Cleanup, Repairs Begin After Tornadoes Leave 1 Dead In LaSalle CountyThe National Weather Service was sending out teams to confirm reports of seven tornados touching down Tuesday afternoon and evening in LaSalle County, killing at least one person, and leaving behind extensive damage.
1 Killed, More Than A Dozen Injured When Tornado Hits LaSalle CountyNaplate Mayor Jim Rick saw the tornado pass through town and the debris it scattered through the air.
Report: Flyers Star Giroux Arrested For 'Repeatedly Grabbing Officer's Butt'This isn't a good look.
Reports: Blackhawks Re-Sign Peter ReginChicago acquired Peter Regin in a midseason trade last year.
1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Ultralight Aircraft Crashes In Fox RiverThe men took off from Skydive Chicago in Ottawa sometime Monday evening in an ultralight aircraft -- either a paraglider or an ultraglider -- which are commonly flown from that airfield. They experienced engine trouble and crashed in the middle of the Fox River
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.
Man Dies After Car Drives Into Quarry Pond In OttawaAbout 7 p.m., a 2008 Chevy sedan blew a T-intersection at Main Street and Boyce Memorial Drive, then drove through a fence and into a quarry filled with sand and water, said LaSalle County Sheriff Sgt. Jay Stachowiak.
Senators Hold Off Blackhawks 5-3Craig Anderson had 46 saves and Clarke MacArthur had a goal and two assists and the Ottawa Senators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Friday night.
Blackhawks Hold On To Defeat Senators 2-1 Marian Hossa scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to defeat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Friday night.
Blackhawks All-Stars Drafted For Same TeamBoth Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane will play for “Team Chara” -– for team captain Zdeno Chara -- under a fantasy draft conducted Thursday evening.
Suspects Fleeing Wal-Mart At 100 MPHOttawa Police received a call around 5 a.m.about two people that were in the process of committing retail theft at the local Wal-Mart.
Plane From Chicago Skids Off Runway In OttawaA plane from Chicago skidded off a runway in Ottawa, Canada on Sunday.
Illinois Prisoner Says He Wants His Own CountryAn Illinois prisoner believes he was falsely arrested and framed, but something like being released or exonerated wouldn't satisfy him.
Attorneys File For Drew Peterson's ReleaseAttorneys for Drew Peterson expect to file a motion today, seeking the former Bolingbrook police sergeant's release pending trial for murder in the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
Man Jailed For Soliciting Girl, 13, In Chat RoomA 24-year-old Ottawa man has been charged with indecent solicitation of a child after allegedly trying to solicit sex from an undercover officer posing as a 13-year-old girl in an online chat room.