Teen Dies After Car Plunges Into Sand QuarryLaSalle County Sheriff’s police said the car was heading west on Main Street, when it crossed the T-intersection at Boyce Memorial Drive, crashed through a fence, and went into a sand quarry owned by U.S. Silica Co.
LaSalle County Settles With Female Inmates Strip-Searched By Deputies LaSalle County is paying $355,000 and rewriting its jail policies to settle lawsuits brought by five women who were stripped naked by sheriff’s deputies, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
More Detainees Allege Illegal Strip Searches By LaSalle DeputiesIn the latest 30-page, 14-count civil complaint, filed Thursday, three women and a man claimed they were stripped by sheriff's deputies without provocation and left naked in their cells for anywhere from 12 hours to two days.
More Women Claim Illegal Strip Searches In JailAfter one woman accused deputies of an illegal strip search at a county jail, now more women are coming forward claiming that they, too, were subjected to similar conduct.
Arrested For DUI, Woman Sues Over Strip SearchA 33-year-old woman from Coal City is suing LaSalle County after video from the county jail's security system showed her face down on the floor of her cell stripped nude.
Spartan Race Runners Come Down With Itchy RashIt's been a very itchy couple of weeks for some people who participated in an obstacle race in LaSalle County.
Utica Mayor Worries About Scammers, Thieves In OklahomaThe mayor of an Illinois town that suffered from a killer tornado nine years ago, has a warning for those in Moore, Okla.: They'll see both the best and the worst of human nature as they struggle to pick up the pieces.
Governor Asks For 11 Counties To Be Named Federal Disaster AreasOn Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To FloodsThe designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.
Dispute With ComEd Has Family Without Power For Past MonthA desperate mother contacted CBS 2 on Tuesday, after going without power for a month. Her LaSalle County home has electric heat, and lately it's been cold.
Man Who Shot Home Invaders Busted For Growing PotA homeowner who defended his property by killing an intruder was behind bars Tuesday morning.
15 Yachts Destroyed By Fire At LaSalle County MarinaDamage could be as much as $2 million from a fire at a boat storage facility in LaSalle County.