County crash

A Yorkville man was hurt in a rollover crash near Streator Monday morning. The LaSalle County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Samuel Golinski was heading east on N. 17th Road near E. 19th Road in Otter Creek Township when he crossed over the fog line into the gravel shoulder and over corrected. Golinski crossed the center line and went into the north ditch. Golinski over corrected again, causing his vehicle to flip onto the driver's side.
YORKVILLE, IL
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Rebuild Illinois program to provide funding for LaSalle Veterans’ Home

LASALLE – Facilities at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs statewide are receiving $331 million in capital funding to address emergency and deferred maintenance projects. The LaSalle Veteran’s home will be receiving a portion of that funding, however a bulk of the funds would be directed at the home in Quincy, which will see multiple improvement projects. The plans for the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy include nearly $300 million spent on upgrading buildings, infrastructure, utilities, landscaping, and the demolition of aging buildings and expansion of the campus. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides long-term health care, education, mental health, housing, and employment to eligible veterans.
QUINCY, IL
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Retired Chicago Cop Tabbed As New Streator Police Chief

There's a new top cop in Streator. Retired Chicago Police Department Commander John Franklin has been appointed Streator's new police chief, effective September 1st. He has 28 years of experience with the Chicago P.D. Franklin also has been chief in Dolton and Jacksonville, Arkansas. He replaces Robert Turner who retired...
CHICAGO, IL
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SV Man Indicted For Allegedly Kicking A Police Officer

Alleged violence towards an officer has gotten a Spring Valley man indicted. A Grand Jury in Bureau County convened on Monday and handed down a one count indictment against 32-year-old Angalo Magnotti. He's accused of making physical contact with a police officer by kicking him in the leg. The officer testified before the Grand Jury.
SPRING VALLEY, IL
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The Grundy County VAC continues to reach out to veterans

The Grundy County Veterans Assistance Commission has worked with various veterans’ organizations and other community partners for years to engage and educate veterans of all generations regarding veterans benefits. That work continues in collaboration with the Edward Hines Outreach Coordinator and the Community Foundation of Grundy County in Gardner during the August outreach event.
GRUNDY COUNTY, IL
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LaSalle LINK Project eyes two routes for new transmission line

LASALLE – Ameren plans to have its new transmission line in service by 2025. Representatives for the LaSalle LINK Project spoke at LaSalle’s City Council meeting on Monday night to present findings from a public open house a few weeks ago. They plan to construct a new138Kv transmission line from Oglesby to Utica and wanted the community’s opinion.
LASALLE, IL

Stuckey's CEO to speak at Route 66 conference

The seventh annual Miles of Possibility Route 66 Conference will be held Oct. 20-23, in Pontiac with the theme “America's Main Street Welcomes the World.”. Stephanie Stuckey, CEO of Stuckey's Inc. and granddaughter of Stuckey's founder W.S. “Sylvester” Stuckey Sr., will present the keynote speech, “Roadside Revival: Bring Back Stuckey's,” on Friday morning, Oct. 21.
PONTIAC, IL
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Many with wrongful convictions linked to disgraced CPD detective go free

CHICAGO (CBS) – Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx vacated seven murder convictions on Tuesday tied to disgraced former Chicago police Det. Reynaldo Guevara.Foxx said Guevara engaged in a "pattern and practice" of framing suspects and manipulating evidence.Five of the eight wrongfully convicted had been released in recent years. Two more were set to be released on Tuesday, with the eighth expected to be released soon.CBS 2's Chris Tye spoke to the victims whose stories are being believed by the system for the very first time.On Tuesday, the prison doors opened for one man in the Stateville Correctional Center in...
COOK COUNTY, IL
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Scaffolding NOT in the plans for La Salle Maytag building

Last month, the plan was to get scaffolding for La Salle's shaky Maytag building. But, that's not the plan NOW at 801 First Street. In July, Wendler Engineering examined the place and found several walls leaning. They urged immediate attention and the city understood that CL Enterprises, the owner, was ordering scaffolding.
LASALLE, IL
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Ottawa Police Serve Warrants

Ottawa police were kept busy on a number of fronts on Tuesday. Officers picked up 35-year-old Jacob Kostman of Ottawa for failing to appear in court on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. He posted bond and was cut loose. Brian Kowalski, age 71, a homeless Ottawa man,...
OTTAWA, IL
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Oglesby's "Eats in the Street" Slated for Saturday

It's just about time to get your outdoor grub on, in Oglesby. And you can munch away while you “ogle” some classic cars and jam to live music. The “Eats in the Street” food-truck and car-show event takes place on Saturday from 4 to 8 in downtown Oglesby. So far, eight food trucks have confirmed they'll be set up in the city parking lot. They should be right in the thick of things. Classic cars will be on display along Walnut Street, and the band Wildcard will be playing at Seneca Square.
OGLESBY, IL
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2 bedroom, 1 bath main level apartment. Open floor plan. Stove and refrigerator provided. Coin operated laundry. Locked security entrance. Plenty of storage. Full unfinished basement with each tenant having their own storage area. Off street parking.
GRANVILLE, IL
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Rebuild Illinois program to provide funding for LaSalle Veterans’ Home

LASALLE – Facilities at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs statewide are receiving $331 million in capital funding to address emergency and deferred maintenance projects. The LaSalle Veteran’s home will be receiving a portion of that funding, however a bulk of the funds would be directed at the home in Quincy, which will see multiple improvement projects. The plans for the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy include nearly $300 million spent on upgrading buildings, infrastructure, utilities, landscaping, and the demolition of aging buildings and expansion of the campus. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides long-term health care, education, mental health, housing, and employment to eligible veterans.
QUINCY, IL
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