La Salle County

LaSalle County sand mine (CBS)

Sand Is Like Gold In LaSalle County, Where Some Oppose More Mining

Some residents near Starved Rock State Park say an increase in the mining of sand — a resource used in “fracking” — could harm the land and water supplies. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


File photo of a seven week old Daschund cross puppy. (Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Puppy Supplier Faces Lawsuit From Former Customers

An Illinois-based puppy supplier that advertises, “Our babies sleep in cribs, not cages” is being sued and accused of getting dogs from puppy mills.