Ransomware Attack Renders LaSalle County Government Computers UnusableHackers looking to score cash are now targeting the government in LaSalle County, Illinois.
Mendota Teachers On Strike, Talks With School Board Resume WednesdayThe teachers staged a rally Sunday, calling on the board to meet again, so their 1,100 students can return to class.
Millington Bridge Closed For Repair For Almost Two Years, Leaving Drivers With 14-Mile DetourThe closure of a bridge in Millington, Illinois, is more than an inconvenience for people in the river town. Those who live and work there says it's costing them big. And when it will be fixed is still anybody's guess.
Motorists Stranded On U.S. 6 Near Princeton, Illinois Heavy snow left motorists stranded in western Illinois, forcing police to use snowmobiles to rescue people trapped in their cars.
Doctor Who Dispensed Drugs For Sex Sentenced To PrisonThe doctor admitted he had illegally prescribed oxycodone and Xanax to a patient whom he knew would sell the pills on the black market and then shared the profits with him.
Several People Injured In Horse Drawn Carriage AccidentOne man who was nearby with this daughter saw a woman trapped under the carriage and raced over to pull her out.
Skydiver, 68, Killed After Parachute Becomes TangledA 68-year-old skydiver has been killed after his parachute apparently tangles over a field in LaSalle County.
Former Sheriff's Deputy Captured After LaSalle County ManhuntLowell “Max” Ambler surrendered peacefully around 8:45 a.m. Thursday, after entering a friend’s home in Earlville more than an hour earlier.
Some Progress Evident In LaSalle County, One Week After Deadly TornadoCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran returns to the region, about 85 miles southwest of Chicago.
Community Helps LaSalle County Family After Tornado Destroys HomeA community in Naplate, Illinois came together to support the Dutton family after a tornado destroyed their home.
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.