It’s been a very itchy couple of weeks for some people who participated in an obstacle race in LaSalle County.
It’s the war memorial that most people don’t even know exists, even after ten years. It bears the names of more than 7,000 soldiers killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Two hundred families still can’t return home in Marseilles. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Police and firefighters in the town of Marseilles in LaSalle County went door-to-door Thursday night, asking hundreds of people in a low-lying area to evacuate their homes because of rising water from the Illinois River.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski flew to Marseilles on Sunday to visit National Guard troops.
A small town is supposed to be where people care most. But the downstate village of Marsailles evicted a 65-year-old man from his lifelong home because he did didn’t pay a $6,000 sewer bill.